Gary Stern, owner of the Montreal Alouettes joins our show in our continuation of A-list caliber guests from the Canadian Football League. In our extended sit-down interview Gary talks about his campaign to build the Alouettes fanbase through his use of Twitter and social media, his biggest concerns he sees facing the CFL right now, and what the CFL needs to do to help build the youth fanbase moving forward and how to best gets fans back in the stadiums now that the CFL is officially back in business with their 2022 season. We tackle the recent personnel changes in Alouettes team leadership including the release of head coach Khari Jones and Barron Miles and get Gary’s thoughts on both Alouettes quarterbacks Vernon Adams Jr. and Trevor Harris, you don’t want to miss this one!
Sean Fitz-Gerald of The Athletic joins the show for a segment talking CFL, specifically Toronto Argonauts football. Sean recently wrote an article chronicling the “recent” downward spiral in Toronto’s interest in their Argonauts and with the recent resurgence of the BC Lions and the Edmonton Elks at the heads of motivated leadership, is MLSE the right ownership group to help re-build (again) the Toronto Argonauts franchise in the year 2022 and beyond.
Finally, Sara Orlesky makes a much-awaited appearance on The Markcast to recap, preview, and talk about CFL week 6. We chat about the BC Lions’ loss to Winnipeg last week, grade Zach Collaros as a quarterback in the Canadian Football League, talk about Hamilton’s woes, Jeremiah Masoli’s injury and the REDBLACKS plans moving forward with Nick Arbuckle. We also preview the weekend’s most anticipated matchup between the Calgary Stampeders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers, in the battle of the CFL’s lone 2 remaining undefeated teams.
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