CFL Power Rankings – Week 1

We waited for over 600 days to finally see fans in the stands and football back in the great white north, but this past weekend saw the return of the CFL. Our offseason power rankings seemed to spark plenty of conversation, so we have decided to continue with it for the rest of the season!Continue reading “CFL Power Rankings – Week 1”

Not Too Many Surprises in CFL Week 1

Finally, after more than 600 days of no action because of the pandemic, the Canadian Football League opened what will be an abbreviated 2021 season over the weekend, and there was just one major surprise. The Edmonton-Ottawa matchup didn’t play out as expected, but otherwise, all week 1 games went as expected. The Redblacks wereContinue reading “Not Too Many Surprises in CFL Week 1”

Redblacks’ Defence Steals the Show In Edmonton

The newly-named Edmonton Elks welcomed the Ottawa Redblacks to The Brick Field at Common Wealth Stadium for their home opener last night. It was expected to be a blowout with Edmonton coming out on top, instead, we were treated to a defensive showdown and a typical Trevor Harris performance where he was good between theContinue reading “Redblacks’ Defence Steals the Show In Edmonton”

CFL’s Return Is Better than Christmas In July

What’s better than Christmas in July?  How about June in August?  The start of the CFL season this week was the first step in restoring one of life’s key balances for sports fanatics in northern climates.  Every May the spring weather starts to breakthrough for those of us in the northern U.S. and Canada,  theContinue reading “CFL’s Return Is Better than Christmas In July”

Aussies Make Final CFL Rosters After Cut Down Day

By and large, the training camp stage of the 2021 Canadian Football League season has turned out to be a pretty successful time for Global players from Australia and New Zealand. Of the eight Australasian players who were originally drafted in the CFL Global Draft back in April, five of them had made the finalContinue reading “Aussies Make Final CFL Rosters After Cut Down Day”

1 Storyline To Watch For Each CFL Team In Training Camp

With the news that the CFL will be back on the field to start games come August 5th, football storylines can return to the minds of fans. There are some stories that should be at the front of the minds of fans, and we have compiled one for each team as we head towards theContinue reading “1 Storyline To Watch For Each CFL Team In Training Camp”

CFL BOG Vote ‘Yes’ On August 5th Start Date

Canadian Football League fans are no longer in limbo with the board of governors voting on Monday, June 14, to give the 2021 season the green light. The nine governors, or team owners, have unanimously approved the CFL’s proposed shortened 14-game season starting on August 5. The Grey Cup will be played in Hamilton onContinue reading “CFL BOG Vote ‘Yes’ On August 5th Start Date”

Picking Edmonton Elks Was The Right Move

It’s been quite a long time since the team formerly knows as the Edmonton Eskimos announced they would be changing their name on July 21, 2020, but they have finally picked a new name. The newest identity in the CFL is the Edmonton Elks, a name that was a fan favourite around the CFL. WithoutContinue reading “Picking Edmonton Elks Was The Right Move”