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by David
Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Football Operations: GM Ed Hervey, HC Wally Buono and the Coaching Staff
Replies: 442
Views: 21070

Re: Football Operations: Ed Hervey - GM, Wally Buono - HC

As to the three roles, I assume Wally will slide upstairs to the VP/Emeritus role, Hervey will stay in his role to be a stronger buffer between Wally the VP and whomever the coach is (which was a problem under Benevides and Tedford) and Hervey will hire a coach, and that will be his hire. Nope. Wal...
by David
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Football Operations: GM Ed Hervey, HC Wally Buono and the Coaching Staff
Replies: 442
Views: 21070

Re: Football Operations: GM, Head Coach, Coaching Staff?

Ed Hervey new GM, per Farhan Lalji.



DH :cool:
by David
Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Grey Cup Thread
Replies: 134
Views: 5098

Re: Grey Cup Thread

Argos seem to be getting a lot of things right, including social media. This is a powerful piece from their Grey Cup rally. DH :cool: [media]<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We did exactly what we intended to do, Toronto. ☑️<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/...
by David
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: 2017 All Things Lions Marketing & Promotions
Replies: 321
Views: 21689

Re: 2017 All Things Lions Marketing & Promotions

I also had a pleasant exchange of emails with my rep last week. I explained that I was unsure whether I would renew all three seats next year and might not make my decision before the early-bird deadline. She helpfully suggested that I could renew two seats now to qualify for the early-renewal perk...
by David
Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: CFL Season Should Start Earlier
Replies: 29
Views: 1502

Re: CFL Season Should Start Earlier

So...what non existent problem are we trying to solve here, other than to chase non-existent American television money? :whs: What I've been saying as well. On the list of things for the league to fix, ending the season earlier than its traditional last Sunday in November appears as far down my lis...
by David
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: CFL Season Should Start Earlier
Replies: 29
Views: 1502

Re: CFL Season Should Start Earlier

I've said this before, but I believe the idea of moving the schedule up a month is a colossally bad one for the league in general and this market in particular. You've seen the first couple of home games here in July each year - there is hardly any buzz, and so many empty seats. I am sure even seaso...
by David
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Lions ownership discussion thread
Replies: 364
Views: 20309

Re: Lions ownership discussion thread

Based on the talent we have at most positions, I would say yes, except that we will no doubt stay with the same philosophy. Relatively simple schemes and game planning, focusing on hopefully superior execution. Our offence, defence and special teams will continue to face teams fully prepped on our ...
by David
Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Head Coach - Lions announce Jeff Tedford as 2015 HC
Replies: 565
Views: 17829

Re: Head Coach - Lions announce Jeff Tedford as 2015 HC

** The product on the field is disappointing. ** The offence shows sparks but is inconsistent. ** The young QB has some confidence issues, as he faces defences fully prepped for our predictable passing game, gets huge pressure, hits and sacks, with receivers under tight coverage. ** The pass protec...
by David
Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Lions ownership discussion thread
Replies: 364
Views: 20309

Re: Lions ownership discussion thread

Ed Willes and Farhan Lalji both reporting that it looks like Wally will return as both GM and coach in 2017. Note, this is not official. Just speculation. Wally to get back surgery in the off-season. Poor guy. I can tell he is choked by this whole process. Had to bite his tongue at the end of the se...
by David
Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: CFL All-Stars
Replies: 16
Views: 952

Re: CFL All-Stars

So out of 29 possible positions to fill on the All-Star roster in a 9 team league, we only place 1?

Ouch!


DH :cool:
by David
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Monteal Alouettes Coaching Candidates
Replies: 16
Views: 1086

Re: Monteal Alouettes Coaching Candidates

I wonder what it would take to get Doug Nussmeier up here? He's been the OC at Alabama, U of Michigan and Florida - three pretty big programs. Plus he's a former Leos quarterback. Not sure he has any interest in coming north to be a Head Coach, but an interesting name to throw out there since we're ...
by David
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Football Operations: GM Ed Hervey, HC Wally Buono and the Coaching Staff
Replies: 442
Views: 21070

Re: Football Operations: GM, Head Coach, Coaching Staff?

....and I do not see WB hiring him again. Not his style to rehire someone he has fired. X2 Buono does not have a history of rehiring players and coaches that have been let go for whatever reason. In addition to what QB Club 63 mentioned above, you're forgetting Dorazio was let go, then went to the ...
by David
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Football Operations: GM Ed Hervey, HC Wally Buono and the Coaching Staff
Replies: 442
Views: 21070

Re: Football Operations: GM, Head Coach, Coaching Staff?

I said to a friend earlier this year how good it would be to have Bryan Chiu here coaching up the O-line. I thought Ottawa had a really strong line but were beset by injuries in the back half of the year. The only problem with this is that Chiu is now an easterner. He and his family are firmly entre...
by David
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Playoff Thread - Conference Finals
Replies: 118
Views: 3763

Re: Playoff Thread - Conference Finals

Strange call by Maas to go for the field goal on third and 4 from the 13 yard line with 1:48 left. 32-28 Calgary. Coaching blunder of the year. Easily. The only thing I can think of is that in the excitement, he didn't do the math right. Must have thought he was down by 6 not 7. That is the only lo...
by David
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Football Operations: GM Ed Hervey, HC Wally Buono and the Coaching Staff
Replies: 442
Views: 21070

Re: Football Operations: GM, Head Coach, Coaching Staff?

This reminds me of that old Henny Youngman line, "Take my wife....please!" Herb Zurkowsky‏ @HerbZurkowsky1 #Als have requested permission to speak to a number of B.C. coaches, I’m told. My guess? Marcel Bellefeuille, Mark Washington and Khari Jones Throw in Dorazio and we'll call it even. :wink: DH ...