The Canadian Football Countdown
Episode 102- You Get a Contract! You Get a Contract! You All Get Contracts!

Episode 102- You Get a Contract! You Get a Contract! You All Get Contracts!

February 15, 2020

The Free Agent Frenzy has begun! Recording Tuesday night, hosts Mike (@mikegerl) and Ryan (@koopertrooper42) break down all the news and signings from Day 1 of CFL Free Agency.

We go team by team and discuss the moves they've made, the moves they haven't, where we feel they are at right now and what else they may need to do this offseason, and much more.

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Episode 101- New Year, Same Old Us

Episode 101- New Year, Same Old Us

January 8, 2020

Happy New Year! Hosts Mike (@mikegerl) and Ryan (@koopertrooper42) kick off 2020 by discussing and debating all the CFL coaching news from the past month or so. Lots of coaches have changed places. Who's a good fit? Which teams have gotten better? Which teams are we unsure about? We discuss all this and more!

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Episode 100- Dream Come True

Episode 100- Dream Come True

November 30, 2019

It's Episode 100! in this 3 Hour Special, hosts Mike (@mikegerl) and Ryan (@koopertrooper42), and their lineup of guests, discuss Grey Cup 107, review the 2019 season as a whole, and take a look ahead to the offseason.

Mike shares stories from his trip to Calgary for the big game, and Ryan shares stories from the celebrations in Winnipeg.

Bombers' Director of Content Ed Tait (@EdTaitWFC) joins us near the end of the first hour to discuss various things from the Bombers' season, the Grey Cup run, and the upcoming offseason.

@Safimod, the inaugural champion of the @CFPodNetwork Fantasy League, joins us near the start of the second hour to discuss his fantasy championship run, being a part of the @WanderingGlenns, and what the upcoming offseason may look like for the Riders.

TSN Football Insider Dave Naylor (@TSNDaveNaylor) joins us at the start of the third hour to discuss various offseason topics, including Canadian football talent, the CFL coaching landscape, what we can expect to see from this offseason's free agency period, and more.

All this and so much more!

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Episode 99- The Drought Bowl: Preparing for Reign

Episode 99- The Drought Bowl: Preparing for Reign

November 20, 2019

Hosts Mike and Ryan tee up Grey Cup 107 between the Bombers and the Ticats! We discuss how the teams got there, how important this game is for both sides, keys of the game for each team, and more.

We also discuss what went wrong in the Division Finals for Saskatchewan and Edmonton, debate where these teams go from here, and give a special shoutout to Cody Fajardo for his warrior-esque effort in the West Final.

Plus, we give some preliminary insight into our plans for Episode 100! It's going to be our biggest show ever!

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Episode 98- Keep Calm and Watch Disney

Episode 98- Keep Calm and Watch Disney

November 14, 2019

Hosts Michael Gerl and Ryan Koop break down everything from the CFL division semi-finals this past weekend, and tee up this weekend's Division Final matchups.

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Episode 97- Bring on the Playoffs!

Episode 97- Bring on the Playoffs!

November 6, 2019

It's our Playoff Preview Special! Hosts Mike and Ryan wrap up the regular season, including CFL Pickem and CFL Fantasy, give out their CFL Award nominations and winners, give their thoughts on each of the six playoff teams, discuss the division semi-finals matchups, and give their full playoff predictions.

We are also joined by Travis Currah of the 2 and Out CFL Podcast to talk all things CFPN Fantasy, get his take on the first round playoff matchups, as well as the Riders and the injury status of Cody Fajardo.

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Episode 96- The Stories are Sticking

Episode 96- The Stories are Sticking

October 29, 2019

Hosts Mike and Ryan cover a wide array of topics heading into the final week of the CFL regular season including the Ticats historic season, lineup management in the final weeks of the season, everyone's favourite fun-loving coach Khari Jones, the Riders being in the driver's seat for first in the West, the play of Zack Collaros, and much more. We also give a CFL Fantasy and CFL PickEm update and make our Week 21 picks.

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Episode 95- The Stretch Drive

Episode 95- The Stretch Drive

October 23, 2019

Hosts Mike and Ryan discuss the Bombers' QB situation for this week, the standings battle between the top 3 teams in the West, tiebreakers, QB injuries and the CFL's decision to decrease the number of QBs allowed on the roster next season, MOP candidates, playoff favourites, and much more!

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Episode 94- The Sky is Falling

Episode 94- The Sky is Falling

October 7, 2019

Recording right after the #Bombers loss to the #Riders on Saturday, a frustrated Ryan and Mike bring the heat as they rant about the Bombers' struggles, debate how to turn things around and what moves to make at the trade deadline this week, discuss how they think the West division will shape out down the stretch, get into a highly spirited argument over their differing perceptions of the Riders' playoff fate, and much more.

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Episode 93- On the Road Again

Episode 93- On the Road Again

October 3, 2019

Ryan got stuck in a traffic jam on the way to the studio, but thanks to the power of Bluetooth hands-free technology, the guys didn’t miss a beat and the show must go on!

We discuss the Bombers big letdown against Hamilton, giving the Ticats the respect they deserve, the thrilling end to the BC-Montreal game, coach of the year candidates, where the Redblacks and Argos go from here, breakout star Cody Fajardo, and much more! We also give our Week 17 CFL Picks.

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