Canadian offensive lineman Jacob Ruby signs with Ottawa Redblacks

When Ottawa Redblacks fans, or CFL fans in general think about this year’s off-season transactions, and moves they’d like to see made by their team, they likely think first about the players that are to become free agents on their own team. They would circle some names that they’d like to see back with them,Continue reading “Canadian offensive lineman Jacob Ruby signs with Ottawa Redblacks”

One month until free agency; what do the Redblacks need to do before February 8th?

In just one month, the CFL’s annual free agency period will open up. It will be the first time that the league’s Ottawa Redblacks will enter a free agency without their former general manager Marcel Desjardins. Outside of the 2015 CFL free agency period, in which the team signed a number of CFL stars likeContinue reading “One month until free agency; what do the Redblacks need to do before February 8th?”

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?”

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”

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”

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 Redblacks add linebacker Avery Williams to list of players returning for 2022 CFL season

To begin the month of November, on November 2nd and throughout the first week of the month the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks made a splash. They announced the re-signing of electric kickoff returner and slot back DeVonte Dedmon, which was then followed by the contract extensions of punter Richie Leone and placekicker Lewis Ward that week.Continue reading “Ottawa Redblacks add linebacker Avery Williams to list of players returning for 2022 CFL season”