Moments In Time: Geroy Simon tops Milt Stegall’s CFL receiving yards record

Moments in BC Lions Time

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater weighs in on the Geroy Simon BC Lions history book moment in time last night. On the night of his signature moment Phil thought it would be appropriate to take a quick look back at the accomplishments of #81. Simon will finally top the charts as the greatest receiver in the CFL, nice pass from Travis Lulay too.

How you like dem apples Saskatchewan? Need we say Moore?

Mike Reilly

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater brings us the CFL preseason update for the BC Lions blowout this week over the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Tough to put much stock in a preseason game but a 34 point margin of victory makes life a little easier for the players. One thing is for certain, Mike Reilly looks more than capable to fill in for Travis Lulay.

BC Lions intensify training camp as pre-season opener draws near

Chris Leak

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater brings us the CFL training camp news this week. With just over 24 hours to go before Wednesday’s tilt with Saskatchewan, Lions hopefuls are still eager to impress Coach Mike Benevides and it appears that many spots are still up for grabs. Could we see Chris Leak, Tyler Palko or Dennis Dixon in a Leo’s uniform sometime soon in the CFL?

BC Lions latest free agent signing Patrick Kabongo also their largest

kabongo lions

The Bartender continues to pump you up for the upcoming season in which the BC Lions will defend the Grey Cup title. This time, it’s all about the newest and largest signing of the off-season, Patrick Kabongo. How will he help the O-Line this season as Dean Valli and Jesse Newman remain out with injuries?

2012 BC Lions training camp: Quarterback club

Mike Reilly

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Steve Lee brings us the CFL training camp update for the Lions 2012 quarterback competition. BC Lions fans have experienced their fair share of drama at the pivot spot over the last decade. Travis Lulay, Mike Reilly, Corey Leonard, Jordan Yantz, and Thomas DeMarco are all vying for a roster spot.

Getting to know you! 2012 BC Lions training camp

Travis Lulay

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater brings us the CFL training camp news this week. Thanks to Wally Buono’s player acquisitions, Coach Mike Benevides will have his cupboards full of talent when camp opens on June 3rd in Kamloops, Travis Lulay, and Andrew Harris are locks to start but there will be plenty of camp battles to keep an eye on in 2012.

New Coach in town: What to expect from BC Lions Mike Benevides?

Mike Benevides

NWSB Insider and BC Lions writer Dave B weighs in with his 5 expectations for the 2012 Leo’s new head coach Mike Benevides. Wally Buono made his long-awaited move away from the sidelines and Benevides finally took over a job that was rumoured to be his since 2008 when he turned down the Toronto Argonauts head coaching job in favor of the potential of one day becoming the Lions top dog!

The Bartender’s BC Lions 2012 CFL draft forecast

BC Lions 2012 CFL Draft Predictions

NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions Blogger Phil Slater sums up the current state of the BC Lions franchise prior to the 2012 CFL Draft. After signing QB Travis Lulay to an extension, and bringing in a litany of veteran defensive backs, Wally Buono still has some holes to fill. CFL predictions from the Bartender all season long.

All about the Bordens: Travis Lulay signs contract extension

Travis Lulay

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.

BC Lions Wally Buono named CFL coach of the year

Wally Buono

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Carolyn Smith tells us the defending Grey Cup champions have a new head coach, but last years man Wally Buono was awarded the 2011/12 CFL Coach of the Year this week. Bringing his team back from a 0-5 start to ultimately beat the Bombers 34-23 on home turf couldn’t have been a better way to end a fulfilling coaching career.

BC Lions have a Grey Cup rematch to kick off 2012

BC Lions Angus Reid

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Carolyn Smith tells us the defending Grey Cup champions will open the new season with a rematch against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at B.C. Place. Since they last played Wally Buono stepped down as head coach but stays on as GM, and appointed Mike Benevides as the team’s new leader. We like you can’t wait for the 2012 CFL season to begin.

Expect Exceptional: BC Lions Travis Lulay will win 2012 CFL MVP

Travis Lulay

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.

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