After an extended break we’re back in the midst of the long CFL off-season with former BC Lion and now New Orleans Saints linebacker Adam Bighill. Adam chats about growing up wanting to play professional football, about the people that have helped him along the way and the process he went through to sign with the Saints.
Wednesday morning, I had the opportunity to sit in on a session with CFL Senior Vice-President of Football, Glen Johnson, who spoke for nearly an hour and a half on the CFL’s past successes and the new measures being put into place to continue to try to cut penalties, increase player safety and speed up the game.
Football is #1: A recent survey suggests that football is the game of choice for British Columbians. It’s now time for our local governments and communities to support that.
Jim Mullin – Special to BCLionsDen.ca Barring a last second shift, BC is not in the plans for Kirby Fabien but Plan B and Plan C is. The planned return of Fabien, the seventh overall pick by the Lions, to the Canada West is not going down well in Lions headquarters. Only a surprise contract […]
The BC Lions off-season has been an eventful one so far and Thursday night the biggest surprise so far came with the news that tackle Jovan Olafioye would be returning to the team after a “medical issue” was listed as the cause of his release from the St.Louis Rams. The nature of the medical issue […]
The BC Lions will be looking for a new middle linebacker in 2012, as the agent for Solomon Elimimian announced on Twitter Wednesday that his client had signed with the Minnesota Vikings. Lowell Ullrich of The Province reported that the Lions may have had the chance to make an offer on Wednesday to the all-star linebacker […]
Found this pregame report on Vikings.com, the official website of the Minnesota Vikings, who play the Dallas Cowboys in preseason action today. According to the writer, former Lions receiver Emmanuel Arceneaux is among the third tier of receivers trying to make the team: “One of the position battles still raging is at WR, where the […]
As we told you the other day, it was just a matter of time before we heard that Emmanuel Arceneaux would be leaving the BC Lions. Reports today are surfacing that the talented young Lions receiver has signed a 3 year $1.8 million deaL with the Minnesota Vikings. Arceneaux himself tweeted confirmation of the signing. […]
There have to be a few less NFL fans west of the Canadian Rockies of late. Once again the Lions have lost a top player to the lures of the NFL. As we posted a couple days ago, Martell Mallett was given an opportunity by Wally Buono to test the NFL waters and Tuesday the […]
For the second straight off-season the Miami Dolhins of the NFL have plucked a player from the roster of the BC Lions. CTV Sports is reporting on Twitter that fullback and special teams player Rolly Lumbala has signed a contract with the club. Lumbala had just completed his second season with the Lions and is […]