Reasons why Chapdelaine should be on the *Hot Seat*

NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions Blogger Andrew Deutschmann breaks down why this may be Jacques Chapdelaine’s last season as the team’s offensive coordinator. Deutschmann admits that the struggles of Travis Lulay aren’t all Chapdelain’s fault. However, ten years with one organization is a long time, and after a down year, he just might consider moving on to become a coach elsewhere, such as the Montreal Alouettes.

B.C. Lions Vs. Montreal Alouettes: What went wrong?

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.

Arland Bruce making much ado about nothing

NWSB Insider and BC Lions Blogger Ben Lypka recaps the drama between the team, Arland Bruce and Wally Buono. Bruce is upset that he didn’t get a call from Buono, Mike Benevides or anyone involved with the BC Lions. But that’s the nature of the CFL. The Lions face Bruce and the Montreal Alouettes tonight. And, of course, everyone loves balloons.

BC Lions vs. Montreal Alouettes CFL handicapping preview week 9

NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions’ blogger Dave B gives you everything you need to know about betting on the BC Lions vs. Montreal Alouettes game coming up this weekend. The line for this one favors the Leo’s by 9. The over/under is set at 47.5. The Lions didn’t look terrific in a win last week against Calgary but they were certainly good enough. Travis Lulay completed 16 of 28 passes for 223 yards and Andrew Harris ran for just 56 yards.

Lessons from the Lions biggest game yet

NWSB Insider & BC Lions blogger Travis Erbacher weighs in today with a piece about what the Lions may be able to take away from their most important game of the year thus far. It was a different style of game played this time between the Leo’s and the Stampeders, but Travis would still like to see Travis Lulay open up down field a bit more often.

What I’m watching vs Calgary tonight

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Andrew Deutschmann weighs in today with a post about what he’s watching on the field tonight in the BC vs. Calgary matchup. Going into this season, if you told him the Lions would be last in the league in sacks in Week 8, Andrew would have said you were crazy. Sadly, you’re not crazy. The biggest reason for this seems to be moving Keron Williams. Special Teams. Whether it’s blocking or poor decision-making by Tim Brown, something needs to change soon.

Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions CFL handicapping preview week 8

NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions’ blogger Dave B gives you everything you need to know about betting on the Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions game coming up this weekend. The Stampeders downed the Lions in their season opener and have an arsenal of weapons on offense that should still give BC’s defense a bit of a tough time. While the Lions will be playing on home turf, Dave suggests going with Calgary, as their offensive might may be too much for the home team.

Who will the Lions turn to in that must-win moment?

NWSB Insider Ben Lypka focuses on the idea that Travis Lulay is a great quarterback and seems like a nice guy, but that could be the problem. He’s never had a receiver he’s really connected with. Who will step up? Emmanuel Arceneaux? Nick Moore? Courtney Taylor? Marco Iannuzzi and Shawn Gore? This team needs a No. 1 target.

The $93 Question – Will Canucks fans show up at BC Place?

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Blogger Ben Lypka is here to plead with the fans of Vancouver. Stay at home when the Heritage Classic roles into BC Place stadium. $93 dollars for poor seating, cold weather and the Ottawa Senators? No thanks says Ben. Here’s a list of what else you can spend your $93 dollars on. Force them to slash prices in the weeks heading into the game and maybe families can see Henrik Sedin or Dale Weise.

Four things the B.C. Lions need to fix

NWSB Insider & BC Lions blogger Travis Erbacher weighs in today with a piece about what kinds of changes the Leo’s need to make in order to repeat as playoff contenders this year. So far they have been sluggish at best. Andrew Harris and Travis Lulay have been great, but just not on the same day unfortunately. More pass rush is needed, and the youngsters need to start pulling their weight too. Click the link to see if you agree with Travis.

Blue Bombers vs. B.C. Lions CFL handicapping preview week 6

NWSB Gambling insider and BC Lions blogger Dave B weighs in on the CFL matchup in Week 6 between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the B.C. Lions on Monday, August 5th, 2013. Check out the preview, Live betting odds and lines, and Canadian football gambling trends. The Lions look to bounce back after that pathetic performance Tuesday against Toronto. Good news is the Lions are back in town where they sure play a lot better than they do on the road.

BC Lions get upstaged by Toronto’s rising star Zach Collaros 38-12

NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions’ blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater tells us what exactly went wrong for the Leo’s on Tuesday night in Toronto. It may have been the loss of Rookie Guard Kirby Fabien early in the contest that took the wind out of BC’s sails and put it solely behind the good ship Argonaut. A positive? Linebacker Adam Bighill was effective in his return to action, flying off the edge for 6 tackles and 2 sacks.

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