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The Canadian Football League Database
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About CFLdb

CFLdb is a collection of Canadian Football League information that aims to be the resource for attributable and indexed information on the CFL. This site contains links, commentary, updates on additions to the site, a searchable rulebook, answers to Frequently Asked Questions and more resources. The sister site CFLdb Statistics is the home for history, statistics, lists and facts while CFLdb Razzle Dazzle hosts visual presentations of information and other forms of media. Read more about CFLdb

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Recent Articles

Articles are in depth commentary on CFL topics, often with a researched and historical perspective.

Obstacles and Hurdles

September 29th 2014 at 10:45 PM by dbo

CFLdb was created to provide information on the CFL. I saw a need to have an easily found reference source for fans. Years later my estimate for the size of this need has only grown. It is apparent that the number of new fans coming to the CFL bring little or no understanding of football or the Canadian rules and the CFL regulations and there is a strong desire to understand. I believe education not only produces better fans, but solidifies their support of the CFL with their increased understanding. To me this is obvious as the need to educate the marketplace on any product to increase adoption. As much as the CFL has been able to address things beyond survival in the last decade, I feel they fail to address this need and place obstacles in the way of those trying to do the work for them.

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The Why of Flags that Fly

August 23rd 2014 at 2:47 PM by dbo

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Scoring Lows and Attendance Woes

July 26th 2014 at 2:03 PM by dbo

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Statistics Refresh

June 21st 2014 at 6:15 PM by dbo

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Kicking 101

May 29th 2014 at 9:05 PM by dbo

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More Articles

Single Points are links to external points of interest on the CFL with short commentary and supporting/related sources.

Halifax Mayor Likes Ottawa Stadium Model

October 1st 2014 at 8:59 PM by dbo

Looking at the details of models that can be proposed for Halifax is a positive step. There will be a lot of convincing, partnership negotiation and negativity to overcome though, no matter the solution adopted.

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Three Fined in Week 13

September 24th 2014 at 8:50 PM by dbo

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Slaton Fined for Disqualification Act

September 17th 2014 at 8:34 PM by dbo

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Three Fined, None for Illegal Hits

September 12th 2014 at 9:53 PM by dbo

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Origin of Northside Southside Rivalry

September 10th 2014 at 8:42 PM by dbo

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CFLdb Statistics

CFLdb's unofficial statistics resource, featuring game results, standings, players, coaches, owners, stadiums and more.

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CFLdb's collection of Canadian Football infographics, video and other creative works.