What has come to be a bit of a tradition for Canadian Football League fans is TSNs unveiling of the top 50 players heading into each season. 498 more words
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In the midst of a career year, it’s been something of a down week for Odell Willis.
As the CFL awards nominees have been named first from each team, then out of both divisions in the league, Willis won’t be the first-ever defensive player to be nominated for Most Outstanding Player (that honour goes to Solomon Elimimian). 348 more words
Before the depth chart is released, before we get a confirmation on what the Eskimos will do with the Canadian content on their defensive line this week (think Mathieu Boulay and maybe newcomer Bo Adebayo to replace the injured Gregory Alexandre and Eddie Steele) and before I head out to the Argos’ brand-new practice facilities this morning, check this out: 461 more words
HAMILTON, Ont. — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats forced three turnovers, and Zach Collaros connected with Brandon Banks for the winning touchdown at 12:20 of the fourth quarter, as Hamilton won a defensive battle 25-23 against the Edmonton Eskimos at Tim Hortons Field on Saturday. 463 more words
MONTREAL — When all’s said and done, Josh Bourke might not play Friday night against Edmonton.
But the fact the veteran Alouettes’ offensive-tackle practised on Wednesday, five days after suffering what appeared to be a serious knee injury, speaks volumes about Bourke’s character. 581 more words
Six field goals, a 51-yard punting average and a 15-yard run on a fake kick earned the Ottawa Redblacks’ Brett Maher recognition as Canadian Football League special-teams player of the week on Tuesday. 146 more words
Whatever Saturday night’s Eskimos game against the Toronto Argonauts is, it is not a so-called statement game, says Eskimos head coach Kavis Reed.
In his pre-game comments, Reed, a realist head to toe, said that 3-9 CFL teams are not about to make statements. 20 more words