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Foley and Emry trade: who won?

Saturday January 24th the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Toronto Argonauts pulled off a player for player trade: two Canadian players who play different positions, both on defence. The Riders received middle linebacker Shea Emry; the Argos got defensive end Ricky Foley for a second stint in Toronto. Shea Emry is a former first round pick for the Montreal Alouettes, where he started his…

Toronto Argonauts action

Argonauts Bring Home DE Ricky Foley in Deal With Riders

PRESS RELEASE: Toronto – The Toronto Argonauts have brought home national DE Ricky Foley, who was named Most Valuable Canadian of the 100th Grey Cup as a member of the Double Blue, in a trade with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. In exchange, the Argos have sent national LB Shea Emry to Saskatchewan. Commented Argonauts General Manager, Jim Barker, “Ricky Foley has…

Toronto Maple Leafs v Montreal Canadiens

My Grey Cup Memory: 97th Grey Cup

All CFL fans have that one Grey Cup game that they will never forget, whether it’s because of the score, the plays, the people they watched it with – or maybe because it was the first Grey Cup they watched. Here at LWOS, each writer from the CFL department also has that Grey Cup memory that will never be forgotten. For Steve Thompson, his wasn’t…

Saskatchewan Roughriders v Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Saskatchewan’s Off Season Shopping List: A Backup Quarterback

The loss of Drew Willy to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers proved to be the most significant setback for the defending Grey Cup Champion, the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Their season can be divided in two: The games in the  B.I. (before injury) period, and the games in the A.D. period (not anno domini, but after Durant). With quarterback Darian Durant, the Roughriders…

Edmonton Eskimos v Saskatchewan Roughriders

CFL Western Semi-final Part II: Saskatchewan Roughriders

The defending Grey Cup champs limped into the playoffs this year, feeling the effects of losing starting quarterback Darien Durant early in September. It looks like Durant was holding things together, because since they lost him, Saskatchewan has put up only a 2-6 record; one of those wins came from a meaningless game in week  20, too, where the Riders looked no…

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