Quick Slants

Checking Down: Dexter McCluster, Terrell Owens and more

July 18, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Trevor Harris seems certain the REDBLACKS will be able to regroup following their blowout loss to the Stamps from a week ago. This and more in this week’s edition of Checking Down.

Checking Down: Argos close to signing McCluster?

July 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
The Argonauts have been reported to be working out a former NFL star in Dexter McCluster. That and more in this week’s edition of Checking Down

Checking Down: Nichols returns to practice; shares first-team reps

July 4, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
The Blue Bombers activate Matt Nichols from the six-game injury list as he shares first-team reps in his first practice back. Will he be ready for Winnipeg’s Week 4 matchup versus the Lions?

Checking Down: Duron Carter to stay on defence for now

June 27, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Montreal brings back a familiar face less than a week after being released and Odell Willis looks to make a statement against his former team. More in Checking Down.

Checking Down: Injury bug biting Esks…again?

June 20, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Another quarterback out the door in Montreal while Winnipeg brings in another as the two team’s get set to face off in Week 2. More in Checking Down.

Checking Down: News and notes for opening week

June 13, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Teams have narrowed down their rosters as we all await kickoff on June 14. More on the opening week of the season in the latest from Checking Down.

Checking Down: The return of Eric Rogers

June 6, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
With regular season getting kicked off on June 14, teams are narrowing down their squads as the pre-season schedule is nearing its end this weekend. More in Checking Down.

Checking Down: Bo’s playing time, Manziel moving up and more

May 30, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Johnny Manziel is moving up on the depth chart, while former NFL backs have been reunited in Saskatoon. More from around the league as training camp continues.

Landry’s 5 takeaways from the first week of camp

May 26, 2018 | Don Landry
The colours seem a little off for Adam Bighill, but the linebacker’s new number is perfect. CFL.ca’s Don Landry has his takeaways from the first week of training camp.

Checking Down: Bomben injured, Simonise stepping up and other camp notes

May 23, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
The Als could be without Ryan Bomben for the next little while. Plus, is rookie receiver Rashaun Simonise making a strong push for a starting job? More in Checking Down.

Checking Down: Energy in the air as camps get under way

May 20, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
What’s the latest on Terrence Toliver and Maurice Leggett? And how will the Bombers deploy Nic Demski? More news and notes on the first day of camp from Checking Down.

Checking Down: All the latest as rookies, QBs report

May 16, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
From Nik Lewis’ retirement status to an injury update in Calgary, Checking Down brings you everything you need to know as rookie camps kick off.

Numbers to Show: Durant exits with no shortage of milestones

May 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
TORONTO — With Darian Durant’s career officially in the books, the debate will begin as to where he fits in CFL history. The argument for and against whether he belongs in the hall of ...

Checking Down: Toliver’s return, a job opening in Calgary and more

May 9, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
News out of Alberta has the CFL buzzing this week, while rookies report to training camp in exactly one week. More in this week’s Checking Down.

Checking Down: McCoil, Awe on the market?

May 2, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
With the draft coming in hot, there’s been plenty of talk about top picks and potential trades. Plus, a couple of former CFL players have suddenly become available.

Checking Down: Castillo, Leggett defying the odds

April 25, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Sergio Castillo and Maurice Leggett have both participated in mini-camp this week. Plus, is a new favourite emerging for the first overall pick? More in Checking Down.

Checking Down: And we’re off in the Sunshine State

April 18, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
The Alouettes have gotten their first glimpse at Josh Freeman, while the defending Grey Cup Champs have started their road to repeating in Bradenton, Fla. More in Checking Down.

Checking Down: Manziel makes spring league debut

April 11, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
There were mixed reviews on Johnny Manziel as The Spring League gets under way, while the REDBLACKS have addressed the kicker position. More in this week’s Checking Down.

Checking Down: Big moves in the nation’s capital

April 4, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Three receivers have been let go in the nation’s capital, while Johnny Manziel is turning heads in Austin, Texas. We’re Checking Down on the latest off-season news.

Checking Down: Looking towards the draft

March 28, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
With the combine all wrapped up, next up for CFL teams is the draft on May 3. More on that and some bytes from Mark’s CFL Week in this week’s Checking Down.