Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/CFL’ Category

Former Stampeders QB Jerry Keeling dead at 78

Saturday, January 20th, 2018
Jerry Keeling

Former Calgary Stampeder Jerry Keeling, who quarterbacked the team to the 1971 Grey Cup title, has died. He was 78.

CFL approves MLSE ownership of Argonauts

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment is making some leadership changes with its CFL franchise now that the league's board of governors has approved the company's acquisition of the Toronto Argonauts.

Former Argos coach Scott Milanovich 1 win away from reaching Super Bowl

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

When interviewing with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Scott Milanovich was asked why he'd want to give up the Toronto Argonauts' head-coaching job to become the NFL club's quarterback coach. The answer was simple: To win a Super Bowl.

Former NFL QB Josh Freeman signs 2-year deal with Alouettes

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Quarterback Josh Freeman signed a two-year deal with the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday. The six-foot-six, 240-pound Freeman started 61 games in the NFL, including 59 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which he led to a 10-6 record in 2010, his first full season as a starter.

CFL players continue to hide concussions, study shows

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

?If the word "concussion" was replaced by "brain injury" perhaps more athletes would admit they've had one, suggests Scott Delaney, who led a study by a team from the McGill University Health Centre into athletes' attitudes toward concussions.

Johnny Manziel gives Ticats Jan. 31 a deadline for ‘fair deal’

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Johnny Manziel has set a Jan. 31 deadline for the Tiger-Cats to come up with a "fair deal" to make him their quarterback.

Hamilton Ticats confirm contract offer has been made to Johnny Manziel

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have bought themselves more time to negotiate with former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel. The CFL team issued a one-paragraph statement on Sunday afternoon to confirm an offer was made to the former Heisman Trophy winner.

Tiger-Cats re-sign ‘game-changing’ Brandon Banks

Friday, January 5th, 2018

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-signed wide receiver/kick returner Brandon Banks to a one-year contract Friday. He had 1,011 receiving yards over 18 regular-season games last year while amassing 385 yards on punts and 34 kickoff returns for 624 yards.

Argos extend contract of recently acquired QB James Franklin

Friday, January 5th, 2018

The Toronto Argonauts signed quarterback James Franklin to a two-year contract extension Friday. The 26-year-old American was acquired last month in a trade with the Edmonton Eskimos.

Tiger-Cats re-sign ‘dual-threat’ QB Jeremiah Masoli for 2 years

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Thursday announced the re-signing of Jeremiah Masoli, one day after trading fellow quarterback Zach Collaros to the Saskatchewan Roughriders.