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“Get some popcorn”: Patrick Levels brings experience, attitude to REDBLACKS

May 1, 2022 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
By: Brandon Maki The road that has brought Patrick Levels to the Ottawa REDBLACKS has been a winding one. After four CFL seasons, with two different teams, a pair of Grey Cup appearances, and a ...

Five Things To Know: Ottawa Redblacks

April 27, 2022 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
CFL.ca Staff As the 2022 season approaches, CFL.ca is getting you up to speed on where each team stands after a hectic off-season that saw players crisscross the country. Five Things To Know ...

Hunt for quarterbacks, legacy brings Kwaku Boateng to Ottawa

April 22, 2022 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
By: Brandon Maki Going into his fifth Canadian Football League season, it’s hard to imagine Kwaku Boateng as a man with a chip on his shoulder. Still, even after a career that has seen him rack ...

Jackson Bennett: Football’s Swiss army knife

April 14, 2022 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
By Frankie Benvenuti Oftentimes, when a running back is talked about as being versatile, it means that they can block, run the ball, and make catches out of the backfield. When Jackson Bennett ...

Shaq Johnson finds new football family in Ottawa

April 8, 2022 | Chris Hofley
Shaq Johnson is looking forward to joining his new football family. Family, after all, is a big part of what drew the new REDBLACKS receiver to football in the first place. A welcoming refuge ...

CFL & KPMG present Women in Football Program

April 7, 2022 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE TORONTO — The CFL and KPMG have partnered to deliver the Women in Football Program to promote inclusivity, diversity and equity throughout the league. The development ...

New REDBLACKS receiver Acklin thankful for football journey

April 2, 2022 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
By Frankie Benvenuti – OSEG Intern Jaelon Acklin’s dream wasn’t always to be a football player, but from a young age, he dreamed of being an athlete. Growing up in a small town in ...

Hudson, REDBLACKS, Eagerly Approach Draft

March 28, 2022 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE By Jim Morris The path to success can be difficult to chart but Chad Hudson believes scouting Canadian players that can be flexible with the talent they bring gives the ...

Receiver Darvin Adams’ long football journey brings him to Ottawa

March 23, 2022 | Chris Hofley
Darvin Adams always knew he could ball. As a kid growing up in Canton, Mississippi, Adams regularly squared off against a selection of cousins and buddies outside of his grandmother’s house. He ...

New REDBLACKS running backs coach no stranger to the CFL run game

March 11, 2022 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
By Frankie Benvenuti – OSEG Intern Experience and familiarity, two things the Ottawa REDBLACKS will be getting with their new running backs coach, Fred Reid. Reid is no stranger to the ...

Diversity is Strength Conversations: Black Representation on the Sidelines

February 24, 2022 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE In honour of Black History Month, we discuss the landscape of being a black personnel man in football. Donnovan Bennett leads the discussion with 3 prominent figures in ...

SirVincent Rogers signs one-day contract, retires a REDBLACK

January 28, 2022 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
OTTAWA – Former CFL All-Star and Grey Cup-winning offensive lineman SirVincent Rogers has signed a one-day contract with the Ottawa REDBLACKS to retire as member of the club. Rogers suited ...

Unfinished business brings Will Arndt back to where it all started

January 21, 2022 | Chris Hofley
Will Arndt has some unfinished business to attend to. More than two years since he last put on his No. 8 Ottawa REDBLACKS jersey, the many happy memories the retired quarterback has of his time ...

REDBLACKS recall all-time favourite Christmas presents

December 24, 2021 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Santa is coming to town this weekend and, in anticipation of his arrival, we asked REDBLACKS players, staff and media what their favourite Christmas gift was growing up. Here’s what they ...

REDBLACKS Leone, Dedmon named CFL All-Stars

December 15, 2021 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
OTTAWA – The CFL announced its 2021 All-Stars on Wednesday and the star-studded list features a pair of REDBLACKS; Punter Richie Leone is now a four-time All-Star, while returner DeVonte ...

REDBLACKS re-sign Gosselin, Dubois, Onyeka

November 24, 2021 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
OTTAWA – The Ottawa REDBLACKS continued a busy off-season on Wednesday, signing three Canadians including fullbacks Anthony Gosselin and Marco Dubois and defensive lineman Kene Onyeka to ...

REDBLACKS’ Dedmon, Williams and Leone named CFL East All-Stars

November 24, 2021 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
OTTAWA – The Ottawa REDBLACKS are well-represented among the the CFL’s East Division All-Star squad released Wednesday, with returner DeVonte Dedmon, linebacker Avery Williams, and ...

REDBLACKS’ Coleman named CFL Top Performer for Week 16

November 23, 2021 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The Canadian Football League announced Tuesday that REDBLACKS defensive lineman Davon Coleman has been named one of the Week 16 Top Performers. Coleman played a major role ...

Not ducking around: Hodges to dress for first CFL game Saturday

October 22, 2021 | Chris Hofley
A new face will Duck into the lineup on Saturday in Hamilton. Other than providing an outlet for cheesy wordplay, Devlin “Duck” Hodges will dress for his first career CFL game against the ...

On and off the field, REDBLACKS original Nigel Romick doing things the right way

October 17, 2021 | Chris Hofley
Nigel Romick is a really nice guy. Sure, he and his 6-foot-5, 241-pound body will crush you if you happen to be wearing shoulder pads and an opposition jersey, but otherwise, the 30-year-old from ...
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