The ENTIRE point of the tight-end position is to add BIG bodies to the offensive-line and protection of your quarterback, while sacrificing NOTHING in the way of targets for your quarterback to throw to. As the CFL struggles with a veritable PLAGUE of injuries to the MOST important star of EVERY team, might it NOT… Continue reading December 2016 – Nik Lewis – Waggle End
Alouettes Coach Jacques Chapdelaine on TSN690, every Monday Morning: October 31st 2016
Did Jim Popp REFUSE to improve the O-line to put Rakeem Cato in a bad light, and allow Adams Jr. to SHINE in comparison? In my “heart of hearts” I am ABSOLUTELY certain he did.
The life of a pro quarterback is a precarious one. Just ask Rakeem Cato. Cato came in as a fresh rookie out of Marshall University. Amazingly enough, Cato DOMINATED in his first game, beating the defending Grey Cup Champions Calgary Stampeders. I was IMMEDIATELY hooked. That kind of talent doesn’t lie. The road has been… Continue reading October 2016 – Vernon Adams Jr. 1st CFL Start
There may be some kind of “seasonal disorder” involved, but every once in a while, and seemingly for a few weeks at a time, football games’ commercial time is in part devoted to the vexed problem of “erectile dysfunction”. But as yet, I’ve never seen or heard any commercial OR any other forum…making comparisons and… Continue reading September 2016 – The Cure for Offensive E.D.
Justin Dunk wrote a piece about the Alouettes attempting to sign Darian Durant, the oft-injured, veteran mobile pivot for the Saskatchewan Name Stealers. Somewhere in the second paragraph, Dunk drops THIS bomb: Chapdelaine likes Vernon Adams, who the Alouettes traded a first-round pick to get back in May, but he “isn’t a big fan… Continue reading September 2016 – 3DownNation: The Distinction Between Reporting and Journalism.
When in Week 2 of the 2015 season Rakeem Cato led the Montreal Alouettes to a 29-11 victory over Calgary, the defending Grey Cup Champs, it was the last time Alouettes fans rose EN MASSE, and gave the team AND their quarterback a throaty and exuberant standing ovation. In truth, only Marsh Madness stands out… Continue reading September 2016 – Hey Jacques…No Pressure Bud.