Pushing the Panic Button: Ottawa REDBLACKS

Last week, I wrote an article about how we needed to relax and not push the panic button on the REDBLACKS, but times have changed. I am now hitting the panic button with force. The REDBLACKS are coming off of an embarrassing 21-7 loss against the Dane Evans led Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The REDBLACKS failed to find the end zone once again and were forced to … Continue reading Pushing the Panic Button: Ottawa REDBLACKS

REDBLACKS can’t find end zone or offensive rhythm in loss to Tiger-Cats

In his post-game press conference following Saturday’s loss to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, REDBLACKS head coach Rick Campbell did not question the work ethic of his team. “I know they’re working hard,” Campbell said. “Our job as coaches is to put players in the best possible position you can for success […] and we’re not going to stop at finding ways to whatever we can do … Continue reading REDBLACKS can’t find end zone or offensive rhythm in loss to Tiger-Cats

Week 10 Preview: REDBLACKS vs. Tiger-Cats

THIS WEEK: Hamilton Tiger-Cats (6-2) at Ottawa REDBLACKS (3-5), Saturday, August 17; 4:00 PM EDT COVERAGE: TV–TSN 1/4/5 (Canada), ESPN+ (USA); Radio–TSN 1200, SiriusXM Canada Talks 167 SERIES HISTORY: For the 178th time since 1950, Ottawa and Hamilton meet on the gridiron. The Tiger-Cats hold a 100-77 overall series advantage, and are 45-42 in Ottawa. The REDBLACKS took all three games in 2018, winning 21-15 … Continue reading Week 10 Preview: REDBLACKS vs. Tiger-Cats

Is It Time to Push the Panic Button on the REDBLACKS?

As the REDBLACKS arrive back home in Ottawa after a heart braking loss against Trevor Harris and the Eskimos, many members of #RNation have begun to push the panic button. The comments range from “The QB sucks”, “The coach costed us another game”, and “Fire whoever is calling the offensive plays”, but are these comments and fan base wide panic really warranted? Most knew coming … Continue reading Is It Time to Push the Panic Button on the REDBLACKS?

Offense stalls in second half as REDBLACKS fall to Eskimos

EDMONTON, Alta. — C.J. Gable‘s two rushing touchdowns and 116 yards on the ground helped lead the Edmonton Eskimos to a 16-12 win over the Ottawa REDBLACKS Friday night at Commonwealth Stadium. Ottawa falls to 3-5 on the year while the Eskimos improve to 5-3 overall. The REDBLACKS host Hamilton next Saturday and Edmonton is at Toronto on Friday. FIRST QUARTEREdmonton scored on its first … Continue reading Offense stalls in second half as REDBLACKS fall to Eskimos

Week 9 Preview: REDBLACKS at Eskimos

Ottawa aims for back-to-back wins following four-game skid THIS WEEK: Ottawa REDBLACKS (3-4) at Edmonton Eskimos (4-3), Friday, August 9; 10 PM EDT COVERAGE: TV–TSN (Canada), ESPN2 (USA); Radio–TSN 1200, SiriusXM Canada Talks 167 SERIES HISTORY: For the 71st time since 1961, Ottawa and Edmonton meet on the gridiron. The Eskimos hold a 44-24-2 overall series advantage, and are 28-8 against the Ottawa franchise at … Continue reading Week 9 Preview: REDBLACKS at Eskimos

What Can The REDBLACKS Do To Improve Offensively?

The REDBLACKS are coming off a win that can be described in many ways, but perfect is certainly not one of them. The REDBLACKS managed a 30-27 overtime victory against the Alouettes where the offence looked anemic for most of the game once again. Turning things around on the offensive side of the ball will be key for the REDBLACKS going forward. The division is … Continue reading What Can The REDBLACKS Do To Improve Offensively?