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Ed Willes: Wally Ball shows promise of bringing excitement back to Lions

During a wide-ranging conversation on a wet Wednesday afternoon in Surrey, Wally Buono ran inventory on the 2017 edition of the B.C. Lions.

“The whole thing is going to be slightly different, but not so different,” he said, as he contemplated a Canadian Football League team with four starting Canadian offensive lineman, game-breaking receiver Chris Williams, an improved defensive front and a secondary bolstered by the return of Ronnie Yell and T.J. 873 more words

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Jeffrey Orridge to step down in June as commissioner of the CFL

Jeffrey Orridge is out as CFL commissioner.

The league issued a statement Wednesday that Orridge and the CFL board of governors have agreed to part ways effective June 30. 80 more words

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B.C. Lions sign o-lineman David Foucault to deal

Recently acquired offensive lineman David Foucault, the key piece in last month’s trade of Jovan Olafioye to the Montreal Alouettes, has signed a contract with the B.C. 206 more words

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B.C. Lions trade all-star tackle Jovan Olafioye to Montreal Alouettes

Six-time CFL all-star offensive tackle Jovan Olafioye has been shipped to the Montreal Alouettes in exchange for the rights to offensive linemen David Foucault and Vincent Brown. 457 more words

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Terry Jones: B.C. Lions benefit from continuity, despite loss of five players to NFL

REGINA — To the casual fan, there may be and aspect of angst about Wally Buono’s B.C. Lions.

They lost star Adam Bighill on defence and… 770 more words

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Calvillo, Simon headline '17 Canadian Football Hall of Fame inductees

They spent their CFL careers on different squads but quarterback Anthony Calvillo and receiver Geroy Simon will now forever be teammates.

The record-setting performers headline a solid 2017 class named for induction into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. 733 more words

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B.C. Lions sign three American defensive players, including former Panther Alexander

VANCOUVER — Defensive lineman Frank Alexander, a three-time offender of the NFL’s drug policy, signed with the B.C. Lions on Tuesday.

The Lions also signed linebacker Micah Awe and defensive back Matt Smalley have signed with the team. 65 more words

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