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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:16:42 GMT



Winnipeg Sun

Bombers believe bye gives them advantage over Riders in Week 1
Winnipeg Sun
With the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the unusual position of having a bye in the first week of the CFL season, Nichols parked himself in front of the television and watched all the football he could get. “I'm a football junkie,” the Blue Bombers starting ...

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:14:08 GMT



Winnipeg Free Press

Blue and Gold ready to do battle
Winnipeg Free Press
The Saskatchewan Roughriders shared the CFL's worst record in 2016, winning just five of 18 regular-season games. But after another ... "Even though they're considered rookies, a guy like Roc has played professional football for a while. He has grasped ...

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:49:46 GMT



Calgary Herald

Terry Williams ready to assume return duties for Calgary Stampeders
Calgary Herald
Based on Tuesday's practice, though, Williams looks like the primary option for the rematch Thursday, and while he isn't denying that it's a big challenge so early in his Canadian football career, he believes he's ready to do what's asked. “It's a lot ...

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:45:05 GMT



Calgary Herald

Calgary Stampeders not worried about run defence
Calgary Herald
DeVone Claybrooks doesn't sound the least bit worried about the Calgary Stampeders' ability to stop opposing teams from running the football. In fact ... On Tuesday, Dickenson said the Stampeders' first-round pick in the 2017 CFL draft was making progress.

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:29:19 GMT



Canyon football grad catches on in Canada
Santa Clarita Valley Signal
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League selected Canyon High grad and former Minnesota Golden Gopher Drew Wolitarsky (82) on Tuesday in the supplemental draft. Photo courtesy ... The CFL season started on June 22. Wolitarsky is ...


Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:03:57 GMT



Edmonton Journal

Edmonton Eskimos bring back linebacker Alex Hoffman-Ellis in wake of injury to JC Sherritt
Edmonton Journal
“There is no question J.C. will be missed,” Eskimos head coach Jason Maas said of the defensive captain who was in his seventh Canadian Football League season. “As a coach, you love that kind of guy that ... While Adam Konar filled in nicely for ...

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:35:50 GMT



Ottawa Sun

Redblacks need to open up offence vs. BC
Ottawa Sun
Joshua Stangby Ottawa Redblacks' Joshua Stangby celebrates a touchdown during second half CFL action against the Calgary Stampeders in Ottawa on June 23, 2017. ... In football, sometimes it's best just to take what you're given. But the Ottawa ...

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:31:22 GMT



CFL.ca

Cauz: 5 reasons the Calgary/Ottawa rematch will be even better
CFL.ca
Now THAT is how you start a season! Week 1 saw an emotionally repressed Darian Durant going nuts after a last-second win over his former team, Ricky Ray throwing for over 500 yards and looking like peak-Ray in the process, the Eskimos and Lions putting ...

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:11:03 GMT



Edmonton Sun

Terry Jones: Edmonton Eskimos counting on defensive line to give them an edge
Edmonton Sun
Eskimos Bowers Edmonton Eskimos' Da'Quan Bowers, right, reaches to bring down B.C. Lions' quarterback Jonathon Jennings during the first half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Article ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:37:30 GMT



Canoe

Grey Cup, Henry Burris travelling to England for Canada Day
Canoe
The Argos and the CFL are certainly hoping that a winning football team will help them increase their average attendance, which was just 16,380 last year. There's a good chance new general manager Jim Popp, Trestman and Ray can deliver a contender, ...

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