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Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver Tiquan Underwood (1) celebrates after a catch during the first half of CFL football action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Hamilton on Friday, October 9, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

Mathews throws three TDs, Ticats officially eliminate Riders from playoffs

Jeff Mathews' shoulders are feeling a little lighter. The 24-year-old rookie quarterback threw the first three touchdown passes of his CFL career to lead the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30-15 over the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Tim Hortons Field in CFL action Friday night. It was his second CFL career start with the Ticats — and his first win — after having to take over for starter Zach Collaros in the…