NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Andrew Deutschmann weighs in today on the 2013 Leo’s Training camp battles to watch for. He said to watch for Strong Side Corner, Safety, Receiver, Back Up/Third String Quarterback, and Kicker as the best battles to view. 23 year old Hugh O’Neill will look to unseat Paul McCallum. Yes he`s talking kicker. Travis Lulay`s backup isn`t clear. Thomas DeMarco and Jarrett Brown and now Joey Elliot will duke it out.
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.
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 Kierre Johnson, and on defense this week Adam Bighill. ON special teams nobody significant stood out except the hellacious coverage units of the Leo’s.
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.
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 blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater weighs in on the Geroy Simon BC Lions history book moment in time last night. On the night of his signature moment Phil thought it would be appropriate to take a quick look back at the accomplishments of #81. Simon will finally top the charts as the greatest receiver in the CFL, nice pass from Travis Lulay too.
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…
NWSB Gambling insider and BC Lions blogger Dave B weighs in with a nice CFL matchup in Week 1. Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. BC Lions Friday June 29th, 2012. Check out the preview, Live betting odds and lines, and Canadian football gambling trends. Can Travis Lulay get on the same page early with Geroy Simon, Arland Bruce, and Shawn Gore? Can Buck Pierce lead his team to a W?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church brings us a Northwest Player Profile of Seahawks punter Jon Ryan. Ryan was born in Regina Saskatchewan, played at the University of Regina, and got his professional start with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. With the noteriety he gained in the CFL, it didn’t take long for the NFL to come calling. Ryan made his debut with the Grenn Bay Packers before finally landing in Seattle with the Seahawks.
NWSB Insider and sports blogger Steve Lee has a great article today on the record holders that grace that great northwest sports scene. In just under two weeks, BC Lions receiver Geroy Simon will cement his place in the CFL record books as the league’s all time receiver. Other northwest athletes are in the books too. Ichiro Suzuki, Shaun Alexander, Damon Stoudamire, Gary Payton, Henrik Sedin have their own Moments In Time.
NWSB Blogger Dave B. checks in this time with a Northwest Athlete Profile of none other than BC Lions football legend Sean Millington. During his career Millington was named CFL West Division All-Star – five times; CFL All-Star – three times; CFL Most Outstanding Canadian Player in the West Division – three times; CFL’s Most Outstanding Canadian Award – two times.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Carolyn Smith tells us the defending Grey Cup champions have a new head coach, but last years man Wally Buono was awarded the 2011/12 CFL Coach of the Year this week. Bringing his team back from a 0-5 start to ultimately beat the Bombers 34-23 on home turf couldn’t have been a better way to end a fulfilling coaching career.