Western Semi-Final

Sunday’s Best: X-factors that could change the Division Finals

November 16, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Last week, CFL.ca X-factors Bralon Addison and Kevin Fogg wound up making a significant impact in their team victories. We’re back with our picks for the division finals.

Riders players look forward to next year after a tough loss

November 13, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Brandon Bridge and Willie Jefferson touch on their pending free agency and Marcus Thigpen expresses his happiness in knowing he will be back with the team next year

CFL Simulation: Stamps and REDBLACKS favoured as Grey Cup matchup

November 13, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
With the Divisional Finals set, CFL Simulation gives another crack at determining who we’ll be seeing in Edmonton, along with who is more likely to be hoisting the Grey Cup.

Tale of the Tape: Ferguson breaks down the Semi-Finals

November 12, 2018 | Marshall Ferguson
CFL.ca’s Marshall Ferguson dives back into Semi-Final Weekend, highlighting some of the best moments as the Grey Cup Playoffs got underway.

QB Bryan Bennett makes game-saving special teams tackle

November 12, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Clinging to a late lead in the Western Semi-Final, Blue Bombers third-string quarterback brings down Riders return man Kyran Moore just as it looks like he’s about to break free.

Semi-Final Fantasy Recap: Lions fall into a cat trap

November 12, 2018 | Brandon C. Williams
A 48-8 blowout victory was quite fortuitous from a Fantasy perspective, at least if you had Ticats on your team. Brandon C. Williams recaps the division semi-finals.

O’Leary: Bombers’ first playoff win since 2011 a necessary step

November 12, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
After six seasons without a playoff win, the Bombers passed a difficult hurdle with Sunday’s win in Regina. Chris O’Leary writes on what it means for this group.

Luke Tasker spins his way to the top of timber mart plays of the week

November 12, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
It was an exciting semi-final weekend filled with lots of amazing plays. See which ones made the top 5 plays of the week.

Steinberg’s MMQB: The critics have been answered

November 12, 2018 | Pat Steinberg
Despite a breakout season, Jeremiah Masoli has faced plenty of critics in 2018. If you as Pat Steinberg, he answered them directly on Sunday vs. the Lions.

WSF Analysis: Bombers grind out a win in Regina

November 12, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
It was a cold weather classic at Mosaic, but it was the visiting team that gutted out the victory. Brodie Lawson and Chris O’Leary look at what went right for the Bombers, and the exact ...

WSF: “When it ends you don’t really know what to say”

November 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Chris Jones speaks to the media after his team loses in a hard fought battle against the Winnipeg Bluebombers in the western conference semi-final

WSF: “Our goal this week was to be 1-0, and that’s what we are”

November 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Bombers head coach Mike O’Shea, QB Matt Nichols and RB Andrew Harris reflect on a hard-fought victory over the Riders in the Western Semi-Final.

Second Half Surge: Run game the story for Bombers

November 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers run game came alive in the second half of the Western Semi-Final on the way to the team’s victory.

WSF Recap: Winnipeg 23, Saskatchewan 18

November 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are advancing to the Western Conference Finals after earning their first playoff win since 2011 with a 23-18 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders

Jones: ‘You get that sick feeling when it ends’

November 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Despite the Western Semi-Final loss to Winnipeg, Chris Jones was sure to recognize his team’s effort in overcoming the adversity they endured throughout the season.

WSF: Harris marches the ball down field to put the game out of reach

November 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Andrew Harris has his number called 3 plays in a row ending in a touchdown to put the bombers up by 11 in the 4th quarter

Harris, Wolitarsky lead Bombers past Riders in Western Semi

November 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Drew Wolitarsky and Andrew Harris each scored a touchdown, leading the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to a 23-18 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Western Semi-Final.

WSF: Bombers find the end zone after Fogg interception

November 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Winnipeg’s, Kevin Fogg, returns a Brandon Bridge throw 51 yards allowing Matt Nichols and Drew Wolitarsky to connect for a 20-yard major score in the 2nd quarter.

Stage is Set: Playoffs kick off on Semi-Final Sunday

November 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
After a week of preparation, the Roughriders, Tiger-Cats, Lions and Blue Bombers are set to kickoff the 2019 Grey Cup Playoffs. CFL.ca has sideline-to-sideline coverage with news, analysis, stats ...

Rivalry heats up as Bombers, Riders clash in Western Semi

November 10, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
One of the CFL’s biggest rivalries adds a new chapter on Sunday at new Mosaic Stadium, as the Riders and Bombers clash in the Western Semi-Final.