Ex-CFL player Arland Bruce asks Supreme Court to hear concussion case

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for a former Canadian Football League star receiver have filed leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada after lower courts dismissed his lawsuit over repeated concussions he says he suffered as a player. Court documents say Arland Bruce III is seeking damages for "permanent and disabling" repetitive head trauma that he alleges he sustained over...
2 days ago

Gainey, Glenn, Reilly named CFL top performers for Week 8

TORONTO – Saskatchewan defensive back Ed Gainey and quarterback Kevin Glenn and Edmonton quarterback Mike Reilly are the CFL’s top performers for Week 8. Gainey’s four interceptions led the way in the Roughriders’ 41-8 win over the visiting B.C. Lions on Sunday. Gainey added a touchdown, a fumble return and two defensive tackles as Saskatchewan got its first win over...
3 days ago

BYU Football Fall Camp Day 15: Cahoon dishes on the WRs and O-line starters confirmed

The team went inside to start the third week of camp. Post-practice interviews: Kalani Sitake, Tanner Mangum and Austin Hoyt After an early practice session in the Indoor Practice Facility we got to hear from Kalani Sitake on the team’s preparations as they head towards the close of fall camp and start prep for Portland State. He also touched on the versatility of Austin Kafentzis...
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3 days ago

Week 8 Fantasy Recap: Quiet week for the quarterbacks

By the narrowest of margins, Saskatchewan quarterback Kevin Glenn topped Edmonton pivot Mike Reilly as the most productive Fantasy player for Week 8. Glenn’s 320-yard, three-touchdown effort through the air in Sunday night’s surprising 41-8 win over BC gave the Roughriders’ standout 24.6 Fantasy Points, a mere .1 FP better than Reilly, who threw for 362 yards and a pair of...
3 days ago

Roughriders head into bye week on a high

REGINA — Ask Kevin Glenn about Ed Gainey’s four-interception performance and he’ll admit the defensive back had a stellar game but not before he takes a bit of credit for his success. “Gainey getting all of those picks, I’m going to credit that to us throwing to him before the game,” Glenn laughed to members of the media after Sunday night’s contest. “I threw a couple...
3 days ago

BYU football: Handling pressure defense has been a priority for receivers at camp, coach says

Provo • BYU’s group of young, talented receivers will be able to get off theline of scrimmage against pressure, man-to-man defense better than theydid the last few seasons, receivers coach Ben Cahoon said Monday as the Cougars returned from a weekend camping trip and practiced in the Indoor Practice Facility. “It has been the highest priority of this fall camp,” Cahoon said...
Via Jazz Notes
3 days ago

WATCH: Football - BYU Football Training Camp - August 14, 2017 Ben Cahoon

BYU Football Wide Receivers Coach Ben Cahoon talks to the media during Training Camp. August 14, 2017
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback Index: Fast ride up for Glenn

The Quarterback Index is a weekly power ranking of quarterbacks across the CFL. The ranking reflects recent performance, historical value, statistical indicators, team success and overall on-field evaluation. TORONTO — In a season of highs and lows, Kevin Glenn has reached new territory for 2017. A week after his worst performance of the season vs. the Lions, Glenn responded...
4 days ago

Different but the Same: Lewis, Cahoon on a collision course

Maybe to you, Nik Lewis and Ben Cahoon were always different kinds of receivers. Maybe you don’t think of them as being similar at all. Even if that is true, there is at least one thing you’ll agree they always had in common. Catchin’ the damn ball. Lewis, the charging bull of a receiver who muscled his way though most of his career with the Calgary Stampeders before joining...
7 days ago

Kevin Glenn moves to 6th all-time in passing yards

Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Kevin Glenn has reached a major career milestone. With a short pass to Cameron Marshall in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s road game against the BC Lions, the veteran passer moved to sixth place on the CFL’s all-time passing yards list. Glenn came into the game with 50, 427 yards, having recently become just the seventh quarterback in...
12 days ago

Week 6 Fantasy Recap: Glenn, Carter power offensive outburst

There’s still magic in the arm of Kevin Glenn, as last week’s win over Toronto displayed to Fantasy owners. A week after hitting the 50,000-yard mark in an otherwise lackluster effort against Calgary in Week 5, the Saskatchewan magician conjured up a withering series of spells on the Argonauts’ secondary, accounting for 340 yards and four touchdowns on the way to a total of...
18 days ago

Glenn takes advantage of receiving corps in victory

REGINA – The Saskatchewan Roughriders needed a bounce back game in a big way and came through on Saturday night with a 38-27 victory over the visiting Toronto Argonauts. After the offence struggled in last week’s loss to the Calgary Stampeders, managing just 10 points in the contest, Kevin Glenn and the Riders receiving corps flipped the script in Week 6. With 340 passing yards...
19 days ago

Nye: After 50K, only one thing missing from Kevin Glenn’s resume

It hasn’t been easy being green. Or blue, or orange or yellow, or any other colour Kevin Glenn has worn in his 17-year career. From Saskatchewan to Winnipeg, through Toronto, to Hamilton to Calgary to B.C., through Ottawa, back to Saskatchewan to Montreal back to Winnipeg and now Saskatchewan again, to say Glenn’s career has been strange is an understatement. The path to 50,000...
21 days ago

Kevin Glenn Made Sure To Find The Right Person In The Stands After His Touchdown

Kevin Glenn making an early season push for #1 CFL Dad. After scoring a TD in Sunday’s game he knew exactly where to go with the football… Obviously his family doesn’t come to every game but maybe they should after his FOUR TD performance landed the Riders their first win of 2017! The Riders head into week 4 on bye, returning in week 5 to play the Calgary Stampeders.
July 09, 2017

A big night from Kevin Glenn leads Saskatchewan over Hamilton

REGINA — Kevin Glenn threw two touchdowns passes and ran for two more as the Saskatchewan Roughriders beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37-20 on Saturday for their first win of the season. After losses to Montreal and Winnipeg to open the season, the Riders improved to 1-2. Hamilton dropped to 0-2. Glenn used his feet to scamper six yards for his team’s first touchdown...
July 09, 2017

Dreak Davis and Korey Banks competing to see the field more in second seasons

Davis had his first season cut short by injury while Banks was called upon in second half of season. Welcome to The Final Cockdown’s Wide Receiver week! We go down the depth chart and take a look at who will be catching touchdowns from Jake Bentley this year. Here’s a list of who you can expect to read about in the coming days, along with any you may have missed: Bryan Edwards...
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July 06, 2017

Glenn: ‘We lost the game so I’m not very happy about it’

MONTREAL — For Kevin Glenn and the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the beginning of the 2017 season didn’t start how they had hoped. After connecting on all three field goal attempts in the contest, Tyler Crapigna had the game on his foot with no time left on the clock and his team down by a single point. But after his field goal attempt sailed wide to the right, it was Darian Durant...
June 23, 2017

Durant in Montreal, Glenn in Regina; a look at 2017 CFL quarterbacks

While most CFL teams enter the coming season stable at quarterback, a couple come into 2017 with a new look under centre. Darian Durant moved from Regina to Montreal in the off-season, and in the wake of his departure the Saskatchewan Roughriders are turning to veteran Kevin Glenn to fill the void. Here’s look at the quarterbacks for the nine CFL teams this season: B.C...
June 15, 2017

Sanchez: BC Lions will have the best secondary in 2017?

TORONTO — With the addition of Abdul Kanneh to their secondary – as well as the re-signing of Emanuel Davis – the chatter around the CFL has been that the Hamilton Tiger-Cats could possibly have the strongest defensive secondary this season. However, in this week’s episode of The Waggle, Davis Sanchez makes the case that the BC Lions might give the Tabbies a run for their...
June 03, 2017

TMI: With the multi-talented Kevin Glenn

Some may call him the travelling man but Kevin Glenn’s friends call him Bob the Builder. I’m serious. Kevin likes to build stuff so his friends have dubbed him Bob the Builder. Maybe it should be Kevin the Builder..? Either way, he refurbishes old furniture or old wood and makes it into something useful or decorative around his house. He was kind enough to show me a few of the...
May 21, 2017

Age is but a number for Riders QB Kevin Glenn

REGINA — He hasn’t closed the book on his CFL career but Kevin Glenn has already thought about how he would end his story. “I think it’ll be a great chapter in a book when I’m done to write that me and Henry (Burris) were actually back up quarterbacks in Saskatchewan at one time,” Glenn said in a season preview call with the media on Wednesday. He’s talking about the...
May 17, 2017

The Waggle’s Davis Sanchez making strides in newly-found broadcasting career

MONTREAL — Starting cornerback in the CFL and NFL, three-time Grey Cup champion, three-time all-star and now you can add budding broadcaster to the resume of Davis Sanchez. Sanchez, who spent the majority of his career with the Alouettes, Lions and San Diego Chargers (NFL) was added to the Montreal Alouettes official radio broadcast Tuesday, alongside Rick Moffatt. After dabbling...
May 17, 2017

B.C. Court of Appeal dismisses Arland Bruce III’s lawsuit

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed former player Arland Bruce III’s concussion lawsuit against the CFL on Friday. It upheld a lower court decision that stated issues raised in Bruce’s lawsuit are part of a collective bargaining agreement between the league and the CFL Players’ Association. In March, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Christopher...
May 12, 2017

CFL releases statement on court decision involving Arland Bruce

The Canadian Football League (CFL) has released the following statement following Friday’s British Columbia Court of Appeal decision in regards to the Arland Bruce case: “The CFL is very pleased with the Court of Appeal’s decision. We hope that this decision brings finality to any proceedings in the courts with respect to concussion litigation against the CFL. We will have...
May 12, 2017

CFL commissioner bans player after domestic violence incident

The commissioner of the Canadian Football League flexed his muscles after a player was released for a domestic violence incident.Justin Cox was released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Wednesday after the team was made aware of an alleged incident involving domestic violence by the defensive back. According to CBC News, authorities were called to a residence on Sunday and found...
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April 19, 2017  |  Discuss
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