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… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More 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),… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More CFL Playoffs All Set After Regular Season Finale – Week 16 Recap
With just one week left in the Canadian Football League 2021 regular season, the Toronto Argonauts have locked up first place in the East Division, while the Calgary Stampeders have clinched their place in the West Division playoffs. Week 15 started with a bang both on and off BMO Field in Toronto on Friday night… Read More Argos Top in East, Stamps Clinch in West – CFL Week 15
The Toronto Argonauts clinched a spot in the 2021 Canadian Football League postseason in Week 13 despite their inconsistent form up to that point. Whether or not they lock up first place in the East Division is irrelevant as they’re already assured of competing in at least one playoff game. You may be wondering how… Read More Argos’ Inconsistent 2021 Form Not Unusual
It only took the first game of Week 14 for the East Division to shore up the three teams that will head to the playoffs and consign the B.C. Lions to the precarious position of needing to win out to have any shot at all of making it. In the early game on Friday night,… Read More Ti-Cats and Als In, Lions Teetering – CFL Week 14
The Toronto Argonauts and Saskatchewan Roughriders have clinched spots in the 2021 Canadian Football League postseason with wins in Week 13, although it wasn’t smooth sailing for either team. In what turned out to be one of the more exciting finishes of the season so far, Toronto (7-4) came through in OT to edge the… Read More Argos and Riders Clinch – CFL Week 13 Recap