“Its never been done before,” USports football player Stephane Tshishimbi goes into detail about being more than an athlete, “I want to change the narrative”

For the longest time, football, and all sports have been seen as a form of entertainment. People sit down with a snack and watch the games. Either on television or in person. There’s a reason why they watch it, and why it is looked at to be entertainment. It’s exciting. Football is a very fastContinue reading ““Its never been done before,” USports football player Stephane Tshishimbi goes into detail about being more than an athlete, “I want to change the narrative””

Will Arndt, Paul Charbonneau join Ottawa Redblacks coaching staff for 2022 CFL season

On Thursday the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks announced their 2022 coaching staff. Staying on the staff from the 2021 CFL season is head coach Paul LaPolice, defensive coordinator Mike Benevides, special teams coordinator Bob Dyce, receivers coach Alex Suber, defensive backs coach Greg Knox, defensive line coach Carey Bailey and linebackers coach Patrick Bourgon. New toContinue reading “Will Arndt, Paul Charbonneau join Ottawa Redblacks coaching staff for 2022 CFL season”

Eli Ankou, Neville Gallimore to represent the 613 in NFL Playoffs; is Ottawa becoming a football city?

NFL playoffs are here! On Saturday January 15th the 2022 Super Bowl playoffs will kickoff in Cincinnati with the Las Vegas Raiders taking on the Bengals. The 4:30 eastern game on Saturday will be one of six over the course of the weekend. We will watch the New England Patriots at the Buffalo Bills, PhiladelphiaContinue reading “Eli Ankou, Neville Gallimore to represent the 613 in NFL Playoffs; is Ottawa becoming a football city?”

Ottawa Redblacks announce front office staff for 2022 CFL season

On October 25th 2021 the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks and long time general manager Marcel Desjardins parted ways. Desjardins, who was with the Redblacks since day one in 2013 was the only general manager and the only man in charge that the franchise knew until Shawn Burke was brought in. Burke was hired by the RedblacksContinue reading “Ottawa Redblacks announce front office staff for 2022 CFL season”

2021 comes to an end; what can be done for a better 2022 in Ottawa?

Featured image from Joshua O’Connor The last three calendar years haven’t been too great for the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks, and thats on all aspects. In 2019, to kickoff the year, the Ottawa Redblacks lost star players Trevor Harris, William Powell, Diontae Spencer, Greg Ellingson, Sir Vincent Rogers, Kyries Hebert and Rico Murray to other teams.Continue reading “2021 comes to an end; what can be done for a better 2022 in Ottawa?”

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”

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”

Ottawa twins Joshua and Jeremie Catulusi look to bring “The Strong Side” to the next level

As of recently, there has been a lot more athletes making it to the next level in football from Ottawa. You can see Ottawa-raised athletes at every single level of football, from high school all the way through the NFL, the capital of Canada is represented extremely well in the game of football, and willContinue reading “Ottawa twins Joshua and Jeremie Catulusi look to bring “The Strong Side” to the next level”