Chris Jones’ Legacy in Saskatchewan is that of Unfulfilled Promises

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A majority of Rider Nation has had a chance to digest the news that Chris Jones has left for a job with the Cleveland Browns. Now there’s time to reflect on his three seasons with Saskatchewan. It’s important to understand where the Riders were before he was hired to fully encapsulate the job done by […] READ MORE


Saskatchewan Roughriders Head Coach Options

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Not one week after signing an extension through the 2020 Season, Chris Jones has fled for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns. His job title? Senior Defensive Specialist. Jones inherited a 3-15 team in 2016 when he was hired and improved to 5-13, 10-8 and 12-6 in the subsequent seasons. Appearances in the East Final and West […] READ MORE


Grassroots Canadian Football: A Q&A with former Calgary Colt Logan Wall

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Unlike other professional sports leagues, the grassroots of Canadian football isn’t talked about nearly enough. Many people can name colleges that have produced top-end end NFL talent. Or perhaps name nearly every player off of the Canada roster in the IIHF World Junior Hockey Tournament. However, there are many young Canadain football players out there […] READ MORE


Christmas Wishlist for Each CFL Team

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It’s never too early to start thinking about next season, especially when you’re a CFL fan. It helps when the schedule was released, just in time for the holiday season. However, the levels of uncertainty for each club has never been higher in recent memory. The off-season has brought with it our elite quarterbacks, Bo […] READ MORE


Who’s the Next Saskatchewan Roughriders Quarterback?

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Since trading Darian Durant shortly after the 2016 season, the Riders search for a new franchise quarterback has been tumultuous, to say the least. The biggest black mark on Chris Jones’ time in Saskatchewan has been the failure to secure a franchise pivot. Though it hasn’t been through a lack of effort. Here’s a look […] READ MORE


Revisiting: Could 2018 be the Biggest CFL Season Yet?

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The CFL season has concluded and I decided to revisit my article from May that asked: “Could 2018 be the Biggest CFL Season Yet?” While there were many successful high points for the CFL, the early answer is no. Below are each of the reasons why I thought 2018 would be the biggest CFL season […] READ MORE


Calgary Stampeders Capture Grey Cup

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They say third time’s the charm and that was exactly the case as the Calgary Stampeders defeated the Ottawa Redblacks 27-16. Calgary never left any doubt thwarting any late comeback attempts by Ottawa in the fourth quarter after two straight Grey Cup heartbreaks. Bo Levi Mitchell Bo Levi Mitchell got off to a shaky start […] READ MORE


LWOS Grey Cup Predictions

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A few weeks ago our staff released our complete 2018 CFL Playoff predictions, only writer Jeff Burns predicted the proper matchup for the 106th Grey Cup, so we’re doing this again. Without further ado, the LWOS CFL writers Grey Cup Predictions. Stephen Bolen Twitter: @stevebolen22 Calgary Stampeders 33 – Ottawa Redblacks 25 Grey Cup Most […] READ MORE


Grey Cup 106 & the Legacy of Bo Levi Mitchell

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Since becoming the starting quarterback for the Calgary Stampeders in 2013, Bo Levi Mitchell has cemented himself as one of the elites in the CFL. He has the individual and team accolades to show for it, from his 2016 Most Outstanding Player award to his Grey Cup victory in 2014. And potentially an additional MOP […] READ MORE


LWOS Complete CFL Playoff Predictions

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It’s finally here, folks. The long-awaited CFL Playoffs have arrived and the crew here at Last Word On Sports are ready to offer up their playoff predictions. This will be a very simple format, there will be a prediction with a score and a brief explanation as to why we feel each game will go […] READ MORE