NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Andrew Deutschmann weighs in today with the question of whether or not the special teams unit is hurting the Lions. Sure, the Lions are off to a 2-1 start, but as Andrew points out, they could just as easily be 0-3 at this point. The offense and defense have been great, but it’s the special teams that have really lacked this year. Whether it is not giving the O good field position, or some bad snaps and holds, or to flat out missing extra points, the play just has not been good enough. Plain and simple.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 13 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Edmonton Eskimos from Edmonton AB. Nice week for BC. A win over Toronto and Lions teammates Shawn Gore and Tim Brown also earned weekly honours. Gore was named Top Canadian and Brown was selected as Special Teams player of the week. The Lions sit relatively comfortably atop the West division standings.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions writer “The Bartender” Phil Slater brings us the CFL preseason update for the BC Lions final preseason game as they took care of the Edmonton Eskimos 24-16. While Mike Reilly was the talk of the town last week, Travis Lulay was up to his old tricks last night, proving himself as the number one QB for the BC Lions.