NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions’ blogger Bryan McFarlane recaps the Lions’ last contest against the Alouettes. Bryan asks what went wrong? The Lions’ defense is one of the league’s stingiest, particularly in the secondary, and although the unit forced a boatload of turnovers, the yards just continued to rack up against them. B.C. allowed an uncharacteristic 464 yards of offense on Thursday, far higher than their typical numbers. Ex-Lion Arland Bruce III had himself a great game.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger points out the Leo’s had a tremendously successful regular season and points out most would think they don’t need to re-tool or re-load. Now that Arland Bruce is gone, and GeRoy Simon has some questions to answer we know Nick Moore, Courtenay Taylor and Ernest Jackson will be the future. Also Angus Reid will eventually retire. Maybe not in 2013 but sometime soon, and the Lions have failed to address his replacement…
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil Slater is here to give us his rendition of the BC Lions offensive unit report cards. The QB’s of the Lions were definitely the high point for this roster in 2012, leading the team to a game within reaching the Grey Cup in consecutive seasons. The RB position also scored an A in Phil’s eyes. Clearly the best offensive weapon for BC is Andrew Harris.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger points out what happened last Sunday in the Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions Western Final. He says the Stamps played arguably their finest 60 minutes of defensive football this year in 34-29 win Sunday at BC Place Stadium to earn a trip to Toronto for Sunday’s Grey Cup.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Western Conference Final preview for the Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. The BC Offense had some scoring struggles coming down the home-stretch but with a week off and wounds healed, Geroy Simon, Arland Bruce III, and Marco Iannuzzi will all dress for this weekend’s tilt. Andrew Harris and Travis Lulay will pace the team.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 18 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders from BC Place in Vancouver. Its’ funny how early season projections and predictions play out in reality. This game, many suspected, Phil included, was to determine top billing in the West back in June. Two young upstarts, Drew Tate and Travis Lulay looked to guide their respected teams into the promised land.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 17 Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions match up. Chalk up a win for the men in Orange. Phil says It still appears that Safety Cauchy Muamba, although he is getting better, breaks too late to provide additional coverage on deep routes. Defensive Tackle, Brandon Jordan, is quickly becoming the epicenter of destruction.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 17 CFL preview for the Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. Due to a racial slur on his Twitter account, the BC Lions have benched DT Khalif Mitchell for one game. Lions QB Travis Lulay has been so accurate he could make the BC Place beer vendors look like All-Stars.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 16 BC Lions vs. Hamilton Ti-Cats match up. Chalk up a win for the men in Orange. What Phil liked. Every football fan should feel good about Lions SB Courtney Taylor, who notched his first CFL TD to go along with his 93 yards as he filled in for Arland Bruce III. The courage of Travis Lulay was also on display. Kudos!
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 16 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Hamilton Ti-Cats from Hamilton ON Canada. As October weather starts to sour the biggest stat to watch is time of posession. Travis Lulay will have Nick Moore, Courtney Taylor, and Ernest Jackson at his disposal on Friday night, as all three will all start at Ivor Wynne Stadium. The last game here for BC.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 14 Saskatchewan Roughriders vs BC Lions match up. Chalk up a win for the men in Green. What Phil liked. LB Adam Bighill proved he is the best athlete in the CFL because he tracked Sheets all over the field. Receptions by Marco Iannuzzi allowed Lions QB Travis Lulay to continue his streak of consecutive games with a touchdown pass to 24.