CFL

EDMONTON — Kevin Brown has been released by the Edmonton Elks. The move was announced Monday afternoon, as the club moves towards Friday’s CFL roster deadline (10 p.m ET)  and the start of the regular season Aug. 7 against the Ottawa REDBLACKS. Brown was a free agent signing back in February of this year after
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HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Monday the football club has signed American placekicker Jimmy Camacho. Camacho, 25, was a member of the BC Lions roster throughout 2020, joining the team after a stint with the Arizona Rattlers in the Indoor Football League in 2019. Prior to turning pro, the 5-10, 180-pound native of Santa
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OTTAWA — The REDBLACKS have signed national linebacker Frederic Chagnon. The 28-year-old from Montreal was a third-round pick of the BC Lions in 2017. After three seasons with the Lions, Chagnon signed with his hometown Alouettes in 2020, but was released by the team this past week. The REDBLACKS  made a string of other moves
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CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed veteran national running back Calvin McCarty. Born in Muskogee, Okla., and raised in British Columbia, McCarty has played more than 200 career games in the Canadian Football League and was a member of Edmonton’s Grey Cup-championship team in 2015. McCarty, 36, had announced his retirement from the CFL
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His sudden retirement just before training camps opened came as a shock to many across the CFL, but Natey Adjei’s absence may be felt off the field more than it will on it. That’s not a slight against his football ability by any means. The 31-year-old Toronto native was set to be a key contributor
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WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed national linebacker Nakas Onyeka. The 26-year-old had signed with Saskatchewan in May of 2020 after spending the past three seasons with Toronto. The Riders released him on July 20 as part of their first round of training camp cuts. Onyeka has 30 special teams tackles and 14
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Rhonda Reilly is never far away in spirit. On Saturday, July 24th, what would have been her 60th birthday, she’ll be even closer in the heart and mind of her son, Michael as he honours her memory while playing the sport he loves at BC Lions training camp in Kamloops.  It’s a sport that brought
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A player can hear it a thousand times, but until he really lives it – until it truly hits home – it’s nothing more than a phrase spit out so often it’s cliché: ‘Great game, crappy business.’ Well, Alden Darby has now lived it all for the first time this week after being traded to the
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EDMONTON — Noel Thorpe is staying in green and gold. The Edmonton Elks defensive co-ordinator, assistant head coach, and defensive backs coach has signed a contract extension through the 2022 CFL season. Thorpe’s new deal was announced Friday, as the Elks continue to gear up for their 2021 season opener August 7th against the Ottawa
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HAMILTON — Simoni Lawrence says he’s glad he’ll be wearing a dark visor. Dane Evans has been trying to tell the new Ticats to believe the hype. Coach Orlondo Steinauer compared it to that feeling you get when you hear your favourite song. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats put out the invite to their fans to attend
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HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have released receiver Nehari Crawford and defensive back Tyree Robinson. The team has also taken American d-lineman Jalen Bates and American o-lineman Jordan Murray off of its suspended list. Crawford and Robinson signed with the Ticats prior to what would have been the 2020 season, but of course did not
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TORONTO — The wait for the highly anticipated return of Canadian football is over as TSN announced its complete CFL ON TSN broadcast schedule, including exclusive live coverage of all 63 regular season games, all four divisional playoff matchups, and the 108th GREY CUP, live from Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton on Sunday, Dec. 12.
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OTTAWA — The REDBLACKS have signed American offensive lineman Taylor Tappin. The six-foot-four, 295-pound Windsor, Ont. native played his college ball at Sacramento State and was most recently with the Aviators of The Spring League. The REDBLACKS have placed him on their suspended list, with the 25-year-old eligible to practice on July 26. The team
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CALGARY — It is with great sadness the Calgary Stampeders have learned of the death of former assistant coach Chuck McMann at the age of 70. McMann, whose career as a player and coach in the Canadian Football League stretched over five different decades, was part of Calgary’s staff under Wally Buono from 1992 to
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EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks have released receiver Kenny Stafford. The move was announced Wednesday morning, as the club continues to trim its roster ahead of the upcoming 2021 season. Stafford had been signed by the Elks late last month and was in his third stint with the club. RELATED » Taking Special Teams by the
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