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Most Outstanding Quote: Odell Willis

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

Edmonton Eskimos

Odell Willis' custom Esks cleat leads off walk-through day

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

Edmonton Eskimos

Tiger-Cats edge Edmonton 25-23

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

Football

After shot to the knee, Bourke will try to tough it out

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

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Redblacks' Brett Maher named CFL special teams player of week

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

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