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Cauz: What if Paxton Lynch sticks in the CFL?

July 15, 2021 | Matthew Cauz
We’ve read the story of the highly-touted, first-round NFL draft pick being unable to find success in the CFL too many times, CFL.ca’s Matt Cauz writes. He’s hopeful that Paxton ...

How a shooting changed Lions’ DB Nydair Rouse’s life

July 15, 2021 | Matt Baker
BC Lions’ rookie defensive back Nydair Rouse survived a random shooting in 2016 in his Philadelphia neighbourhood. The close call changed his life, he tells BCLions.com’s Matt Baker.

Tait: ‘Legs’ settles into some big cleats in Winnipeg

July 14, 2021 | Ed Tait
It may be a lot to have a rookie kicker go unopposed for the starting job in training camp, but the Bombers think Marc Liegghio has the leg and the guts to build a career in Winnipeg, ...

Not Done Yet: Ricky Collins Jr. back for more

July 2, 2021 | Don Landry
After announcing his retirement in February, Ricky Collins Jr. is back in the CFL after signing a deal with the Toronto Argonauts. CFL.ca’s Don Landry asks the receiver why.

Morris: Heartbroken LaRose speaks on residential schools

June 28, 2021 | Jim Morris
Former CFL player J.R. LaRose opens up on the recent discoveries of unmarked graves at the sites of former residential schools in Canada and tells CFL.ca’s Jim Morris how important it is to ...

Hogan: Hughes dreaming of giving back to Indigenous youth

June 26, 2021 | Mike Hogan
Toronto Argonauts defensive end Charleston Hughes is looking to start an Indigenous junior football team in the future. Argonauts.ca’s Mike Hogan writes.

Cauz: A fan’s guide to the ultimate CFL road trip

June 25, 2021 | Matthew Cauz
Like many of us, CFL.ca’s Matt Cauz is thinking about post-pandemic travel. He’s put together a massive CFL road trip that’s full of great games and equally great destinations ...

O’Leary: Why Shaq Evans became a vaccine advocate

May 25, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver Shaq Evans didn’t plan on being a leader on the vaccination front, he tells CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary, but it’s a role he’s ...

Asian History Month: A powerful discussion with Chiu, Chungh

May 17, 2021 | Steven Chang
As part of Asian History Month, BC Lions’ o-lineman Sukh Chungh and former Lions’ OL coach Bryan Chiu spoke with BCLions.com about their experiences in football and where they’d ...

Tait: Built off of adversity, Patrice Rene eyes a bright future

May 16, 2021 | Ed Tait
Patrice Rene still has a year of NCAA football in front of him, but as Bluebombers.com’s Ed Tait details, it’s the journey behind him that’s made him such a tantalizing prospect.

Hogan: Joshua Bell takes challenging gig w/ Argos

May 15, 2021 | Mike Hogan
Joshua Bell was drawn to the defensive backs coaching job in Toronto because of his history with head coach Ryan Dinwiddie and as Argonauts.ca’s Mike Hogan explains, there was a Pinball ...

Homegrown Hladik ready to jump to the Lions

May 14, 2021 | Matt Baker
Vernon, BC’s Ben Hladik got the best possible outcome in last week’s CFL Draft when the BC Lions took him in the third round. The UBC linebacker is hoping for a long CFL career, he ...

Ferguson: Darren Flutie sees success for Jake Burt

May 11, 2021 | Marshall Ferguson
As first overall pick Jake Burt learns about the CFL and the Ticats, he’s had a great resource at hand in fellow Boston College alum and former Ticats receiver Darren Flutie. CFL.ca’s ...

O’Leary: Elliot Graham’s tough path to the CFL

May 6, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
As he gets ready to join the Calgary Stampeders, Elliot Graham knows that he’s capable of anything, having overcome some difficult obstacles as a kid in Hamilton, he tells CFL.ca senior ...

2020 No. 1 pick Williams ready to roar with Lions

May 6, 2021 | Steven Chang
It’s been a long year for Jordan Williams, but the top pick of the 2020 CFL Draft is now signed and ready to to start his pro career with the BC Lions.

O’Leary: Late draft addition Jake Burt seeks a CFL home

May 2, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
From getting a shot with hometown New England Patriots to being a late addition to the CFL Draft, tight end Jake Burt is excited to reconnect to his Canadian roots, should a team select him on ...

O’Leary: Terrell Jana on 4 life-changing years at UVA

April 29, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
Over the last four years at the University of Virginia, Vancouver, BC’s Terrell Jana knew he’d grow as a football player. What he learned off the field will stick with him for life, ...

Stamps’ Dickenson looking forward to getting back on field in 2021

April 24, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
Following a long pause in play, Calgary Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson is ready to get back to it and help his team make another championship run in 2021.

O’Leary: The story behind the keeper of the cup’s children’s book

April 17, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
Inspired by his father Glenn, Jeff McWhinney, the Keeper of the Grey Cup, has written a children’s book about football and inclusion. It’s a story that McWhinney has seen first-hand ...

Patience pays off for HOF-bound sack master Will Johnson

April 15, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
A self-described tweener linebacker in the NFL, Will Johnson became an all-time great d-lineman in the CFL. Thirteenth on the all-time sack leaders list with 99, the former Stampeder is headed to ...
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