Key questions and answers for the 2021 CFL season

Even though the CFL delivered some good news Monday, there’s lots to sort out – some of which we know and some of which we still have to guess upon. So here is your question and answer guide to the 2021 CFL season and beyond. Dave Naylor has more.

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Lalji: CFL teams believe they can begin 2021 season with fans in the stands

On Monday, the Canadian Football League's board of governors unanimously agreed on a 14-game schedule that will begin as soon as August 5th. TSN's Farhan Lalji and Dave Naylor bring you the latest details on the CFL's decision to have a season in 2021 and how the return of fans in the stands played a critical role.

CFLPA passes CBA amendments for 2021

CFLPA passes CBA amendments for 2021

Ahead of a key board of governors meeting on Monday, the Canadian Football League Players' Association passed amendments for the 2021 season to the current collective bargaining agreement, TSN's Farhan Lalji reports.

Blue Bombers sign Canadian DE Kongbo

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announce Monday that the club has signed Canadian free agent defensive end Jonathan Kongbo to a one-year contract.

Government reviewing CFL's request for modified quarantine for 2021 season

An official with the Public Health Agency of Canada told The Canadian Press the federal government has received the CFL's request for a national interest exemption for modified quarantine for the upcoming season.

CFL BOG expected to vote Monday on Aug. 5 start date

Concrete plans for the start of the 2021 Canadian Football League season could be at hand. TSN Football Insider Dave Naylor reports the league's board of governors have set a June 14 call where they are expected to vote on a proposed season start date of August 5.

Redblacks suspend DL Larsen over assault allegations

The Ottawa Redblacks have announced the suspension of defensive lineman Chris Larsen. Toronto Police informed the team that Larsen was under investigation over his alleged participation in an assault last weekend.

The Edmonton Elks

Edmonton Football Team selects Elks as new name

The Edmonton Football Team will now be known as the Elks, following an announcement made by the organization on Tuesday. Edmonton made their final decision from a short list that also included Evergreens, Evergolds, Eclipse, Elkhounds, Eagles and Elements as possible choices.

How did the Elks name come to be?

One of the most storied CFL franchises has officially changed their name to the Edmonton Elks. What has been the reaction of the fans? What led to keeping the EE initials? TSN Edmonton reporter Ryan Rishaug has more.

2021 CFL Draft Tracker

2021 CFL Draft Tracker

Tiger-Cats select TE Burt first overall in CFL Draft

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats selected tight end Jake Burt with the first pick of the 2021 CFL draft Tuesday night. The former Boston College player was a late addition to the draft. The six-foot-five, 245-pound Burt was born in Regina and remained there for about four years before relocating to Boston with his family.

Tiger-Cats re-sign veteran Canadian OL Filer

Tiger-Cats re-sign veteran Canadian OL Filer

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Friday the team has re-signed national offensive lineman Mike Filer to a new contract. Filer is the team's current longest-serving member, having been with the Tiger-Cats since the 2012 season.

Redblacks sign veteran American DL Beltre

Redblacks sign veteran American DL Beltre

The Ottawa Redblacks announced Thursday the team has signed veteran America defensive lineman Frank Beltre. Beltre spent the 2018 and 2019 seasons with the Toronto Argonauts. In 16 games with the Argos in 2019, the 31-year-old finished with eight tackles.