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Talking BC Lions and the Canadian Football League








Pawdcast Episode 128: DeVone Claybrooks

DeVone Claybrooks is the new head coach of the BC Lions and he joins us for our last show of 2018. Honestly, this is one of the most open and awesome interviews we have ever done. Claybrooks personality shines through in this episode, and you get the feeling that the players are going to love playing for the big man. He talks about growing up "Country" in Virginia, his time in the NFL and the coaching legends he's plaid for, including the key to the Tampa Bay's Super Bowl win under Jon...


Pawdcast Episode 127: Season Wrap Up

Ed Hervey and the BC Lions saw their season come to an end last week and now the GM heads into his second year on the job without Wally Buono's input and with a ton of questions to be answered this off-season. Who will be the new head coach? What coordinators will they bring in? What about the long list of free agents the Lions have to deal with and how will that process be affected by the pending new CBA? Will the new core include guys like Solomon Elimimian, Manny Arceneaux or Travis...


Pawdcast Episode 126: Farhan Lalji and Josh Smith

After one year on the outside looking in the 2018 BC Lions find themselves back in the CFL playoffs. If they want to win the Grey Cup they will have to go through the East to get it. We preview Sunday's East Semi-Final with Farhan Lalji of TSN and Josh Smith of Podskee Wee Wee and We review Wally Buono night and give the Lions huge props for a great night, even if they weren't great on the field. Who's the Pawdcast champ in CFL Pickem, Brian will gladly tell you. Settle...


Pawdcast Episode 125: Tony Allen - Rouge Radio

Episode 125: Tony Allen - Rouge Radio The final regular season home game of Wally Buono is here, as we look forward to that and look back at the loss to the Riders that took away any chance of a home playoff game. Tony Allen of the Rouge Radio Podcast joins the show to chat about the Stampeders and the Lions, as well as where the last place Edmonton Eskimos go from here. We say thank you to Wally Buono, who is a big reason why this podcast exists. That, and out final CFL Pickem picks of...


Pawdcast Episode 124: Tyrell Sutton

Tyrell Sutton made his BC Lions debut in last week's victory over the Calgary Stampeders and a great debut it was. We chat with the newest member of the Lions backfield about his style and his arrival to the West Coast. Andrew Hoskins of the Eskimo Empire Podcast stops by to chat about this week's big game that has playoff implications for both teams. Have the Eskimos turned things around with their last win over Ottawa? What worries him about facing this Lions team heading into...


Pawdcast Episode 123: Ryan Ballantine

Ryan Ballantine of the CFL Horsemen Podcast just happened to be in town on the week the BC Lions get ready to head to Calgary for a big game with the Stampeders. It only made sense for him to join us for Episode 123! We talk BC Lions, the Ed Hervey / Jonathan Jennings "incident" and Ryan gives some of his thoughts on the Stampeders and reconfirms his opinion that DaVone Claybrooks will be the next head coach of the BC Lions. There's a ton of stuff packed into this episode so get the...


Pawdcast Episode 122: Clay Chisolm. Braden O'Donnell, Angus Reid

We're back with Episode 122 following the Lions debacle in Hamilton. Angus Reid stops by to talk about his new book Thank You Coach, which chronicles his 11-year relationship with BC Lions offensive line coach, Dan Dorazio The book is already a best seller in the football category on and you can get your copy here. Clay Chisholm of the Argos Fancast stops by to help update us on the 3-10 Argos who visit BC Place this week. We also welcome BC Lions fan Braden O'Donnell to chat...


Pawdcast Episode 121: Drew Edwards

Episode 121: Drew Edwards of the After back to back wins and a win on the road for the first time this season the BC Lions return to BC Place this Saturday to take on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. They'll have to do that without quarterback Travis Lulay, who suffered a shoulder injury on the first series of last week's victory over Montreal. Thankfully, the defence is thriving , now loading the CFL in sacks and interceptions after the flood gates opened the last two games. Can...


Pawdcast Episode 120: Lowell Ullrich

Episode 120: Lowell Ullrich After a two week hiatus the Pawdcast returns to chat about where the BC Lions find themselves with eight games remaining n their season. Lowell Ullrich of TSN 1040 stops by to chat about the Leos and what lies ahead for them DeVier Posey and Andrew Parker have been added to the receiving core, and the defence seems to be rounding into form as the Lions head to Montreal to play one of the two games they have in hand over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the team they...


Pawdcast Episode 119: Rod Pedersen

Rod Pedersen, play by play man for the Saskatchewan Roughriders joins Episode 119 to chat about the Riders as they head into BC Place this Saturday to take on the BC Lions. It's a big game for the Leos, who after a step forward against the Eskimos, let one slip away last week against the Argos, and now find themselves dangerously close to falling out of the discussion not only in the West, but also in the East crossover scenario. The Pawdcast is brought to you in part by...


Pawdcast Episode 118: Jordan Herdman

Jordan Herdman steps into the Den to chat about how his time as a starter in place of Solomon Elimimian has gone, his football roots, his time at SFU and playing against twin brother Justin this weekend in Toronto. That's more like it! It's always great to podcast after a big win, and the BC Lions 31-23 win over the Edmonton Eskimos was just that. The Leos head to Toronto, back in the thick of the playoff picture in the West and looking for their first road win of the season. We chat about...


Pawdcast Episode 117: Dave Campbell

Reigning MOP and former BC Lion, Mike Reilly returns to BC Place once again the lead his 5-2 Edmonton Eskimos against the BC Lions. It's a tall order for the Lions as the Esks come in on a 3-game winning streak, and have arguably the league's best receivers. The Lions will have to be much better defensively on 2nd down if they hope to stop Reilly. Dave Campbell, colour analyst for the Eskimos radio broadcast at 630 CHED stops by for an update on the Eskies who will be looking to stay...


Pawdcast Episode 116: Shaq Johnson and Jeannine Richot

Shaq Johnson played a big role in the BC Lions come back win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers last week. He joins Brian and Mojo to chat about it, as well as his path to becoming a professional football player. Now in his 3rd year Johnson has become a key receiver in the Lions offence. Pawdcast favourite Jeannine Richot stops by to talk about her new show, Mouchoir: A REDBLACKS podcast, and to chat about the REDBLACKS as they get ready to host the Lions this week. Sit back and have a listen!


The Pawdcast: Episode 115 - John Hodge

It ain't easy being orange these days, as the BC Lions have been beaten down badly in their last two games, the latest drubbing at the hands of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Brian and Mojo look at what's going on with the Leos and how important this week's rematch against Winnipeg is. John Hodge of the Blue Bomber Talk Podcast joins the show to talk Bombers football as they look to sweep the season series versus the Lions.


The BCLionsDen Pawdcast: Episode 114: Angus Reid and Andrew Hoskins

Welcome to our first show sponsored by To celebrate our new sponsorship, who better to have as a guest than the sponsor himself, former BC Lion, Angus Reid. Angus stops by to talk about his business ventures and also to give his thoughts on the 2018 BC Lions. Next we set up this week's game against the Edmonton Eskimos with Eskimo Empire podcast host, Andrew Hoskins. Some cool things are happening with our Canadian Football Podcast Network partners, and we will hear about...


The Pawdcast: Episode 113: Robert Dalton

The BC Lions kicked off the 2018 CFL season with a 22-10 win over the Montreal Alouettes. Brian and Mojo recap with some of their thoughts on the game, and are joined by Rouge Radio's Robert Dalton for a CFL round table discussion. Please subscribe and rank us on iTunes and Google Music! We're also now on Spotify, TuneIn radio and all your favourite podcast apps!


The Pawdcast: Episode 112 - Randy Ambrosie

Commissioner Randy Ambrosie made a quick visit to Vancouver this week and was nice enough to make time for the Pawdcast. We chat with the CFL boss about what the league has in store for fans in 2018, the upcoming CFLPA negotiations, and salary caps for football operations among other topics. Brian and Mojo chat about the final preseason game last weel and look ahead to the Montreal Alouettes as the Lions get set to kick-off their 65th season in the Canadian Football League.


The Pawdcast: Episode 111

As the BC Lions prepare to close out the season against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, we welcome back co-host Mojo Kemp to th show after his medical hiatus. We chat with TSN 1040 Lions analyst Lowell Ullrich, about how the Lions have looked in Training Camp and how some of the battles for positions are shaping up. Is this a make or break year for Jonathon Jennings? That seems to be opinion of many as the team starts out in a new direction under GM Ed Hervey. The offensive and defensive lines...


The Pawdcast: Episode 110

Training camp has begun, and we have a primer for you, along with thoughts on Adam Bighill signing with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Jovan Olafioye returning to the BC Lions and Johnny Manziel signing with the Hamilton real this time. Ryan Ballantine returns to the show to chat about his Big Brother Canada experience and his thoughts on the 2018 Calgary Stampeders.


The Pawdcast: Episode 109

We're back to kick off our 2018 Pawdcast season with special guests Andrew Hoskins of the Eskimo Empire Podcast and Travis Currah of the 2 and Out CFL Podcast. We chat about the progress of our teams this off-season, the CFL Draft and other CFL topics from this off-season.