The 2019 CFL regular season kicked off this past weekend, with four exciting games creating plenty of buzz on social.
Commissioner Randy Ambrosie kicked things off with a pre-game message from the field at Tim Hortons Field on Thursday night.
— Randy Ambrosie (@RandyAmbrosie) June 13, 2019
The Tabbies pulled out the win on opening night, and the vibe was an optimistic one in the Hammer.
That game ending pick feeling. 🥳
— Hamilton Tiger-Cats (@Ticats) June 14, 2019
Hamilton-based but Nova Scotia-raised, The Trews crushed the opening #TNF concert of the season.
Some East Coast musical talent!
— Atlantic Schooners (@SchoonersATL) June 14, 2019
Thanks for having us, we had a great time! https://t.co/3NIgxI2lHO
— The Trews (@thetrews) June 14, 2019
In Edmonton, the Esks staved off a late-game comeback attempt by the Montreal Alouettes.
That’s 1. https://t.co/xRrtKAMSVo
— Anthony Orange (@AJJefferson) June 15, 2019
After Esks linebacker Don Unamba left the game with an injury, he took to Twitter to thank fans.
Really appreciate the fans, the #SecretService and former teammates and friends that reached out to see if I was ok means a lot, the support out here in Edmonton has been crazy! Nothing but love 💚💛 #Bone #OnEEmpire
— The President (@Don_Unamba1) June 15, 2019
While the Stamps didn’t earn the victory in their season opener against the REDBLACKS on Saturday evening, they certainly earned a W off the field for their pre-game hospital visit.
— Calgary Stampeders (@calstampeders) June 17, 2019
Ottawa, meanwhile, was quick to point out their underdog status following its stunning upset of the Stamps.
— Ottawa REDBLACKS (@REDBLACKS) June 16, 2019
— michael klassen (@mikeklassen90) June 16, 2019
That 1-0 feeling week one feel gooood. @REDBLACKS
— Avery (@averywilliiams) June 16, 2019
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers stole the show at BC Place in Saturday’s Week 1 finale, but the stadium’s Outrageous Burger left its own mark on social.
Would you eat @bcplace‘s Outrageous Burger?
🍔 🌭 🍗 🥓 🧀
— CFL on TSN (@CFLonTSN) June 16, 2019
— CFL (@CFL) June 16, 2019
Meanwhile, Riders fans continue to prove that they are everywhere — even when their own team isn’t playing!
we’re confused 🤔 pic.twitter.com/xftCQB5Sof
— WPG Blue Bombers (@Wpg_BlueBombers) June 16, 2019
Check back in next week for the best tidbits from social media.