Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 9/14/13
Shots Fired BC Lions General Manager Wally Buono has been firing shots across the bow of his club the last few days. Embroiled in a mediocre 6-4 season with the team showing a true lack of effort on the road, Buono publicly called out his players and coaching staff in a radio interview. And he’s right.  Head Coach Mike Benevides does need to face the music as the Lions offence continues to sputter and the defence is starting to show signs of weakness. His players too need to show more mettle, especially early in contests. A sense of urgency Earlier this week Buono traded Akeem Foster to Winnipeg for back-up QB Buck Pierce. The former Leo will force the sense of urgency for current starter Travis Lulay. Buck Pierce was a Lion from 2005 to 2009 until Lulay ousted him as the starter. This move helps Benevides squad in two ways; one, it shores up the position of a reliable second string QB, no offence Thomas DeMarco, and secondly it should provide some added incentive for Lulay to per...
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