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cfl player safety
Jeff Burns - Jun 17, 2019

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 […]

Jacob Couch - Apr 13, 2019

Johnny Manziel is well on his way to becoming an afterthought in the football world, while Jeremiah Masoli, a quarterback with a similar past, is entering his prime. Johnny Manziel’s Career The sad story began at Tivy High School near San Antonio, Texas. Manziel was evidently athletic from the beginning of his high school career, […]

Jeff Burns - Feb 10, 2019

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 […]

Jeff Burns - Feb 6, 2019

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, […]

Nik Kowalski, Editor - Jul 22, 2018

The Johnny Manziel era in Hamilton has ended without Manziel seeing a regular season snap on offence in a Tiger-Cats jersey. Johnny Manziel traded to the Montreal Alouettes Sending shockwaves throughout the CFL, TSN’s Duane Forde and David Naylor announced Sunday night that the Tiger-Cats sent quarterback Johnny Manziel and offensive linemen Tony Washington and Landon […]

Delvin Breaux
Nik Kowalski, Editor - Jun 18, 2018

Cornerback Delvin Breaux has re-joined the Hamtilon Tiger-Cats after spending the 2015 and 2016 seasons with the National Football League’s New Orleans Saints. Delvin Breaux’s signing Breaux was a Tiger-Cat for two seasons (2013 and 2014) where he established himself as one of the top defenders in the league en route to a CFL all-star […]

peter dyakowski
Michael Willoughby - Feb 16, 2017

For ten seasons, Peter Dyakowski was a fan favourite, and a beloved figure both on and off the field. The team released Dyakowski earlier today.

Michael Willoughby - Feb 16, 2017

As the 2017 CFL Free Agency enters its second day, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats bid adieu to two key players from last year, with Beau Landry and Chad Owens – both of whom spent significant time on the Hamilton injury list – opting for other teams. Tiger-Cats Lose Two in Free Agency 2017 Earlier on Wednesday, […]

Michael Willoughby - Feb 14, 2017

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats had plenty of needs to address this off-season. But on the opening day of the Tiger-Cats Free Agency, this football club made a profound statement. Earlier this Tuesday afternoon, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed a formidable defensive back, Abdul Kanneh. In 2016, Kanneh registered 52 tackles, three interceptions, one sack, and a forced fumble. Furthermore, the […]

Michael Willoughby - Feb 7, 2017

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Agree to Terms with Free Agent Offensive Lineman Xavier Fulton The Tiger-Cats have secured a major need in their offensive line today with the signing of Xavier Fulton. Furthermore, in addition from the valuable sources, the terms of the new contract is a two year deal. This is positive news for a team […]

Matthew Bin - Nov 17, 2016

After handing the Edmonton Eskimos a closely-fought East Semifinal win against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the league announced today – yet again – that the CFL officials in the game absolutely sucked. A quick summary: in the latest game, Hamilton quarterback Zach Collaros suffered an uncalled late hit from Edmonton Eskimos defenceman (and repeat offender) Odell Willis. […]

CFL Semi Finals
Thomas Gunther - Nov 12, 2016

With the 2016 CFL postseason set to kick off tomorrow, Last Word on Canadian Football provides its Bold Predictions for the CFL Semi Finals.

CFL Check-In: Week 20
Thomas Gunther - Nov 11, 2016

The final CFL Check-In is here as Thomas Gunther wraps up the season and makes some playoff predictions in the CFL Check-In: Week 20.

tiger-cats home-field
Nicholas Di Giovanni - Nov 10, 2016

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats home-field advantage is non-existent. The 7-11 Ticats went 3-6 at home, the second-worst home record for playoff-bound teams

Jason Buchholz - Nov 8, 2016

The CFL regular season is now over, and the playoff match-ups are set for the CFL semi-finals. It took right until the last week of the season to determine how everything was to be, and now we have that clear playoff picture that we’ve all been waiting for. No matter what team you cheer for, it […]

East Division MOP Candidates
Thomas Gunther - Oct 31, 2016

With the 2016 season nearly over, Last Word On Canadian Football’s Thomas Gunther rolls out his list East Division MOP Candidates.

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Edmonton Eskimos
Oliver Eastwood - Oct 31, 2016

The international outcry surrounding the death of George Floyd in police custody has made its way north of the border to Canada and has reopened discussions around diversity and racism. CFL teams all offered their solidarity with the black community and affirmed their anti-racism stance; however, one team has faced backlash over the hypocrisy over their […]

Labour Day Classic
Last Word Staff - Oct 31, 2016

The ongoing pandemic is threatening the 2020 CFL season. CFL games may restart in September but, according to league commissioner Randy Ambrosie, this is the best-case scenario. Until then, unfortunately, CFL fans will be left with little more than reruns and football games at the All Jackpots Casino. News has recently emerged about a potential […]

The Grey Cup
Oliver Eastwood - Oct 31, 2016

A few days ago, CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie hosted a virtual Town Hall. In it, he made a few key announcements regarding the 2020 season. Ambrosie discussed both a shortened season and the cancellation of Touchdown Atlantic; however, the most impactful point made concerned the change to the Grey Cup hosting format. Previously, teams bid […]

Edmonton Eskimos quaterback Trevor Harris
Josh McSwain - Oct 31, 2016

Following up an icon on a sports team is no easy task. In the case of Edmonton starting pivot Trevor Harris, he is following up two different signal-callers that have been among the most accomplished in the history of the CFL. But more than just following up on Ricky Ray and Mike Reilly, Harris has […]

Mosaic Stadium in Regina
Nik Kowalski, Editor - Oct 31, 2016

Yesterday the CFL provided a much-needed public update to the state of its 2020 season. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie’s message had three key points: a potential season start date, the cancellation of Touchdown Atlantic, and a new Grey Cup host (possibly). Debating over the likelihood of the 2020 season being played would be endless, so hypothetically […]

CFL All-Decade Team
Last Word Staff - Oct 31, 2016

Sick of 2010s’ lists? Well, we have good news — this is a 2020’s list! Totally different. In all seriousness, there are a ton of CFL players under 30 — an unofficial cutoff age for this team — who deserve some recognition for their greatness to come. And considering the CFL’s ratio rules of course, […]

CFL football
Oliver Eastwood - Oct 31, 2016

Set to become the tenth team in the CFL, the Atlantic Schooners have been in the works since 2017. As the revival of a failed 1980s franchise, the Schooners hope to bring football to the Maritimes. The region has seen significant support for a Canadian football team; however, recent and ongoing developments threaten to derail […]

Kyle Walters and Mike O'Shea
Nik Kowalski, Editor - Oct 31, 2016

The Hallett brothers are the newest sub-brand of the Canadian Mafia. With the 18th pick of Thursday’s draft, Winnipeg selected defensive back Noah Hallett, brother of Blue Bombers 2019 seventh-round pick Nick Hallet. Noah was Winnipeg’s first 2020 draft pick after the team surrendered their first-round pick as part of the Zach Collaros trade, which […]