Winter Meetings

LaPolice: “I’ve certainly grown” since last head coach role

January 15, 2020 | Staff
Marshall Ferguson chats with new REDBLACKS head coach Paul LaPolice ahead of his first season as bench boss in Ottawa.

Up Front: Stability is key for Desjardins’ REDBLACKS

January 28, 2019 | Staff
Marcel Desjardins emphasizes the advantage of retaining the same staff year over year in his off-season chat with

Up Front: Claybrooks’ player experience a plus

January 25, 2019 | Staff
General manager Ed Hervey and head coach Devone Claybrooks will both lean on their experience as CFL players in their respective roles at the helm of the BC Lions.

Up Front: Building a better Bombers

January 23, 2019 | Staff
General manager Kyle Walters and head coach Mike O’Shea chat with about their off-season approach to the 2019 campaign.

Up Front: Steinauer prepares for biggest step in career

January 21, 2019 | Staff
Tiger-Cats head coach Orlondo Steinauer sat down with in January as he prepares to take the reigns of a CFL team for the first time in his tenured career.

Up Front: Stamps’ roster may change but expectations stay the same

January 14, 2019 | Staff
Coach Dave Dickenson and General Manager John Hufnagel discuss the Stampeders’ off-season approach and the challenges of losing star players to the NFL.

Sunderland, Esks play the waiting game with Mike Reilly

January 11, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
The thought of franchise quarterback Mike Reilly leaving is daunting for the Edmonton Eskimos. But for GM Brock Sunderland, all that’s left to do is wait. Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: Chamblin eager to try and pass next big test

January 9, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Corey Chamblin may be facing his toughest coaching test yet, but the Argos’ new head coach has never been one to back down.’s Chris O’Leary writes.

Checking Down: QB talk takes over winter meetings

January 9, 2019 | Staff
While the Esks and Stamps are thinking about contingency plans at QB, several teams are still finalizing coaching staffs. More on the off-season in this week’s Checking Down.

Jones focused on ‘unfinished business’ with Riders

January 8, 2019 | Staff
Despite reports of NFL interest, Riders head coach and general manager Chris Jones says he has some ‘unfinished business’ in Regina.

Stamps bracing for off-season of unprecedented change

January 8, 2019 | Staff
John Hufnagel has had to overcome plenty of change in his time as general manager of the Calgary Stampeders. Just never quite like this.

Popp, Argos taking wait-and-see approach with Ray

January 8, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
While it might sound alarming that there’s been no communication between Ricky Ray and the Toronto Argonauts for the last two months, it’s actually par for the course.