NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday nights match up with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Andrew Harris looked good on a couple of swing patterns, which could just be long handoffs, but when QB Travis Lulay is forced to carry the mail in the run game, be looking to warm up the back-up. Geroy Simon overtook Milt Stegall for top spot in career passing yards.
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.
Vancouver sports blogger Carolyn Smith reports that on Friday the BC Lions will announce they have locked up their Grey cup champion kicker and oldest player in the CFL Paul McCallum. McCallum is not anticipating any dropoff in performance after setting a league record for field goal percentage. Wally Buono expects the 42 year old to help the Lions stay on top next season.
C-Mac one of our BC Lions bloggers tells us If the Lions can keep the 2011 Grey Cup championship team together, they have the potential to quickly add to their list of cup triumphs. As good as this team was, imagine how fearsome they could be with some of these past Lions greats. James Parker, Mervyn Fernandez, Lui Passaglia, Roy Dewalt, and Cameron Wake. WOW.
BC Lions blogger Richard Hodges tells us The BC Lions already received three pretty great gifts this year. Now with Wally Buono making way for Mike Benevide, and Travis Lulay firmly entrenched as the BC Lions starting quarterback this teams looks poised for 2012 prosperity. Another Grey Cup win in 2012 would be the ultimate gift for the fans, coaches, and players.