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CFL Draft: First Round Review

Unfamiliar with that name your team selected in Tuesday’s draft? What can you expect, and how may they contribute? Here is a review of all 9 First Round selections in the 2014 CFL Draft. RD 1 – Pick 1 – Calgary Stampeders – OL Pierre Lavertu, Laval – Lavertu has long been the kingpin when…

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CFL GM’s shine on draft day

Weeks of analysis has come and gone, turning prospects in to roster players… you know who they are, but let’s take a little in-depth look at how some teams wound up with top talent while working the board to their advantage. Working the board is when you take a pick(s) and stretch it to maximize…

CFL Draft: By the Numbers

The following comes from Mark Fulton, who generously sent us these numbers and gave us free reign to use. Rather than incorporate it in to words, this is simply his work as is for your viewing pleasure… for more from Mark, check out his Twitter account @FenderGuy69 65 Players Drafted in Total 59 or 90.77%…

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Transactions: April 28, 2014

The following players have been signed: EDMONTON ESKIMOS WR Joe Adams WR Mark Dell WR Brandon McRae WR Patrick Robertson OL Justin Wells TORONTO ARGONAUTS DE R.J. Washington OTTAWA REDBLACKS OL Jeraill McCuller DB Abdul Kanneh The following players have been released: EDMONTON ESKIMOS WR Kemonte Bateman WR Jamar Howard WR James Kirkendoll OL Tyrone…

Riders release three

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced Thursday morning that they have released non-import receiver Guillaume Rioux as well as import receiver Duke Calhoun and import linebacker Scott McKillop. Our take: As teams complete their off-season mini camps, rosters are slightly trimmed to make way for new signings. McKillop would have been the favourite of the three to…

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First cut: Redblacks release seven

As we continue to progress towards the 2014 CFL Season, and the re-introduction of an Ottawa franchise, the Redblacks continue to mark some “firsts” off their list. Last week, the team held it’s first mini-camp in Virginia, and the aftermath has resulted in the club’s first cuts. Import quarterback Matt Faulkner, import receivers Eric Rogers…

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CFL Draft: Rankings Update (April 15, 2014)

If you briefly look at the calendar, you will notice that we have rolled under the one month mark until the 2014 CFL Draft on May 13. Earlier this month we issued our initial rankings for May’s draft, and now, midway through the month, it is time for more fun. We are unleashing the first…