It seems like every year at around this time, the Canadian Football League hits the self-destruct button and sets off on a path of negativity, at least as far as its fanbase is concerned. In 2021, it was a series of chats with the new owners of the XFL that set off the Twittersphere with… Continue reading CFL Self-Destructing on Cue
One of the most notable moves during the Canadian Football League’s free agency period happened right at the very start when running back Andrew Harris was let go by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. As he put it, the offer he got from the Bombers was “disrespectful” and made him feel, “sad and unwanted,” about parting… Continue reading Harris Shouldn’t be Offended by Bombers Moving On
Could 2022 be the year when we see not just one, but two Canadian quarterbacks playing in the CFL? It has been an awfully long time since we last saw that, but the upcoming season could finally break the drought. Not since the 1960s, when Russ Jackson (Ottawa) and Frank Cosentino (Hamilton, Edmonton, Toronto) were… Continue reading Canadian QBs Could Make Statement In 2022
For the first time ever, 13th Man Racing took to the race track in iRacing. The race took place at the Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle, a temporary race track located on the Detroit River. It's a challenging circuit for drivers, especially in an endurance setting such as the one the team took part… Continue reading 13th Man Racing Finish 10th In Detroit Grand Prix
When taking a historical look at the Canadian Football League, one of the things that stands out is that more Americans than Canadians have played the key position of quarterback. Overall, there have been eight Canadian quarterbacks who have started in the CFL since its establishment in 1958. And if you add the years prior… Continue reading O’Connor Sees More Canadian QBs Emerging in Future
When it comes to Canadian Football League fans, something that they seem to be as passionate about as sticking to three downs is the ratio. It is the system based on nationalities that the CFL uses to compile a team’s roster. Although it wasn’t called such then, the ratio had its origins way back in… Continue reading What Should the CFL Do With the Ratio Rule?
Social media has been abuzz over what may lie ahead for the Canadian Football League following a report that the powers-that-be are expected to take a good hard look at the game during the offseason, including whether to opt for four downs. Prior to the Grey Cup, TSN’s Farhan Lalji and Dave Naylor reported that… Continue reading Fan Frenzy Over Report CFL May go to 4 Downs
The 2021 Canadian Football League season has chartered new territory for Australian players. For starters, seven players from down under were drafted in the CFL Global Draft. That is the highest number ever, and of them, five made the cut for teams’ active and practice rosters. They included punters Jake Ford (B.C.), Cody Grace (Calgary),… Continue reading Aussies Make CFL Playoff History
In Part two of our series on the Toronto Argonauts, we get Argos’ historian James Fraser’s take on why small crowds tend to show up at BMO Field to watch them play. See Part 1: Argos’ Inconsistent 2021 Form Not Unusual In a city of roughly five million people, the average crowd at an Argos game… Continue reading Why Doesn’t Toronto Treat the Argos Well?
The playoff matchups are all set as the Canadian Football League gets ready to move into the money rounds of the 2021 season. Several surprise results marked Week 16 of the regular season, but the final round of games didn’t chew up and spit anyone out as far as teams not making the postseason was… Continue reading CFL Playoffs All Set After Regular Season Finale – Week 16 Recap