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Vanstone: A six-point plan to fix the Saskatchewan Roughriders

After erupting for three victories in 2015, the Saskatchewan Roughriders hardly need another six-point plan.

Here’s one, anyway.

Today’s advice, so generously dispensed, consists of six recommendations that are designed to help the Roughriders ensure that their unaccustomed tenancy in the CFL’s basement is temporary. 703 more words

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Losing takes toll on proud Buono

He turned 65 on Feb. 7, did Wally Buono.

That’s not exactly a firing offence these days, but it’s worth noting that among the faces on the Canadian Football League’s mythical Mount Rushmore, 65 is right about the time the alarm started going off. 893 more words


Province Sports Radio: The Fifth Quarter podcast on CFL rule changes and Jeff Tedford's Lions plans

It’s the end of March, which obviously means it’s time to start thinking football.

Yes, we’re surprised too, but given the CFL got the ball rolling with new ideas on rules last week, we figured it was time to warm up the Province Sports Radio studio. 63 more words

The Fifth Quarter

Riders to replace Hall as DC

Saskatchewan Roughriders Head Coach Corey Chamblin announced on Tuesday that the team will not retain Richie Hall as Defensive Coordinator next season.

Chamblin stated at a press conference that he called the plays on defence for the West Division Semi-Final game against the Edmonton Eskimos, and that if a suitable replacement for Hall isn’t found, Chamblin will call the plays next season as well. 310 more words

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Stamps have successful succession plan

John Hufnagel finally made it official when he announced today he’ll hand over coaching duties with the Calgary Stampeders after next season. (Files)

The news clips and press dispatches from the Calgary Stampeders as the Grey Cup was paraded around town were everything the Lions had hoped for but was sadly lacking. 304 more words

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Tiger-Cats' Orlondo Steinauer one of CFL's top head-coaching prospects

VANCOUVER — It hasn’t taken Orlondo Steinauer long to get noticed in the CFL.

Despite being in just his second year as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ defensive co-ordinator, Steinauer is already regarded as one of the CFL’s top head-coaching candidates. 1,054 more words


Westerman deal a boost for Lions' Canadian content

Jabar Westerman had three sacks and averaged less than a tackle a game but his signing is a big plus. (Lions)

There’s a message to be found from the first off-season transaction of the winter by the B.C. 185 more words

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