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Junior Luke | Coming Soon To A Pass Rush Near You

May 19, 2017 | Matt Baker
On the field, he is as aggressive and intimidating as they come. Away from the gridiron, Junior Luke has characteristics more similar to his first name of that of a gentle giant. With that, it’s ...

Player Evaluation | A 24/7 Deal

May 16, 2017 | Matt Baker
24 hours a day, seven days a week. That’s one of the more accurate terms to describe the world of pro football. It is especially true when it comes to evaluating young talent. Although BC Lions ...

Morris: Lions turn to Foucault amid changes up front

May 15, 2017 |
With his NFL days behind him, David Foucault is ready to hit reset with BC and earn a starting job this spring. CFL.ca’s Jim Morris has more.

Morris: Lions’ tryout the latest test for Frank Alexander

May 12, 2017 |
After three suspensions south of the border, Frank Alexander has something to prove in his new home with the Lions — but only to himself.

All in the Family: Draft signals emotional evening for the Vandervoort’s

May 9, 2017 |
Everyone marvels at Danny Vandervoort’s hands. So much so that his mom, Liane, likes to claim that their strength, and his athletic ability to catch anything thrown remotely in his vicinity, are ...

Stanley Franks | Chapter Two In The Den

May 2, 2017 | Matt Baker
Stanley Franks is back where he belongs. And if all had gone according to plan, maybe the new assistant defensive backs coach never would have left. After settling into his “new” digs at the ...

The Ontko Brothers | So Far Away, Yet So Close

April 13, 2017 | Matt Baker
Football is often described as a “battle in the trenches” or “war of attrition.” As for players themselves, they often talk about having to “leave it all out on the field.” You can hear these ...

Charles Vaillancourt | Primed For Year Two

April 12, 2017 | Matt Baker
If there is one important lesson Charles Vaillancourt learned in his rookie CFL season, it was to take nothing for granted. It all stemmed from a rather routine play in the Lions’ week two ...

Lions tuned in to goal-oriented ‘Manny Show’ in BC

April 7, 2017 | Kristina Costabile
Emmanuel Arceneaux sets detailed goals for himself before every season and has taken Bryan Burnham under his wing to do the same.

Coffee And Kicking

March 17, 2017 | Matt Baker
The chance to win a second Grey Cup ring no doubt trumps any other reason for Swayze Waters to be excited about his new home. But the Lions’ new kicker has enjoyed experimenting with an important ...

Lee On Road To Redemption

March 6, 2017 | Matt Baker
“The reason we’re in here is because we have a guy down. You don’t leave a soldier by himself.”  Wally Buono- Game Balls Presentation, July 16th, 2016 It was a more emotional than usual post game ...

The Life Of A Video Coordinator

March 1, 2017 | Matt Baker
For those who work in professional sports, the term “offseason” can have many different definitions. Players take time to heal bumps and bruises and now devote their time to around the clock ...

Ainsworth Addition Helps Paint Interesting Picture

February 27, 2017 | Matt Baker
On the field he is a ferocious wrecking ball. He’ll do whatever it takes to track down the kick returner and run through as many blockers as need be. Come hell or high water, he is getting to ...

Manny Show Airs In Singapore

January 30, 2017 | Matt Baker
Super Bowl week. For the average football junky it involves stocking up on nachos and wings, trips to the liquor store, filling out squares and going over meticulous prop bets. For Emmanuel ...

Fresh off Safari, Husband Eyes Bigger Things in ’17

January 25, 2017 | Matt Baker
Not only is Cody Husband an imposing figure for defensive linemen, he could probably scare off a few real lions. At 6’7 and 307 pounds, the New Westminster product was prepared to protect fellow ...

The Super Scout

January 23, 2017 | Matt Baker
As the calendar inches towards February, the CFL is slowly coming out of its winter hibernation. But for those around-the-clock football junkies like Geroy Simon, it has felt like the midway ...

Versatility Key For Thompson In Year Two

January 19, 2017 | Matt Baker
Like every professional football player, Anthony Thompson acknowledges his career could be over at the drop of a hat. Players regress. Or get hurt. Or decide their heart simply isn’t in it ...

Norwood Brings Athleticism, Family Ties To Den

January 16, 2017 | Matt Baker
Levi Norwood still has to pinch himself when he looks back on the 2011 Baylor Bears football season, his freshman campaign at the Waco, Texas campus. As if playing NCAA Division 1 football wasn’t ...

Q&A: Bighill Prepares To Tackle Big Easy

January 11, 2017 | Matt Baker
One week after he agreed to a three-year futures contact with the New Orleans Saints, Adam Bighill spoke with Matt Baker from BCLions.com about his new opportunity. Bighill’s six-year ...

Bow Down To Washington

December 29, 2016 | Matt Baker
With the presents opened, leftover turkey almost completely devoured and promises of New Year’s Resolutions being drafted and charted, the focus in the football world has turned to college bowl ...
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