CFL Potential Winners and Losers in 2020 ‘Labour Day Season’

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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 […] READ MORE


Predicting the CFL 2020s All-Decade Team

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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, […] READ MORE


Opinion: Bo Levi Mitchell, Please Come Back… on Social Media

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Like him or not, Bo Levi Mitchell is one of the faces of the CFL. And truth be told, he is the perfect man for the role, a prototypical “face of the league” player if you will. Mitchell’s a gun-slinging quarterback with a Texas accent who talks trash (which he usually backs up). He’s a […] READ MORE


CFL Players who Represent the 2010s

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In the last three months you’ve probably seen, read, and watched an overload of “best of the decade” sports lists — they’re a trendy and easily-debated topic. We’ve done a fair share of our own pieces at LWOCF, such as the best teams, quarterbacks, Saskatchewan Roughriders, and Edmonton Eskimos of the decade. While the list […] READ MORE


Can the Calgary Stampeders Return to Dominance in 2020?

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The Calgary Stampeders have been a model of consistency for over a decade. From 2008 to 2019 the Stampeders have appeared in six Grey Cups, winning three. They’ve also appeared in 10 West Finals, winning six and making the playoffs every season. Included in that time frame have been historically dominant seasons, such as 2016 […] READ MORE


Top 10 CFL Quarterbacks of the 2010s

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With the 2010s ending and a new decade beginning, I’m ranking the top CFL quarterbacks from the past 10 seasons of Canadian football. The Cream of the Crop 1. Bo Levi Mitchell Mitchell became the starter for the Calgary Stampeders in 2014 and led them to two Grey Cup titles. Each Grey Cup win he […] READ MORE


3 Possible Destinations for Matt Nichols

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Matt Nichols entered the fateful 2019 season as the unquestioned leader of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He had 43 touchdown passes during the 2017 and 2018 seasons and threw for nearly 4,500 yards in 2017 with a 71 per cent completion percentage. He has proven that he is a capable CFL starter, but with the […] READ MORE


Chris Streveler is Winnipeg Blue Bombers Best Hope in CFL Playoffs

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Chris Streveler didn’t leave McMahon Stadium Saturday night enjoying the sweet feeling of victory. He instead crawled to a pain-induced loss, something he’s dealt with all week. Or as Streveler puts it, he’s about as good as anyone going into game 18. Regardless, Steveler’s on the one-game injured list for Friday night’s game versus Calgary. […] READ MORE


CFL Fantasy Picks Week 17: DraftKings, TSN

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A few notes to hit on before we get into this week’s CFL Fantasy breakdown. Toronto’s James Franklin was decent last week after taking back the starting job from Mcleod Bethel-Thompson. It was a perplexing move, as Bethel-Thompson had been having a super solid season from a fantasy standpoint. Outside of a few duds, he […] READ MORE


CFL Fantasy Picks Week 15: DraftKings, TSN

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Week 15 has a full four-game slate to examine for this week’s CFL fantasy action. Before that, there are some loose ends to tie up. Trevor Harris will be out when the Eskimos take the field against the Tiger-Cats, with Logan Kilgore will take over in Harris’ stead. Harris has had a fairly good year, […] READ MORE