NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 18 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders from BC Place in Vancouver. Its’ funny how early season projections and predictions play out in reality. This game, many suspected, Phil included, was to determine top billing in the West back in June. Two young upstarts, Drew Tate and Travis Lulay looked to guide their respected teams into the promised land.
New NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Bryan McFarlane after each week of the regular season and possibly during the CFL playoffs should the Leo’s be so lucky will stop by and bring you his B.C. Lions game balls. Balls are awarded to the Leo’s offensive MVP Mike Reilly who saw his first big game action of 2012. On D Adam Bighill continued his stellar play. Rounding out the great defensive play Friday night was another sack for league-leader Keron Williams.
BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Mike Reilly today. As a lifelong professional backup QB, it’s never easy coming in for a starter that has your team on the verge of a playoff bert, but Mike Reilly did just that for the Lions against Edmonton. He may start next game against Calgary as well. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions writer “The Bartender” Phil Slater brings us the CFL preseason update for the BC Lions final preseason game as they took care of the Edmonton Eskimos 24-16. While Mike Reilly was the talk of the town last week, Travis Lulay was up to his old tricks last night, proving himself as the number one QB for the BC Lions.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater brings us the CFL preseason update for the BC Lions blowout this week over the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Tough to put much stock in a preseason game but a 34 point margin of victory makes life a little easier for the players. One thing is for certain, Mike Reilly looks more than capable to fill in for Travis Lulay.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Steve Lee brings us the CFL training camp update for the Lions 2012 quarterback competition. BC Lions fans have experienced their fair share of drama at the pivot spot over the last decade. Travis Lulay, Mike Reilly, Corey Leonard, Jordan Yantz, and Thomas DeMarco are all vying for a roster spot.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The bartender” Slater isn’t suggesting that backup QB Thomas DeMarco could usurp Travis Lulay as starter for the Lions this season but watch out for him in the future. A vet of Old Dominion, DeMarco brings a lot to the table, inclucling more importantly, a small college resume. The CFL proves year in and year out: it’s not where you come from, it’s how you play…
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.