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Esks go north, aim to build relationships with Inuit
Posted on 26 January 2020 | 4:12 pm

The Edmonton Eskimos' ongoing relationship with Canada's Inuit community took them to Inuvik in early January for the Sunrise Festival.

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Italian DE Lorenzo Dalle Piagge invited to CFL Combine in Toronto
Posted on 26 January 2020 | 6:30 am

Defensive lineman Lorenzo Dalle Piage has been extended an invitation to showcase his skills for Canadian Football League (CFL) general managers, coaches and scouts in Toronto for the CFL Combine from March 26-28. Dalle Piagge was one of 26 players who participated in the CFL Global Combine in Italy conducted in association with the Federazione Italiana […]

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LIVESTREAM: Final CFL Global Combine stop in Germany, Sat. Jan. 26, 10a CET (4a ET)
Posted on 26 January 2020 | 5:01 am

The final stop on the CFL Global Combine tour in Europe kicks off Sunday, January 26 in Frankfurt, Germany as the Canadian Football League and German Football League collaborate on the biggest of the combines to date. A total of 44 athletes will be on hand at the Landessportbund Hessen complex in Frankfurt to be […]

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An early look at the 2020 CFL Draft selection order
Posted on 25 January 2020 | 7:00 pm

With the 2019 season in the books, CFL.ca takes a look at the selection order for April's CFL Draft.

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British LB David Izinyon gets Toronto combine invite
Posted on 25 January 2020 | 5:07 pm

Linebacker David Izinyon was selected from the first-ever British American football combine and will attend the CFL combine in Toronto in March.

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Italy’s Lorenzo Dalle Piagge earns invite to CFL combine
Posted on 25 January 2020 | 4:38 pm

Italian defensive lineman Lorenzo Dalle Piagee will take part in this year's CFL combine in Toronto after a strong showing at the CFL global combine in Florence, Italy.

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Bryant on signing extension: ‘It was a no-brainer to come back’
Posted on 25 January 2020 | 12:00 am

Not testing free agency and signing an extension to stay in Winnipeg wasn't a hard decision for offensive lineman Stanley Bryant. BlueBombers.com's Ed Tait writes.

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Canadian Content: Ranking the National free agents
Posted on 24 January 2020 | 8:01 pm

CFL.ca breaks down the top 15 Canadians that are set to hit the open market when free agency opens on Feb. 11.

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Football Defensive Schemes: Super Bowl Basics
Posted on 24 January 2020 | 5:01 am

Calling a defense is one of the greatest challenges in football. Game plans are based entirely on prediction—predicting what formations an offense will line up in, what sort of personnel they will use, and what sort of plays they will run. These predictions are based off of offensive tendencies. Understanding these offensive tendencies will be […]

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China: Wuhan Berserkers live up to billing, outgun Shanghai Titans to capture CNFL championship!
Posted on 23 January 2020 | 6:45 am

The Wuhan Berserkers made history in China when they defeated the Shanghai Titans 36-13 at the Zhangjiang Sports Center in Shanghai, in the Chinese National Football League championship game, earning their very first title and becoming the first non-Shanghai team to win the Chinese title since 2013. In the process, the Berserkers reached the American […]

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French defensive back Tony Anderson persevering through speed bumps
Posted on 23 January 2020 | 5:01 am

At the CFL Global Combine held in Paris, France, maybe the most competitive combine of the three held so far, cornerback Tony Anderson from Elancourt, France, stood out. At 6’4″, 215 pounds, he is big for a corner, but to the CFL’s Director of Global Scouting, Greg Quick, he was built for the 12 man […]

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When American Football Becomes Part of Morocco’s Culture
Posted on 22 January 2020 | 6:00 am

By  Safaa Kasraoui  – Safaa Kasraoui is a journalist at Morocco World News. American football is not as visible as other sports in the country. It is, however, on the rise, with a few teams and players who are determined to do anything to achieve their goals. Rabat – “It is a real challenge. But […]

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How the XFL’s Skyjudge will streamline officiating
Posted on 21 January 2020 | 5:01 am

 By Matthew Nagashima As Oliver Luck and the XFL try to speed up the game in line with their motto “Less Stall, More Ball”, they’re implementing more than just rules to meet their goals. One of the biggest developments here is the addition of the awesomely titled “Hawk Eye Sky Judge”. Oliver Luck: “We’ll have a […]

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Thiadric Hansen: ‘I want to represent the Global program well’
Posted on 19 January 2020 | 6:00 am

KRISTINA COSTABILE, CFL.CA, @KCOSTABILE It’s been two months since Thiadric Hansen and his Winnipeg Blue Bombers hoisted the Grey Cup, defeating the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for the coveted trophy, and it’s just finally starting to sink in. “I’m slowly realizing that I’m a Grey Cup Champion,” Hansen said over the phone from his hometown in Germany on […]

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Ex-Bengals receiver Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson to try out for the XFL as a kicker
Posted on 19 January 2020 | 5:43 am

Retired Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson wants to make a comeback as a kicker in the XFL . The 42-year-old known as ‘Ochocinco’ has not played in the NFL since 2011, but announced his plans on Twitter to try out for the XFL next week. His ultimate goal he said is to return to […]

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