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Episode 91- If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

9/16/2019
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We're back after a week off! Ryan shares his #GreyCupFitUp story, and the guys discuss various things from the past 2 weeks, including: the Banjo Bowl, whether the Lions are starting to turn a bit of a corner, where the Redblacks go from here and what they should do at QB the rest of the season, whether there's any clear Grey Cup favourites, and more! Mike gives his Week 14 CFL Power Rankings, we give a CFL Fantasy and CFL Pickem update, and make our Week 15 picks as well. We are a proud...

Duration:00:48:59

Episode 90- Chuck E. Cheese is Chuck E. Cheese, Football is Football

9/3/2019
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Hosts Mike and Ryan discuss NFL cuts, particularly which former CFL players did/didn't make their teams. As we recap Labour Day Weekend, we discuss which team the Argos remind us of, a ton of positives for the Bombers in another Labour Day Classic loss in Regina, live mic usage in the Battle of Alberta, and much more. We provide a CFL Fantasy and CFL Pick Em update and make our Week 13 picks as well. Plus, Mike helps Ryan pick an NFL team to root for this season! We are a proud member of The...

Duration:00:48:30

Episode 89- Lost Frog, Send Help!

8/26/2019
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It's our Midseason Review special! Hosts Mike and Ryan revisit their preseason predictions and give out their midseason award nominations. We also discuss the NFL game at IG Field, Andrew Harris' suspension, and the Touchdown Atlantic thriller. We provide a CFL Fantasy and CFL Pickem update, and give our picks for Week 12 as well We are a proud member of the Canadian Football Podcast Network. Check out all the other great shows at http://cfpodnetwork.ca!

Duration:00:45:44

Episode 88- This Is Audition Time

8/19/2019
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Hosts Ryan and Mike discuss Matt Nichols' injury and expectations for Chris Streveler, Andrew Harris setting records, and BC Lions' struggles and lack of protection for Mike Reilly. While Mike heads out on vacation, Ryan also talks Montreal's big comeback win, James Wilder Jr. being a healthy scratch, and Lewis Ward's field goal streak ending. He also gives a CFL Fantasy and CFL Pick'Em update, and gives the guys' picks for Week 11. We are also joined by Ryan Ballantine (@BBCANRyan) of the...

Duration:00:48:22

Episode 87- I'm No Meteorologist, But...

8/12/2019
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Hosts Ryan and Mike discuss the CFL's weather protocol and the shortened game between the Riders and the Alouettes, the Year of the Kick Return, the importance of proper running back usage, and Romar Morris' devastating injury. For this week's guest interview, we are joined by Safimod from the Piffles Podcast to chat all things Riders heading into their bye week, including the weather delay, the performance of Cody Fajardo, and whether the team has met his expectations thus far. Mike gives...

Duration:00:46:28

Episode 86- You Heard It Here First Folks

8/6/2019
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Hosts Ryan and Mike discuss a variety of topics from a crazy Week 8 in the CFL, including whether Calgary is back to their usual form, the Kenny Stafford/Christion Jones trade, Devonte Dedmon's incredible performance, and much more. We are also joined by Doug Ballanger from the Argos Fancast to discuss the Argos' picking up their first win, their trade for Zach Collaros, the bye week, and expectations for the rest of the season. We are a proud member of the Canadian Football Podcast Network....

Duration:00:58:42

Episode 85- To Safety, or not to Safety

7/29/2019
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Hosts Ryan and Mike discuss which teams have surprised them through the first 1/3 of the season, the Jeremiah Masoli injury and where it leaves the Ticats going forward, Rick Campbell's decision to take a safety costing the Redblacks the game, whether we can expect changes in BC during their bye week, and more! Mike gives his Week 7 Power Rankings, we give a CFL Fantasy and CFL Pick'Em update, and the guys give their Week 8 picks as well. We are a proud member of The Canadian Football...

Duration:00:45:13

Episode 84- Like Synchronized Swimming

7/21/2019
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It's our 5 year Podiversary! Hosts Ryan and Mike discuss whether the Bombers' stellar start to the year is sustainable, debate which of the currently struggling teams can turn things around, and give some love to all the great trick plays we saw around the CFL this past week. Mike provides his Week 6 Power Rankings, we give a CFL Fantasy and CFL Pick'Em update, and the guys give their picks for Week 7 as well. We are a proud member of The Canadian Football Podcast Network. Check out all the...

Duration:00:42:18

Episode 83- Cue the Circus Music

7/15/2019
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Hosts Ryan and Mike discuss the dismissal of Kavis Reed as GM of the Alouettes, what the Argos' big issues are and when they will win a game, rank the current starting QBs based on their play through the first 5 weeks, and give some love to special teams play around the CFL! We also provide a CFL Fantasy and CFL Pick'Em update, and give our picks for Week 6. We are a proud member of the Canadian Football Podcast Network. Check out http://cfpodnetwork.ca for all the other great shows!

Duration:00:53:58

Episode 82- Trap Games, Trap Games Everywhere

7/7/2019
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Hosts Ryan and Mike break down everything from Week 4 of the CFL as they each give their top storyline for each team that played this week, including trap games, dominant defensive performances, and a monster week from William Stanback. They also give an update on CFL Fantasy and CFL Pickem results, and make their picks for Week 5. We are a proud member of the Canadian Football Podcast Network. Check out all the other great shows at http://cfpodnetwork.ca!

Duration:00:43:34

Episode 81- Mike, Will You Be My Groomsman?

6/30/2019
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In an extra long episode this week, hosts Ryan and Mike discuss some exciting life news, break down everything from Week 3 in the CFL, discuss the Week 4 matchup between the Bombers and Redblacks with Jeannine from Mouchoir: A REDBLACKS Podcast, discuss CFL Pick 'Em and CFL Fantasy results, give their picks for Week 4, and more! We are a proud member of the Canadian Football Podcast Network. Check out all the other great shows at http://cfpodnetwork.ca!

Duration:01:02:28

Episode 80- Running Backs, Sacks, and the Redblacks

6/24/2019
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Mike's back this week! The guys discuss various hot topics from the past week around the CFL, including: the importance of the run game, the Eskimos' dominant defensive performance, and the surprising 2-0 Redblacks. We are a proud member of The Canadian Football Podcast Network. Check out all of the other great shows at http://cfpodnetwork.ca!

Duration:00:38:42

Episode 79- Spreadin' My Wings and Flyin' Solo

6/17/2019
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With Mike away, Ryan flies solo on this week's episode as he gives his take on the things he saw from each CFL team in Week 1, provides an update on CFL Pickem and CFL Fantasy results, and gives his picks for Week 2. We are a proud member of the Canadian Football Podcast Network. Check out all the other great shows at http://cfpodnetwork.ca!

Duration:00:39:40

Episode 78- 2019 CFC Fantasy Draft Special

6/9/2019
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In part 3 of our 3-part 2019 Kickoff Special, Ryan and Mike draft their respective teams of 21 players in the first ever CFC Fantasy Draft. Which player will go first overall? Who are the guys looking at as sleeper picks? Which talented players won't quite make the cut? Tune in to find out! We are a proud member of The Canadian Football Podcast Network. Check out all of the other great shows at http://cfpodnetwork.ca!

Duration:00:43:31

Episode 77- Mike Hates Birthdays

6/3/2019
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In part 2 of our 3-part 2019 Kickoff Special, we break down everything to do with the 2019 CFL Schedule. How balanced is the schedule? Who has the easiest one, who has the hardest one? We discuss all this and a lot more! We are a proud member of The Canadian Football Podcast Network. Check out all of the other great shows at http://cfpodnetwork.ca!

Duration:00:39:35

Episode 76- 2019 Season Preview Special

5/28/2019
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Mike and Ryan are back for another year! In part 1 of our 3-part 2019 Kickoff Special, we take a look at each of the teams in the CFL and predict where we think they'll finish in the standings. Who improved, who declined, and who stayed the same with all the moves they made this offseason? We discuss all this and more! We are a proud member of The Canadian Football Podcast Network. Check out all of the other great shows at http://cfpodnetwork.ca!

Duration:00:40:30

Episode 75- #CFLFA Roundtable: Musical Chairs Anyone?

2/16/2019
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Ryan is joined by several fellow members of the Canadian Football Podcast network to recap the first week of CFL Free Agency. He is joined by Rod of the Wood Cookie SawCast to talk RedBlacks, Andrew of the Eskimo Empire Podcast to talk Eskimos, and Brian of the BC Lions Den Pawdcast to talk Lions, to break down some of the major moves thus far and try to make sense of it all. Recorded 02/15/18 & 02/16/18

Duration:01:04:59

Episode 74- #CFLFA: Start The Blender!

2/10/2019
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As Free Agency is about to begin, we get you all set by discussing the players available at each position, the teams likely to spend big on them, and the team likely to spend their cash elsewhere. Players are about to start trading places and trading spaces, meaning big changes for the 9 CFL teams as we know them. Start the CFL blender and let the fun begin! Recorded 02/11/18

Duration:00:48:05

Episode 73- NFL Opportunities & CFL Coaching Changes

2/5/2019
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We recap some of the biggest CFL offseason news thus far, discussing all of the different players that have been released to pursue NFL opportunities, as well as all of the CFL coaching changes that have occurred over the last 2 months. Recorded 02/04/19

Duration:00:47:58

Episode 72- 2018 Year in Review

1/13/2019
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In our first episode of 2019, we recap the 2018 Grey Cup and look back at the season as a whole, discussing some of the hot topics and big questions to come out of it. Recorded 01/12/18

Duration:00:41:49