When the New York Giants take to the field Thursday night, it will be quarterback Eli Manning’s fifth game against the Carolina Panthers.
The Giants started their season out against the Dallas Cowboys, and although they lost by one touchdown, the game for the most part was ugly for the Giants as a whole. Continue reading
With the amount of public relations problems the Winnipeg Blue Bombers have suffered through this season—ultimately making them the punch line of the league—the one name that constantly comes up in discussions is General Manager Joe Mack.
Mack took over the club on January 22, 2010. He essentially took over a team that saw draft picks traded in exchange for players who ultimately failed to contribute. Continue reading
Through all the turmoil, through all the headaches and headlines, in one brief moment, Tim Burke did something Monday afternoon that should solidify himself as the head coach going forward for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
“This is your resume. This is what people in the outside world are thinking of you and so you’ve got to figure out how you’re going to respond to that. You going to do it with pride or you going to tuck your tail and run.” Continue reading
Among those who did not participate were running backs, Nathan Riva and Anthony Woodson (nine-game), receiver Terrence Edwards (maintenance day), offensive lineman Jordan Taormina and defensive lineman Brandon Collier (nine-game). Continue reading
The pivot suffered what was a foot injury resulting in torn ligaments and a torn muscle in his left foot after a routine sack in the game against Edmonton last week. Continue reading
There were penalties, injuries and broken plays but there is still some good to take out of their loss, surprisingly coming from the offensive side of the ball. Continue reading
The CFL made it’s anticipated return last week and had it’s excitement and achievements along with interesting results as all Eastern teams suffered losses, meaning that every team in both divisions were tied for first. Continue reading
Entering Friday night’s game between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and B.C. Lions, the question on everyone’s mind was how would the relatively inexperienced offensive line would hold up against B.C.’s front seven.
That question was unfortunately quickly answered after quarterback Buck Pierce spent most of the half scrambling or unable to complete passes and allow plays to develop after the offensive line would quickly crumble. Continue reading
Ahead of the upcoming 2012 season, I’m going to make some predictions with how the season goes about and see where I finish after the 100th Grey Cup. Continue reading
The anticipation is over and the excitement has begun as the Canadian Football League returns tomorrow night in a double-header featuring both the Hamilton Tiger-Cats hosting the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the defending Grey Cup champions B.C. Lions hosting the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in a Grey Cup rematch.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats will kick off their regular season at home against Saskatchewan. Last season Hamilton split both meetings winning in week three in dominant fashion, only to have a reverse effect in game two, losing 19-3. Hamilton finished the season at 8-10, ahead of Toronto and went on to beat Montreal in the Semis, before losing to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Eastern Finals. Continue reading
With the end of training camp and pre-season and the regular season kicking off next Friday, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers finalized their roster today.
Among the cuts that the club made were import defensive lineman Andre Caroll and Dorian Smith, import offensive lineman Shannon Boatman, import linebacker Clint Kent and Javon McKinnon as well as import wide receiver Paul Hubbard, import defensive end Brandon Akpunko and import defensive back David Pender. Continue reading
The Bombers made their way back onto the practice field for the first time since their win over the Montreal Alouettes last Thursday night.
The players were expected to make it yesterday but due to the shortened practice and weather, practice was canceled. Continue reading
I’ve uploaded photos from today’s training camp to the website. Head here to check them all out.