marcel desjardins

O’Leary: A detailed priority list for each non-playoff team

November 4, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
It took the full 21 weeks of the schedule, but all of the chips have finally fallen in the CFL standings.  The focus is on the six teams that qualified for the playoffs and the intense finish to ...

REDBLACKS, Rick Campbell agree to part ways

November 4, 2019 | CFL.ca Staff
According to multiple reports, the Ottawa REDBLACKS will not retain head coach Rick Campbell next season, following a 3-15 campaign.

Unique off-season a test of patience for Desjardins, REDBLACKS

January 29, 2019 | CFL.ca Staff
From an expiring CBA to a record-breaking class of free agents, the current off-season has been unlike any other for REDBLACKS general manager Marcel Desjardins.

O’Leary: Experience primed Desjardins for success as REDBLACKS GM

January 23, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Marcel Desjardins’ experience around the CFL primed him for helping the REDBLACKS become one of the most successful franchises in the league today. CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris ...

O’Leary: REDBLACKS’ GM sees growth from Trevor Harris

January 21, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Trevor Harris wasn’t new to the CFL in 2017, yet as a first-time starter, there was a learning curve. REDBLACKS GM Marcel Desjardins talks about what’s next for his quarterback.

REDBLACKS extend Campbell, Desjardins through 2020

June 21, 2017 | CFL.ca Staff
On the eve of the 2017 season, the Ottawa REDBLACKS have signed Marcel Desjardins and Rick Campbell through 2020.

REDBLACKS promote within to fill Assistant GM vacancy

May 11, 2017 | CFL.ca Staff
The Ottawa REDBLACKS promoted from within to fill the Assistant General Manager vacancy, announcing Thursday that Jeremy Snyder will step into the role ahead of the 2017 season.

O’Leary: REDBLACKS deserve kudos for Sunderland’s transition to GM

April 27, 2017 | Chris O'Leary
CFL.ca’s Senior Writer Chris O’Leary says that the Ottawa REDBLACKS willingness to assist Brock Sunderland in growing his career is the ‘most Canadian thing ever’.

Desjardins: Chance to host Grey Cup ‘very important’

April 5, 2017 | CFL.ca Staff
Only moments after winning the Grey Cup in Toronto, the attention quickly turned to 2017 as the REDBLACKS look to play Grey Cup host.

Tough decisions on tap for REDBLACKS’ GM

December 11, 2016 | CFL.ca Staff
With a league-high 31 pending free agents, the Ottawa REDBLACKS and GM Marcel Desjardins face some difficult decisions this off-season.