Calgarypuck Forums - The Unofficial Calgary Flames Fan Community
Old 02-13-2019, 05:45 PM   #521
MissTeeks
Franchise Player
 
MissTeeks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Calgary
Exp:
Default

Will Nault@Fan960Nault

Bo Levi Mitchell on with us right now. The decision to come back to the #CFL wasn't made until late Monday night.

Guaranteed money was the biggest issue. Denver was his preferred destination but it sounded like a #3 job and he believed that wasn't the right route for him.

Will Nault@Fan960Nault

Denver told him they planned to trade for a guy or sign someone else with NFL experience and with Case Keenum already signed for next season, he knew it was likely destined to be a #3 role and nothing more without injury.

Will Nault@Fan960Nault

On the #CFL, Bo said he had it down to two other teams. The money was high. It came down to offensive pieces and coaching, said it was all about winning. Mitchell indicated that the signings of Brescasin, Rogers, and Jorden were key to his decision to come back. Believes in CGY.
__________________
The Quest stands upon the edge of a knife. Stray but a little, and it will fail, to the ruin of all. Yet hope remains while the Company is true. Go Flames Go!

Pain heals. Chicks dig scars. Glory... lasts forever.
MissTeeks is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to MissTeeks For This Useful Post:
Old 02-13-2019, 06:00 PM   #522
corporatejay
Franchise Player
 
corporatejay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Exp:
Default

https://www.cfl.ca/2019/02/13/argos-...hnson-signing/

The Toronto Argonauts made the splash of the day on Wednesday with the signing of international defensive tackle Cory “Poop” Johnson.

....
His nickname originates from his time at Kentucky — specifically his propensity for pooping while with the Wildcats — and is one he has embraced fully.




Sam Cooper


@SamDCooper
3h3 hours ago
More
"I guess it's because I poop so much. I poop like five times a day so it's hard to keep weight when you have so much going out." - Poop Johnson

https://twitter.com/SamDCooper/statu...88875367231488
__________________
corporatejay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 06:11 PM   #523
psyang
Powerplay Quarterback
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Exp:
Default

"splash of the day" lol
psyang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 06:19 PM   #524
Roof-Daddy
Franchise Player
 
Roof-Daddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MissTeeks View Post
Will Nault@Fan960Nault

Bo Levi Mitchell on with us right now. The decision to come back to the #CFL wasn't made until late Monday night.

Guaranteed money was the biggest issue. Denver was his preferred destination but it sounded like a #3 job and he believed that wasn't the right route for him.

Will Nault@Fan960Nault

Denver told him they planned to trade for a guy or sign someone else with NFL experience and with Case Keenum already signed for next season, he knew it was likely destined to be a #3 role and nothing more without injury.

Will Nault@Fan960Nault

On the #CFL, Bo said he had it down to two other teams. The money was high. It came down to offensive pieces and coaching, said it was all about winning. Mitchell indicated that the signings of Brescasin, Rogers, and Jorden were key to his decision to come back. Believes in CGY.
CFL records since 2008:

Calgary - 155-61-2
Edmonton - 112-100
BC Lions - 111-101
Saskatchewan - 104-108
Montreal - 103-106
Hamilton - 91-121
Winnipeg - 85-120
Toronto - 84-123

Ottawa - 45-50-2

This might have had something to do with Bo taking less money to stay with Stamps as well.

Stamps are 43 wins clear of 2nd place. 2nd place is only 28 wins clear of 8th place.

Class. Of. The. League.

Huf is the OW (Original Wizard)
Roof-Daddy is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to Roof-Daddy For This Useful Post:
Old 02-13-2019, 07:30 PM   #525
Draug
First Line Centre
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Exp:
Default

Thanks for all the updates folks!

I enjoy the CFL, am a born and raised Stamps fan, but dont have the time to follow it as close as I'd like. All this news here, efficiently summarized, is awesome!
Draug is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 07:33 PM   #526
tvp2003
Franchise Player
 
tvp2003's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Exp:
Default

This is shaping up to be a very interesting season this year. And it will culminate with the Grey Cup right here in Calgary!
tvp2003 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 08:18 PM   #527
d_phaneuf
Franchise Player
 
d_phaneuf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ken0042 View Post
Heard an interview with Bo yesterday on QR77. He was basically asked if he took a bit of a hometown discount, and his reply was no- it was all about the money. Always was. Mentioned he had another kid on the way. (Must be tough to make ends meet with a $400-600K salary.) Kind of rubbed me the wrong way.

He did also mention that is was full on backup or bust for him in the NFL. He mentioned somebody else who was given $1M to be a 3rd string, but then ended up being cut. Would have made coming back a little harder if teams already had their marquee player.
It's not the nhl or nfl, say tkachuk takes a 'hometown discount', hes still gonna be signing a contract worth 7+ million a year

It's a lot of money yes, but for a lot of people it's not a long career

This might be his last big contract, he has a family, and wants to set their safety up for life
d_phaneuf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 08:48 PM   #528
Hockey Fan #751
Powerplay Quarterback
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by d_phaneuf View Post
It's not the nhl or nfl, say tkachuk takes a 'hometown discount', hes still gonna be signing a contract worth 7+ million a year

It's a lot of money yes, but for a lot of people it's not a long career

This might be his last big contract, he has a family, and wants to set their safety up for life
Although when his contract is up, he'll still be two years younger than Reilly is right now so perhaps he can get another deal.

Though it's true, you never know with football.
Hockey Fan #751 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Hockey Fan #751 For This Useful Post:
Old 02-13-2019, 09:51 PM   #529
browna
Franchise Player
 
browna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Calgary
Exp:
Default

Have no problem with him wanting max money, as he's given up his dream of an NFL job (probably, never know).
And money higher in Toronto, but after moving expenses and higher home prices, taking home less.
And Sask was there in the mix to drive up the Argos.
browna is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2019, 11:15 PM   #530
tvp2003
Franchise Player
 
tvp2003's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Exp:
Default

Bo talks about what the Argos offered, coaching, and other opportunities in Calgary:

https://www.stampeders.com/2019/02/1...levi-mitchell/
tvp2003 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to tvp2003 For This Useful Post:
Old 02-14-2019, 01:05 PM   #531
KootenayFlamesFan
Commie Referee
 
KootenayFlamesFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Small town, B.C.
Exp:
Default

https://twitter.com/statuses/1096118870736138241
KootenayFlamesFan is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to KootenayFlamesFan For This Useful Post:
Old 02-14-2019, 01:09 PM   #532
dash_pinched
Franchise Player
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Maple Bay, B.C.
Exp:
Default

I think Courtney Stephen is a fine DB, but I hope there's still cap room for Ciante Evans.

Edit: Upon further review, methinks Stephen is likely the replacement for the loss of Tunde Adeleke.

Last edited by dash_pinched; 02-14-2019 at 01:26 PM.
dash_pinched is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2019, 04:23 PM   #533
midniteowl
First Line Centre
 
midniteowl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Calgary
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by browna View Post
Have no problem with him wanting max money, as he's given up his dream of an NFL job (probably, never know).
And money higher in Toronto, but after moving expenses and higher home prices, taking home less.
And Sask was there in the mix to drive up the Argos.

It could be the case the 2 brothers conspired to drive up the price on the Argos.
__________________
midniteowl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2019, 05:29 PM   #534
MoneyGuy
Franchise Player
 
MoneyGuy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Exp:
Default

Former Stamp Anthony Parker is off to the Eskimos.

Last edited by MoneyGuy; 02-14-2019 at 05:44 PM.
MoneyGuy is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to MoneyGuy For This Useful Post:
Old 02-15-2019, 10:02 AM   #535
Otto-matic
Franchise Player
 
Otto-matic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Sector 7-G
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hockey Fan #751 View Post
Although when his contract is up, he'll still be two years younger than Reilly is right now so perhaps he can get another deal.

Though it's true, you never know with football.
He could be one knee injury away from being done with Football. So I can see why he wanted a big contract and didn't take a huge hometown discount.

Last edited by Otto-matic; 02-15-2019 at 11:40 AM.
Otto-matic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2019, 02:29 PM   #536
Johnny Makarov
First Line Centre
 
Johnny Makarov's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MoneyGuy View Post
Former Stamp Anthony Parker is off to the Eskimos.
Awesome! The Esks are an even worse team now!
__________________
AKA Sergei Gaudreau ‘Jeez, he really does loves Skittles.’ ”
Johnny Makarov is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Johnny Makarov For This Useful Post:
Old 02-15-2019, 02:46 PM   #537
dash_pinched
Franchise Player
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Maple Bay, B.C.
Exp:
Default

We've got Gump!

https://twitter.com/statuses/1096469435542659073

dash_pinched is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to dash_pinched For This Useful Post:
Old 02-15-2019, 05:11 PM   #538
transplant99
Fearmongerer
 
transplant99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Wondering when # became hashtag and not a number sign.
Exp:
Default

__________________
Quote:
Tkachuk is more like Marchand than the other guys though. He's really ****ing good. He's just a total butthole.
Unknown Kings fan
transplant99 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to transplant99 For This Useful Post:
Old 02-15-2019, 05:23 PM   #539
dash_pinched
Franchise Player
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Maple Bay, B.C.
Exp:
Default

Gump Worsley provided one of my favourite quotes of all time - When he played for the Rangers, a reporter asked him, "Which team gives you the most trouble?"

Worsley: The New York Rangers
dash_pinched is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to dash_pinched For This Useful Post:
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:51 PM.

Calgary Flames
2017-18




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Calgarypuck 2016