Long Read

Macbeth’s Many Acts: Argos pivot weaves winding road

August 31, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
McLeod Bethel-Thompson’s path to becoming a CFL starting quarterback has been long and winding. More from Chris O’Leary in the latest long read.

O’Leary: As the ink dries, Humboldt scars will never fade

July 5, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
For the families involved, the Humboldt community and many more across the country, what happened on April 6 in Humboldt, Sask. has left a permanent scar. Chris O’Leary writes.

‘Making Things Right’: Kamar Jorden and the road to redemption

May 6, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Kamar Jorden takes responsibility for what happened to the Stamps in the Grey Cup last year. Now, he’s ready to make things right. CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary has more.

The Long Read: How Alex Singleton became the CFL’s fastest-rising star

November 16, 2017 | Chris O'Leary
For Stamps middle linebacker Alex Singleton, all things have worked out in the end. CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary writes on the league’s fastest-rising star.

Filling in the Blanks: Kenny Stafford and the biggest completion

October 8, 2017 | Chris O'Leary
Professionally, 2017 has been challenging for Kenny Stafford. Off the field, however, it’s been different. Chris O’Leary has more on Stafford’s incredible union with his father.

Flight Path: The next Canadian QB is ready for takeoff

September 2, 2017 | Chris O'Leary
While the landscape has changed long since Russ Jackson was the CFL’s best QB, a few new faces are trying to change it back. Chris O’Leary writes in the latest long read.

The Long Read: For S.J. Green, timing is everything

August 9, 2017 | Chris O'Leary
Whether it’s one of life’s difficult decisions or running routes, S.J. Green has learned that nothing is more important than patience. Chris O’Leary has the story on one of the ...

The Long Read: For S.J. Green, timing is everything

August 6, 2017 | Chris O'Leary
Whether it’s one of life’s difficult decisions or running routes, S.J. Green has learned that nothing is more important than patience. Chris O’Leary writes.

The Long Read: Why Canada is my adopted home

July 2, 2017 | CFL.ca Staff
A post-football life in Canada has become the epilogue to many of the CFL’s American players’ stories. As Canada turns 150, players share what it means to them to be Canadian.

The Long Read: DaVaris Daniels is making every step count

June 12, 2017 | CFL.ca Staff
First he lost his grades. Then, his degree. With football on life support, it was time to make a call. Everyone’s path to the pros is different but now, DaVaris Daniels is here.

The Long Read: Is James Franklin the next big thing?

June 16, 2016 | Jeff Krever
Much like his dad, James Franklin was born to lead. How long will it be before the 24-year-old is leading the huddle of a CFL team?