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
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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
When it comes to Canadian Football League fans, something that they seem to be as passionate about as sticking to three downs is the ratio. It is the system based on nationalities that the CFL uses to compile a team’s roster. Although it wasn’t called such then, the ratio had its origins way back in … Continue reading What Should the CFL Do With the Ratio Rule?
Social media has been abuzz over what may lie ahead for the Canadian Football League following a report that the powers-that-be are expected to take a good hard look at the game during the offseason, including whether to opt for four downs. Prior to the Grey Cup, TSN’s Farhan Lalji and Dave Naylor reported that … Continue reading Fan Frenzy Over Report CFL May go to 4 Downs
It's almost like a rebirth of sorts for the CFL when Randy Ambrosie, the commissioner of the league comes out with an announcement like he did yesterday afternoon. "We will play football in 2021," he said. "Our revised target date to start our regular season is August 5th. To facilitate our 14 game season, for … Continue reading Randy Ambrosie: “We Will Play Football In 2021”