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Week 1 of the 2023 CFL season is in the proverbial books and so Rouge, White & Blue CFL Podcast co-hosts Os Davis and Joe Pritchard partake in that classic exercise of football fandoms everywhere, namely overreacting to the opening week results.
And damned if they don’t actually have reason to gushily overreact: Not only did Os and Joe’s favoured Montreal Alouettes and Winnipeg Blue Bombers each notch a W, not only did they go a combined 7-1 in the CFL Pick ‘Em Contest, but both cruised to victory in week 1 of the new-look, new-play official CFL fantasy football game. But the RWB promises the glory-daysing is kept to a minimum.
Instead, the RWB’s got those overreactions to week 1, some lessons learned for the fantasy players and naturally pick ‘em picks and fantasy football tips, which for a week at least may be taken seriously.
Finally, as the CFL takes part in various observances of Pride Month, Os wonders about one aspect of this sort of outreach, i.e. What’s up with the dissonance between North American sports leagues’ outward message and its internal unwritten-rules mentality a good half-century behind greater society…? But the RWB promises no partisan politics or rhetoric included.
The Rouge White & Blue CFL Podcast: For every action, a passionate overreaction…