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Alouettes turn to Nic Shortill to fill middle-linebacker hole

When the Alouettes drafted Nic Shortill last May, the middle linebacker said he didn’t want to be limited exclusively to playing on special teams as a rookie. 867 more words

Montreal Alouettes

Murray's Musings on the 1-10 (ugh) Riders

WINNIPEG – Well, that streak lasted as long as one of my pledges to eat healthier on the road.

We all know the Riders were thumped 22-7 by the usually hapless Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday in the Banjo Bowl. 681 more words

Rider Rumblings

Stamps defence on collision course with Riders' Messam

A big man with speed who is hard to bring down.

Juwan Simpson is happy to take on the challenge that is Jerome Messam.

“He’s the worst running back in the CFL,” cackled the Calgary Stampeders’ linebacker, pleased with his little joke. 690 more words

Calgary Stampeders

Messam having a "fine" season with Riders

REGINA – Saskatchewan Roughriders’ running back Jerome Messam is having quite the season so far in 2015.

The bruising back enters week five as the CFL leader with 306 rushing yards, and also has a league-best 509 yards from scrimmage. 279 more words


Game over: Dual threat Lulay leads Lions, 27-24

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…. Travis Lulay was in flight early and often in leading the Lions  to their first road win of the CFL season is what normally is the toughest place to play (CP) 714 more words

The Fifth Quarter

Murray's Musings on Friday's OT loss

Five thoughts on the Riders’ 35-32 overtime loss to the B.C. Lions that left them with an 0-3 record:

  1. I checked my notes through the three losses and each time in the fourth quarter I noted the defence …
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Rider Rumblings

Day 10 Riders' Report from training camp

SASKATOON –  After all of that space devoted to pace from Monday’s sessions, head coach Corey Chamblin changed things up on Tuesday.

There was a walk-through in the morning, so pace wasn’t an issue. 417 more words

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