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CFL Quarterbacks: Money Well Spent?

We are getting into the meaty part of the 2014 CFL season. This season more than ever has shown that the quarterback position is still the most valuable on any team.  To compete with the top dogs in either division, you need a stellar starting quarterback. Bo Levi Mitchell has been showcase for that: he is having a tremendous season both statistically and…


Ottawa Redblacks v Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Redblacks Create Capital Excitement

The Ottawa Redblacks may have overtaken the Saskatchewan Roughriders as the unofficial second favourite team of most CFL fans.  New stadium, new players, even a new name has launched Ottawa out in front as the feel-good story of Canadian football so far this season. Pregame, the Glebe (Ottawa’s shopping district) was packed full of live music acts. Fans in Henry…


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Alouettes Name Tom Higgins New Head Coach

The Montreal Alouettes have their man, hiring former Edmonton Eskimos bench boss Tom Higgins to be the team’s new head coach.  Higgins takes over the job from general manager Jim Popp, who was forced to coach the team last season after their awful start under coach Dan Hawkins in 2013 led to Hawkins’ firing. Unlike Hawkins, Higgins is a veteran of the…


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Ticats Agree to Terms with QB Zach Collaros

There will be a major change under centre for the 2013 Eastern Division Champion Hamilton Tiger-Cats have agreed to terms with free agent quarterback Zach Collaros.  The move likely means that Henry Burris, who led the Ti-Cats to a berth in the 101st Grey Cup will be allowed to leave in free agency.  He is expected to sign with Winnipeg….


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101st Grey Cup RiderPride

The 101st Grey Cup saw for the third straight year, the host team winning the Grey Cup. The Saskatchewan Roughriders won their fourth title in front of a rambunctious crowd at Mosaic Stadium. They defeated their opponents, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats by the score of 45-23. Here is how the game went. The Tiger-Cats started the scoring when former Rider Luca…


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Battle for Least Bad: the CFL Eastern Division

Labour Day is fast approaching (Is it really Labour Day if Hamilton and Toronto aren’t playing? I’ve checked my calendar and it still seems to be marked there, so we’ll assume so.). The CFL’s Eastern Division is far from clear, with almost everyone (sorry, Winnipeg) having a shot at the top of the standings. Toronto is on top, and with…


A Tiger-Cat-Sized Rant

September 21, 2012

Not challenging the no-catch against Weston Dressler of the Saskatchewan Rough Riders in the Hamilton Tiger Cats season opener.  Not challenging S.J Green’s no-catch against the Montreal Alouettes in late August.  Giving up a safety for field position, only to see the Argos score a touchdown on the ensuing drive anyway, seeing an 11-point Ti-cat lead evaporate into a Hamilton three-point loss….


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