Five Positions that the BC Lions need to address

Question marks surround the future of Geroy Simon

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger points out the Leo’s had a tremendously successful regular season and points out most would think they don’t need to re-tool or re-load. Now that Arland Bruce is gone, and GeRoy Simon has some questions to answer we know Nick Moore, Courtenay Taylor and Ernest Jackson will be the future. Also Angus Reid will eventually retire. Maybe not in 2013 but sometime soon, and the Lions have failed to address his replacement…

Week 8 / CFL Keys: Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. BC Lions

Mike Benevides

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 7 CFL preview for the Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. BC Lions from Vancouver’s BC Place. Maybe the change of venue is all that needed for a changed result. After a week three loss to Saskatchewan, BC has shown signs of dominance especially on the defensive side. A two game winning streak can be attributed to the more consistent play of Travis Lulay.

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

Earnest Jackson BC

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.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions RB Andrew Harris in the spotlight

Andrew Harris

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Andrew Harris today. Starting the 2012 season fully embedded in the starting lineup, Harris has not disappointed. With the Lions currently in a three way battle for first place in the West, the Winnipeg native sits just 25 yards being the rushing/receiving leader Brandon Whitaker. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

Game 6 CFL Keys: BC Lions vs. Toronto Argonauts bottoms up!

Lions vs. Argos

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 6 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Toronto Argonauts from Toronto. Tim Brown ranks 4th in return yards but that’s in large part to a defence that forces punts. QB Travis Lulay had a tremendous game in Calgary finding his big name targets with relative ease.

Lions vs. Stampeders Week 5 offensive & defensive game balls

Andrew Harris

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Reggie Gill 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 Andrew Harris, and on defense this week Adam Bighill yet again. We’re renaming this award. Haha. Paul McCallum was the special teams winner this week.

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.

Game 5 CFL Keys: BC Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders bottoms up!

BC Lions Notebook

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 5 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders from Calgary. After the lull in the loss to Saskatchewan, Andrew Harris had a magnificent bounce back game against Edmonton. The Leo’s will need more of this and an upgrade by Travis Lulay and Geroy Simon to get a win in Calgary on Saturday.

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.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions receiver Kierrie Johnson in the spotlight

Kierrie Johnson

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Kierrie Johnson today. Heck of a start to a career for Johnson. He used the biggest game of the season, the 2011 Grey Cup to help showcase his future with the club, completing two receptions for 81 yards, including a 66 yard scamper for the end zone. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

Game 4 CFL Keys: Edmonton Eskimos vs BC Lions

Brent Johnson

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 4 CFL preview for the Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. The Lions need to shore up their tackling on D, stiffen up the coverage on specials, and find some rhythm on the offence. It’s Brent Johnson night. Be there as #97 gets enshrined in the Ring of Honour.

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

Roughriders

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.

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