Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 7/9/13
Lions sink Argos The B.C. Lions began this 2013 regular season with a disappointing loss in Calgary in a game where the Lions’ defense didn’t bother to show up. Making some much needed adjustments heading into this game, the Leos hosted the reigning champion Toronto Argonauts and proved that they mean business this year. After Calgary’s Jon Cornish trampled the B.C. defense a week ago, the focus was definitely stopping the run and Toronto’s Chad Kackert. But, when facing QB Ricky Ray, you always have to be on your toes to defend the pass. The Lions did both, stopping the run and slowing Ricky Ray down significantly. And although B.C. didn’t exactly light up the scoreboard, they were consistent in their offensive possessions and managed the game perfectly. This was a big game for both teams, especially for the Lions, as it was their home opener and their first crack at the defending champs. Both these teams are owned by David Braley, and coincidentally are the past two Grey Cup Cham...
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