Behind the scenes during CFL free agency

The CFL free agent market officially opens with an email. It is sent by a member of the league’s football operations staff at precisely noon on Feb. 9 and provides all [...]

February 23, 2016 // 4 Comments

NFL exodus is CFL’s best marketing tool

Properly defined, it is an exodus. Mass exodus? Too strong. Blood-letting? A reach. Brain-drain? Same thing. But the number of players leaving the CFL to try their hand in [...]

February 21, 2016 // 6 Comments

Podskee Wee Wee, Episode 35

This week’s episode is a free agent bonanza as Mike and I discuss all the moves the Ticats made: who stayed, who came and who left. It’s all there. We also talk about [...]

February 21, 2016 // 7 Comments

Schedule Does Redblacks No Favours

While every team can find things to gripe about when they receive their schedule, the Ottawa Redblacks might have some legitimate complaints. Though TD Place will finally get [...]

February 20, 2016 // 4 Comments

Bombers release Cotton & Peach

Just one day after parting ways with veteran nose tackle Zach Anderson, the Bombers have continued to clear cap space, releasing veterans Paris Cotton and Greg Peach. Cotton, [...]

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Prairie arms race defining CFL off-season

There have been many great arms races over the course of human history. From the Anglo-German naval arms race of the early-20th century to the nuclear arms race of the Cold [...]

February 17, 2016 // 2 Comments

A vote or two to change CFL free agency

So that was some week of CFL free agency this year. Winnipeg fans discovered you actually can sign players from other teams. Edmonton fans wondered if Chris Jones would order [...]

February 14, 2016 // 5 Comments

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