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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...
Via CFL.ca
1 day ago

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...
Via Sportsnet.ca
9 days ago

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...
Via CFL.ca
20 days ago

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...
Via CFL.ca
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...
Via CFL.ca
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...
Via CFL.ca
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...
Via Sportsnet.ca
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...
Via CFL.ca
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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Checking Down: Maas getting his message across

TORONTO — Two weeks after the departure of Ed Hervey, Jason Maas is getting his message across. Plus, is Juron Criner ready to build on his strong finish last November? We check in on the latest around the league in this week’s Checking Down: Jump to team: BC | Calgary | Edmonton | Saskatchewan | Winnipeg | Hamilton | Toronto | Ottawa | Montreal BC LIONS Charles Vaillancourt...
Via CFL.ca
April 19, 2017

Bombers, Cobourne agree to part ways

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are looking for a new running backs coach after the team announced Saturday that Avon Cobourne will not return in 2017. The Bombers announced in a press release that Cobourne is pursuing interests outside of football, while the search for his replacement is already under way. Cobourne, 38, played seven seasons in the CFL with Montreal and Hamilton...
Via CFL.ca
April 01, 2017

Kevin Glenn has enjoyed his nomadic lifestyle

Kevin Glenn deserves a moving tribute. The 37-year-old product of Detroit has criss-crossed Canada during his 17-year CFL career, spending various amounts of time with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Calgary Stampeders, BC Lions and Montreal Alouettes. The quarterback’s rights also belonged briefly to the Toronto Argonauts and Ottawa REDBLACKS at...
Via CFL.ca
March 29, 2017

Riders sign veteran pivot Kevin Glenn

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today international free agent quarterback Kevin Glenn has signed with the team. As per club policy, details of the contract were not released. Glenn (5’10 – 200) joins the Riders for the third time in his career ahead of what will be his 17th season. The Illinois State product originally entered the CFL with the Green and White...
Via CFL.ca
January 23, 2017

Sanchez: Durant makes Als a ‘legit contender’

MONTREAL — With Darian Durant as their quarterback, the Montreal Alouettes appear to be a contender. That’s the prevailing thought as the skies calm and the dust settles in the wake of Friday’s blockbuster trade, which saw the Riders send Durant east in exchange for a pair of draft picks. “We have to say right away, the East was wide open last year,” CFL.ca analyst Davis...
Via CFL.ca
January 13, 2017

Report: Don’t expect Glenn to be reunited in Montreal

Als coach Jacques Chapdelaine says recently-released Kevin Glenn is not in the team’s plans moving forward.
Via CFL.ca
January 11, 2017

Blue Bombers release veteran quarterback Kevin Glenn

WINNIPEG — Kevin Glenn’s second stint with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers came to an end Friday as the CFL team announced it has released the veteran quarterback. Glenn, who spent five seasons with the team from 2004-08, was re-acquired last September in a trade with Montreal to serve as a backup to Matt Nichols. "The decision was made to grant Kevin the opportunity to explore...
Via Sportsnet.ca
January 06, 2017

Bombers release veteran QB Kevin Glenn

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced Friday that they have released QB Kevin Glenn. “The decision was made to grant Kevin the opportunity to explore other options after we informed him we weren’t going to be able to immediately come to an agreement contractually,” said Blue Bombers General Manager Kyle Walters in a statement. “Given Kevin’s longevity and veteran...
Via CFL.ca
January 06, 2017

Gale, Mathews headline free agent quarterback depth

TORONTO — Darian Durant, Matt Nichols and Kevin Glenn will be pretty popular come Valentine’s Day if they haven’t inked new deals with their current teams. Free agency starts on Feb. 14 and while Durant and Nichols have already drummed up plenty of talk, Glenn is also a serviceable backup that can provide quality starts when needed. However, those looking for a match at quarterback don’t...
Via CFL.ca
December 08, 2016

WATCH: CFL WR makes spectacular no-look TD catch

The NFL is undoubtedly the best pro football sports league on the planet. It boasts the best players and the best plays. But you don’t see accidents like this one happen in the NFL. During Thursday’s CFL game between the Blue Bombers and Tiger-Cats, Winnipeg wideout Ryan Smith caught a no-look touchdown pass. But he had no idea it was coming. A great pass from @Drew_Willy...
Via The Comeback
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Cris Carter's son ejected from CFL game for bumping coach

Duron Carter was ejected from Thursday's CFL game between his Montreal Alouettes and the Ottawa Redblacks after knocking over opposing head coach Rick Campbell following a touchdown catch. On a first and goal play in the third quarter, Carter caught the ball in the end zone between two defenders and was hammered on the hit. The former Ohio State wide receiver hung onto the ball...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan runs on field at CFL game, gets leveled by player

The CFL season kicked off between the Toronto Argonauts and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, but during the game, a pair of fools ran onto the field. The attention seekers were able to run around on the field for quite some time before anybody did something about it. And it wasn’t security that got to the man, but a player. And he got a good lick in: Streaker 2... #CFLKickoff. Both...
Via The Comeback
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Talented WR Korey Banks commits to USC on signing day

South Carolina went into signing day wanting to upgrade it's talent within the skill position group. With multiple targets remaining on the board, Korey Banks Jr. decided to jump into the Gamecocks' boat. The Georgia receiver committed to -- and will sign with -- the Gamecocks on Wednesday. A former UNC pledge, he decided to ink with South Carolina over the likes of North Carolina...
Via FOX Sports
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Can South Carolina capitalize on two recent decommitments?

Could South Carolina be primed to snag two recent decommitments? 2016 prospects Korey Banks and Aaron Thompson both reneged on their pledges to North Carolina and Maryland, respectively. Via a report from The State, the Gamecocks are heavily involved with both as signing day rapidly approaches. Both Banks and Thompson visited South Carolina officially this past weekend. Prior to...
Via FOX Sports
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU hires CFL HOFer Ben Cahoon as WR coach

BYU first-year head caoch Kalani Sitake has hired former Cougar and Canadian Football League Hall of Famer Ben Cahoon as his wide receivers coach, according to an official statement that was reported by NBC Sports. “I’m excited to announce Ben as the receivers coach at BYU,” Sitake said in a statement. “Ben is one of the most prolific receivers in CFL history and has a great...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Cahoon named BYU receivers coach

PROVO, Utah (AP) Ben Cahoon has been hired as the new BYU receivers coach, coach Kalani Sitake announced Wednesday. Cahoon played the position at BYU from 1995-97 and coached the Cougars' receivers from 2011-12. He played 13 years in the Canadian Football League with Montreal and finished as the league's all-time receptions leader with 1,017 catches. Cahoon was named the CFL...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss
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