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Preparation meets Opportunity: More to the CFL Combine than meets the eye

March 19, 2019 | Kristina Costabile
Preparing for the league’s biggest off-season event, the CFL Combine, starts early for prospects and for CFL teams themselves.’s Kristina Costabile writes.

Behind Closed Doors: The art of the interview at the CFL Combine

March 16, 2019 | Kristina Costabile
According to Argos GM Jim Popp, the interviews are one of the most important parts of scouting at the CFL Combine.’s Kristina Costabile explains.

With Mitchell off the table, Popp begins shaping QB depth

February 13, 2019 | Staff
On Tuesday morning, Jim Popp made it very clear that James Franklin was the starting QB in Toronto in 2019. However not without a valiant bid for the CFL’s MOP.

Argos believe they can contend in 2019

January 17, 2019 | Staff
After going from first to worst in 2018, the Argos are hoping for a quick return to the top under guidance from new head coach Corey Chamblin.

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.

O’Leary: Chamblin, Argos aiming to ‘build a better boat’

December 10, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Only a year removed from the CFL Corey Chamblin is back in Toronto, refreshed and reinvigorated as he steps into his first head coaching job since 2015. Chris O’Leary has more from BMO Field.

Off-Season Outlook: Toronto Argonauts

December 7, 2018 | Staff
With the most pending free agents of any team in the Canadian Football League, the Toronto Argonauts have some work to do this off-season.

The Waggle Extra: Talkin Shop w/ Popp + More on Carter

September 3, 2018 | Staff
On the heels of signing one of the league’s most polarizing stars in Duron Carter, James catches up with long-time General Manager Jim Popp to talk about his career, his relationship with ...

O’Leary: Wilder’s new deal ends unique off-season contract saga

March 3, 2018 | Chris O'Leary senior writer Chris O’Leary chats with Argos GM Jim Popp who explains how the team was able to negotiate a new deal with star running back James Wilder Jr.

Ambrosie, Popp, Raîche to speak at NFL’s Women’s Careers in Football Forum

January 18, 2018 | Staff
CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie and Toronto Argonauts General Manager Jim Popp will speak at the NFL’s Women’s Careers in Football Forum at the end of the month.