CFL Last Week: A One Ownership Model, the 2020 Season, and Government Money

This post is written by Dave Spadafora Derek Dennis appeared on this past Friday’s episode of the 13th Man Podcast with Frankie and Shane. The Former Stampeder, Roughrider and XFLer had some very insightful thoughts on a wide range of topics such as the XFL’s potential impact on the CFL, to who he would thinkContinue reading “CFL Last Week: A One Ownership Model, the 2020 Season, and Government Money”

Never a Dull Day: Chris Jones’ Tenure in Saskatchewan Was Always Entertaining

On December 7, 2015, a scant seven days after winning the 2015 Grey Cup with the Edmonton Football Team, Chris Jones threw the CFL into a frenzy after announcing he had signed a three-year deal to become the new General Manager and Head Coach of the storied Saskatchewan Roughriders. Cue the most interesting period inContinue reading “Never a Dull Day: Chris Jones’ Tenure in Saskatchewan Was Always Entertaining”

Ranking the 2019 CFL Away Uniforms

Since everyone enjoyed the ranking of the home jerseys, we’re now going to take a look at the away jersey now too. Please remember, this is all in good fun. If you have your own rankings, please go ahead and share them with us! We would love to see them! Teams are on a muchContinue reading “Ranking the 2019 CFL Away Uniforms”

The Time is Now for the CFL to Make Things Right

This post is written by Dave Spadafora The Canadian Football League has just received a wake-up call. A Group that includes Former Calgary Stampeder Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has purchased the XFL from bankruptcy for a reported $15 Million Dollars US. A bargain-basement price to be sure. If there were ever a time for theContinue reading “The Time is Now for the CFL to Make Things Right”

Sunday Thoughts: The Riders 2020 and the CEBL is Stealing the Show

Well, well, well. Here we are folks, our beloved CFL looks to be on the ropes and Iron Mike Tyson has a haymaker lined up and ready to deploy. I do not wish to regurgitate the succinct article written on this site a few days ago, so I’ll say this and move on: the FederalContinue reading “Sunday Thoughts: The Riders 2020 and the CEBL is Stealing the Show”

Three Ways the CFL Can Get the Money They Need for a 2020 Season

This post is written by Dave Spadafora I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help. Probably one of the Scariest Phrases ever spoken throughout Human History. The Canadian Football League got a reminder of that with their dealings with the Federal Government. The Federal Government will provide a short term loan to help withContinue reading “Three Ways the CFL Can Get the Money They Need for a 2020 Season”

Is the Montreal Alouettes Turn Around Sustainable?

After a couple of seasons of being among the worst teams in the CFL, the Als have finally experienced some success. The team grew in leaps and bounds in 2019 when compared to past Als teams, and that is largely in part to the Kavis Reed and Vernon Adams Jr. duo that allowed them toContinue reading “Is the Montreal Alouettes Turn Around Sustainable?”

Ranking the CFL Home Uniforms

It’s hard to think that around this time in a normal year we would be headed towards the middle of the CFL season, but here we are in this COVID-19 world talking about uniforms. This is entirely my opinion, so if you have your own thoughts, let us know! 9. Toronto Argonauts Before the changeContinue reading “Ranking the CFL Home Uniforms”

“Come on down to Winnipeg!” CFL Chooses Winnipeg as Hub City

After weeks of rumours and bids from Winnipeg, Regina and Calgary, the CFL has officially announced that Winnipeg is the tentative hub city should there be a 2020 season. There are still many things to be done and negotiated for the CFL and CFLPA, but a large hurdle has now been cleared. One thing thatContinue reading ““Come on down to Winnipeg!” CFL Chooses Winnipeg as Hub City”

Did Marcel Desjardins Redeem Himself?

Marcel Desjardins is one of the most polarizing figures with the Redblacks organization. Either you think he’s a good GM or you hate him and want him out. There doesn’t seem to be much in between. The question that now needs to be asked is if he has done enough to redeem himself for theContinue reading “Did Marcel Desjardins Redeem Himself?”