NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater brings us the CFL free agency news this week focusing on the three players the Lions picked up. Beau Bell, Rodney Paulk and Glenn Love. All three will likely report to Leo’s Rookie Camp on May 30th before reporting to main camp on June 3rd.
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 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 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.
NWSB insider C-Mac brings us an update on your favorite CFL team out of Vancouver. The BC Lions have been busy in the offseason, re-signing Angus Reid, Khalif Mitchell, Arland Bruce, and Anton McKenzie while Solomon Elimimiam departed for Miami.
Riley Trottier one of our BC Lions bloggers reports on the Andrew Harris contract signing. Harris agreed to a contract extension with the Grey Cup-champion B.C. Lions on Thursday. The Winnipeg native became B.C.’s starting running back midway through this season and finished with 458 yards rushing on 96 carries with a TD. Harris added 30 catches for 395 yards and seven touchdowns.
Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another BC Lions article. The five main reasons the BC Lions were able to pull off a victory in the 99th CFL Grey Cup Championship game over the Blue Bombers. In 2011 Travis Lulay and Wally Buono are now legends in BC…
The Grey Cup is coming to Vancouver, and there’s no fanfare. Steve Lee is up in arms. Face it Vancouverites, despite the successes of the Lions, Canadians and at some point hopefully the Whitecaps, the sports circus in the Lower Mainland is nothing but a one trick pony, the Vancouver Canucks.