NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 11 Montreal Alouettes vs BC Lions match up. Chalk up a win for the Leo’s. With the two game clash of the Titans now recent history, the Lions set their attention to another re-match, this time against the Toronto Argonauts. Shawn Gore, Nick Moore, Earnest Jackson and Marco Iannuzzi combined for 17 catches and 4 touchdowns.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 11 CFL preview for the Montreal Alouettes vs. BC Lions from Vancouver, BC. What a matchup we have at QB in this one. Travis Lulay versus Anthony Calvillo for the second straight week. Is this another chapter in the leadup to the 2012 Grey Cup? BC Fans hope so. Adam Bighill will play like a man possessed as rumours of Solomon Elimimian swirl.
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 isn’t suggesting that backup QB Thomas DeMarco could usurp Travis Lulay as starter for the Lions this season but watch out for him in the future. A vet of Old Dominion, DeMarco brings a lot to the table, inclucling more importantly, a small college resume. The CFL proves year in and year out: it’s not where you come from, it’s how you play…
NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions Blogger Steve Lee sums up the contract extension given to Grey Cup MVP Travis Lulay and explains what he means to the team going forward. Could Travis had made it in the NFL? Well, Casey Printers sure didn’t. Geroy Simon, Arland Bruce and Korey Banks will all catch balls from Lulay in 2012. Should be fun.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Riley Trottier tells us the past five CFL MVP’s have all been quarterbacks. So have 9 of the last 10, the only exception being Geroy Simon in 2006 (who, it should be noted, was a BC Lions player. A bold CFL prediction. B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay Will Repeat As 2012 MVP.
It’s been 17 years since the B.C. Lions won the Grey Cup at BC Place, but on Thursday night two of the the teams best players were honored by Football Reporters of Canada and CFL head coaches in winning some 2011 CFL Awards. Congrats to Travis Lulay and Paul McCallum.
NWSB insider Carolyn Smith brings us good news for BC Lions fans. 9 Lions have been named to the CFL all-star team. Travis Lulay, Geroy Simon, Angus Reid, Jovan Olafiove, Aaron hunt, Khalif Mitchell, Solomon Eilimiann, Korey Banks, and Paul McCallum all made the list.