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Return Beckons | Breaking Down 2021 Lions Schedule

June 15, 2021 | Matt Baker
No pun intended here, but the week began with a double dose of solid news days for CFL fans everywhere. Following Monday’s announcement that the league’s owners voted in favour of a ...

Reilly Set To Climb CFL Passing List

May 31, 2021 | Matt Baker
The 2019 season for your BC Lions was disappointing, to say the least. However, when looking for reasons to be optimistic you could point to a couple of bright spots. The big one for yours truly ...

Quest For Playoff Return Starts With The O-Line

May 27, 2021 | Staff
All eyes will be squarely on Mike Reilly the next time the BC Lions take the field. It’s no secret, however, that if the Leos are to improve in 2021, so too must their offensive line. It just so ...

A Deeper Dive Into Lions 2021 Global Draft Class

April 17, 2021 | Steven Chang
Now that the BC Lions have four new international additions to the squad, it’s probably time to take a deeper dive into their football journeys that led to the 2021 CFL Global Draft. The Lions ...

Burnham Poised To Climb Lions History Books

March 14, 2021 | Matt Baker
Getting Bryan Burnham back in orange last month was exciting for a variety of reasons. One of those being the game’s most dynamic receiver has some catching up to do. In more ways than one. ...

Preparation remains key for Campbell

April 3, 2020 | Matt Baker
In this uncertain world of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, Rick Campbell is still in full football preparation mode. Still, the Lions head coach couldn’t resist to check out ...

O’Leary: Teams leaning on technology as the draft approaches

March 23, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
With the CFL combine cancelled, BC Lions GM Ed Hervey and Ottawa REDBLACKS head coach Paul LaPolice will lean on technology to continue scouting players, they tell CFL.ca senior writer Chris ...

A Look At Some Key Dates Ahead

January 13, 2020 | Matt Baker
With the lower mainland getting its always adventurous dusting of winter snow over the weekend, we can’t help but get excited about the upcoming BC Lions season. I mean hey, it can very ...

Breaking Down The 2020 Schedule

December 15, 2019 | Matt Baker
Let the excitement for BC Place nights and epic road trips begin. BC Lions fans received an early visit from Santa Claus on Wednesday morning as the CFL released the complete 2020 regular season ...

Breaking Down The 107th Grey Cup

November 20, 2019 | Matt Baker
107th Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats (16-3-0) vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers (13-7-0) Sunday, November 24th 3 PM PACIFIC TIME McMahon Stadium, Calgary Broadcast info: the game is televised on TSN in ...

Breaking Down The Division Finals

November 14, 2019 | Matt Baker
With the road to the 107th Grey Cup down to four teams, bclions.com breaks down both the East and West Final games this Sunday. As is usually the case going into this weekend, each game has its ...

Hervey Looking For Next Leader

November 6, 2019 | Matt Baker
It had been 35 days shy of a calendar year since he had introduced DeVone Claybrooks as the 26th head coach in BC Lions history. And late on the morning that it became official he is now looking ...

4 Positive Storylines As We Close Book On 2019

October 21, 2019 | Matt Baker
They won’t be sipping champagne from the Grey Cup for at least another year and the franchise will ultimately look back at this season as a disappointment. Still, there will be a few things ...

Looking Ahead | Lions Re-charge Ahead Of Mountain Climb

July 29, 2019 | Matt Baker
Pick your favourite lower mainland climb. The Grouse Grind? Coquitlam Crunch? That’s what lies ahead for members of the BC Lions. After an unexpected start to a 2019 regular season that ...

Another Look At The Schedule

March 12, 2019 | Matt Baker
67 days. As of this writing, that is the official countdown to 2019 training camp in Kamloops. The addition of quarterback Mike Reilly and several other key pieces added to the Lions roster in ...

The Stats Pack

November 27, 2018 | Matt Baker
Breaking down the numbers can be a really fun game. And with football and pretty much every other sport becoming more driven by analytics, some of these key stats can truly define a player or ...

5 Key Results From 2018

November 16, 2018 | Matt Baker
It was the epitome of a roller of a roller coaster season. As topsy-turvy as the classic old wooden coaster at the PNE. And although Lions players and coaches are still licking their wounds from ...

Win And They’re In | Lemon Ready For Some Deja Vu

October 16, 2018 | Matt Baker
Win and we’re headed to the show. It’s that simple. With five victories in six games since Labour Day came calling, your BC Lions (8-7-0) have all the makings of a squad gearing up for a ...

Playoff Scenarios | Lions In Drivers Seat With Four Games To Play

October 9, 2018 | Matt Baker
They took care of their own business on Saturday night and then received a nice Thanksgiving present with Saskatchewan grinding out a 19-12 victory over Edmonton in a defensive battle on Monday ...

Sutton Trade Brings One Word To Mind: November

September 25, 2018 | Matt Baker
The message from GM Ed Hervey to his players as Tuesday’s practice wrapped up was loud and clear: the BC Lions plan to be in this race for the long haul. It came moments after Hervey swung ...
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