CFL Player Safety Under Microscope

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Oh boy, here we go again. With the conclusion of the CFL’s first week of the season, player safety is already under the microscope. The play in question came early in the first quarter in Thursday night’s CFL season opener.¬†Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence delivered a cheap shot to the head of Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback […] READ MORE


Redblacks Off-Season Wounds Largely Self Inflicted

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To suggest that the Ottawa Redblacks have had a difficult off-season would be a colossal understatement. The 2018 Grey Cup finalists have been absolutely decimated on both the offensive and defensive side of the ball. When CFL free agency came and went last month, the Redblacks lost several key members of their team. The players […] READ MORE


Eskimos Harris An Excellent Replacement For Reilly

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When the Edmonton Eskimos lost free agent quarterback Mike Reilly to the B.C. Lions last month, there were more than a few doomsday prognosticators in Edmonton. And rightfully so. Losing a franchise quarterback like Reilly would be a massive blow to any team. But to the Eskimos and their fans, this would be unacceptable. The […] READ MORE


CFL, Alouettes Say “Au Revoir” To Johnny Football

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That was quick. A little over nine months to be exact. That’s the amount of time that Johnny Manziel graced the CFL with his presence and called Canada his home. A remarkably short tenure by anyone’s definition, but in a lot of ways it felt so much longer than that. There was a lot of […] READ MORE


Predicting CFL Starting Quarterbacks for 2019 Season

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The 2019 free agent crop in the CFL is unprecedented in terms of both quality and quantity of players available (over 200). The most intriguing storylines heading into CFL free agency will, of course, be at the quarterback position. While some teams are seemingly secure at the quarterback spot, there could be a lot of […] READ MORE


Free Agency Preview: Hamilton Tiger-Cats

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With CFL free agency just a few short days away, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be busy. Like every other team in the CFL, they will be looking at a long list of free agents.¬†While the Tiger-Cats have some holes to fill, they are in better shape than most other teams in the league. For starters, […] READ MORE


Free Agency Preview: Edmonton Eskimos

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When the 2018 CFL season concluded last November so too were a lot of player contracts. Around 250 players will hit the open market on February 12 as free agents, meaning there will be much work to do for the nine CFL general managers. While teams have been busy locking up some of their free […] READ MORE


Mike Reilly in Control of His CFL Future

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It is unlikely that there has been a busier off-season in CFL history than this one right now. From the Mexico combine and draft to numerous coaching moves and important free agent signings, this off-season has not disappointed. But it is not over yet. Not even close. The current CBA is set to expire on […] READ MORE


Eskimos Have Lengthy Off Season To Do List

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The hard work for the Edmonton Eskimos is just beginning. With the Calgary Stampeders winning the Grey Cup a couple of weeks ago, so begins the off-season in the CFL. For the CFL, the winter months have historically been a black hole of nothingness when it comes to exciting storylines. This year that will not […] READ MORE


Breaking Down The 106th Grey Cup

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This is it. This is what the players play for. It is why they spend much of the offseason in training rooms when it could be spent with family and friends. The countless hours of study, practice, and meetings. It’s all for this. The chance to play a game. But not just any game. This […] READ MORE