“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions SB/R Geroy Simon in the spotlight

Geroy Simon

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Geroy Simon today. Missing his first game in four years last weekend, Simon took to mentoring and supporting his receiving core crew, while at the same time giving the club and fans a small glimpse of what the team may be in for when “Superman” decides to finally hang up his cape. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

The B.C. Lions welcome back the return of the Mack

Solomon Elimimian

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater tells us this week that former Leo’s MLB and NFL cast-off and 2010 CFL Rookie of the Year, Solomon Elimimian is coming back to BC this week. Elimimian will now complete the option year of his CFL contract with B.C., which has until early next week to decide on Elimimian’s playing status.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions LB Adam Bighill in the spotlight

Adam Bighill BC Lions

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Adam Bighill today. Bighill is pacing the Leo’s defense in just his second season with the Lions. He has taken the role of filling the gigantic shoes of Solomon Elimimian, a role in which he already finds himself not only leading the club with 45 tackles. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

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.

“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.

“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.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay in the spotlight

Travis Lulay

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Travis Lulay today. If you live in and around Canada you know exactly what Travis Lulay did with the Lions last year. Turning a dreadful 0-5 start into a crazy eight game winning streak, a regular season 11-7 record and a Grey Cup and MVP championship season.

BC Lions coaching transition from “GM Brillo” to “Magic Mike”

Mike Benevides

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us a mid-week article on the Canadian football league’s newest head coach Mike Benevides of the Lions. 5:01 may be the mantra, but Coach Mike Benevides doesn’t need to keep referencing a clock to show the rest of the CFL that this is no longer Wally Buono’s team.

Game 2 CFL Keys: Tiger-Cats vs. BC Lions back alley cat fight

Travis Lulay

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 2 CFL preview for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. Both of these offensive units are chocked full of talent with skill all over the field and we could quite possibly see these two teams meeting in the playoffs. Travis Lulay and his arsenal of receivers should go off for numbers equal to that.

The Bartender’s BC Lions 2012 season preview – analysis – team predictions

Travis Lulay

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his 2012 BC Lions season preview and predictions. Of course he expects Geroy Simon, Travis Lulay, Andrew Harris, Byron Parker and Lin-J Shell to be great. If the O-Line stays healthy, reigning MOP QB Travis Lulay will be able to focus on his solid receiving corps. A repeat championship performance for BC.

Game 1 Keys: Blue Bombers vs. BC Lions: Grey Cup rematch

Geroy Simon

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 1 CFL preview for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. Fitting that the CFL`s 2012 50 best players had Travis Lulay at the top. So it’s no surprise that he is at the top of this game match-up. No title up for grabs in this week’s tilt but its still a 2011 Grey Cup rematch. Expect Geroy Simon to be great.

BC Lions intensify training camp as pre-season opener draws near

Chris Leak

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater brings us the CFL training camp news this week. With just over 24 hours to go before Wednesday’s tilt with Saskatchewan, Lions hopefuls are still eager to impress Coach Mike Benevides and it appears that many spots are still up for grabs. Could we see Chris Leak, Tyler Palko or Dennis Dixon in a Leo’s uniform sometime soon in the CFL?

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