Chris O'Leary

Senior Writer

Chris O'Leary, formerly of the Toronto Star and Edmonton Journal, is a senior writer on and associated platforms.

O’Leary: All eyes shift to quarterbacks in All-Decade voting

August 25, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
As voting opens for quarterbacks in the All-Decade Team presented by LeoVegas, senior writer Chris O’Leary anticipates some heated debates over who fans will ultimately choose.

O’Leary: Missing the people around the CFL in 2020

August 22, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
It’s the people: the players, coaches and fans around the league and across the country that senior writer Chris O’Leary will miss the most this year, he writes.

O’Leary: Retro blogging the 64th Grey Cup

August 21, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
Everyone remembers The Catch from the 1976 Grey Cup, but as senior writer Chris O’Leary found in watching this week’s CFL Game in 40, there was a lot more to see than the ...

O’Leary: Pinball processes no 2020 season and eyes up 2021

August 20, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
A magnet for others when he’s out in the community, Michael ‘Pinball’ Clemons is adjusting to our new normal on and off the field, he tells senior writer Chris O’Leary.

O’Leary: Als vow to be back stronger in 2021

August 18, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
The Montreal Alouettes’ organization set a strong tone on Monday, declaring its commitment to playing in 2021. senior writer Chris O’Leary looks at what the coming months might ...

O’Leary: Takeaways from Randy Ambrosie’s media availability

August 17, 2020 | Chris O'Leary senior writer Chris O’Leary looks at commissioner Randy Ambrosie’s conference call on Monday, after the cancellation of the 2020 season.

O’Leary: Could a play-in work in the CFL?

August 15, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
With the NBA’s play-in game generating lots of excitement this week, senior writer Chris O’Leary wonders if the CFL could do something similar in the future.

O’Leary: Craig Dickenson takes a page from schoolbooks to playbooks

August 14, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Craig Dickenson sees a lot of similarities between teaching and coaching; two worlds that he knows a lot about, he tells senior writer Chris O’Leary.

O’Leary: Talking special teams shop with Craig Dickenson

August 7, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
There may be no one more qualified to speak on the top special teams players of last decade than Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Craig Dickenson. He looks back on the last 10 years of special ...

O’Leary: Five current quarterbacks that could make great coaches

August 2, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
With the news that former CFL QB Kerry Joseph has joined the Seattle Seahawks’ coaching staff, senior writer Chris O’Leary looks at five current CFL pivots that could make ...