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  1. Steinberg's MMQB: A free agency game-changerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CFL.ca

    ... above the rest for me and that's how we'll kick things off this week. I was stopped in my tracks when I heard the BC Lions had signed Chris Williams. The Lions have been fairly busy in free agency thus far, specifically on the defensive side of the ...

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  2. B.C. Lions sign free-agent defensive back Buddy Jackson to contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    The B.C. Lions were the first team to dip into free agency, signing defensive back Buddy Jackson to a one-year contract Tuesday. Jackson played in six games last season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, registering 21 tackles.

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  3. Wake signs Miami extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Sky Sports

    ... He was drafted by the New York Giants in 2005 but was released before playing a game and spent two seasons with the BC Lions in the Canadian Football League before joining the Dolphins in 2009.

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  4. Dolphins give Cameron Wake new two-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Sporting News

    The Dolphins released Mario Williams, but will hang onto Wake, who had a bounce-back year with 11 1/2 sacks last season. The Dolphins defensive end bounced back last season with one of his best years, recording 11 1/2 sacks as the Dolphins made the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

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  5. Former UCM running back gets new opportunity in CFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | DigitalBURG

    In July of 2015, former Mules running back LaVance Taylor sent out a tweet that jump-started his journey to playing professional football. "Hey my name is LaVance Taylor and I am currently a free agent and I wanted you to check me out," Taylor tweeted on his personal Twitter account.

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  6. B.C. Lions bolster receiving corps by signing veteran Chris WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The B.C. Lions added another big-play threat Friday, agreeing to terms with veteran receiver Chris Williams through the 2018 season. The five-foot-eight, 175-pound Williams had 77 catches for 1,246 yards and 10 TDs over 14 games in 2016 with the Ottawa Redblacks.

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  7. Redblacks sign free-agent Canadian running back Pascal Lochard to two-year dealRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Penticton Herald

    The 26-year-old Montreal native dressed for 14 games with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, rushing for 33 yards on eight carries. Lochard began his CFL career with the B.C. Lions, who took him in the second round of the '14 draft out of Laval.

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  8. The Great Debate: Which receiving corps is the CFL's most dangerous?Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | CFL.ca

    ... Jackson, Chris Williams and Brad Sinopoli, free agency has quickly changed the pass-catching landscape. For the BC Lions, it is all about the near-perfect mix of size vs. speed. A perennial all-star Manny Arceneaux, already with Bryan Burnham, now ...

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  9. Montreal Alouettes agree to terms on two-year deal with receiver Ernest JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Daily Courier

    The Montreal Alouettes landed one of the top names on the CFL free-agent market Thursday by agreeing to terms with all-star receiver Ernest Jackson on a two-year deal. The six-foot-two 220-pound native of Rochester, N.Y., had 88 receptions, 1,225 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns last season for the Ottawa Redblacks.

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  10. Lions add to defence; sign Bucknor, EvansRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | CFL.ca

    The BC Lions signed national defensive back Matt Bucknor and international defensive end DeQuin Evans through the 2018 season, the team announced Thursday. "Matt is an experienced and skilled defensive back who will gives us very good Canadian depth in the secondary," said GM and head coach Wally Buono.

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  11. Stamps add national WR Rory KohlertRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | CFL.ca

    ... and one major and was two-for-two in passing including his first career touchdown pass in an Oct. 8 win over the BC Lions. "Rory is an all-around receiver with good pass-catching ability and he's a reliable blocker in the run game," said Stampeders ...

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  12. B.C. Lions sign veterans Matt Bucknor and DeQuin Evans to CFL dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The News

    "Matt is an experienced and skilled defensive back who will gives us very good Canadian depth in the secondary," said Lions head coach/GM Wally Buono. ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Chelsea Carey returns to the Canadian women's curling championship feeling tighter with her team and oddly rested.

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  13. Ryan Shannon (BC Hockey Class of 2005) Announces RetirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | BC Interruption

    Per John Buccigross, Ryan Shannon will be retiring from pro hockey at the end of the season and will take over as head coach at Taft Prep School in Connecticut. Shannon played at BC for 4 years, graduating in 2005.

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  14. Pope John ends year ranked 6th in NJWWA Top 20 poll; Kittatinny snags last spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | New Jersey Herald

    Pope John's wrestling team has finished the 2016-17 season as one of the elite teams in the state. The Lions are ranked sixth in the final New Jersey Wrestling Writers Association Top 20 Poll that came out Thursday afternoon.

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  15. Tiger-Cats release Peter Dyakowski; he signs with the Argos hours laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | CBC News

    The Hamilton Tiger-Cats released veteran Canadian offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski on Thursday. Dyakowski lifts kicker Sandro DeAngelis after De Angelis kicked a field goal during second half CFL action against the B.C. Lions, in Vancouver in a September 18, 2010, file photo.

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  16. B.C. Lions sign veteran defensive back Matt Bucknor through 2018 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Daily Townsman

    "Matt is an experienced and skilled defensive back who will gives us very good Canadian depth in the secondary," said Lions head coach/GM Wally Buono. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards.

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  17. Lions break the silence about violence against womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Free Press

    Two members of the BC Lions football team made a stop at Fernie Secondary School on February 1, to introduce students to their Be More Than A Bystander program that aims to break the silence about violence against women. Be More Than a Bystander was initiated by the BC Lions and the Ending Violence Association of BC six years ago, aimed at educating the public about the realities of violence against women, as well as shed light on what an individual can do to help eliminate some of the main underlying causes for such violence.

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  18. Chris Williams looks to take his talents to Vancouver next CFL seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... may have been a setback, teams up north were still very interested in Chris. He is now currently in talks with the BC Lions, which are based in Vancouver, and pending a physical Chris is set to sign a 2-year deal. "Personally I am looking for a ...

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  19. Ernest Jackson leaves Grey Cup champion Redblacks for AlouettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | CBC News

    Free-agent receiver Ernest Jackson has signed on with the Alouettes after catching 88 passes for 1,225 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns last season for Grey Cup champion Ottawa. The Montreal Alouettes landed one of the top names on the CFL free-agent market Thursday by agreeing to terms with all-star receiver Ernest Jackson on a two-year deal.

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  20. Montreal Alouettes agree to two-year deal with receiver Ernest JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Globe and Mail

    Ottawa Redblacks wide receiver Ernest Jackson catches a touchdown pass during overtime CFL Grey Cup action Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Toronto. Ottawa Redblacks wide receiver Ernest Jackson catches a touchdown pass during overtime CFL Grey Cup action Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Toronto.

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