TORONTO — With the final item of the CFL off-season off the agenda, two weeks are all that remain between now and the start of training camp.
While that should feel good to CFL fans, it’s a busy time for teams as they look to round out their training camp rosters and get recent draft picks under contract. From the new looks around the league to the latest on Brett Boyko and Vernon Adams, we look in on the latest league buzz in Checking Down.
– Daniel Ross may have been an overwhelmed 20-year-old at his first CFL camp with Edmonton back in 2014, but the 6-foot-5, 305-pound defensive tackle hopes his second chance will be different (Gerry Moddejonge, Edmonton Journal).
– Once faced with a head coaching change and the possibility of having to move, Stamps special teams coordinator Mark Kilam is happy to return for his 12th season with the team (Scott Cruickshank, Calgary Herald).
– After a decade of chasing quarterbacks, now former Riders and Ticats defensive end Stevie Baggs is chasing love. He’ll be suiting up in a different way to impress 18 lucky ladies on a new reality dating show (The Snap via CBC News).