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


Toronto Argonauts 2020’s Biggest Wild-card

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If not for a Grey Cup title sandwiched in between, the Toronto Argonauts last half-decade would have been disastrous. The Argos followed up their 27-24 triumph over the Calgary Stampeders in the 2017 Grey Cup with back-to-back 4-14 seasons, calling for a shakeup. Toronto Argonauts Busy Off-season Toronto’s first move was hiring Stamps’ quarterback coach […] 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


Debunking the Matt Nichols Misconceptions

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Now that Matt Nichols is no longer a Winnipeg Blue Bomber, there are some distasteful, faulty narratives spreading about his four-and-a-half seasons in Winnipeg. When Winnipeg announced the re-signing of Zach Collaros, the writing was on the wall for Nichols. The team couldn’t afford both, and frankly, Winnipeg’s decision makes sense. While Collaros’ head injuries […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Blue Bombers Upcoming Quarterback Decisions

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It’s been a month since the Winnipeg Blue Bombers hung up both their cleats and partying shoes, and free agency is now in sight with a massive uncertainty: who will quarterback the Bombers in 2020? Zach Collaros, Matt Nichols, and Chris Streveler all contributed under centre during the Bombers’ championship campaign last year. All three are […] READ MORE


A Quarterback Trade Isn’t the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Best Move

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With the CFL trade deadline tomorrow, the mediocre play of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers offence has sparked quarterback-related trade talks. Or rather lit a burning fire of wrath. Problem is, there’s a shortage of worthwhile options on the market. Quarterback Trade Partners for Winnipeg When it comes to any sort of rumoured deal, Toronto’s the […] READ MORE


Matt Nichols Out for the 2019 CFL Season

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If the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are going to end their 29-year Grey Cup drought, it won’t be with Matt Nichols at quarterback. Rumblings of Nichols missing the remainder of the 2019 season surfaced Monday, but the Last Word on CFL couldn’t confirm the news. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers officially revealed Thursday evening that Nichols had […] READ MORE


Week 11 CFL Fantasy Picks: DraftKings, TSN

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A couple of notes before diving into Week 11 CFL Fantasy. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have placed Matt Nichols on their injured reserve. He had been serviceable to this point for Winnipeg. Now that he’s out it will be Chris Steveler under centre. Streveler has shown flashes and also possesses a solid rushing floor. It’s […] READ MORE


Winnipeg’s Uncharacteristic Week 7 Loss Calls for Chris Matthews, Better Ball Security

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The Dane Evans-led Hamilton Tiger-Cats snapped the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ five-game win streak to start the 2019 CFL season, but it was a rare bad showing and the missing presence of some Bombers, specifically Chris Matthews, that made the difference. The Bombers’ self-inflicted turnovers, untimely injuries at receiver and lack of a ground game outweighed […] READ MORE