B.C. Lions Vs. Montreal Alouettes: What went wrong?

Arland Bruce

NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions’ blogger Bryan McFarlane recaps the Lions’ last contest against the Alouettes. Bryan asks what went wrong? The Lions’ defense is one of the league’s stingiest, particularly in the secondary, and although the unit forced a boatload of turnovers, the yards just continued to rack up against them. B.C. allowed an uncharacteristic 464 yards of offense on Thursday, far higher than their typical numbers. Ex-Lion Arland Bruce III had himself a great game.

Week 1 Flashback: Lions vs. Stamps what went wrong?

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NWSB Insider and BC Lions’ blogger Bryan McFarlane addresses the pros and cons from the BC Lions’ 1st regular season game against the Calgary Stampeders. Jon Cornish ran at, through, around and over the Lions en route to 172 yards on the day for the Stamps. One thing is for sure, the defense needs to tighten up if the Lions want to get on the winning side of a football game. Sure the Stampeders are the reigning Western Division champs, but…

B.C. Lions vs. Alouettes CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em…

Tim Brown

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 10 BC Lions vs. Montreal Alouettes match up. Chalk up a loss for the Leo’s. While Phil gave props to Tim Brown this week he must point out that the Lions O couldn’t capitalize on the returner’s success. After returns of 63 and 52 yards, the Lions were forced to settle for Paul McCallum Field Goals.

Moments in time: The B.C. Lions center of attention

Angus Reid

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us another post in our Moments in Time series on the BC Lions center position. Over the course of the last 40 years only 4 men have taken regular reps at Center for the Leo’s he points out. All of whom have been honoured by the organization, each of them with Grey Cups. Al Wilson, Jamie Taras, Ian Sinclair, and Angus Reid ladies and gents!

B.C. Lions vs. Blue Bombers CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em…

BC vs. Winnipeg Love em & Hate em

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 9 BC Lions vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers match up. Chalk up another victory for the Leo’s. Consecutive INT’s by Travis Lulay in the second half may cost the Lions a victory in this game. But as the evening settled over Winnipeg, Lions K Paul McCallum iced the game for BC.

Roughriders vs. B.C. Lions CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em…

Keron Williams

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Sunday afternoon’s match up with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Chalk up another victory for the Defence. Jabar and the D-Tackle rotation absolutely stonewalled the rushing attack. Eric Taylor was his usual nasty self while Brandon Peguese and Mo Evans impressed everyone.

Lions vs. Argonauts CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em…

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NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Monday afternoon’s match up with the Toronto Argonauts. Read on to hear what Phil says about Adam Bighill who was supposed to be an afterthought. A depth player last year behind Solomon Elimimian and James Yurichuck. Not any more folks. The Lions offense struck when called upon too.

Lions vs. Stampeders CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em…

Travis Lulay vs. Calgary

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 Calgary Stampeders. Read on to hear what Phil says about Paul McCallum. He was as close to perfect as you could hope for. Apparently Calgary has a very thin playbook. Basically it’s 5 run plays and everything else goes to Nik Lewis.

The Bartender weighs in on the CFL suspension for Khalif Mitchell

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NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his analysis of Khalif Mitchell’s dirty play on the Edmonton Eskimos Simeon Rottier. Phil pours us up a big glass of “get over yourself Mitchell.” The punishment fits the crime, now shut it and take your suspension like a man, no whining “It’s a football play!” Appeal or not, Phil Slater believes that Mitchell should just take the suspension now instead of postponing the inevitable.

Eskimos vs. Lions CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Khalif Mitchell

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 Edmonton Eskimos. Read on to hear what Phil says about Khalif Mitchell. A nasty player, playing a nasty position where extreme attitude and aggression is often rewarded. He suspects he will get a call from Commissioner Marc Cohon. The Lions found a way to lose this game.

Lions vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

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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.

BC Lions coaching transition from “GM Brillo” to “Magic Mike”

Mike Benevides

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us a mid-week article on the Canadian football league’s newest head coach Mike Benevides of the Lions. 5:01 may be the mantra, but Coach Mike Benevides doesn’t need to keep referencing a clock to show the rest of the CFL that this is no longer Wally Buono’s team.

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