NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday afternoon’s match up with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Read on to hear what Phil says is some negativity on Coach Mike Benevides. This situation starts with Tim Brown and ends with Paul McCallum. The Lions will hope to amend the errors, and seek revenge on Edmonton as the Eskimos pay a Friday night visit to BC Place.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday nights match up with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Shawn Gore. You score two majors in a game, it’s hard not to put you at the top of the Love Em category. It’s quick to point out that Tim Brown took the ball back to house for his first score of the year, many kudos for that, but that’s his job. Run fast and elude tacklers.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday nights match up with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Andrew Harris looked good on a couple of swing patterns, which could just be long handoffs, but when QB Travis Lulay is forced to carry the mail in the run game, be looking to warm up the back-up. Geroy Simon overtook Milt Stegall for top spot in career passing yards.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater has his game by game 2012 BC Lions CFL predictions for you for each game the Leo’s will play this year. Looking to lay some $ down on the Lions this year? Follow Phil’s advice. All the pieces are in place for a fantastic season. Maybe not 18-0 like Arland Bruce preditics, but close…
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater is back with his five damn good reasons to take in a BC Lions CFL gameday experience personally the next time you are in Vancouver BC. BC Place is a truly inspiring place for the fans. Not even poutine and curling is as significantly Canadian as our brand of football says Phil. Whats better than watching the CFL MVP Travis Lulay do his thing on the fast track?
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?
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater gives his 5 Fearless Predictions for the Lions 2012 CFL Season which will see them defend their Grey Cup…hopefully in Toronto come season’s end. The outlook is good as Phil says this could be the best O-Line in Franchise History. D-line love as well as 3 of the 4 Grey Cup starters return in Khalif Mitchell, Khreem Smith and Keron Williams.
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.
NWSB Blogger Dave B. checks in this time with a Northwest Athlete Profile of none other than BC Lions football legend Sean Millington. During his career Millington was named CFL West Division All-Star – five times; CFL All-Star – three times; CFL Most Outstanding Canadian Player in the West Division – three times; CFL’s Most Outstanding Canadian Award – two times.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today as Matt Martz profiles current Oregon St. Beavers Football Coach Mike Riley. Riley has spent time at all levels of football, from playing college ball to assistant coaching and head coaching at the college level, the CFL and the NFL. How key is he though to the success of the Beavers? Martz will tell you.
Vancouver sports blogger Carolyn Smith reports this week the BC Lions announced they have locked up their Grey cup champion defensive backs Dante Marsh and Ryan Phillips. Familiar face within the ranks goes a long way. So one day is down in the opening day of CFL free agency. There wasn’t much news in the rest of the league, but for BC it’s almost over before it started.