The Don of Canadian Football: Another Tribute to Don Matthews

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We all have warts. Don Matthews just didn’t try to hide his. His rough-around-the-edges personality rubbed more than his share of media and other football types the wrong way and left many at the time wondering if the CFL would be better off without his confidence – or arrogance. They were wrong. Teams Better with […] READ MORE


Don Matthews: a Legend that Will not Fade

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Don Matthews ended his coaching career in 2008 with eight straight losses. He was hired to helm an already struggling Toronto squad after Rich Stubler stepped down. It’s unlikely that anyone, even Don Matthews, could have turned the team around. So his career didn’t end on a high. But that last season is notable because […] READ MORE


Chris Jones is the new Don Matthews

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To be clear, Chris Jones’ career is still miles away from being compared to the once all-time winningest coach in CFL history. Two winning seasons and one Grey Cup championship does not a hall of famer make. But beyond that, the similarities between Don Matthews and Jones, the Saskatchewan Roughriders current head coach / defensive […] READ MORE