Even I consider it a harsh criticism. But Jacques Chapdelaine brought baggage into Montreal, and that baggage assured his swift and unceremonious exit. I made things VERY clear last season: the Alouettes, with two bright and talented quarterbacks, and the best defense in the CFL, were one or two moves away from crafting a Grey… Continue reading September 2017 – Chapdelaine Had a Way Forward, Brought Demise on Himself
The history of racism at the quarterbacking position is not a pretty one. It might even be said that to some extent, the history of anti-black sentiment, at least at the quarterbacking position, is the history of the CFL. Or vice versa. It may be difficult to talk about. Especially when an “unbiased” mainstream media… Continue reading August 2017 – Quarterbacking While Black: Racism Still Plagues Football’s Most Important Position
“Do not do gentle into that good night,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”
I have to give it to old Zeke. Even though he’s blocked my comments on Twitter…and frankly who wouldn’t…I am still permitted to comment on his articles at the Gazette. MAYBE he considers me an annoying BUT invaluable resource: making points that would mean his JOB, should he venture into the territory that is my… Continue reading December 2016 – An Inexhaustible Supply of Gazoo Commentary
THIS is why someone OUTSIDE of the city, outside the DAILY bump and grind of a club MOST Montrealers know, inside and out, year after year…why ANY such truth that sees the light is a PARTIAL one. AND partial truth has a nasty habit of illuminating JUST enough to see, but NOT enough to make… Continue reading December 2016 – One Last 3DownNation Post?
You know what? I’m sorry. I was WRONG. It IS you. It’s DEFINITELY YOU. As rumours continue to suggest that Kavis Reed will be given the vacant GM job* on this team…it appears a decision needs to be made on my part. If, as I’ve pointed out in recent posts, Alouettes ownership is prepared to… Continue reading December 2016 – It’s Not You, It’s Me
As yet another article appears expressing confusion at the Alouettes’ apparent difficulties in finding their new GM…THIS time on CFL.ca…I take a stab at expressing my perspective on the issue. The article begins with this statement: MONTREAL — Another day, another potential twist in the search for the next general manager of the Montreal Alouettes.… Continue reading December 2016 – CFL.ca Post