CFL Week 16

Highlights from around the Canadian Football League in Week 16.

The streaker came running in Lions DE Marcell Young's direction and that's when the fan's plan took a turn for the worst.
Watch: CFL player takes out streaking fan with intense shoulder check
The streaker came running in Lions DE Marcell Young's direction and that's when the fan's plan took a turn for the worst.
Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel made his CFL debut on Saturday night. But he didn’t make his debut, because he didn’t play. Manziel remained on the bench throughout a 28-14 loss by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to the Calgary Stampeders. Tiger-Cats starter Jeremiah Masoli (pictured) completed 25 of 36 passes for 344 yards and one interception. [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/17/johnny-manziel-doesnt-play-in-season-opening-loss/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
Johnny Manziel doesn’t play in season-opening loss
Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel made his CFL debut on Saturday night. But he didn’t make his debut, because he didn’t play. Manziel remained on the bench throughout a 28-14 loss by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to the Calgary Stampeders. Tiger-Cats starter Jeremiah Masoli (pictured) completed 25 of 36 passes for 344 yards and one interception. [more]
Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel made his CFL debut on Saturday night. But he didn’t make his debut, because he didn’t play. Manziel remained on the bench throughout a 28-14 loss by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to the Calgary Stampeders. Tiger-Cats starter Jeremiah Masoli (pictured) completed 25 of 36 passes for 344 yards and one interception. [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/17/johnny-manziel-doesnt-play-in-season-opening-loss/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
Johnny Manziel doesn’t play in season-opening loss
Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel made his CFL debut on Saturday night. But he didn’t make his debut, because he didn’t play. Manziel remained on the bench throughout a 28-14 loss by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to the Calgary Stampeders. Tiger-Cats starter Jeremiah Masoli (pictured) completed 25 of 36 passes for 344 yards and one interception. [more]
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On Saturday night, Calgary receiver Juwan Brescacin gave the CFL an early candidate for catch of the year. That same night, on the other side of Alberta, a B.C. Lions defender gave the CFL an early candidate for hit of the year. A fan ran onto the field during a first-quarter break in the action, [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/17/cfls-opening-weekend-includes-hit-of-the-year-too/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
CFL’s opening weekend includes hit of the year, too
On Saturday night, Calgary receiver Juwan Brescacin gave the CFL an early candidate for catch of the year. That same night, on the other side of Alberta, a B.C. Lions defender gave the CFL an early candidate for hit of the year. A fan ran onto the field during a first-quarter break in the action, [more]
On Saturday night, Calgary receiver Juwan Brescacin gave the CFL an early candidate for catch of the year. That same night, on the other side of Alberta, a B.C. Lions defender gave the CFL an early candidate for hit of the year. A fan ran onto the field during a first-quarter break in the action, [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/17/cfls-opening-weekend-includes-hit-of-the-year-too/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
CFL’s opening weekend includes hit of the year, too
On Saturday night, Calgary receiver Juwan Brescacin gave the CFL an early candidate for catch of the year. That same night, on the other side of Alberta, a B.C. Lions defender gave the CFL an early candidate for hit of the year. A fan ran onto the field during a first-quarter break in the action, [more]
B.C. Lions' Marcell Young (8) knocks down a spectator that ran onto the field of play during the first half of a CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday June 16, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
B.C. Lions' Marcell Young (8) knocks down a spectator that ran onto the field of play during the first half of a CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday June 16, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
B.C. Lions' Marcell Young (8) knocks down a spectator that ran onto the field of play during the first half of a CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday June 16, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Apparently fans still need to learn the hard way that running on the field or court during sporting events is not cool and actually just a nuisance to everybody, including the fan who will likely not be welcome at as many stadiums after going on the playing surface.
Watch: Fan Runs On the Field During CFL Game and Gets Crushed by a Player
Apparently fans still need to learn the hard way that running on the field or court during sporting events is not cool and actually just a nuisance to everybody, including the fan who will likely not be welcome at as many stadiums after going on the playing surface.
Montreal Alouettes' Eugene Lewis (87) celebrates his touchdown against the B.C. Lions during the first half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Montreal Alouettes' Eugene Lewis (87) celebrates his touchdown against the B.C. Lions during the first half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Montreal Alouettes' Eugene Lewis (87) celebrates his touchdown against the B.C. Lions during the first half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
B.C. Lions quarterback Jonathon Jennings runs with the ball during the first half of a CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
B.C. Lions quarterback Jonathon Jennings runs with the ball during the first half of a CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
B.C. Lions quarterback Jonathon Jennings runs with the ball during the first half of a CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, right, escapes from Calgary Stampeders' Micah Johnson during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Johnny Manziel sits in Tiger-Cats' opening loss
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, right, escapes from Calgary Stampeders' Micah Johnson during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats' Jalen Saunders, right, and Calgary Stampeders' DaVaris Daniels try for the ball during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Johnny Manziel sits in Tiger-Cats' opening loss
Hamilton Tiger-Cats' Jalen Saunders, right, and Calgary Stampeders' DaVaris Daniels try for the ball during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
With Hamilton facing Calgary to start the CFL regular season, most of the attention entering the game centered on a player not in either starting lineup: Tiger-Cats backup quarterback Johnny Manziel. A player from the other team has stolen the show. Via Bleacher Report, Stampeders receiver Juwan Brescacin made an Odell Beckham-style snag in the [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/16/cfls-opening-weekend-includes-catch-of-the-year/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
CFL’s opening weekend includes catch of the year
With Hamilton facing Calgary to start the CFL regular season, most of the attention entering the game centered on a player not in either starting lineup: Tiger-Cats backup quarterback Johnny Manziel. A player from the other team has stolen the show. Via Bleacher Report, Stampeders receiver Juwan Brescacin made an Odell Beckham-style snag in the [more]
With Hamilton facing Calgary to start the CFL regular season, most of the attention entering the game centered on a player not in either starting lineup: Tiger-Cats backup quarterback Johnny Manziel. A player from the other team has stolen the show. Via Bleacher Report, Stampeders receiver Juwan Brescacin made an Odell Beckham-style snag in the [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/16/cfls-opening-weekend-includes-catch-of-the-year/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
CFL’s opening weekend includes catch of the year
With Hamilton facing Calgary to start the CFL regular season, most of the attention entering the game centered on a player not in either starting lineup: Tiger-Cats backup quarterback Johnny Manziel. A player from the other team has stolen the show. Via Bleacher Report, Stampeders receiver Juwan Brescacin made an Odell Beckham-style snag in the [more]
Hamilton Tiger-Cats' Jalen Saunders, right, and Calgary Stampeders' DaVaris Daniels try for the ball during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats' Jalen Saunders, right, and Calgary Stampeders' DaVaris Daniels try for the ball during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats' Jalen Saunders, right, and Calgary Stampeders' DaVaris Daniels try for the ball during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, right, throws the ball past Calgary Stampeders' Jamar Wall during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, right, throws the ball past Calgary Stampeders' Jamar Wall during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, right, throws the ball past Calgary Stampeders' Jamar Wall during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell throws the ball during first-half CFL football game action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell throws the ball during first-half CFL football game action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell throws the ball during first-half CFL football game action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, right, escapes from Calgary Stampeders' Micah Johnson during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, right, escapes from Calgary Stampeders' Micah Johnson during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, right, escapes from Calgary Stampeders' Micah Johnson during first-half CFL football game action in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Argonauts quarterback Ricky Ray looks for a receiver during the first half of season-opener CFL football game action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan, Friday, June 15, 2018. (Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Argonauts quarterback Ricky Ray looks for a receiver during the first half of season-opener CFL football game action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan, Friday, June 15, 2018. (Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Argonauts quarterback Ricky Ray looks for a receiver during the first half of season-opener CFL football game action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan, Friday, June 15, 2018. (Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press via AP)
Storm delays in season opener just another chapter in CFL's weird weather history
Storm delays in season opener just another chapter in CFL's weird weather history
Storm delays in season opener just another chapter in CFL's weird weather history
Eskimos edge Bombers 33-30 in CFL's second-longest game in history
Eskimos edge Bombers 33-30 in CFL's second-longest game in history
Eskimos edge Bombers 33-30 in CFL's second-longest game in history
Eskimos edge Bombers 33-30 in CFL's second-longest game in history
Eskimos edge Bombers 33-30 in CFL's second-longest game in history
Eskimos edge Bombers 33-30 in CFL's second-longest game in history
The Canadian Football League hasn’t expanded its revenues in five years. If the CFL’s Commissioner has his way, the league will double in size within 10. One idea? Infiltrate Mexico. “There are [over] 100 million fans in Mexico,” Commissioner Randy Ambrosie told the Vancouver Sun. “We have to stop thinking small. I think that’s part [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/14/canada-has-its-eyes-on-mexico/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
CFL has its eyes on Mexico
The Canadian Football League hasn’t expanded its revenues in five years. If the CFL’s Commissioner has his way, the league will double in size within 10. One idea? Infiltrate Mexico. “There are [over] 100 million fans in Mexico,” Commissioner Randy Ambrosie told the Vancouver Sun. “We have to stop thinking small. I think that’s part [more]
The Canadian Football League hasn’t expanded its revenues in five years. If the CFL’s Commissioner has his way, the league will double in size within 10. One idea? Infiltrate Mexico. “There are [over] 100 million fans in Mexico,” Commissioner Randy Ambrosie told the Vancouver Sun. “We have to stop thinking small. I think that’s part [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/14/canada-has-its-eyes-on-mexico/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
CFL has its eyes on Mexico
The Canadian Football League hasn’t expanded its revenues in five years. If the CFL’s Commissioner has his way, the league will double in size within 10. One idea? Infiltrate Mexico. “There are [over] 100 million fans in Mexico,” Commissioner Randy Ambrosie told the Vancouver Sun. “We have to stop thinking small. I think that’s part [more]
The Browns washout is trying to revive his career, and rehabilitate himself, in the Canadian league. Here’s how he went from NFL first-rounder to Hamilton Tiger-Cats backup in four years, and the process that cleared him to play
Johnny Manziel’s Last Chance—as a Backup in the CFL
The Browns washout is trying to revive his career, and rehabilitate himself, in the Canadian league. Here’s how he went from NFL first-rounder to Hamilton Tiger-Cats backup in four years, and the process that cleared him to play
The Browns washout is trying to revive his career, and rehabilitate himself, in the Canadian league. Here’s how he went from NFL first-rounder to Hamilton Tiger-Cats backup in four years, and the process that cleared him to play
Johnny Manziel’s Last Chance—as a Backup in the CFL
The Browns washout is trying to revive his career, and rehabilitate himself, in the Canadian league. Here’s how he went from NFL first-rounder to Hamilton Tiger-Cats backup in four years, and the process that cleared him to play
The Browns washout is trying to revive his career, and rehabilitate himself, in the Canadian league. Here’s how he went from NFL first-rounder to Hamilton Tiger-Cats backup in four years, and the process that cleared him to play
Johnny Manziel’s Last Chance—as a Backup in the CFL
The Browns washout is trying to revive his career, and rehabilitate himself, in the Canadian league. Here’s how he went from NFL first-rounder to Hamilton Tiger-Cats backup in four years, and the process that cleared him to play
The Browns washout is trying to revive his career, and rehabilitate himself, in the Canadian league. Here’s how he went from NFL first-rounder to Hamilton Tiger-Cats backup in four years, and the process that cleared him to play
Johnny Manziel’s Last Chance—as a Backup in the CFL
The Browns washout is trying to revive his career, and rehabilitate himself, in the Canadian league. Here’s how he went from NFL first-rounder to Hamilton Tiger-Cats backup in four years, and the process that cleared him to play
Former CFL first overall pick Ekakitie signs one-year deal with Alouettes
Former CFL first overall pick Ekakitie signs one-year deal with Alouettes
Former CFL first overall pick Ekakitie signs one-year deal with Alouettes
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are relying on their veterans, Adarius Bowman and Adam Bighill, to get them through the first few weeks of the season. CFL.ca's Don Landry explains.
Embracing Adversity: Bombers relying on veterans to overcome QB challenge
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are relying on their veterans, Adarius Bowman and Adam Bighill, to get them through the first few weeks of the season. CFL.ca's Don Landry explains.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are relying on their veterans, Adarius Bowman and Adam Bighill, to get them through the first few weeks of the season. CFL.ca's Don Landry explains.
Embracing Adversity: Bombers relying on veterans to overcome QB challenge
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are relying on their veterans, Adarius Bowman and Adam Bighill, to get them through the first few weeks of the season. CFL.ca's Don Landry explains.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are relying on their veterans, Adarius Bowman and Adam Bighill, to get them through the first few weeks of the season. CFL.ca's Don Landry explains.
Embracing Adversity: Bombers relying on veterans to overcome QB challenge
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are relying on their veterans, Adarius Bowman and Adam Bighill, to get them through the first few weeks of the season. CFL.ca's Don Landry explains.
Duron Carter is bringing excitement and versatility to his second season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. CFL.ca's senior writer Chris O'Leary has more.
Doing It All: Carter eyeing historic season in Riderville
Duron Carter is bringing excitement and versatility to his second season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. CFL.ca's senior writer Chris O'Leary has more.
Duron Carter is bringing excitement and versatility to his second season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. CFL.ca's senior writer Chris O'Leary has more.
Doing It All: Carter eyeing historic season in Riderville
Duron Carter is bringing excitement and versatility to his second season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. CFL.ca's senior writer Chris O'Leary has more.
Duron Carter is bringing excitement and versatility to his second season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. CFL.ca's senior writer Chris O'Leary has more.
Doing It All: Carter eyeing historic season in Riderville
Duron Carter is bringing excitement and versatility to his second season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. CFL.ca's senior writer Chris O'Leary has more.
Supply and demand allowing Canadian CFL offensive linemen to prosper
Supply and demand allowing Canadian CFL offensive linemen to prosper
Supply and demand allowing Canadian CFL offensive linemen to prosper
Heading into the 2018 season, there is no shortage of motivation for Bo Levi Mitchell and his Calgary Stampeders. CFL.ca's Pat Steinberg has more.
Ready To Go: No shortage of motivation for Mitchell, Stamps
Heading into the 2018 season, there is no shortage of motivation for Bo Levi Mitchell and his Calgary Stampeders. CFL.ca's Pat Steinberg has more.
Heading into the 2018 season, there is no shortage of motivation for Bo Levi Mitchell and his Calgary Stampeders. CFL.ca's Pat Steinberg has more.
Ready To Go: No shortage of motivation for Mitchell, Stamps
Heading into the 2018 season, there is no shortage of motivation for Bo Levi Mitchell and his Calgary Stampeders. CFL.ca's Pat Steinberg has more.
Heading into the 2018 season, there is no shortage of motivation for Bo Levi Mitchell and his Calgary Stampeders. CFL.ca's Pat Steinberg has more.
Ready To Go: No shortage of motivation for Mitchell, Stamps
Heading into the 2018 season, there is no shortage of motivation for Bo Levi Mitchell and his Calgary Stampeders. CFL.ca's Pat Steinberg has more.
Heading into the 2018 season, there is no shortage of motivation for Bo Levi Mitchell and his Calgary Stampeders. CFL.ca's Pat Steinberg has more.
Ready To Go: No shortage of motivation for Mitchell, Stamps
Heading into the 2018 season, there is no shortage of motivation for Bo Levi Mitchell and his Calgary Stampeders. CFL.ca's Pat Steinberg has more.
Heading into a season as a starting quarterback for the first time in his CFL career, Jeremiah Masoli has his eyes on winning a Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson has more.
On His Shoulders: Masoli ‘thirsty for a championship’ in Tigertown
Heading into a season as a starting quarterback for the first time in his CFL career, Jeremiah Masoli has his eyes on winning a Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson has more.
Heading into a season as a starting quarterback for the first time in his CFL career, Jeremiah Masoli has his eyes on winning a Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson has more.
On His Shoulders: Masoli ‘thirsty for a championship’ in Tigertown
Heading into a season as a starting quarterback for the first time in his CFL career, Jeremiah Masoli has his eyes on winning a Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson has more.
Heading into a season as a starting quarterback for the first time in his CFL career, Jeremiah Masoli has his eyes on winning a Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson has more.
On His Shoulders: Masoli ‘thirsty for a championship’ in Tigertown
Heading into a season as a starting quarterback for the first time in his CFL career, Jeremiah Masoli has his eyes on winning a Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson has more.
Heading into a season as a starting quarterback for the first time in his CFL career, Jeremiah Masoli has his eyes on winning a Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson has more.
On His Shoulders: Masoli ‘thirsty for a championship’ in Tigertown
Heading into a season as a starting quarterback for the first time in his CFL career, Jeremiah Masoli has his eyes on winning a Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson has more.
Mike Reilly and the Edmonton Eskimos will use the fact that the Grey Cup will be played in their home stadium as motivation this season. CFL.ca's Jim Morris writes.
Right at Home: Reilly, Esks eye playing in Grey Cup at Commonwealth
Mike Reilly and the Edmonton Eskimos will use the fact that the Grey Cup will be played in their home stadium as motivation this season. CFL.ca's Jim Morris writes.
Mike Reilly and the Edmonton Eskimos will use the fact that the Grey Cup will be played in their home stadium as motivation this season. CFL.ca's Jim Morris writes.
Right at Home: Reilly, Esks eye playing in Grey Cup at Commonwealth
Mike Reilly and the Edmonton Eskimos will use the fact that the Grey Cup will be played in their home stadium as motivation this season. CFL.ca's Jim Morris writes.
Mike Reilly and the Edmonton Eskimos will use the fact that the Grey Cup will be played in their home stadium as motivation this season. CFL.ca's Jim Morris writes.
Right at Home: Reilly, Esks eye playing in Grey Cup at Commonwealth
Mike Reilly and the Edmonton Eskimos will use the fact that the Grey Cup will be played in their home stadium as motivation this season. CFL.ca's Jim Morris writes.
BC Lions general manager Ed Hervey says his team needs to use head coach Wally Buono's farewell season as motivation in 2018. CFL.ca's Chris O'Leary explains.
Rallying Cry: Buono’s farewell season motivation for Lions
BC Lions general manager Ed Hervey says his team needs to use head coach Wally Buono's farewell season as motivation in 2018. CFL.ca's Chris O'Leary explains.
BC Lions general manager Ed Hervey says his team needs to use head coach Wally Buono's farewell season as motivation in 2018. CFL.ca's Chris O'Leary explains.
Rallying Cry: Buono’s farewell season motivation for Lions
BC Lions general manager Ed Hervey says his team needs to use head coach Wally Buono's farewell season as motivation in 2018. CFL.ca's Chris O'Leary explains.
BC Lions general manager Ed Hervey says his team needs to use head coach Wally Buono's farewell season as motivation in 2018. CFL.ca's Chris O'Leary explains.
Rallying Cry: Buono’s farewell season motivation for Lions
BC Lions general manager Ed Hervey says his team needs to use head coach Wally Buono's farewell season as motivation in 2018. CFL.ca's Chris O'Leary explains.
BC Lions general manager Ed Hervey says his team needs to use head coach Wally Buono's farewell season as motivation in 2018. CFL.ca's Chris O'Leary explains.
Rallying Cry: Buono’s farewell season motivation for Lions
BC Lions general manager Ed Hervey says his team needs to use head coach Wally Buono's farewell season as motivation in 2018. CFL.ca's Chris O'Leary explains.
With a revamped defence, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Diontae Spencer doesn't see any reason why his team won't make it all the way to the Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Don Landry writes.
Not Slowing Down: ‘Sky is the limit’ for Spencer, REDBLACKS
With a revamped defence, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Diontae Spencer doesn't see any reason why his team won't make it all the way to the Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Don Landry writes.
With a revamped defence, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Diontae Spencer doesn't see any reason why his team won't make it all the way to the Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Don Landry writes.
Not Slowing Down: ‘Sky is the limit’ for Spencer, REDBLACKS
With a revamped defence, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Diontae Spencer doesn't see any reason why his team won't make it all the way to the Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Don Landry writes.
With a revamped defence, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Diontae Spencer doesn't see any reason why his team won't make it all the way to the Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Don Landry writes.
Not Slowing Down: ‘Sky is the limit’ for Spencer, REDBLACKS
With a revamped defence, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Diontae Spencer doesn't see any reason why his team won't make it all the way to the Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Don Landry writes.
With a revamped defence, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Diontae Spencer doesn't see any reason why his team won't make it all the way to the Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Don Landry writes.
Not Slowing Down: ‘Sky is the limit’ for Spencer, REDBLACKS
With a revamped defence, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Diontae Spencer doesn't see any reason why his team won't make it all the way to the Grey Cup. CFL.ca's Don Landry writes.
Get regular season ready starting on Tuesday with a full night of CFL specials on TSN.
Cram Session 1.0: Fan’s guide to prepping for the season
Get regular season ready starting on Tuesday with a full night of CFL specials on TSN.
Calgary Stampeders open 2018 CFL season with unusual number of unknowns
Calgary Stampeders open 2018 CFL season with unusual number of unknowns
Calgary Stampeders open 2018 CFL season with unusual number of unknowns
He knows it's not going to be easy but Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman is taking his first season in the CFL one step at a time. CFL.ca's Jim Morris has more.
One Step at a Time: Sherman a ‘work in progress’ in first season with Als
He knows it's not going to be easy but Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman is taking his first season in the CFL one step at a time. CFL.ca's Jim Morris has more.
He knows it's not going to be easy but Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman is taking his first season in the CFL one step at a time. CFL.ca's Jim Morris has more.
One Step at a Time: Sherman a ‘work in progress’ in first season with Als
He knows it's not going to be easy but Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman is taking his first season in the CFL one step at a time. CFL.ca's Jim Morris has more.
He knows it's not going to be easy but Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman is taking his first season in the CFL one step at a time. CFL.ca's Jim Morris has more.
One Step at a Time: Sherman a ‘work in progress’ in first season with Als
He knows it's not going to be easy but Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman is taking his first season in the CFL one step at a time. CFL.ca's Jim Morris has more.
He knows it's not going to be easy but Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman is taking his first season in the CFL one step at a time. CFL.ca's Jim Morris has more.
One Step at a Time: Sherman a ‘work in progress’ in first season with Als
He knows it's not going to be easy but Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman is taking his first season in the CFL one step at a time. CFL.ca's Jim Morris has more.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a touchdown against the Montreal Alouettes in a CFL game.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats QB Johnny Manziel throws touchdown vs. Montreal Alouettes
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a touchdown against the Montreal Alouettes in a CFL game.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a touchdown against the Montreal Alouettes in a CFL game.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats QB Johnny Manziel throws touchdown vs. Montreal Alouettes
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a touchdown against the Montreal Alouettes in a CFL game.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a touchdown against the Montreal Alouettes in a CFL game.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats QB Johnny Manziel throws touchdown vs. Montreal Alouettes
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a touchdown against the Montreal Alouettes in a CFL game.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a touchdown against the Montreal Alouettes in a CFL game.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats QB Johnny Manziel throws touchdown vs. Montreal Alouettes
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a touchdown against the Montreal Alouettes in a CFL game.
Quarterback Trevor Harris ready to lead Redblacks into CFL season
Quarterback Trevor Harris ready to lead Redblacks into CFL season
Quarterback Trevor Harris ready to lead Redblacks into CFL season
Johnny Manziel finishes CFL preseason on positive note
Johnny Manziel finishes CFL preseason on positive note
Johnny Manziel finishes CFL preseason on positive note
It would have been unfair to expect Johnny Manziel to look smooth and polished, since he hadn’t played since December 2015. But his CFL coach said he’s encouraged by the progress the former Browns first-rounder has made during his preseason with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Manziel had a solid preseason finale, and will back up Jeremiah [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/11/cfl-coach-manziel-rusty-but-encouraging-with-progress/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
CFL coach: Manziel “rusty,” but encouraging with progress
It would have been unfair to expect Johnny Manziel to look smooth and polished, since he hadn’t played since December 2015. But his CFL coach said he’s encouraged by the progress the former Browns first-rounder has made during his preseason with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Manziel had a solid preseason finale, and will back up Jeremiah [more]
It would have been unfair to expect Johnny Manziel to look smooth and polished, since he hadn’t played since December 2015. But his CFL coach said he’s encouraged by the progress the former Browns first-rounder has made during his preseason with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Manziel had a solid preseason finale, and will back up Jeremiah [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/11/cfl-coach-manziel-rusty-but-encouraging-with-progress/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
CFL coach: Manziel “rusty,” but encouraging with progress
It would have been unfair to expect Johnny Manziel to look smooth and polished, since he hadn’t played since December 2015. But his CFL coach said he’s encouraged by the progress the former Browns first-rounder has made during his preseason with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Manziel had a solid preseason finale, and will back up Jeremiah [more]
Season preview: QB questions as Roughriders enter 2018 CFL season
Season preview: QB questions as Roughriders enter 2018 CFL season
Season preview: QB questions as Roughriders enter 2018 CFL season
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel pitches the ball half during the first half of a preseason CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel pitches the ball half during the first half of a preseason CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel pitches the ball half during the first half of a preseason CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel played his second Canadian Football League preseason game today, and after taking a late hit in the game, he said he’s expecting more of that from his CFL opponents. “I understand I have a target on my back and I welcome it. I don’t want anything but anybody’s best shot [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/09/johnny-manziel-takes-a-late-hit-says-he-expects-more-of-them/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
Johnny Manziel takes a late hit, says he expects more of them
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel played his second Canadian Football League preseason game today, and after taking a late hit in the game, he said he’s expecting more of that from his CFL opponents. “I understand I have a target on my back and I welcome it. I don’t want anything but anybody’s best shot [more]
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel played his second Canadian Football League preseason game today, and after taking a late hit in the game, he said he’s expecting more of that from his CFL opponents. “I understand I have a target on my back and I welcome it. I don’t want anything but anybody’s best shot [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/09/johnny-manziel-takes-a-late-hit-says-he-expects-more-of-them/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
Johnny Manziel takes a late hit, says he expects more of them
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel played his second Canadian Football League preseason game today, and after taking a late hit in the game, he said he’s expecting more of that from his CFL opponents. “I understand I have a target on my back and I welcome it. I don’t want anything but anybody’s best shot [more]
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel looks for an open receiver during the second half of a preseason CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel looks for an open receiver during the second half of a preseason CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel looks for an open receiver during the second half of a preseason CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel runs with the ball during second half preseason CFL football action against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel runs with the ball during second half preseason CFL football action against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel runs with the ball during second half preseason CFL football action against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Manziel throws for 88 yards as Ticats beat Als 30-15 in CFL pre-season finale
Manziel throws for 88 yards as Ticats beat Als 30-15 in CFL pre-season finale
Manziel throws for 88 yards as Ticats beat Als 30-15 in CFL pre-season finale
Hamilton Tiger-Cats running back Alex Green runs the ball during first half of a preseason CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats running back Alex Green runs the ball during first half of a preseason CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats running back Alex Green runs the ball during first half of a preseason CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Montreal on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press via AP)
Your Call Football Develops Pro Talent For NFL & CFL
Players assemble at the line of scrimmage during Your Call Football's inaugural game. (Photo: Business Wire) <a href="https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180605005536/en/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Multimedia Gallery URL" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> Multimedia Gallery URL</a>
Your Call Football Develops Pro Talent For NFL & CFL
Players assemble at the line of scrimmage during Your Call Football's inaugural game. (Photo: Business Wire) Multimedia Gallery URL
FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, former NFL quarterback Vince Young speaks after signing with the CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders in Regina, Saskatchewan. Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and Vince Young will make their first appearances on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation released Monday, June 4, 2018, the names of 76 players and six coaches from major college football who will be considered for the Hall of Fame this year. The latest class of about 15 player and coaches will be announced Jan. 7, the day of the College Football Playoff national championship. (Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Carson Palmer, Vince Young 1st-timers on college Hall ballot
FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, former NFL quarterback Vince Young speaks after signing with the CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders in Regina, Saskatchewan. Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and Vince Young will make their first appearances on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation released Monday, June 4, 2018, the names of 76 players and six coaches from major college football who will be considered for the Hall of Fame this year. The latest class of about 15 player and coaches will be announced Jan. 7, the day of the College Football Playoff national championship. (Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, former NFL quarterback Vince Young speaks after signing with the CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders in Regina, Saskatchewan. Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and Vince Young will make their first appearances on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation released Monday, June 4, 2018, the names of 76 players and six coaches from major college football who will be considered for the Hall of Fame this year. The latest class of about 15 player and coaches will be announced Jan. 7, the day of the College Football Playoff national championship. (Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, former NFL quarterback Vince Young speaks after signing with the CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders in Regina, Saskatchewan. Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and Vince Young will make their first appearances on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation released Monday, June 4, 2018, the names of 76 players and six coaches from major college football who will be considered for the Hall of Fame this year. The latest class of about 15 player and coaches will be announced Jan. 7, the day of the College Football Playoff national championship. (Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, former NFL quarterback Vince Young speaks after signing with the CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders in Regina, Saskatchewan. Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and Vince Young will make their first appearances on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation released Monday, June 4, 2018, the names of 76 players and six coaches from major college football who will be considered for the Hall of Fame this year. The latest class of about 15 player and coaches will be announced Jan. 7, the day of the College Football Playoff national championship. (Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Johnny Manziel is a bringing a lot of notoriety to the CFL franchise, but does he have the support of the fans?
Do Hamilton Tiger-Cats fans want Johnny Manziel on their team?
Johnny Manziel is a bringing a lot of notoriety to the CFL franchise, but does he have the support of the fans?
Johnny Manziel is a bringing a lot of notoriety to the CFL franchise, but does he have the support of the fans?
Do Hamilton Tiger-Cats fans want Johnny Manziel on their team?
Johnny Manziel is a bringing a lot of notoriety to the CFL franchise, but does he have the support of the fans?
Johnny Manziel is a bringing a lot of notoriety to the CFL franchise, but does he have the support of the fans?
Do Hamilton Tiger-Cats fans want Johnny Manziel on their team?
Johnny Manziel is a bringing a lot of notoriety to the CFL franchise, but does he have the support of the fans?
Johnny Manziel makes CFL debut. (Yahoo)
Johnny Manziel makes CFL debut. (Yahoo)
Johnny Manziel makes CFL debut. (Yahoo)
Johnny Manziel showed flashes of his old football self in his CFL debut, as he had to contend with repeated trash talk.
Johnny Manziel not in CFL 'to be treated like s***'
Johnny Manziel showed flashes of his old football self in his CFL debut, as he had to contend with repeated trash talk.
Manziel made plays with his legs, found open receivers on scrambles and showed flashes of his old football self.
Johnny Manziel on trash talk in CFL debut: 'I’m not going to be treated like sh—'
Manziel made plays with his legs, found open receivers on scrambles and showed flashes of his old football self.
Johnny Manziel leaves you wanting more in CFL debut
Johnny Manziel leaves you wanting more in CFL debut
Johnny Manziel leaves you wanting more in CFL debut
(Canadian Press)
CFL Ticats Argos Exhibition 20180601
(Canadian Press)
Johnny Manziel had his “Welcome to the CFL” moment early in his preseason debut against the Toronto Argonauts. The incident led to the Hamilton backup quarterback exchanging words with an Argonauts player. “I was trying to help a guy up out of the pile and he wanted to say some foul stuff,” Manziel said, via [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/02/johnny-manziel-im-here-for-a-reason-im-here-to-play-ball/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
Johnny Manziel: I’m here for a reason; I’m here to play ball
Johnny Manziel had his “Welcome to the CFL” moment early in his preseason debut against the Toronto Argonauts. The incident led to the Hamilton backup quarterback exchanging words with an Argonauts player. “I was trying to help a guy up out of the pile and he wanted to say some foul stuff,” Manziel said, via [more]
Johnny Manziel had his “Welcome to the CFL” moment early in his preseason debut against the Toronto Argonauts. The incident led to the Hamilton backup quarterback exchanging words with an Argonauts player. “I was trying to help a guy up out of the pile and he wanted to say some foul stuff,” Manziel said, via [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/02/johnny-manziel-im-here-for-a-reason-im-here-to-play-ball/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
Johnny Manziel: I’m here for a reason; I’m here to play ball
Johnny Manziel had his “Welcome to the CFL” moment early in his preseason debut against the Toronto Argonauts. The incident led to the Hamilton backup quarterback exchanging words with an Argonauts player. “I was trying to help a guy up out of the pile and he wanted to say some foul stuff,” Manziel said, via [more]
Manziel sees first CFL action in Argos 36-18 exhibition win over Ticats
Manziel sees first CFL action in Argos 36-18 exhibition win over Ticats
Manziel sees first CFL action in Argos 36-18 exhibition win over Ticats
Johnny Manziel threw for 80 yards in his first game action with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Johnny Manziel shows flashes in 'fun' CFL debut
Johnny Manziel threw for 80 yards in his first game action with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Manziel sees first CFL action in Argos 36-18 exhibition win over Ticats
Manziel sees first CFL action in Argos 36-18 exhibition win over Ticats
Manziel sees first CFL action in Argos 36-18 exhibition win over Ticats
Johnny Manziel hasn’t played an NFL game since 2015, but he still creates excitement and headlines . . . and draws fans. Hamilton fans chanted Manziel’s name Friday night as Tiger-Cats starter Jeremiah Masoli played longer than expected in the CFL exhibition game against Toronto. Manziel entered with 3:38 remaining in the second quarter, via [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/01/johnny-manziel-makes-cfl-preseason-debut/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
Johnny Manziel makes CFL preseason debut
Johnny Manziel hasn’t played an NFL game since 2015, but he still creates excitement and headlines . . . and draws fans. Hamilton fans chanted Manziel’s name Friday night as Tiger-Cats starter Jeremiah Masoli played longer than expected in the CFL exhibition game against Toronto. Manziel entered with 3:38 remaining in the second quarter, via [more]
Johnny Manziel hasn’t played an NFL game since 2015, but he still creates excitement and headlines . . . and draws fans. Hamilton fans chanted Manziel’s name Friday night as Tiger-Cats starter Jeremiah Masoli played longer than expected in the CFL exhibition game against Toronto. Manziel entered with 3:38 remaining in the second quarter, via [<a href="https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/01/johnny-manziel-makes-cfl-preseason-debut/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:more" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">more</a>]
Johnny Manziel makes CFL preseason debut
Johnny Manziel hasn’t played an NFL game since 2015, but he still creates excitement and headlines . . . and draws fans. Hamilton fans chanted Manziel’s name Friday night as Tiger-Cats starter Jeremiah Masoli played longer than expected in the CFL exhibition game against Toronto. Manziel entered with 3:38 remaining in the second quarter, via [more]
On Friday night, Johnny Manziel's CFL career kicks off as his Hamilton Tiger-Cats face the Toronto Argonauts in a preseason matchup. Next week, Tom Brady will report to minicamp, where we'll see if he's really "very excited," like Patriots owner Robert Kraft said at the most recent...
Even in June, the NFL Storylines Don't Slow Down
On Friday night, Johnny Manziel's CFL career kicks off as his Hamilton Tiger-Cats face the Toronto Argonauts in a preseason matchup. Next week, Tom Brady will report to minicamp, where we'll see if he's really "very excited," like Patriots owner Robert Kraft said at the most recent...
On Friday night, Johnny Manziel's CFL career kicks off as his Hamilton Tiger-Cats face the Toronto Argonauts in a preseason matchup. Next week, Tom Brady will report to minicamp, where we'll see if he's really "very excited," like Patriots owner Robert Kraft said at the most recent...
Even in June, the NFL Storylines Don't Slow Down
On Friday night, Johnny Manziel's CFL career kicks off as his Hamilton Tiger-Cats face the Toronto Argonauts in a preseason matchup. Next week, Tom Brady will report to minicamp, where we'll see if he's really "very excited," like Patriots owner Robert Kraft said at the most recent...
CFL players weigh in on the new footballs introduced for 2018 season
CFL players weigh in on the new footballs introduced for 2018 season
CFL players weigh in on the new footballs introduced for 2018 season

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