Looking into the future; should Caleb Evans be the starting quarterback of the Ottawa Redblacks in 2022?

The Ottawa Redblacks won just 3 games over the 2021 CFL season, and have gone 6-26 since they lost the 106th Grey Cup to the Calgary Stampeders in Edmonton. It has been a very disappointing two seasons for R-Nation to witness, but there is plenty of hope for the Ottawa Redblacks moving forward, there areContinue reading “Looking into the future; should Caleb Evans be the starting quarterback of the Ottawa Redblacks in 2022?”

Redblacks continue to lock up Bob Dyce’s special teams unit; key contributor Shaheed Salmon re-signs alongside Norman and Texada

The Ottawa Redblacks have made their mark on special teams over the last few seasons. Special teams co-ordinator Bob Dyce has done a tremendous job working with the players that the front office brings to him, and has been doing so since he got the gig in 2016. Dyce started working with the Redblacks whenContinue reading “Redblacks continue to lock up Bob Dyce’s special teams unit; key contributor Shaheed Salmon re-signs alongside Norman and Texada”

Ottawa Redblacks kickoff return specialist DeVonte Dedmon named East Special Teams Player of the Year

After being named the team’s special teams player of the year and most outstanding player for the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks this season for his remarkable 2021 campaign, DeVonte Dedmon has officially been named the eastern special teams player of the year. Over the 2021 CFL season, Dedmon accumulated a total 1,960 return yards and returnedContinue reading “Ottawa Redblacks kickoff return specialist DeVonte Dedmon named East Special Teams Player of the Year”

Gee Gees’ Ottawa-raised running back J.P Cimankinda invited to play in 2022 Cajun Bowl in Beaumont, Texas

On Wednesday November 17th 2021 a press release was sent out to media covering the 2022 Cajun All-Star Bowl which is set to be played in Beaumont Texas on February 12th. The press release included the trail blazing news that J.P Cimankinda is invited to play in their 2022 all-star game. J.P Cimankinda, who playsContinue reading “Gee Gees’ Ottawa-raised running back J.P Cimankinda invited to play in 2022 Cajun Bowl in Beaumont, Texas”

Ottawa Redblacks sign trio of Canadians, including defensive end Kene Onyeka

Photo courtesy: Scott Grant/CFLPhotoArchive.com During the last few weeks of the 2021 CFL season and now the beginning of the Redblacks’ off-season, the Ottawa Redblacks front office has very busy. Led by interim general manager Jeremy Snyder and assistant general manager Jean-Marc Edme, the Redblacks front office has dedicated their time as of recently toContinue reading “Ottawa Redblacks sign trio of Canadians, including defensive end Kene Onyeka”

Mayor of Ottawa, Redblacks fan favourite defensive back Sherrod Baltimore signs contract extension through 2022 alongside Dandridge

The 2021 CFL season wasn’t pretty for the Ottawa Redblacks. For the second season in a row the team was held to just 3 wins over the course of the year, and was hit by a number of obstacles, including the injury bug. Redblacks star defensive backs Abdul Kanneh and Sherrod Baltimore were among theContinue reading “Mayor of Ottawa, Redblacks fan favourite defensive back Sherrod Baltimore signs contract extension through 2022 alongside Dandridge”

Ottawa-raised receiver Kurleigh Gittens Jr recognized as Most Outstanding Canadian Player for Toronto Argonauts

After moving to the city of Ottawa, the capital of Canada from Guyana at the age of seven with his dad, Kurleigh Gittens Jr was introduced to the game of football. He played football in Ottawa with the Cumberland Panthers, and played with Sir Wilfred Laurier Secondary School in Orleans. During that time he alsoContinue reading “Ottawa-raised receiver Kurleigh Gittens Jr recognized as Most Outstanding Canadian Player for Toronto Argonauts”

Jean-Sorphia Guillaume receives 2020 Brian Kilrea award at Ottawa City Hall

On Wednesday November 17th there were 16 residents of Ottawa, Ontario who received awards and were added to the Order of Ottawa, being recognized for the work they have done in their respective fields. Of those receiving awards was football coach from the east end of Ottawa, Jean-Sorphia Guillaume. Guillaume received the 2020 Brian KilreaContinue reading “Jean-Sorphia Guillaume receives 2020 Brian Kilrea award at Ottawa City Hall”

DeVonte Dedmon for MOP; Ottawa Redblacks announce team award winners and CFL award nominees

In what has been a very tough 2021 CFL season, a year where the Redblacks, going into the final game of the season have won just two games, there are still a lot of positives, and today, Wednesday November 17th, Redblacks fans were reminded of some of those positives. The team, and the CFL announcedContinue reading “DeVonte Dedmon for MOP; Ottawa Redblacks announce team award winners and CFL award nominees”