Insight and Analysis

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 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, 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 ...

Breaking Down The Wild West Race

September 17, 2018 | Matt Baker
Every year, in some shape or form, we’re reminded that in the Canadian Football league, your playoff outlook can change drastically over the course of a couple of weeks. That’s ...

Bake’s Takes | 5 Key Results From 2017

November 9, 2017 | Matt Baker
The players and coaches have given their various versions of what went wrong. Media and fans, never at a loss for words, have their theories as well. The 64th regular season for the BC Lions ...

Lions’ Washington eyeing defensive puzzle

January 17, 2017 | Jeff Krever
While his defence rebounded in 2016, Mark Washington has some holes to fill as the Lions’ off-season continues.

Buono, Lions out in front as off-season progresses

December 17, 2016 |
The BC Lions face questions like every other team, but Wally Buono’s club is in a position to succeed heading into 2017.

Homeward-bound: Lions looking forward to playoffs at BC Place

November 6, 2016 |
With their win over the Riders, the Lions are now looking forward to their first home playoff game since 2011.