May 27

Getzlaf back with Eskimos for another season

Slotback Chris Getzlaf is returning to the Edmonton Eskimos.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/05/26/getzlaf-back-with-eskimos-for-another-season

May 27

Daje Johnson starting fresh with Redblacks

Daje Johnson admits he made mistakes, that
he was young and immature.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ottawasun.com/2017/05/26/daje-johnson-starting-fresh-with-redblacks

May 27

Focus on fundamentals for Stampeders offensive line

The Calgary Stampeders being the Calgary Stampeders, there will always be a focus on the offensive line.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/05/26/focus-on-fundamentals-for-stampeders-offensive-line

May 26

Stampeders wait on first round draft pick Randy Colling

As the players donning Calgary Stampeders rookie camp jerseys went through their reps on Friday, Randy Colling was off on his own, climbing the McMahon Stadium stairs.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/05/26/stampeders-wait-on-first-round-draft-pick-randy-colling

May 26

Vanstone: Columnist may be completely off his rocker

The Saskatchewan Roughriders could use a starting tailback who cuts like a knife. Roughriders devotees, for their part, need something to believe in after 2 1/2 seasons of futility. A 10-35 skid, not even remotely reminiscent of Roughriders’ fortunes during the summer of ’69, has prompted a steady stream of anguished comments — which are straight from the […]

Permanent link to this article: http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/cfl/saskatchewan-roughriders/warning-columnist-may-be-completely-off-his-rocker

May 26

It’s that time again, Hamilton

CFL training camp is a numbers game and for rookies trying to break in to the league, they are definitely stacked against you.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thespec.com/sports-story/7337329-it-s-that-time-again-hamilton/

May 26

Many questions as Riders head to their main training camp

Questions are percolating as the Saskatchewan Roughriders prepare to open training camp Sunday in Saskatoon. Will Kevin Glenn be the starting quarterback? How will ex-NFL quarterback Vince Young fare in his comeback attempt at the age of 34? Will the offensive line be better than it was in 2016? Which of the 18 receivers will emerge from […]

Permanent link to this article: http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/cfl/saskatchewan-roughriders/many-questions-as-riders-head-to-their-main-training-camp

May 26

Judge missing from Roughriders’ list of signed 2017 draft picks

It appears that the Saskatchewan Roughriders will open training camp without their top draft pick under contract for the second consecutive year. The Riders announced on Friday the signings of six of their nine selections in the 2017 CFL draft. Absent from the list, however, was UCLA linebacker Cameron Judge — the second overall pick. Justin […]

Permanent link to this article: http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/cfl/saskatchewan-roughriders/riders-signings-2

May 26

Camp begins early for kicking candidates

Training camp might not get underway until Sunday; but the competition for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ kicking job has already begun.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thespec.com/sports-story/7337244-camp-begins-early-for-kicking-candidates/

May 26

Great expectations

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers open training camp Sunday at Investors Group Field, marking the official start to the 2017 CFL season. The team is coming off a 2016 campaign where ……

Permanent link to this article: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/football/bombers/great-expectations-424666673.html

May 26

Alouettes betting QB Darian Durant can help change club’s fortunes

This season will be all about change for the overhauled Als, who have a new president and general manager.

Permanent link to this article: http://montrealgazette.com/sports/football/cfl/montreal-alouettes/alouettes-betting-qb-darian-durant-can-help-change-clubs-fortunes

May 26

U of R Rams wide receiver Mitchell Picton signs with Riders

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed six of their selections from the 2017 CFL draft, including wide receiver Mitchell Picton.  Picton was drafted in the fifth round, 37th overall.  The Riders have also signed the following players: Dariusz Bladek, Offensive lineman (Bethune-Cookman) Eddie Meredith, Offensive lineman (Western) Alexandre Chevrier, Linebacker (Sherbrooke) Emmanuel Adusei, Defensive lineman (Carleton) Marc […]

Permanent link to this article: http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/cfl/u-of-r-rams-wide-receiver-mitchell-picton-signs-with-riders

May 26

Banks takes pay cut to stay with Ticats

Brandon Banks will be back with the Tiger-Cats in 2017, after agreeing to a pay cut.

Brandon Banks has taken a $50,000 pay cut to remain with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and while it may be difficult to find a silver lining in such a transaction — more like a lead lining — there is at least some upside for the diminutive return man.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thespec.com/sports-story/7335171-banks-takes-pay-cut-to-stay-with-ticats/

May 26

Thorpe eager to fill void on special teams

T.J. Thorpe is likely to take any role he can with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. But nothing would be greater than the chance to return footballs — a job he …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/football/bombers/thorpe-eager-to-fill-void-on-special-teams-424503953.html

May 26

Bomber rookies learning CFL game

They’ve spent a good part of their lives learning and playing football a certain way and with a particular set of rules. So, when American imports are introduced to the ……

Permanent link to this article: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/football/bombers/bomber-rookies-learning-cfl-game-424502653.html

May 26

Corey Tindal plays through tragedies

Corey Tindal still feels the mind-numbing
hurt in his heart.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ottawasun.com/2017/05/25/corey-tindal-plays-through-tragedies

May 26

Calgarian Chris Merchant earns QB development call from Stampeders

The surroundings might be new, but at least when Chris Merchant looked around McMahon Stadium on Thursday there was a familiar face out there with him.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/05/25/calgarian-chris-merchant-earns-qb-development-call-from-stampeders

May 26

Stanzi embracing rookie role at Stampeders camp

When Ricky Stanzi looks around him at Calgary Stampeders rookie camp, he might easily feel like he’s the old man of the group.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/05/25/stanzi-embracing-rookie-role-at-stampeders-camp

May 25

Calgary Stampeders draft pick Tunde Adeleke explains late signing

Tunde Adeleke knew what it looked like when the Calgary Stampeders announced that they’d signed seven of their eight picks from the 2017 CFL Draft. Adeleke, of course, was the only draft pick who hadn’t signed with the team when the announcement was made last week.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/05/25/calgary-stampeders-draft-pick-tunde-adeleke-explains-late-signing

May 25

Ed Willes: Buono between Rock and a hard place as B.C. Lions open camp

Wally Buono is holding court when the conversation turns to Dwayne Johnson and, at these precious moments, it’s best to get out of the way and let the man tell his story. Johnson — also known as The Rock, and one of the planet’s biggest movie stars — was a practice-roster player for the Stampeders […]

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