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Changing of a guard for Lions at practice

Kirby Fabien and Jabar Westerman may both have given back their starting roles for the time being with the Lions (Files)

It probably was too much to think the Lions had the kind of Canadian depth that allowed them to start nine non-imports for three weeks in a row. 299 more words

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From The Stands: Lions threw in the towel

Was that Geroy Simon having a moment listening to a taped speech from his son on the scoreboard or a legendary slotback looking at what became of the Lions offence Friday? 1,057 more words

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Lulay's return to practice confirmed by Lions

Here’s what Travis Lulay can expect if the Lions can’t protect Kevin Glenn (2) any better than they did against the Blue Bombers Friday. (CP) 324 more words

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Game over: Lions could have used Simon on the field, spanked 23-6 by Blue Bombers

It’s probably not a good thing when the best Lions receiver Friday was Geroy Simon, who is two seasons removed from making an impact. B.C. was spanked by the Bombers Friday (CP) 657 more words

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Three-Down Territory: Lions hope Arceneaux's three TDs a sign of things to come

Score three touchdowns like Emmanuel Arceneaux (84) did Saturday and you can expect to be the centre of attention, as he was on this play Saturday against the sad sack Montreal Alouettes. 522 more words

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Mitchell has Lions mulling options

Khalif Mitchell has been limited through the first two days of the practice week but Lions coach Mike Benevides is unconcerned (Files)

There was an assumed element of risk when the Lions decided they need Khalif Mitchell back earlier this year and there were traces of it evident at practice Wednesday. 426 more words

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B.C. Lions coach Benevides sounds off: 'Nobody should be happy' after 0-2 start

The microphones were on. Mike Benevides was given his platform, and the B.C. Lions head coach took his message public.

It certainly appeared to be a calculated move. 748 more words