RWB CFL Podcast: Burris retires, Nichols re-signs; also, 1958 Grey Cup!
January 25, 2017•43 min
Now that Rouge, White & Blue Podcast co-host Joe Pritchard has seen his Green Bay Packers exit the NFL playoffs, he and co-host Os Davis are 100% focused on CFL football – albeit of the offseason variety. This week, the biggest news in the CFL was obviously inevitable but nevertheless still a bit saddening: Henry Burris has hung up the cleats after 18 years of professional football highlighted by three Grey Cup wins with three different franchises. Joe and Os look back on what Burris means to the CFL – and particularly the Ottawa RedBlacks. Plus: Should the RedBlacks retire Burris’s #1…? The RWB also runs down a few key signings in the CFL, especially within the ranks of quarterbacks and coaching staffs. As predicted, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ re-signing of quarterback Matt Nichols to a three-year deal triggered moves at QB among the Canadian teams. A few dominoes fell and RWB, as do so many other at this time of year, speculate. And just to top things off, Os and Joe travel back i