Rouge White & Blue: CFL Week 12 – Happy Football Season!
September 7, 2016•43 min
*Now* we’re in the thick of it – and by “it”, we’re talking Football Season. As high schools and colleges around the US gear up for homecoming games while the NFL kicks off on Thursday with a rematch of Super Bowl 50, the Canadian Football League enters Phase II of its 20-week regular season. The CFL roared up to its halfway point last weekend with a five-game slate culminating in what our friends to the North know as the “Labour Day Classics.” In this week’s episode of the Rouge, White & Blue CFL Podcast, co-hosts Joe Pritchard and Os Davis pick apart the smorgasbord of gridiron the CFL served up last week. We goggle at Solomon Elimimian and that monstrous BC Lions defense; we marvel at the mastery of Bo Levi Mitchell and his Calgary Stampeders; we attempt to quantify the perhaps too-good-to-be-true recent success of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers; and wonder at the bizarre inability of those potentially dominant Hamilton Tiger-Cats to string together four quarters of top-drawer play. A