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Lions extend Norman through 2016

The BC Lions announced on Thursday that they have extended the contract of offensive lineman Matt Norman through the 2016 season. Norman was the team’s third round pick, 22nd overall in the 2012 CFL Draft despite being ranked 10th by the CFL Scouting Bureau following the combine. In his rookie season, Norman was thrust in…

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Quarter-Back: Jyles signs with Lions

The BC Lions announced on Monday that they have signed veteran quarterback Steven Jyles to a contract. A seven-year veteran of the CFL, Jyles did not play in the 2013 season after being released from the Edmonton Eskimos in 2012. “Steven has a lot of experience in the CFL as both a starter & back-up.…

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CFL Draft: Ranking the top eligible players

On May 13, the next crop of Canadian talent will realize their dreams as their names are called one-by-one in the 2014 Canadian College Draft. For some, it will be an opportunity to step in right away and make an impact – largely on special teams. For others, it is the beginning of a long…

CFL needs to educate, invest in officials

On Tuesday, the Canadian Football League released several proposals that will be voted upon Thursday by the CFL Rules Committee. Those that pass will be set in front of the Board of Governors for ratification to be implemented for the 2014 season. The most debated topic is without question the proposal to allow coaches to…

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Rules Committee proposes changes

From CFL.ca TORONTO — The Canadian Football League is considering making pass interference subject to video review as part of a significant review of its rule book, the league revealed today. Under a proposal to be voted on Thursday evening by the league’s Rules Committee, coaches would be allowed to challenge both called and potential…