Redblacks open pre-season with win in Ottawa, what was displayed on Friday night?

After a long off-season, filled with acquisitions and headlines from the front office the Ottawa Redblacks hit the field for the first time on Friday night. It may seem weird to say it, especially after the past two seasons, but they did indeed come away with the victory over the Toronto Argonauts. From the quarterbackContinue reading “Redblacks open pre-season with win in Ottawa, what was displayed on Friday night?”

“It’s been a good camp so far,” Redblacks’ defensive back Sherrod Baltimore ready for a breakout season

R-Nation’s favourite player is entering his fifth season in the CFL, and for Sherrod Baltimore, it is his biggest season yet. It’s a new year, and new beginnings for the Ottawa Redblacks in 2022. From the front office to the quarterback to the defensive secondary, a lot has changed in the nation’s capital, and changedContinue reading ““It’s been a good camp so far,” Redblacks’ defensive back Sherrod Baltimore ready for a breakout season”

“We are definitely hungry.” Redblacks’ receiver Ryan Davis “excited” for year two in the CFL

Last season, having gone 3-11, the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks didn’t have a lot of positives, especially on the offensive side of the ball. With quarterback Matt Nichols only throwing for 544 yards and not scoring a single touchdown, and no 1,000 yard receiver or runner in sight, it was tough for Redblacks fans to figureContinue reading ““We are definitely hungry.” Redblacks’ receiver Ryan Davis “excited” for year two in the CFL”

CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks kickoff training camp; stories to tune in to for the 2022 season

After three tough years for the Ottawa Redblacks and their fan base, quarterback Jeremiah Masoli and his teammates are focused on flipping the script in the nation’s capital. Over the past three years, going 3-15, missing out on a full season and going 3-11, the entire CFL has lost any hope they had in theContinue reading “CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks kickoff training camp; stories to tune in to for the 2022 season”

“It went way better than expected.” first ever Sherrod Baltimore Family and Friends day was a success

On Sunday May 8th, Ottawa REDBLACKS fan favourite defensive back opened up the doors of TD Place to the city of Ottawa for his first ever Sherrod Baltimore Family and Friends Day. It was a free football camp for kids 6 to 18 years old, and it was an all around great day for anybodyContinue reading ““It went way better than expected.” first ever Sherrod Baltimore Family and Friends day was a success”

“I want to show-out for Canada.” Toronto’s Shanya Murape commits to Kansas Wesleyan for Flag Football

There has been a lot of talk as of recently regarding the growth in talent for football in Canada. With multiple Canadians getting drafted into the NFL each and every year it is clear that football has gotten bigger in Canada, and the football has gotten better, but when we talk about football, for theContinue reading ““I want to show-out for Canada.” Toronto’s Shanya Murape commits to Kansas Wesleyan for Flag Football”

“Its time to lock in.” Ottawa football player Justin Rowe lands opportunity at Asheville School in North Carolina

Over the recent years, there has been a clear growth of talent in the city of Ottawa when it comes to the game of football. With Ottawa’s Very Own, Jesse Luketa getting drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2022 NFL Draft and Luiji Vilain signing with the Minnesota Vikings, joining Neville Gallimore, and EliContinue reading ““Its time to lock in.” Ottawa football player Justin Rowe lands opportunity at Asheville School in North Carolina”

Newly drafted Edmonton Elks’ running back J.P Cimankinda ready for new opportunity “I’m excited to get to work.”

On Tuesday night, Jean-Paul Cimankinda was drafted into the CFL by the Edmonton Elks, and with that draft pick, in the 7th round, Cimankinda not only joined his brother in the CFL who got drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders last year but a number of athletes from Ottawa as well. Jean-Paul grew up playing footballContinue reading “Newly drafted Edmonton Elks’ running back J.P Cimankinda ready for new opportunity “I’m excited to get to work.””

Ottawa is a football city. Four from the capital latch onto NFL opportunities

On Saturday, April 30th, Ottawa’s Very Own: Jesse Luketa became the fourth football player from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to get drafted by an NFL team. Selected with the 256th pick in the 2022 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals, Luketa was joined by other Ottawa football players who were signed following the draft to NFLContinue reading “Ottawa is a football city. Four from the capital latch onto NFL opportunities”

Ottawa’s Very Own: Jesse Luketa gets name called in 2022 NFL Draft

Since he was young, as a young boy growing up in Ottawa, Jesse Luketa always had dreams of playing in the NFL. He played football with the South Ottawa Mustangs, and Cumberland Panthers in club football as well as the St. Patrick’s Irish in High School while in Ottawa before he followed in the footstepsContinue reading “Ottawa’s Very Own: Jesse Luketa gets name called in 2022 NFL Draft”