Saskatchewan Roughriders Free Agency Preview

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It’s amazing how fast things change in one year. In 2019, the Saskatchewan Roughriders free agency period was blanketed with a cloud of uncertainty. Chris Jones, the VP of Football Operations, Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator headed south to Cleveland for an opportunity in the NFL. Both of the Riders quarterbacks were free agents leaving […] READ MORE


Free Agency Preview: Calgary Stampeders

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Having finally captured the Grey Cup after back-to-back heartbreaking defeats in the previous two years, Dave Dickenson and company have their work cut out for them this off-season. Grey Cup MVP Bo Levi Mitchell exploring NFL options has been the big story for the Stamps since the 2018 season concluded. However, for the Stampeders to […] 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


Roughriders Offensive Line Woes Looming Over the Bye

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The Saskatchewan Roughriders are entering their first bye week with more questions than answers after an ugly win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Week 4. By now, everyone is aware of the problems that have plagued the Riders thus far this season. A carousel at the quarterback position and Duron Carter playing at his second-best […] READ MORE


Chunky & The Man CFL Podcast episode 17: Alouettes Get Raw Deal from Media

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present its CFL Podcast, Chunky and the Man. Each week our hosts will look around the Canadian Football League, and bring you the latest news and analysis. They will also strive to bring you in-depth interviews with great guests connected to the CFL. The show is available every […] READ MORE


How CFL Free Agency has Changed the Argos

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So we’ve reached the end of the free agency frenzy. Obviously it would be tough to tell that February 13th was the actual beginning of the free agency window, given the pre-window signing of recently released high profile players like Adarius Bowman and Darian Durant. But it was nevertheless, and while the Toronto Argonauts have […] READ MORE



Messam to Provide Roughriders With Valuable Stamps Info

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Jerome Messam will give the Saskatchewan Roughriders more than just a star Canadian running back. No, I’m not talking about the splashy headline it created on the first day of free agency. Nor am I referring to the “bruising, downhill, north-south” style of running Messam brings which head coach Chris Jones reportedly just raves about. […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Blue Bombers Build on Matt Nichols, Add Depth

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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers made some noise and became relevant again in 2016. It began with the switch under centre from the shaky Drew Willy to the more reliable Matt Nichols. They went from opening the season 1-4 to winning seven straight and achieving their first postseason berth in four years. Winnipeg ultimately fell to […] READ MORE


CFL Free Agency 2017: the Pregame Signings

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This year’s free agency day dawns with long lists of unsigned players from each team – something that’s become increasingly common in recent years. But before the big day, a number of major prospects were signed by their current teams. Here’s a roundup of the biggest names who were off the table before they could […] READ MORE