CFL Week 16

Highlights from around the Canadian Football League in Week 16.

CFL's concussion controversy

CFL's concussion controversy

CFL's concussion controversy

CFL's concussion controversy

CFL's concussion controversy

The CFL is maintaining a controversial stance on concussions ahead of this year's Grey Cup Final. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says concussions are an injury. But when asked about the link between head injuries and brain disease, he says the “science is still unclear.”

CFL's concussion controversy

The CFL is maintaining a controversial stance on concussions ahead of this year's Grey Cup Final. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says concussions are an injury. But when asked about the link between head injuries and brain disease, he says the “science is still unclear.”

CFL's concussion controversy

The CFL is maintaining a controversial stance on concussions ahead of this year's Grey Cup Final. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says concussions are an injury. But when asked about the link between head injuries and brain disease, he says the “science is still unclear.”

CFL's concussion controversy

The CFL is maintaining a controversial stance on concussions ahead of this year's Grey Cup Final. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says concussions are an injury. But when asked about the link between head injuries and brain disease, he says the “science is still unclear.”

Edmonton Eskimos name debate

Inuit Canadians say it's time for the Edmonton Eskimos to change their name. The CFL team has used it since 1949, but now some say it's time for it to go. Reid Fiest reports.

Edmonton Eskimos name debate

Inuit Canadians say it's time for the Edmonton Eskimos to change their name. The CFL team has used it since 1949, but now some say it's time for it to go. Reid Fiest reports.

Edmonton Eskimos name debate

Inuit Canadians say it's time for the Edmonton Eskimos to change their name. The CFL team has used it since 1949, but now some say it's time for it to go. Reid Fiest reports.

Edmonton Eskimos name debate

Inuit Canadians say it's time for the Edmonton Eskimos to change their name. The CFL team has used it since 1949, but now some say it's time for it to go. Reid Fiest reports.

FBO CFL East Final 20171119

Will the 105th Grey Cup be Ricky Ray's last game? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

FBO CFL West Final 20171119

There's a lot riding on the 105th Grey Cup for Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol)

CFL could alter schedule to accommodate NFLN deal

The CFL could be coming to NFL Network. And as part of that deal, the CFL may alter its schedule to move the Grey Cup from late November to the middle of October. “I’d like to see the Grey Cup earlier, it won’t happen for 2018, but for 2019 it’s possible,” CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie [ more]

CFL could alter schedule to accommodate NFLN deal

The CFL could be coming to NFL Network. And as part of that deal, the CFL may alter its schedule to move the Grey Cup from late November to the middle of October. “I’d like to see the Grey Cup earlier, it won’t happen for 2018, but for 2019 it’s possible,” CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie [ more]

CFL could alter schedule to accommodate NFLN deal

The CFL could be coming to NFL Network. And as part of that deal, the CFL may alter its schedule to move the Grey Cup from late November to the middle of October. “I’d like to see the Grey Cup earlier, it won’t happen for 2018, but for 2019 it’s possible,” CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie [ more]

Concussions in the game

Vijay Setlur, sports marketing instructor at York University, on concussions and selling the CFL

Concussions in the game

Vijay Setlur, sports marketing instructor at York University, on concussions and selling the CFL

Concussions in the game

Vijay Setlur, sports marketing instructor at York University, on concussions and selling the CFL

Concussions in the game

Vijay Setlur, sports marketing instructor at York University, on concussions and selling the CFL

CFL commissioner says not enough evidence for connection between concussions and brain disease

Randy Ambrosie

CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie speaks with the media during his State of the League address. (Adrian Wyld/CP)

CFL commissioner Ambrosie says not enough evidence to link concussions and CTE

Eskimos quarterback Reilly captures CFL outstanding player honour

Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly, recipient of the Most Outstanding Player award, poses backstage at the CFL football awards in Ottawa, Ontario, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Eskimos quarterback Reilly captures CFL outstanding player honour

Toronto Argonauts coach Marc Trestman, recipient of the CFL Coach of the Year award, poses backstage at the Canadian Football League awards in Ottawa, Ontario, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Winnipeg's Andrew Harris named the CFL's outstanding Canadian player

Winnipeg's Andrew Harris named the CFL's outstanding Canadian player

Toronto's Marc Trestman captures CFL's coach of the year honour

Toronto's Marc Trestman captures CFL's coach of the year honour

Montreal Alouettes center Luc Brodeur-Jourdain, recipient of the Jake Gaudaur Veterans' Award, poses backstage at the CFL awards in Ottawa, Ontario, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Montreal Alouettes center Luc Brodeur-Jourdain, recipient of the Jake Gaudaur Veterans' Award, poses backstage at the CFL awards in Ottawa, Ontario, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Calgary Stampeders linebacker Alex Singleton, recipient of the Most Outstanding Defensive Player award, poses backstage at the CFL awards in Ottawa, Ontario, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Stampeders linebacker Singleton named CFL's outstanding defensive player

Stampeders linebacker Singleton named CFL's outstanding defensive player

Calgary's Roy Finch captures CFL's top special-teams player award

Calgary's Roy Finch captures CFL's top special-teams player award

Winnipeg's Stanley Bryant captures CFL's outstanding lineman award

Winnipeg's Stanley Bryant captures CFL's outstanding lineman award

Toronto running back Wilder Jr. captures CFL's outstanding rookie award

Toronto running back Wilder Jr. captures CFL's outstanding rookie award

The big game

Michael Copeland, president and CEO of the Toronto Argos, on making people in Toronto care about the CFL again

The big game

Michael Copeland, president and CEO of the Toronto Argos, on making people in Toronto care about the CFL again

The big game

Michael Copeland, president and CEO of the Toronto Argos, on making people in Toronto care about the CFL again

The big game

Michael Copeland, president and CEO of the Toronto Argos, on making people in Toronto care about the CFL again

Nye: I have learned my lesson in dismissing Grey Cup underdogs

CFL.ca's Jamie Nye will not give into the narrative that the Calgary Stampeders are favoured by so much that they will walk all over the Toronto Argonauts. He did that last year with Ottawa and has learned his lesson.

Nye: I have learned my lesson in dismissing Grey Cup underdogs

CFL.ca's Jamie Nye will not give into the narrative that the Calgary Stampeders are favoured by so much that they will walk all over the Toronto Argonauts. He did that last year with Ottawa and has learned his lesson.

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