July 2018 – Adams’ Old Coach Beau Baldwin Interview (Again)

In 2016, Justin Dunk of 3Down Nation interviewed Eastern Washington head coach Beau Baldwin. Baldwin coached almost half the starting quarterbacks in the CFL this week: Matt Nichols, Bo Levi Mitchell, Mike Reilly and Vernon Adams. Here are a couple of selections from that interview: Dunk: Do you believe Adams can be a franchise quarterback in the CFL?… Continue reading July 2018 – Adams’ Old Coach Beau Baldwin Interview (Again)

July 2018 – So Here’s the Thing…

Everybody knows we’re going to have to have a lot of patience, basically because, as Didier Ormejuste said, Kavis Reed left his homework until the last minute, and now everyone’s going to have to cram for the mid-terms. So how long do we wait until we can reasonably expect things to start clicking? “The Montreal Alouettes announced on Friday… Continue reading July 2018 – So Here’s the Thing…

July 2018 – Unsettling Manziel Rumours from RDS

Here’s my translation of Didier Ormejuste, explaining the rumours he’s heard about Manziel partying, and what he thinks of Reed’s actions in general: “Well listen: there were 4 people, OK? Not one. Not two. Not three. There were four who told me that Johnny Manziel, during the past few weeks in Hamilton, was partying and… Continue reading July 2018 – Unsettling Manziel Rumours from RDS

July 2018 – How Well Can the Alouettes Do Under Manziel?

There are several approaches we can take in trying to answer this question: How well quarterbacks in Manziel’s situation have historically done in this league: Manziel has frequently been compared to Doug Flutie. I watched a lot of Flutie’s games when he was up here. If Manziel really is a comparable talent, we Alouettes fans are in for a treat.… Continue reading July 2018 – How Well Can the Alouettes Do Under Manziel?

July 2018 – Johnny CFL Football – Une Lueur D’Espoir

It’s official! Johnny Manziel is a Montreal Alouette!!! And like every big name that comes to this town, the first task is to learn a few catchy French phrases. You know. To show you’re making an effort and taking the city seriously. So this is my suggestion for one of Manziel’s first French doozies: Une Lueur D’Espoir (A Ray… Continue reading July 2018 – Johnny CFL Football – Une Lueur D’Espoir

February 2018 – Rakeem Cato Signed By Roughriders

What is it about those Roughriders? First they pilfer Brandon Bridge. Then they manage to sign Vernon Adams Junior (who’s since joined the Hamilton Tiger-Cats). And now Rakeem Cato has signed with the Roughriders. The Richmond Roughriders, that is, of the Arena League. Here’s the Roughriders’ schedule this year. There you go, folks. While the Alouettes… Continue reading February 2018 – Rakeem Cato Signed By Roughriders