CFL Studs and Duds Weeks 13 through 16

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CFL action in the month of September featured a ton of pick-sixes, perfect Canadian kickers, a halftime show announcement, questionable coaching, a logo controversy, and a bad day for CFL games. CFL Studs Battle of Alberta In Week 13 the Calgary Stampeders and Edmonton Eskimos combined to score 90 points from 1,073 yards of offence. […] READ MORE


Name vs. Investment: How the Hamilton Tiger-Cats got Everything they Wanted from the Johnny Manziel Blockbuster Trade

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Could what the Hamilton Tiger-Cats received in the Manziel trade be what they need to not only rise in, but stay atop the East? With everyone’s gaze focused upon Johnny Manziel and his move to the Montreal Alouettes, the impressive additions to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have gone under the radar. One of those players is […] READ MORE


Jones Doubles Down, Riders Prevail in Hamilton

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Quick Recap It was a shaky start but Chris Jones and co. got the job done. Jones appeared to be doubling down on his ways early on; Duron Carter starting on defence, Brandon Bridge and David Watford trading reps and a defensive lineman playing guard. However, the tides turned come halftime as the Roughriders were […] READ MORE


Capping CFL Coaches a Smokescreen for CBA

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Commish Getting Out Front of Collective Bargaining Issue The CFLs decision to cap the salaries of football operations staff is much ado about nothing. The CFLPA has been incensed for years while watching the big money roll in from TSN TV contracts and record coaches salaries, all the while accepting modest pay increases in the […] READ MORE



Johnny Manziel to Montreal Would Make Sense

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The CFL twitter world is abuzz once again with Manzielmania. It’s all because Johnny Manziel finally has the green light from Commissioner Randy Ambrosie to sign with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats or any other team who trades for him. Johnny Manziel to Montreal Would Make Sense For those you unfamiliar with the situation, The Tiger-Cats own […] READ MORE


NFL Coaches a Crapshoot for CFL

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The Montreal Alouettes addition of Mike Sherman to be their 24th head coach brings credibility to a tattered brand but his NFL resume hardly guarantees any success north of the border. Mixed Results for NFL coaches in Canada The Alouettes have had pretty good luck so far with hiring NFL-turned-CFL recruits. Marv Levy won a […] READ MORE



Who’s in Charge of the Ticats? Not Kent Austin

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June Jones is the new head coach of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, but don’t think for a second he was Austin’s choice. Sure, it was Kent Austin, the vice president of football operations, who announced to the assembled media that he was comfortable handing the reins over to Jones to be his head coach. This would make […] READ MORE


Too Early to Give up on Ticats Season

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Despite becoming the undisputed laughingstock of the CFL in the opening third of the season, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats deserve kudos for their recent coaching staff moves. It remains to be seen how they will affect the Ticats season – which has been atrocious so far. June Jones – a Good Start It’s unlikely the hiring […] READ MORE