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?

A History of Canadians in the Super Bowl

On January 30th, 2022, The Los Angeles Rams defeated the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship. This means Ontario natives Alaric Jackson and Michael Hoecht, who both play for the Rams will have the chance to join an exclusive club and become just the eighteenth and nineteenth Canadian players to have played in the… Continue reading A History of Canadians in the Super Bowl

NFL Can Learn From the CFL’s Overtime Rules

If an NHL game goes to overtime, both teams play a three-on-three game for five minutes, a winner is determined if a team scores, if not it goes to a penalty shootout. This is a fair system as both teams have an equal chance to score. If an NBA game goes to overtime, a five-minute… Continue reading NFL Can Learn From the CFL’s Overtime Rules

Super Bowl Chances for the NFL’s Canadians

Another year, another crazy season in the National Football League. After week 18 we’re now ready for playoff football, and with more Canadians playing down south than ever before, we were always bound to get a healthy contingent of Canadian players making it to the postseason. Six playoff teams have at least one Canadian on… Continue reading Super Bowl Chances for the NFL’s Canadians

Canadian DL Michael Hoecht Making It in the NFL

The popular phrase ‘living the dream’ is definitely not overstating things when it comes to Canadian defensive lineman Michael Hoecht. The Oakville, Ontario, native is doing exactly that now that he’s playing for the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL. “Yeah, for sure. You wake up every day and it just feels special,” said Hoecht.… Continue reading Canadian DL Michael Hoecht Making It in the NFL

13th Man Sports Exclusive Interview with SiriusXM-NFL Radio Host Zig Fracassi (Part 2)

This is the second part of an exclusive interview between 13th Man Sports writer Tom Lizardo and SiriusXM-NFL Radio host Zig Fracassi.  Tom Lizardo: I'm talking today with my old friend Zig Fracassi... Zig, let me make it an open-ended question about the other two phases. What do you see from the Buffalo Bills defence and… Continue reading 13th Man Sports Exclusive Interview with SiriusXM-NFL Radio Host Zig Fracassi (Part 2)

13th Man Sports Exclusive Interview with SiriusXM-NFL Radio Host Zig Fracassi (Part 1)

13th Man Sports' Tom Lizardo caught up with SiriusXM-NFL radio host Zig Fracassi to preview the Buffalo Bills season. They talked prior to the Bills v. Bears game. Tom Lizardo: I'm talking today with my old friend Zig Fracassi, host on SiriusXM's NFL Channel and we are going to focus some attention on the Buffalo… Continue reading 13th Man Sports Exclusive Interview with SiriusXM-NFL Radio Host Zig Fracassi (Part 1)

Here’s Why the Elks Should Circle Back On Josh Rosen

When football fans think of Josh Rosen as a player, they often think of a draft bust who has no future in the game, especially those who follow the NFL closely. Rosen was the 10th overall pick in the NFL Draft in 2018 by the Arizona Cardinals being picked alongside names like Baker Mayfield, Sam… Continue reading Here’s Why the Elks Should Circle Back On Josh Rosen

Mosaic’s Push to Host NFL Games is Misplaced

The corporation that runs Mosaic Stadium says it is interested in being considered as a host venue for NFL games. “We certainly would have interest in hosting NFL regular-season games with the support of the leagues and under the right scenario,” said Regina Exhibition Association Ltd communications manager Sabeen Ahmad in a statement. What prompted… Continue reading Mosaic’s Push to Host NFL Games is Misplaced