Newly hired General Manager Shawn Burke “excited to be a part of this community” with Ottawa Redblacks

Just before Christmas, the Ottawa Redblacks made a move that leaves a large impact on the entire CFL. Yes, they signed a couple of free agents including Canadians Will Corby and Shaiheem Charles-Brown, but the big move was hiring general manager Shawn Burke. Burke will be the second general manager in franchise history, after theContinue reading “Newly hired General Manager Shawn Burke “excited to be a part of this community” with Ottawa Redblacks”

Veteran defensive back Jonathan Rose released by Edmonton Elks; time for a return to the capital

After bringing in both Chris Jones and Geroy Simon to lead their front office, it was announced that the CFL’s Edmonton Elks released twelve players to kickoff their off-season. On the list of now free agents was defensive back Jonathan Rose. Rose is coming off of a season in 2021 which he played in 13Continue reading “Veteran defensive back Jonathan Rose released by Edmonton Elks; time for a return to the capital”

CEO Bruce Thompson and his brand Dreamathon are changing the game as we know it

This NFL season has been very different from those we’ve seen in the past. Of course they’ve added a game to the schedule to make it a 17 game regular season, but the game has changed off of the field as well. Over the span of the 2021 NFL season there has been a lotContinue reading “CEO Bruce Thompson and his brand Dreamathon are changing the game as we know it”

A look into the off-season; who will newly acquired GM Shawn Burke build his Ottawa Redblacks’ team around?

On Sunday the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks announced that they acquired Shawn Burke as their next general manager. The move comes after they fired original general manager Marcel Desjardins in October, and bringing in Burke may have surprised a lot of people around the Ottawa Redblacks, fans, coaches and even players may have been surprised, especiallyContinue reading “A look into the off-season; who will newly acquired GM Shawn Burke build his Ottawa Redblacks’ team around?”

CFL, Ottawa Redblacks reveal 10 names on negotiation list

On Tuesday, the CFL revealed 10 names on each of the 9 teams negotiation lists, a list that could go up to 45 names long of players that the team would have rights to. Some are current free agents, and some are student athletes waiting on their opportunity to enter the professional level. One player,Continue reading “CFL, Ottawa Redblacks reveal 10 names on negotiation list”

Ottawa Redblacks sign U of T receiver Will Corby

On Monday it was announced that the Ottawa Redblacks had signed receiver Will Corby. The move, despite being posted on Monday happened earlier in December and looks to be a good move. Corby, a 6-foot-3 receiver went un-drafted in the 2021 CFL Draft and played out his final year of U-Sports eligibility in 2021. HeContinue reading “Ottawa Redblacks sign U of T receiver Will Corby”

Ottawa Redblacks hire Shawn Burke as General Manager; what should be done this off-season?

On Sunday morning, just before football fans got their fantasy football lineups and their NFL bets locked in, the news came out of Ottawa that the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks had hired their newest general manager. After failing to win more than 3 games in back to back seasons, going 6-26 over the past 32 games,Continue reading “Ottawa Redblacks hire Shawn Burke as General Manager; what should be done this off-season?”

Ottawa Redblacks, CFL release 2022 Schedule

After a full year without football in 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and everything going on around the world, the CFL returned in 2021 and did so successfully. They played the entire condensed season that they had set, each team playing their full 14 game schedules while also squeezing in the Grey Cup lastContinue reading “Ottawa Redblacks, CFL release 2022 Schedule”

Ottawa’s Neville Gallimore and Eli Ankou record sacks, headline weekend for Canadians in the NFL

In the pre-season, Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle, from Ottawa, Neville Gallimore had dislocated his left elbow which sidelined him for the first 13 weeks of the 2021 NFL season. While away with an injury the Cowboys went 8-4, and the defence had an excellent start to the season, having intercepted 20 passes, recovering 12 fumblesContinue reading “Ottawa’s Neville Gallimore and Eli Ankou record sacks, headline weekend for Canadians in the NFL”

Ottawa Redblacks’ DeVonte Dedmon wins 2021 CFL Special Teams Player of the Year award

On Friday night at the Hamilton Convention Centre, DeVonte Dedmon was awarded some hardware. He won the 2021 CFL Special Teams Player of the Year award, as the Ottawa Redblacks kickoff return specialist. Over the 2021 CFL season he had a combined 2,063 return yards as well as 3 kick return touchdowns. Dedmon also hadContinue reading “Ottawa Redblacks’ DeVonte Dedmon wins 2021 CFL Special Teams Player of the Year award”