NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 10 BC Lions vs. Montreal Alouettes match up. Chalk up a loss for the Leo’s. While Phil gave props to Tim Brown this week he must point out that the Lions O couldn’t capitalize on the returner’s success. After returns of 63 and 52 yards, the Lions were forced to settle for Paul McCallum Field Goals.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 10 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Montreal Alouettes from Montreal, Quebec. What a matchup we have at QB in this one. Travis Lulay has thrown a TD pass in 19 straight games. Anthony Calvillo has thrown for over 300 yards in 7 consecutive games. Being the first installment of a home-and-home, these two teams will spare no punch.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us another post in our Moments in Time series on the BC Lions center position. Over the course of the last 40 years only 4 men have taken regular reps at Center for the Leo’s he points out. All of whom have been honoured by the organization, each of them with Grey Cups. Al Wilson, Jamie Taras, Ian Sinclair, and Angus Reid ladies and gents!
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 9 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders from Winnipeg Manitoba. In week One of the CFL the Lions Defence feasted on two Bluebomber quarterbacks, Buck Pierce and Alex Brink. This time around all eyes will be on Winnipeg’s third QB, Joey Elliott. Andrew Harris will be busy Friday at the ‘Peg. Dante Marsh and Cauchy Muamba will be ready.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday nights match up with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Shawn Gore. You score two majors in a game, it’s hard not to put you at the top of the Love Em category. It’s quick to point out that Tim Brown took the ball back to house for his first score of the year, many kudos for that, but that’s his job. Run fast and elude tacklers.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater is back with his five damn good reasons to take in a BC Lions CFL gameday experience personally the next time you are in Vancouver BC. BC Place is a truly inspiring place for the fans. Not even poutine and curling is as significantly Canadian as our brand of football says Phil. Whats better than watching the CFL MVP Travis Lulay do his thing on the fast track?
The Bartender continues to pump you up for the upcoming season in which the BC Lions will defend the Grey Cup title. This time, it’s all about the newest and largest signing of the off-season, Patrick Kabongo. How will he help the O-Line this season as Dean Valli and Jesse Newman remain out with injuries?
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater brings us the CFL training camp news this week. Thanks to Wally Buono’s player acquisitions, Coach Mike Benevides will have his cupboards full of talent when camp opens on June 3rd in Kamloops, Travis Lulay, and Andrew Harris are locks to start but there will be plenty of camp battles to keep an eye on in 2012.
NWSB insider and BC Lions football blogger Phil Slater tells us about the Leo’s selections in the 2012 CFL draft this week. The star pick was DT Jabar Westerman from Eastern Michigan. Kirby Fabien, a 6’6” 290lb Offensive Tackle, was a rock for the Dino’s. Rounding out the draft for the Black and Orange were OT Matt Norman from the University of Western Ontario and LB Jordan Verdone
NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions Blogger Phil Slater sums up the current state of the BC Lions franchise prior to the 2012 CFL Draft. After signing QB Travis Lulay to an extension, and bringing in a litany of veteran defensive backs, Wally Buono still has some holes to fill. CFL predictions from the Bartender all season long.