A case for BC Lions head coach Wally Buono being the 2011 CFL Coach of the year. The Lions are currently the hottest team in the CFL and will carry that momentum into the playoffs. Even if they don’t succeed, Buono turned a team that everyone had written off into not just a contender, but the favorite.
Matt weighs in with his updated B.C. Lions 2011 Grey Cup Betting Odds. AT 9-5 it appears the B.C. Lions odds are justified – and that has to get Lions fans excited. The always contending Montreal Alouettes loom in the East at 9-5 and are buoyed by Anthony Calvillo’s return from cancer and setting the all-time pro-football passing record for yardage.
Vancouver sports insider Carolyn Smith tells us that two B.C. Lions CFL football club sources on the weekend indicated that a return to its previous policy of imposing a blackout in the Lower Mainland for the rest of the season, starting with Friday’s homecoming at B.C. Place Stadium could well happen.