‘The Waggle’ is the official podcast of the Canadian Football League, co-hosted by Gemini nominated broadcaster Donnovan Bennett and Grey Cup winning former CFL linebacker Henoc Muamba.

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Episode 372: Top 3 current National WRs, player auras + Week 3 picks 

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett reveal their top three Canadian WRs currently in the CFL and take on the “Aura Eliminator” challenge to see who has the best aura in the league. They quickly discuss Week 2 and make their picks for Week 3, where Donnovan tells us the aftermath of his rivalry with his father-in-law after last Sunday’s huge game.

Diversity Is Strength Conversations Episode 9: Creating safe spaces in sport

EPISODE OVERVIEW: In celebration of Pride Month, our Diversity is Strength panel discusses allyship in sports and how we can make our games a more accepting place for everyone. Featuring pro hockey players Luke Prokop and Carly Jackson, along with Toronto Argonauts former player and now front office member Matt Black, host Donnovan Bennett leads an important and thoughtful conversation.

Episode 371: QB talk, top 5 celebrations and Week 2 picks

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc and Donnovan discuss the two quarterbacks who’ve caught their attention as well which quarterbacks they would draft for a starter and backup based off of Week 1 play. They also discuss their top 5 all-time touchdown celebrations and make their picks for Week 2.

Episode 370: Week 1 picks, early award predictions + TSN top 50 reactions

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett discuss their Week 1 game predictions and their very early takes on the end-of-season awards. They also react to TSN’s Top 50 list and sit down to talk about everything Jonas Brothers with superfan Kristina Costabile.

Episode 369: Top 10 player rankings + Emilus and Ouellette exclusive

EPISODE OVERVIEW:  Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett sit down with Saskatchewan Roughrider teammates Samuel Emilus and AJ Ouellette to discuss the upcoming 2024 CFL season. The guys also give their hot takes on the top 10 CFL players ahead of TSN’s 2024 CFL Top 50 Players list.

Episode 368: Preseason preview + interview with TSN’s James Duthie

EPISODE OVERVIEW: CFL football is back! Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett recap the first preseason game of the 2024 season between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers while looking ahead to the preseason matchups to come. Henoc also plays the World Vision Canada CFL Team Picker to figure out which team he should support in his first year of retirement and the guys sit down with TSN’s James Duthie.

Diversity is Strength Conversations Episode 8: Asian representation in football

EPISODE OVERVIEW: In honour of Asian Heritage Month, we’re talking with two people making a big impact on the game of football: Katie Miyazaki of Football Canada and Royce Metchie of the Toronto Argonauts.

Episode 367: Let’s go camping + Weston Dressler interview

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett discuss all of the news coming out of training camp including what’s going on in Hamilton with Bo Levi Mitchell. Now that Henoc is retired, he takes World Vision Canada’s CFL Team Picker quiz to find out who he should be cheering for this season. Finally, the guys catch up with honourary ‘Canadian Air Force’ member, Weston Dressler to discuss his coming induction into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame with the Class of 2024.

Episode 366: Heading to the Hall, with S.J. Green + Chad Owens

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett sit down with S.J. Green and Chad Owens to discuss the recent announcement that they will be inducted in as part of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2024.

Episode 365: Post-Draft recap + Amar Doman interview

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett break down all of the moves from the 2024 CFL Draft alongside expert insight and analysis from Marshall Ferguson. The guys make their picks for which team won the CFL Draft before sitting down with BC Lions owner Amar Doman to discuss Asian Heritage Month and the big plans in store for the BC Lions this season as they get set to host the 111th Grey Cup this November.

Episode 364: QB hot takes + Stanback & Hollins exclusive

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett are challenged to make their quarterback blind rankings and give some spicy takes in the process. Plus, the guys discuss the upcoming CFL Draft airing on April 30th at 8pm on TSN and TSN+ and sit down with William Stanback and Alexander Hollins of the BC Lions to talk about the upcoming CFL season.

Episode 363: Party Starters: Dominique Rhymes & Adarius Pickett exclusive

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett sit down with two of the newest additions to the Ottawa REDBLACKS roster in Dominique Rhymes and Adarius Pickett.

Episode 362: Big Dawgs! Brady Oliveira & Kenny Lawler exclusive

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett are joined by two former ‘Dawgs of the Week” — Brady Oliveira and Kenny Lawler of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Recorded in Hamilton during the CFL Content Capture, Kenny puts Donnovan on blast for his ‘Receiver Blind Rankings’ last week and we’re talking legacy with Winnipeg’s own Most Outstanding Canadian running back.

Episode 361: The Streveler show

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett sit down with Chris Streveler to talk about his five-year journey across the NFL and his decision to return to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, where the quarterback won a Grey Cup in 2019. The guys also put their football knowledge (and luck) to the test blind ranking their top five CFL wide receivers.

Episode 360: Combine stocks

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Donnovan Bennett and Marshall Ferguson recap all things CFL Combine presented by New Era and discuss some of the notable names who saw their draft stock rise or fall ahead of the CFL Draft on April 30.

Episode 359: All in on Combine

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Donnovan Bennett and Marshall Ferguson talk all things CFL Combine presented by New Era before the country’s top football prospects look to turn heads from March 19-24 in Winnipeg.

Episode 358: March madness + Jason Maas interview

EPISODE OVERVIEW: With March upon us, Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett recap some of the madness happening in U SPORTS while proposing their ideas to create even more madness in the playoffs for university football. The guys also react to CFL.ca’s list of players picked to win the Most Outstanding Canadian award through the 2028 CFL season and sit down with Montreal Alouettes head coach Jason Maas.

Diversity Is Strength Conversations: Progress and pain for women in sports

EPISODE OVERVIEW: In honour of International Women’s Day, we reflect on many of the incredible and positive steps forward for women in professional sport, while also recognizing the unfortunate reality of setbacks still faced by many on and off the field. Discussing their experiences and offering their perspectives are Saroya Tinker of the PWHL, Carolyn Cody of the BC Lions and Olympic figure skating Gold Medallist Gabrielle Daleman.

Episode 357: Donnovan’s definitive rankings + Mike O’Shea interview

EPISODE OVERVIEW: After last week’s heated debate over CFL.ca’s Way Too Early Power Rankings, Donnovan Bennett comes with his take on where each team currently stands. Plus, we talk the start of Combine season including interesting interview questions prospects get. We’re also joined by the CFL’s current longest-tenured head coach, Mike O’Shea of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Episode 356: Henoc hangs ’em up + Rick Campbell interview

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett reflect on the best moments of Henoc’s football journey after he announced the end of his 13-year pro career that saw him play in both the CFL and NFL. The guys also call up BC Lions co-general manager and head coach Rick Campbell to chat about the team’s outlook for the 2024 CFL season and get into a spicy debate over CFL.ca’s “Way Too Early” Power Rankings.

Diversity Is Strength Conversations: Black Excellence in Canadian sport

EPISODE OVERVIEW: In honour of Black History Month, Diversity is Strength Conversations shines the spotlight on the issues of impact, representation and opportunity for Black athletes in Canada. To provide their unique perspectives and insights, we’re joined by three-time CFL Most Outstanding Canadian and Canadian Football Hall of Famer Jon Cornish, as well as Georgette Reed, a 17-time Canadian track-and-field champion and the daughter of CFL legend George Reed.

Episode 355: Grey Cup futures + Scott Milanovich interview

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett look at every team’s Grey Cup odds as the flurry of Free Agency transactions cools down around the league. They also give their opinions on which teams might be flying under the radar heading into the 2024 CFL season. The guys then sit down with Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ head coach Scott Milanovich to discuss their upcoming season and how the returning head coach plans to approach his first season in The Hammer.

Episode 354: The Free Agency frenzy

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett break down the first day of 2024 Free Agency across the CFL, recapping all of the biggest moves across the league. They discuss which remaining big-name free agents could be signing soon and analyze each team’s roster as it stands now for the 2024 season.

Episode 353: The crazy communication window

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Marshall Ferguson and Donnovan Bennett break down a frantic week of news leading up to CFL Free Agency, including a couple of key players returning to the Blue Bombers, a shuffling of the running back market across the league and some major departures for the Argonauts.

Episode 352: Free Agency Predictions + Kyle Walters

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Donnovan Bennett and Marshall Ferguson make their 2024 Free Agency predictions for the biggest names in the CFL yet to sign with a team for the upcoming season. The guys also look ahead to the NFL’s Super Bowl game and sit down with Winnipeg Blue Bombers general manager Kyle Walters.

Episode 351: Expansion franchises w/ Commissioner Ambrosie + Shawn Burke

EPISODE OVERVIEW: This week we check in with CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie to get his retrospective on 2023, his take on 2024 and an update on a potential 10th team. Later, we speak with the GM of the most recent expansion franchise, Shawn Burke of the Ottawa REDBLACKS. Burke has been busy ahead of free agency to turn things around after a disappointing 2023 in the nation’s capital.

EPISODE RUNDOWN: Intro (0:00), NFL Playoffs (3:15), quarterback Dru Brown traded (5:30), Chris Streveler suitors? (7:45), Commissioner Randy Ambrosie interview (9:15), Shawn Burke pre-Free Agency moves (24:30), Shawn Burke interview (26:45)

Episode 350: The new-look Edmonton Elks

EPISODE OVERVIEW: Henoc Muamba and Donnovan Bennett break down a series of signings and trades across the CFL, most notably with McLeod Bethel-Thompson returning to the league with the Edmonton Elks and Kurleigh Gittens Jr. heading along with him to Edmonton while Jake Ceresna joins the Argonauts. The guys break down how Bethel-Thompson’s arrival impacts Tre Ford, the Elks outlook for the 2024 CFL season, and debate potential landing spots for currently unsigned quarterbacks such as Dru Brown, Taylor Cornelius, who was recently waived by the Elks, and Chris Streveler, who is rumoured to be interested in a CFL return.

The Waggle Archive

Want to catch up on old episodes of the podcast? You can find previous seasons below:

2018 and 2016