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Lions announce that Dorazio, Hairston, Bates and Paopao won't return

VANCOUVER – The B.C. Lions will have a new-look coaching staff under new head coach Jeff Tedford next season.

Offensive line coach Dan Dorazio, defensive line coach Carl Hairston, running backs coach Kelly Bates and receivers coach Joe Paopao will not return to the team, the Lions announced Tuesday. 77 more words


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

CFL News

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

The Fifth Quarter

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

The Fifth Quarter

Line for Lions coaching job begins to form; LaPolice doing background work

Not every day does a CFL head coaching job become available, and because there’s an opening with the Lions, TSN analyst Paul LaPolice has expressed interest (Files) 277 more words

The Fifth Quarter

Benevides firing puts Buono on hot seat

Mike Benevides was in an impossible situation as Wally Buono’s successor (PNG)

The response to the latest move by the B.C. Lions Thursday, at least based on the letters which appeared on our print pages today, might still suggest they got the wrong guy when Mike Benevides was fired. 340 more words

The Fifth Quarter

B.C. Lions fire Mike Benevides as head coach

WATCH ABOVE: Squire Barnes discusses the firing of Benevides on the Noon News

After three years and no playoff wins, the Mike Benevides era has come to a close. 258 more words