Buono blasts coaches and players in a week of player transactions

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NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions’ blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us a piece on Wally Buono’s rant to the media about the state of the Lions. And he very well should be upset says Phil. This team is rolling in mediocre, not a substance they are used to be playing in. Will the roster moves help? Will the call to the masses help? Only time will tell, but the good thing is the Buck Pierce move at least lights a fire under Travis Lulay’s lagging behind.

Judgement Day – CFL arbitrators agree to suspend Mitchell for 2 games

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NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his analysis of Khalif Mitchell’s CFL suspension being upheld today. CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon ruled finally. First round draft pick Jabar Westerman will get his first start of the season in Mitchell’s absence. Mike Benevides has also called upon rookie free-agent Maurice Evans to suit up.

The BC Lions make BIG moves in the 2012 CFL draft

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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

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