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Baltimore Thankful for the Opportunity to Play Football

March 26, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
At 12 years old, Sherrod Baltimore was robbed at gunpoint. There’s a chance that his life could have ended on that day. “I reflect on it. Not to always think about it like every day, I’m ...

Antoine Pruneau: The Player

March 2, 2020 | Chris Hofley
Antoine Pruneau has been a huge piece of the Ottawa REDBLACKS since Day 1, both off and on the field. This month, we’ll look at what his presence has meant to the team and the city in this ...

REDBLACKS Unfiltered Episode 1 – Nick Arbuckle: From lineman to CFL starting QB

February 13, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
On the first official episode of REDBLACKS Unfiltered Jacob Kelly sits down with REDBLACKS quarterback, Nick Arbuckle to learn how he went from being an offensive lineman when he first strapped ...

Paul LaPolice Brings Fast, Physical and Fun to RNation

December 13, 2019 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
What a whirlwind it’s been for the former Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Offensive Coordinator.  Less than 3-weeks after the Bombers won the Grey Cup, Paul LaPolice flew to Ottawa to interview for the ...

Morris: Revenge not on Jennings’ mind vs. Lions

September 18, 2019 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
By: Jim Morris (@jememorris) | CFL  It was losing that bothered Jonathon Jennings the most, not who the Ottawa REDBLACKS lost against. Jennings was frustrated that Ottawa’s lopsided 29-5 defeat ...

The Wood Cookie File: 2019 Recipients

July 15, 2019 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
It’s the REDBLACKS’ symbol of excellence … a slice of the team’s touchdown log ripped by chainsaw after every home touchdown.  They’re called “wood cookies” and they represent hard work, ...

Playing former team isn’t the focus for Chris Randle

July 5, 2019 | Jim Morris
Chris Randle doesn’t want the game against the Bombers to be about him getting revenge on the team that cut him loose this off-season. CFL.ca’s Jim Morris explains.

Hold up a sec: Spencer slows down in order to get better

November 24, 2018 | Don Landry
As Diontae Spencer has spent more time in the CFL, the REDBLACKS’ receiver has come to ease up on the throttle in order to become a better receiver.

Word Association: Behind Ottawa’s Streamlined Play-Calling

November 23, 2018 | Don Landry
When you talk football with Jaime Elizondo, the offensive coordinator for the Ottawa REDBLACKS, things like tempo, and code words come up. Learning by association. So does the word “mnemonics,” ...

Ward named CFL’s top rookie, special teams player

November 22, 2018 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Lewis Ward was named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Special Teams Player and Most Outstanding Rookie at the Shaw CFL Awards on Thursday night at the Winspear Centre.

Hockey talk with the playmakers

October 13, 2018 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
How much do you think Greg, Spence, and Willy P know about hockey?

After playing career, Hopkins has shifted impact to schools

August 8, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Moton Hopkins knows what it’s like to sit in a classroom, a little too big for your desk, and hear taunts about your size.

Polak made ‘her-story’ while helping Rough Riders stay afloat

August 8, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Jo-Anne Polak came into a history-making job with the history she was making the furthest thing from her mind. She was named the general manager of the Ottawa Rough Riders in December, 1988. The ...

RR50: Vic Washington gets “Argo bounce” to score after fumble

August 7, 2018 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Rough Riders alumni Bob Mckeown and Jim Cain take us through three game-changing turning points that helped Ottawa win the 1968 Grey Cup.

Best in the League 2018: Playmaker

June 4, 2018 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Give this guy the ball whenever you can, because he’s bound to make something happen. See who CFL players voted as the best playmaker in the league.

O’Leary: REDBLACKS offence calls Spencer back to Ottawa

February 9, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Arguably the most targeted free agent next week would have been Diontae Spencer but after a year in the Ottawa offence, there was little chance he was going to depart the Nation’s Capital.

REDBLACKS clock in close to 4,000 hours of community work in 2017

January 23, 2018 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Through the first three seasons of Ottawa REDBLACKS football in Ottawa, RNation has been there every step of the way. As a thank you for that unwavering support, the REDBLACKS players, coaches ...

GCF Game Day Preview

November 26, 2017 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Kate Petterson breaks down Sunday Grey Cup Festival Day and how to get around today.

Harris ready for his moment as playoffs arrive in Ottawa

November 8, 2017 | Chris Hofley
Trevor Harris is no rookie. He’s not a green quarterback trying to figure out the wacky and wonderful CFL game. And he’s no longer trying to learn all he can from a more experienced pivot ahead ...

Go behind the scenes at TD Place!

November 7, 2017 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get ready for game day? From field prep to game day production, an army of hard working people transform TD Place for a RNation invasion every ...
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