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Hogan: Chris Jones, a true Boatman, rejoins Argos
Posted on 23 September 2021 | 6:09 pm

Nine years after he departed Toronto for his first head coaching gig in the CFL, Chris Jones is back with the Argos, hired this week as the team's defensive consultant. Mike Hogan of Argonauts.ca takes a long look at one of the game's top defensive minds.

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Germany – Offensive stats leaders after 1st round of playoffs offer a couple of surprises
Posted on 23 September 2021 | 5:27 am

The German Football League semifinals produced a couple of unexpected results and a look at the key offensive stats can explain it. The Saarland Hurricanes knocked off the Cologne Crocodiles to earn a berth in the semifinals and their passing game was an important part of the win. Meanwhile, the Potsdam Royals knocked off the […]

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Germany: Saarland Hurricanes – Historic semifinalists
Posted on 23 September 2021 | 5:15 am

This Saturday, the GFL South’s Saarland Hurricanes will square off against the GFL North leaders, the Dresden Monarchs for a chance to earn themselves a spot in the German Bowl.  For the underdog Hurricanes though, 2021 has already seen the team go further than it ever has before in its 39-year history. That success for […]

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Denmark: The Triangle Razorbacks have a giant weapon
Posted on 23 September 2021 | 4:45 am

Despite their poor win-loss record, the Triangle Razorbacks head into the Danish Nationalliegaen post-season with a newly discovered sense of confidence. The 2019 champions have ended the year playing their best football of the season. They added playmaker Niko Lester and then earned their first win of the regular season, and did it in convincing […]

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats take down REDBLACKS in rainy affair
Posted on 23 September 2021 | 4:05 am

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated the Ottawa REDBLACKS on Wednesday night thanks to scores from their offence and defence. The rain was coming down in sheets for the majority of the contest at TD Place, but that didn’t slow down the Ticats from notching their fourth win of the season with a 24-7 victory. Steven Dunbar […]

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Fantasy: Projections for an interesting Week 8
Posted on 22 September 2021 | 6:00 pm

There are only three games on the Week 8 schedule, but DailyRoto's Ben Kramer sees plenty of interesting options for CFL Fantasy players.

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CFL.ca Game Notes: A look at Week 8
Posted on 22 September 2021 | 4:00 pm

With Week 8 set to get underway on Wednesday, CFL.ca take a statistical look at the week ahead.

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STREAMING PPV: Hamilton Tiger-Cats @ Ottawa REDBLACKS, Sept. 23, 01:30 CET (1:30 am, 7:30 pm ET, Sept. 22)
Posted on 22 September 2021 | 7:30 am

After a short week, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be back in action on Wednesday as they travel to the nation’s capital to take on the Ottawa REDBLACKS in an East Division battle. Hamilton enters Week 8 with barely a moment to catch their breath after a 23-17 win in Week 7 over the Calgary Stampeders […]

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AFI Recaps the weekend of international football
Posted on 22 September 2021 | 5:30 am

With many leagues winding down or finished, there was still plenty of football being played around the world. The German Football League quarterfinals took place with the top four seeded teams advancing. One game was played In Norway, while in Japan, the XLeague finished off its second round of play. Finally, in the Swiss league, the […]

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ELF’s top RB, Madre London, re-signs with Cologne Centurions
Posted on 22 September 2021 | 5:00 am

The European League of Football’s leading rusher Madre London has agreed to re-sign with Cologne Centurions for the 2022 season. Cologne’s general manager David Drane is thrilled to have the All-Star back in Cologne:  “The Cologne Centurions are happy to announce that the best player in the European League of Football will return to the […]

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CFL Power Rankings: A little clarity after Week 7
Posted on 21 September 2021 | 7:05 am

In weeks past — the previous one included — a jumble in the standings has made ranking these teams something of a challenge. Week 7 of the CFL season has provided a little separation in the standings and with that, some clarity. Similar to previous weeks, the top and bottom spots of these rankings remain […]

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Saarland Hurricanes top Cologne Crocodiles in penalty-filled affair, advance to GFL semis for first time in history
Posted on 21 September 2021 | 5:00 am

Playoffs are a time for star players and big plays to grab the spotlight, but while Sunday’s GFL quarterfinal matchup between the Saarland Hurricanes and Cologne Crocodiles offered plenty of both, they served in an unfortunate supporting role. Instead, it was striped shirts and orange flags that were center stage in the first round of […]

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Japan: Catching up with the XLeague through its first two weeks
Posted on 21 September 2021 | 4:30 am

After two exciting weeks of play in Japan, three familiar teams sit atop the standings. The Fujitsu Frontiers, Obic Seagulls, and Panasonic impulse all remain undefeated as they seem to be the top three squads in the country once again. However, parity appears to still have a place in the XLeague as there have been […]

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Germany: Dresden Monarchs pound Allgäu Comets for blowout quarterfinal win
Posted on 20 September 2021 | 6:08 am

The Dresden Monarchs have clearly hit the German Football League playoffs in stride after they demolished the visiting Allgäu Comets 50-13 in their quarterfinal matchup in front of 2,000 cheering fans at Heinz-Steyer-Stadion in Dresden. The Monarchs, first-place finishers in the GFL North division, were on a roll entering the playoffs and had won nine […]

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Japanese running back Taku Lee makes CFL debut with Montreal Alouettes
Posted on 20 September 2021 | 4:35 am

Global running back Taku Lee from Japan made his CFL debut Saturday night with the Montreal Alouettes as they took on the B.C Lions. After spending weeks on Montreal’s practice squad, Lee was promoted to the active roster the day before the game. In a solid debut, the Japanese running back recorded one special team’s tackle […]

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers down Elks for sixth win of the season
Posted on 19 September 2021 | 5:40 am

Two defensive scores led the way in the Winnipeg Blue Bombers win over the Edmonton Elks on Saturday night. After giving up the lead in the third quarter, the Bombers defence stepped up in a big way thanks to a pick-six from defensive back DeAundre Alford and a fumble recovery touchdown from linebacker Adam Bighill. Once […]

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LIVESTREAM GERMANY: Munich Cowboys @ Potsdam Royals, September 19, 16:00 CET (4 pm, 10 am ET)
Posted on 19 September 2021 | 5:15 am

The Potsdam Royals will play host to the Munich Cowboys in this Sunday afternoon German Football League playoff matchup. This game features two teams that love to run the ball which they do well. Fans can expect a physical matchup as the Cowboys bring a smash-mouth style of play up north against the talented Potsdam […]

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LIVESTREAM GERMANY: Cologne Crocodiles @ Saarland Hurricanes, September 19, 15:00 CET (3 pm, 9 am ET)
Posted on 19 September 2021 | 5:00 am

The Saarland Hurricanes will host the Cologne Crocodiles in the first-ever German Football League home playoff game in the club’s history. The surprise of the GFL will not have an easy route to the semi-finals however as an experienced Cologne Crocodiles team visits Saarbrucken boasting of one of the league’s most potent passing attacks. After […]

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BC Lions knock off Alouettes for third straight win
Posted on 19 September 2021 | 4:10 am

Michael Reilly‘s two passing touchdowns and 308 passing yards were the deciding factors in the BC Lions’ 27-18 win over the Montreal Alouettes. In the absence of Khari Jones, Andre Boldu leaned on his running-back roots as William Stanback and Vernon Adams were the featured players of the Alouette’ offence as they combined for 183 rushing yards. Through the […]

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LIVESTREAM GERMANY: Braunschweig New Yorker Lions @ Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns, September 18, 16:15 CET (4:15 pm, 10:15 am ET)
Posted on 18 September 2021 | 5:15 am

The Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns will host the Braunschweig New Yorker Lions in this first-round German Football League playoff matchup. The last time these two teams met fans were treated to an epic defensive duel as the Lions defeated the Unicorns 10-7 for the 2019 German Bowl championship. These two teams typically wait to play in October […]

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LIVESTREAM GERMANY: Allgäu Comets @ Dresden Monarchs, September 18, 15 CET (3 pm, 9 am ET)
Posted on 18 September 2021 | 5:00 am

The Dresden Monarchs will host the Allgäu Comets in this highly anticipated first-round playoff matchup. The game pits two very differently built teams against each other as finesse meets power on the field today.  The run-first and defensive-minded Comets will test their smash-mouth style of play out against an explosive air raid Monarchs team looking to […]

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