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?

Fury FC: On possession and passing so far / Fury FC: La possession et le jeu de passes jusqu’à présent

(La version française suit la version anglaise) Cover Picture: Twitter, @OttawaFuryFC This is the second part of three which cover the season so far through a stats lense, looking at attacking, possession and passing and defence. The first part on attacking is here. Before the season, I wrote about the expected beautiful possession and passing game that this squad was expected to play. I also noted that … Continue reading Fury FC: On possession and passing so far / Fury FC: La possession et le jeu de passes jusqu’à présent

Deep Dive: Inside Lewis Ward’s Consecutive FG Streak

Ottawa kicker keeps adding to his professional record for consecutive FGs Playing a position where one is only as good as his last attempt, the Ottawa REDBLACKS’ Lewis Ward continues be a model of consistency. Through week eight of the CFL season, Ward has connected on 67 straight regular-season field goal attempts. In last year’s Eastern Conference final against Hamilton and Grey Cup matchup against … Continue reading Deep Dive: Inside Lewis Ward’s Consecutive FG Streak

Special teams spark REDBLACKS to victory

MONTREAL — Two return touchdowns by DeVonte Dedmon and three Lewis Ward field goals helped the Ottawa REDBLACKS to a 30-27 overtime victory against the Montreal Alouettes Friday night. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the REDBLACKS, now 3-4 on the year. Montreal saw their three-game winning streak come to a close and are 3-3 this season. Dedmon became the first player in … Continue reading Special teams spark REDBLACKS to victory

Fury FC: On Attacking… / Fury FC: L’attaque jusqu’à présent

(La version française suit la version anglaise)  This is the first part of three articles where I will cover the team’s offensive, defensive and possession/passing game so far this season, through a stats lense. We are now past mid-season, and we can say that Fury FC’s performance so far has been (very) good, exceeding early expectations. I am also continously impressed by Charlie Ward’s poses … Continue reading Fury FC: On Attacking… / Fury FC: L’attaque jusqu’à présent

What Will It Take For the REDBLACKS To Get a Win In Montréal?

After coming out of the gates hot with wins against Calgary and Saskatchewan, the REDBLACKS have been on the skids as of late with losses against the likes of Winnipeg (twice), Montréal, and the Calgary Stampeders sans Bo Levi Mitchell. Ottawa’s week 8 match up takes them to Montréal in a game that could have serious playoff implications. The last time these two teams met … Continue reading What Will It Take For the REDBLACKS To Get a Win In Montréal?