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    I heard that Watson took first team reps, but...

    I heard that Watson took first team reps, but that Nyhus was at practice. There is definitely a chance that Nyhus won't play.
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    CW isn't on Shaw anymore.

    CW isn't on Shaw anymore.
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    I understand the reaction, because Canadians tend...

    I understand the reaction, because Canadians tend to be protective of their culture. They need to be, given that our own institutions are constantly under threat of being overshadowed and overtaken...
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    Sticky: Yeah, depends if it is the sort of game where...

    Yeah, depends if it is the sort of game where they wear out their opponent over time, or the sort of game where they just outclass them from the first snap. If McGill puts up a fight, it may take a...
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    Sticky: You think Laval will take it that easy on them? I...

    You think Laval will take it that easy on them? I expect this one will be over after one quarter, with a solid chance it'll be over about 8 minutes into it.
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    Sticky: 5 Fri, Sep 20 7:00 PM Mtn Regina at Calgary - 7 -...

    5 Fri, Sep 20 7:00 PM Mtn Regina at Calgary - 7 - Going with the heavy favourite.
    5 Sat, Sep 21 2:00 PM ADT Mount Allison at Acadia - 9 - Acadia is rolling and the Mounties are struggling.
    5 Sat,...
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    If TSN ever gets the broadcast rights to USports...

    If TSN ever gets the broadcast rights to USports football, then we might see them put a show on the air that primarily covers that level of football. While their competitor owns the rights, they're...
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    Of course, doing so would mean they're trading an...

    Of course, doing so would mean they're trading an entire league with its own compelling season and championship for a better performance in out of conference games. And even then, they might be an...
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    My knee jerk reaction is that it takes a bit more...

    My knee jerk reaction is that it takes a bit more for voters, especially those from out of conference, to bump up a perennial doormat to top 10. But then I remembered that Toronto is in the top 10,...
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    Well when AUS is placing 1 team on the list, it...

    Well when AUS is placing 1 team on the list, it leaves the remaining 22 teams fighting it out for 9 spots. OUA has as many teams as all of CW and RSEQ combined. So in theory, based on their numerical...
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    To be fair, the voters put them at 7th, and they...

    To be fair, the voters put them at 7th, and they were neck and neck with #8 Saskatchewan. That is generally right around where an undefeated AUS team that is putting up good results have slotted in....
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    Off the top of my head: * Adds an extra week...

    Off the top of my head:

    * Adds an extra week to the season
    * Renders conference championships meaningless
    * Increased travel costs
    * Doesn't do anything to fix parity, just moves the blow-out...
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    I find the 8 team playoff suggestion to be a poor...

    I find the 8 team playoff suggestion to be a poor solution. It is good at hiding one problem, while at the same time creates new ones. It is a band-aid solution at best.
  14. Thread: Dinos @ Birds

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    A less drastic step would be resurrecting the...

    A less drastic step would be resurrecting the Shrum Bowl so that they can get an easy opponent on their schedule.
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    Acadia has a great offence that can air it out,...

    Acadia has a great offence that can air it out, which is what is needed to beat an RSEQ team in a bowl game. But it is such a huge adjustment to go from playing AUS defences to Montreal or Laval....
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    It is only 2 games to watch for everyone outside...

    It is only 2 games to watch for everyone outside of OUA, so that helps. I also wouldn't be surprised if Laval scouts out of conference teams at a much earlier stage than other teams do.
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    Sticky: 4 Fri, Sep 13 7:00 PM Atl Acadia at Saint Mary's...

    4 Fri, Sep 13 7:00 PM Atl Acadia at Saint Mary's - 7 - Acadia has had a dominant start. Will they stake claim to 1st place?
    4 Fri, Sep 13 7:00 PM Mtn Manitoba at Alberta - 2 - Pretty even match-up....
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    On the other hand, the Huskies were well ahead of...

    On the other hand, the Huskies were well ahead of the Bisons statistically. Turnovers and other self-inflicted wounds took what could've been a win into a bad loss.

    For ranking teams, I'm very...
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    I wonder why ELO likes Western over Laval?

    I wonder why ELO likes Western over Laval?
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    Some colleges and technical institutes have their...

    Some colleges and technical institutes have their own sports teams already. Football isn't something played at that level, but there is always junior football. Some junior football teams even offer...
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    Red Deer is also on track to become a university,...

    Red Deer is also on track to become a university, so it isn't out of the question that they'll apply for CanWest membership sometime in the next decade.
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    The way that Montreal's defence has suffocated...

    The way that Montreal's defence has suffocated RSEQ opponents for years still gives them a chance to win, but their margin for error becomes a lot thinner. Without more from their offence, all it...
  23. Oh boy, if we start looking at all the exceptions...

    Oh boy, if we start looking at all the exceptions being made in the name of university football, and then get rid of them all, you probably wouldn't much care for the results.
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    Sticky: 3 Fri, Sep 06 5:30 P.M. Manitoba at Calgary - 9...

    3 Fri, Sep 06 5:30 P.M. Manitoba at Calgary - 9 - Calgary doesn't lose often in the regular season. Especially at home early in the year.
    3 Fri, Sep 06 7:00 P.M. Alberta at Regina - 5 - Alberta...
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    A few key players were not inherited, including...

    A few key players were not inherited, including the QB who was lured in using money and perks (that no longer would be allowed).

    That said, I think it is a fair point that Olson's recruiting was...
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    Double post. Can this be deleted?

    Double post. Can this be deleted?
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    Unless that kid is Poah Nicton (who just happens...

    Unless that kid is Poah Nicton (who just happens to look a lot like Noah Picton in a moustache), I'm not feeling quite as good about my pick this week.
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    Regina's QB saw a lot of game time last year. I...

    Regina's QB saw a lot of game time last year. I think that might allow them to get a head start into this season. They also have a history of churning out good QBs, so I wouldn't count on them having...
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    Sticky: 2 Fri, Aug 30 7:00 P.M. Calgary at Alberta CW -...

    2 Fri, Aug 30 7:00 P.M. Calgary at Alberta CW - 10
    2 Fri, Aug 30 7:00 P.M. Saskatchewan at Manitoba CW - 1
    2 Fri, Aug 30 4:00 PM Concordia at McGill RSEQ - 9
    2 Fri, Aug 30 7:00 PM Sherbrooke at...
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    Great move by the Ottawa teams to game their auto...

    Great move by the Ottawa teams to game their auto bids like that. I'm sure some other contenders won't be so happy that they were allowed to that, but it should be good for the event.
  31. Sticky: 1 Fri, Aug 23 7:00 PM Montreal at Concordia RSEQ...

    1 Fri, Aug 23 7:00 PM Montreal at Concordia RSEQ - 8
    1 Sat, Aug 24 2:00 PM ADT Mount Allison at StFX AUS - 1
    1 Sat, Aug 24 3:00 PM ADT Bishop's at Acadia AUS - 6
    1 Sun, Aug 25 1:00 PM EDT McMaster...
  32. So I presume you're a big fan of the Canadian...

    So I presume you're a big fan of the Canadian Major Football League then?
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    Despite Alaska's proximity to Canada, they're not...

    Despite Alaska's proximity to Canada, they're not really culturally or socially close to us. They feel way more at home with the US mainland.

    Perhaps it'd be different if there were larger...
  34. This will be a good chance for Richard to...

    This will be a good chance for Richard to audition for that position for 2020. Next season, the CFL is only requiring teams to carry 2 QBs. A 3rd QB who is Canadian and can also play on special teams...
  35. Looks like Hugo Richard is now a defensive back:...

    Looks like Hugo Richard is now a defensive back:

    https://www.journaldemontreal.com/2019/07/31/hugo-richard-en-mode-apprentissage

    Combined with the release of Bridge, the Als went from 2...
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    I'm taking that to mean that there is no rule...

    I'm taking that to mean that there is no rule specifically prohibiting it, unlike say NCAA Div I. But that doesn't necessarily mean it'd be allowed.

    I'd be surprised if USports would accept an...
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    Would they be allowed to? I suspect not. ...

    Would they be allowed to? I suspect not.

    Perhaps they could join BCIHL.
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    There is some debate as to whether hiring Sherman...

    There is some debate as to whether hiring Sherman was his actually his idea or ownership's. Still, it is ultimately the best that he came up with.

    Firing Sherman was apparently not his idea....
  39. Looks like O'Connor should be activated this...

    Looks like O'Connor should be activated this week, with Franklin out long term.

    I wonder whether Prukop or O'Connor will be the backup? The had Prukop on the roster over O'Connor running the short...
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    TSN was always the better option for USports...

    TSN was always the better option for USports football, but Rogers offered better coverage for the championships of the others sports (whereas TSN pretty much only cared about the Vanier).

    It'd be...
  41. If they're stashing him on the injured list, they...

    If they're stashing him on the injured list, they must be worried that another team will grab him if they put him on the PR. They're probably right.
  42. He wanted to bring in Greg Marshall as OC too. He...

    He wanted to bring in Greg Marshall as OC too. He also wanted USports players for most of the starting positions.

    While I applaud his adoration of USports football, and understand how pushing...
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    I think your hate on for the CFL and all things...

    I think your hate on for the CFL and all things UdeM clouds your judgement a bit.

    I won't dispute that Danny was a bad GM in Edmonton. It did not help that he was running a team that traditionally...
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    When he is mouthing off on Twitter, leading to...

    When he is mouthing off on Twitter, leading to one of USports most respected coaches (who is a former CFL GM) being pretty uncomplimentary toward him, you know they guy is probably trouble. The CFL...
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    Guzzo sounds like he'd be a truly awful owner. I...

    Guzzo sounds like he'd be a truly awful owner. I think the CFL dodged a bullet there. The emphasis on USports talent would've been intriguing, but an owner with no football experience meddling that...
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    If we go to an 8 team playoff, maybe Laval can...

    If we go to an 8 team playoff, maybe Laval can use a similar tactic and drop a few Dunsmore Cups to Montreal, while still winning the Vanier every second year or so.
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    I don't really see how. If those teams aren't...

    I don't really see how. If those teams aren't willing to get a few interlock games on the schedule right now, what does separating from USports give them? What happens to the rest of the teams who...
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    I think this is a bit alarmist. There is no...

    I think this is a bit alarmist. There is no urgency because it isn't quite as broken as some are saying. There are a lot of things that could be better, but what exists still provides some value....
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    I wouldn't undersell how important it is for them...

    I wouldn't undersell how important it is for them to get the compliance issues right. How many conferences have had seasons derailed due to eligibility issues. Forfeits have become way to common.
    ...
  50. Not surprising. Bridge has experience and...

    Not surprising. Bridge has experience and O'Connor looks like he'll have a higher ceiling in the pros. Picton was in trouble once they drafted O'Connor.

    I like that the Argos managed to get 3...
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