NWSB Insider and BC Lions Blogger Ben Lypka breaks down why sitting Travis Lulay could be a good thing for the team. Lulay is in the midst of a slump, and allowing him to pick the brain of Buck Pierce could do him some good. In limited action against Montreal, Thomas DeMarco played well, and getting him more reps could do him good before the playoffs.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions Blogger Travis Erbacher takes a look at an offence that left him at a loss for words following the matchup against Montreal. It’s odd to say that an offense was terrible when they managed to put up 38 points, but so is the case. Jacques Chapdelaine has to take the blame, as he’s gotten to cute with Travis Lulay, Shawn Gore and Marco Iannuzzi.
NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions Blogger Andrew Deutschmann breaks down why this may be Jacques Chapdelaine’s last season as the team’s offensive coordinator. Deutschmann admits that the struggles of Travis Lulay aren’t all Chapdelain’s fault. However, ten years with one organization is a long time, and after a down year, he just might consider moving on to become a coach elsewhere, such as the Montreal Alouettes.
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.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions Blogger Ben Lypka recaps the drama between the team, Arland Bruce and Wally Buono. Bruce is upset that he didn’t get a call from Buono, Mike Benevides or anyone involved with the BC Lions. But that’s the nature of the CFL. The Lions face Bruce and the Montreal Alouettes tonight. And, of course, everyone loves balloons.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 11 Montreal Alouettes vs BC Lions match up. Chalk up a win for the Leo’s. With the two game clash of the Titans now recent history, the Lions set their attention to another re-match, this time against the Toronto Argonauts. Shawn Gore, Nick Moore, Earnest Jackson and Marco Iannuzzi combined for 17 catches and 4 touchdowns.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 11 CFL preview for the Montreal Alouettes vs. BC Lions from Vancouver, BC. What a matchup we have at QB in this one. Travis Lulay versus Anthony Calvillo for the second straight week. Is this another chapter in the leadup to the 2012 Grey Cup? BC Fans hope so. Adam Bighill will play like a man possessed as rumours of Solomon Elimimian swirl.
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.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater has his game by game 2012 BC Lions CFL predictions for you for each game the Leo’s will play this year. Looking to lay some $ down on the Lions this year? Follow Phil’s advice. All the pieces are in place for a fantastic season. Maybe not 18-0 like Arland Bruce preditics, but close…
Carolyn Smith our BC Lions blogger reports on the Lions head coach Wally Buono retiring from coaching this week following a BC Lions Grey Cup win. On contract till January of 2014, Buono will stay on as the team’s general manager and vice president of football operations, but will start the search for a coaching replacement immediately.
It’s been 17 years since the B.C. Lions won the Grey Cup at BC Place, but on Thursday night two of the the teams best players were honored by Football Reporters of Canada and CFL head coaches in winning some 2011 CFL Awards. Congrats to Travis Lulay and Paul McCallum.