Frankie Benvenuti

TD Place turf a labour of love for Aiden Maher

May 23, 2024 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Playing Surfaces Supervisor Aiden Maher has been working at TD Place for roughly eight years, caring for both the turf outside, and the ice during the hockey season. With aid from Scott Elson, ...

Filer quickly imparting knowledge on REDBLACKS’ offensive line

May 16, 2024 | Frankie Benvenuti
Around the Canadian Football Leauge, Mike Filer’s pedigree speaks for itself. As a player, he spent eight seasons in the league, and in many of which, he was revered as one of the best centres ...

High hopes for towering REDBLACKS’ receiver Nick Mardner

May 15, 2024 | Frankie Benvenuti
On Monday afternoon, the Ottawa REDBLACKS made a big addition to their lineup, both in physical stature, and his on-field ability, inking second-overall draft choice Nick Mardner. The ...

Led by Dru Brown, REDBLACKS’ quarterbacks hold key to offensive success

May 14, 2024 | Frankie Benvenuti
In the Canadian Football League, the quarterback position can be the difference between a season to forget, and one that culminates in winning the ultimate prize – the Grey Cup. In Ottawa, ...

Daniel Okpoko looking to do family proud at REDBLACKS’ training camp

May 13, 2024 | Frankie Benvenuti
A little over two weeks since the Ottawa REDBLACKS front office was elated to see defensive lineman Daniel Okpoko still available when they came up to pick in the second round, the excitement ...

Condell’s wealth of experience mapping REDBLACKS’ offensive philosophy

May 12, 2024 | Frankie Benvenuti
Tommy Condell has been coaching football for a long time, and there aren’t too many things he hasn’t experienced, including living in Ottawa, where he’ll serve as the REDBLACKS’ Offensive ...

REDBLACKS brass delighted by draft day additions

May 6, 2024 | Frankie Benvenuti
Rarely does a team leave the war room feeling like they got everything they wanted, but for the Ottawa REDBLACKS, this CFL Draft proved lucky. The night began with Nick Mardner becoming the ...

REDBLACKS building for future with CFL Draft preparation

April 11, 2024 | Frankie Benvenuti
Only a couple of weeks separate the Ottawa REDBLACKS and draft night, which is set to take place on Tuesday, April 30th. As the day looms, more focus is placed on the draft, but in actuality, the ...

Family, motorcycles and football come together for REDBLACKS’ Head Coach Bob Dyce

March 28, 2024 | Frankie Benvenuti
When Ottawa REDBLACKS’ Head Coach Bob Dyce is around football, he has become known for his intensity, demand for hard work, and steady improvement. Whether a game or practice, Dyce traditionally ...

REDBLACKS’ Pickett amped to start the party in the nation’s capital

March 13, 2024 | Frankie Benvenuti
Since joining the CFL in 2021, Adarius Pickett has asserted himself as one of the most versatile defensive backs in the league, earning an All-Star nod in 2023, and becoming a fan-favourite in ...