VANCOUVER — Travon Van’s eight-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter staked the B.C. Lions to a comeback 31-23 win over the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday night.
The Lions (3-4) ended their losing skid at two games while handing the Eskimos (5-3) their first loss in four outings.
Van made his first start at running back in place of the injured Jeremiah Johnson. His touchdown gave the Lions an insurmountable 27-20 lead.
It came came one play after defensive lineman Otha Foster forced Edmonton quarterback Mike Reilly to fumble and then recovered the ball himself.
B.C. quarterback Travis Lulay surpassed 20,000 passing yards for his career as he completed 16 of 29…