CFLPA Strike Hurts Everyone, But Not Equally

For the first time since 1974, the CFL is looking at a player's strike. Late on Saturday night, the CFLPA sent a memo to its players to initiate a strike in seven of the nine cities, with Edmonton and Calgary being the exceptions, thanks to labour laws that only leave them in a legal strike… Continue reading CFLPA Strike Hurts Everyone, But Not Equally

French Connections Helping Hogan-Saindon Find Comfort

The transition from college football in U Sports to the Canadian Football League is never easy, but sometimes, the small things can go a long way in making a young player more comfortable. Cyrille Hogan-Saindon, the Ottawa Redblacks second-round pick in the 2022 CFL Draft is learning that firsthand, as rookie camp ends and main… Continue reading French Connections Helping Hogan-Saindon Find Comfort

Tyrie Adams Makes Unlikely Journey to CFL

A few weeks ago, a glance at the depth chart would have shown Tyrie Adams as a potential long shot to make the roster. Behind not only Jeremiah Masoli and Caleb Evans, Adams was also going to have to find a way to steal a job from both Devlin Hodges and Taryn Christion. Now, the… Continue reading Tyrie Adams Makes Unlikely Journey to CFL

LaPolice Adapting at Redblacks Rookie Camp

As conversations between the CFL's nine owners and the CFLPA continued, teams across the league kicked off their rookie camps, including the Ottawa Redblacks. This time around, there are a few key differences that are forcing head coach Paul LaPolice to adapt to the changing times. Last year, it was COVID-19 and dealing with all… Continue reading LaPolice Adapting at Redblacks Rookie Camp

Redblacks Go Big In CFL Draft

After a series of trades sent picks between teams in the past few days, the Ottawa Redblacks held onto the second-overall pick they earned by finishing with a 3-11 record in the 2021 season. The Montreal Alouettes selected Tyrell Richards first overall, and the Redblacks took offensive lineman, Zack Pelehos. The Redblacks returned to their… Continue reading Redblacks Go Big In CFL Draft

Evaluating CFL West Division Quarterbacks

The 2022 CFL season is just around the corner, and it's time to start thinking about the season, and more importantly, who will be taking the field for each team when kickoff does happen. In the CFL, you don't get very far without a quarterback, and while there are some names that could be added… Continue reading Evaluating CFL West Division Quarterbacks

5 Big Names That Became Massive CFL Busts

We are so often told that if just about any player in the NFL played in the CFL, they would dominate the sport and single-handedly take their team to the Grey Cup. Despite all of the history to suggest that isn't true, it frequently comes up in any Twitter argument. We have seen countless big… Continue reading 5 Big Names That Became Massive CFL Busts

What Made the Baltimore Stallions So Successful?

On March 29th, the CFL announced the return of Touchdown Atlantic this season in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, marking the first time a regular-season CFL game will be played in the province. The league will be hoping this will bring the potential Atlantic Schooners expansion team one step closer to playing a down and expanding the… Continue reading What Made the Baltimore Stallions So Successful?

Sarnia Imperials – The Last Amateur Grey Cup Champions

Although the Canadian Football League as we know it today was only formed in 1958, the history of competing for Canadian Football's biggest prize stretches as far back as 1909. For well over a hundred years, Canada’s biggest teams have competed for the sport's biggest prize, but that doesn’t mean that the underdogs haven’t had… Continue reading Sarnia Imperials – The Last Amateur Grey Cup Champions

A Further Look Back at Former CFL Stadiums

Back in February, we looked back at how the CFL stadium landscape has changed in the last decade. Now it's time to go even further back in time and look back at the old Stadiums that teams have called home in the CFL era. Clarke Stadium - Edmonton Elks (1948-1979) Clarke Stadium - Edmonton Elks… Continue reading A Further Look Back at Former CFL Stadiums