NWSB insider and BC Lions blogger Dave B tells us confidence is high. Travis Lulay entered last season as a relative unknown with the weight of a franchise on his shoulders. Not an enviable task for a young QB. We know this for a fact as we head into 2012. Lulay won’t be flying under the radar any longer! By winning the Grey Cup MVP, Lulay has anointed himself as one of the more high profile players in the CFL.
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!
NWSB insider and BC Lions football blogger Phil Slater tells us about the BC Lions in 2012 honouring on their wall of fame BC bred Defensive Linemen Nick Hebeler and Rick Klassen in 2012. Klassen and Hebeler helped the 1985 front four be equally tremendous and are truly deserving of this fine honour.
NWSB insider and BC Lions football blogger Phil Slater tells us about the Leo’s selections in the 2012 CFL draft this week. The star pick was DT Jabar Westerman from Eastern Michigan. Kirby Fabien, a 6’6” 290lb Offensive Tackle, was a rock for the Dino’s. Rounding out the draft for the Black and Orange were OT Matt Norman from the University of Western Ontario and LB Jordan Verdone
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.
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.
Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the BC Lions Notebook. The November 24th, BC Lions inthe 2011 Grey Cup edition. The Lions season has been spectacular. Most sports movies don’t have a script like this. This season will go down in the history books if Travis Lulay can pull it off.
Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the BC Lions Notebook. The November 17th, 2011 edition. The Western Championship is set, and the Lions are already hard at work preparing to meet the Edmonton Eskimos. Ricky Ray vs. Travis Lulay, should be great.
Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the BC Lions Notebook. The November 9th, 2011 edition. The BC Lions are enjoying a bye week. Resting up for the Western Conference Final. Travis Lulay and company are one game away from advancing to the 2011 Grey Cup.