Jeremiah Masoli Earned his way to Fame, and Johnny Manziel Lost His

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Johnny Manziel is well on his way to becoming an afterthought in the football world, while Jeremiah Masoli, a quarterback with a similar past, is entering his prime. Johnny Manziel’s Career The sad story began at Tivy High School near San Antonio, Texas. Manziel was evidently athletic from the beginning of his high school career, […] READ MORE


Revisiting: Could 2018 be the Biggest CFL Season Yet?

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The CFL season has concluded and I decided to revisit my article from May that asked: “Could 2018 be the Biggest CFL Season Yet?” While there were many successful high points for the CFL, the early answer is no. Below are each of the reasons why I thought 2018 would be the biggest CFL season […] READ MORE


CFL Studs and Duds Weeks 17 through 20

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CFL action in the month of October featured an undefeated Winnipeg club, a young play-caller, trades, a slumping Calgary team, Gary Peters going viral, and drama within the B.C. and Montreal locker rooms. CFL Studs Winnipeg Blue Bombers The Bombers haven’t lost since the Banjo Bowl (September 8). Winnipeg went 3-0 in the last four […] READ MORE


Missing the Cut: What’s Next for These CFL Squads?

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While all eyes are rightfully on the six CFL teams that will be making the playoffs. Three teams are left picking up the pieces on disappointing 2018 campaigns. Some of which had much higher expectations (Toronto, Edmonton), than others (Montreal). As the regular season winds down, we take a look at what went wrong for […] READ MORE


CFL Fantasy Starters for Week 19

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Johnny Manziel, Montreal – $6021 Since their Week 14 bye, the Toronto Argonauts have allowed an average of 32 points against per game, the most in the league. The Argos’ porous defence faces the Montreal Alouettes this week, and Johnny Manziel should be fantasy relevant. Over his last three starts, Manziel has looked more comfortable […] READ MORE


Johnny Manziel and Matt Nichols Playing under Pressure on Friday

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Friday night’s matchup between the 3-9 Montreal Alouettes and the 5-7 Winnipeg Blue Bombers will feature two quarterbacks who could be playing for their jobs. Montreal’s Johnny Manziel and Winnipeg’s Matt Nichols are starting for their respective clubs. Both quarterbacks have a back up behind them who is pressuring for playing time. 1. Johnny Manziel […] READ MORE


Montreal Alouettes Mired in a Quarterback Controversy

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Week 14 of the CFL season kicked off with all eyes on Montreal as the Alouettes played host to the B.C. Lions. With the Alouettes winning their last two games and the Lions making the long cross-country trip, this had the makings for an Alouettes victory. Well, not so fast. Despite a solid performance by […] READ MORE


Edmonton Eskimos Need to Go Deep Against Montreal Alouettes Defence

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The Edmonton Eskimos need to have an aggressive offensive game plan this Saturday. Even though it is looking unlikely that Johnny Manziel will play, the Montreal defence is still a cause for concern. If the Eskimos don’t strike hard and fast, Rich Stubler‘s group may be able to keep the game much closer than it […] READ MORE


CFL Studs and Duds Weeks 5 through 8

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The last four weeks of the 2018 CFL season saw the Calgary Stampeders and the Edmonton Eskimos go undefeated, and the low Montreal Alouettes go winless. There was also multiple last-second comeback wins, a plethora of trades, disappointing quarterback performances, and a bizarre ongoing comeback attempt from Terrell Owens. CFL Studs Calgary Stampeders The Stampeders […] READ MORE


Not Giving up on Manziel Yet: Chunky & the Man CFL Podcast 30

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present its CFL Podcast, Chunky & 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 Monday […] READ MORE