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Former B.C. Lions quarterback Jordan Rodgers is one of 26 men on newest edition of The Bachelorette

Does the road to TV stardom run through the CFL?

Ex-Leos practice squad pivot Jordan Rodgers hopes so.

He’s not just Aaron Rodgers’ younger brother anymore: he’s one of 26 guys who will hope to woo JoJo Fletcher on the… 416 more words

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Edmonton Eskimos coaching staff have championship pedigree

It takes one to know one.

That old tried-and-true saying is exactly why the newly named Edmonton Eskimos coaching staff isn’t at all intimidated at the thought of inheriting a championship-calibre roster. 655 more words

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Eskimos slowly build coaching staff for new head coach Jason Maas

And then there were three.

Mike Gibson is the latest coach to join head coach Jason Maas’s new Edmonton Eskimos coaching staff.

Gibson, who has spent 11 seasons in the Canadian Football League with five different teams, will be the Eskimos’ offensive line coach and run game co-ordinator. 122 more words

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Edmonton Eskimos bring Mike Benevides aboard as defensive co-ordinator, assistant head coach

New defensive co-ordinator/assistant head coach Mike Benevides isn’t worried about the big shoes he’ll have to fill with the Edmonton Eskimos this year.

The reigning Grey Cup champions had one of the Canadian Football League’s best defences during the past two seasons under former head coach Chris Jones, who is now the general manager, head coach and defensive co-ordinator with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. 660 more words

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Benevides joins Eskimos coaching staff

EDMONTON – Mike Benevides is back coaching in the CFL.

The three-time Grey Cup champion was named the defensive co-ordinator and assistant head coach of the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday as part of first-year head coach Jason Maas’ staff. 69 more words

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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

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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

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