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

How Did Johnny Manziel Fail In the CFL?

The CFL is Canadian. The CFL has tried time and time again to expand its market southwards towards the United States, including an ill-fated expansion and TV deals that never went anywhere. One day in August 2018 however, viewership for the CFL in the United States soared to over 400,000, even higher than the previous… Continue reading How Did Johnny Manziel Fail In the CFL?

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Ottawa Vs Toronto  

April 16th, 2022. The NHL's regular season is reaching its conclusion, and before the Toronto Maple Leafs can begin their postseason, they have to come up against their provincial rivals, the Ottawa Senators. While these two have only been playing against each other for thirty years, Ottawa - the nation's capital, and Toronto - Canada’s… Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Ottawa Vs Toronto  

Ranking the CFL’s American Expansion Stadiums

In 2021, the CFL offseason was dominated by talks of a merger with the XFL, a move that could’ve perhaps led to CFL teams playing meaningful football against American teams for the first since the mid-1990s. Back then, there was a wide array of stadia used by the CFL's American expansion teams, which makes taking… Continue reading Ranking the CFL’s American Expansion Stadiums

CFL Self-Destructing on Cue

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