BC Lions vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers: Week 14 game balls

NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions’ blogger Ben Lypka recaps the Lions’ last contest against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Giving game balls to Andrew Haris, Adam Bighill and Paul McCallum. Honourable mentions to Nick Moore and Courtney Taylor on offense, while Cody Parks and Solomon Elimimian made plays on defense. Bottom line, this was the most impressive defensive showing of the year from the Lions.

Losing Travis Lulay could be a good thing

NWSB Insider and BC Lions Blogger Ben Lypka breaks down why sitting Travis Lulay could be a good thing for the team. Lulay is in the midst of a slump, and allowing him to pick the brain of Buck Pierce could do him some good. In limited action against Montreal, Thomas DeMarco played well, and getting him more reps could do him good before the playoffs.

BC Lions 2013 offensive mid-season grades

NWSB Insider and BC Lions’ Blogger Ben Lypka hands out his mid-season grades for the BC Lions’ offense. While their records stands at a respectable 6-3 on the year, the Lions have been fairly mediocre and really haven’t looked like a Grey Cup contender. Andrew Harris has been one of the most consistent players on offense but Lulay and the rest of the squad have been rather unimpressive.

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.

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.

The 2013 BC Lions: Back To Prominence

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater gives us a look at how Travis Lulay and the team can return to prominence. Slater names a couple of goals the QB must aim for, including 5,000 yards, finding multiple targets (while establishing a No. 1 option), and simply put, scoring more touchdowns. This season, much like the previous two, hinges on the dominant right arm of Lulay.

Edmonton Eskimos vs. B.C. Lions CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em style

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.

Under the dome – BC Lions QB Mike Reilly in the spotlight

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Mike Reilly today. As a lifelong professional backup QB, it’s never easy coming in for a starter that has your team on the verge of a playoff bert, but Mike Reilly did just that for the Lions against Edmonton. He may start next game against Calgary as well. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

B.C. Lions vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em style

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!

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