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


Last Word on Canadian Football’s CFL Award Predictions

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Awards season is upon us in the CFL and there is a healthy dose of competition in each category. That makes these predictions very difficult but on the positive side, that means there were a lot of great performances, storylines and impact that each of these players has made in their respective 2019 campaigns. Let’s […] READ MORE


CFL Fantasy Picks Week 20: DraftKings, TSN

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A few notes to hit on before we get into this week’s CFL fantasy breakdown. Zach Collaros will be getting the nod at quarterback for the Blue Bombers. As we already know, Matt Nichols has been on the IR since undergoing shoulder surgery. Chris Streveler, Nichols’ dual-threat replacement, will also be out this week with […] READ MORE


Missing the Cut: What’s Next for these CFL Squads in 2020?

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Last year I wrote an article breaking down what went wrong and what hope lied on the horizon for three CFL squads who missed the cut for the playoffs. Those three teams were the Edmonton Eskimos, Montreal Alouettes and the Toronto Argonauts. One year later the picture looks quite a bit different. The Eskimos, despite […] READ MORE


The Race for First in the CFL West Division

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The CFL West Division continues to be the cream of the crop year after year. And while the East finally has two legitimate contenders heading into the last five games of the season, the West still holds all the cards. Winnipeg, Calgary and Saskatchewan are all vying for the number one seed in the CFL […] READ MORE


Is the Edmonton Eskimos Playoff Spot Actually Secure?

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This weekend the Edmonton Eskimos dropped their fifth game in a row as Hamilton defeated them on their home field as a last-second field goal banged off the uprights and in. They now have a record of 6-7 and suddenly don’t appear to be a shoo-in for the playoffs; as they appeared just a couple […] READ MORE


Top 20 CFL Pass Defenders After Labour Day

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While it provides a good indication, this chart isn’t the definitive answer to who are the best defensive backs. I have to make an educated guess at each play call, which becomes harder when it’s a zone look. The below chart also doesn’t factor in pass breakups, inaccurate throws that count as a target, or […] READ MORE


Saskatchewan Roughriders Sneak Past Winnipeg Blue Bombers in Labour Day Classic

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It was a heavyweight fight during Sunday’s Labour Day Classic but the deciding factor was a 10-play, 87-yard drive, capped by a Brett Lauther 26-yard field goal to give the Riders the 19-17 victory. Heading into this game, many wondered if this would be Saskatchewan’s most difficult test yet. The Riders difficulty of opponents has […] READ MORE


CFL Fantasy Picks Week 12: DraftKings, TSN

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The usual four-game slates we are accustomed to will only be a trifecta of games this week for CFL fantasy. Not only will we be minus a game, but the Blue Bombers will also be minus Andrew Harris. He was docked a two-game suspension which he will begin serving this week for violating the league’s […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Blue Bombers Vulnerable Heading into Series with Saskatchewan

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Since becoming head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Mike O’Shea’s club has found some irregular ways to squeeze out two points. Last Friday’s victory over Edmonton was a prime example, with sophomore quarterback Chris Streveler rushing for more yards (89) than passing (84). The stat line was a slap in the face to opposing […] READ MORE