Jerry Glanville stepping down as Tiger-Cats’ assistant
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Jerry Glanville has resigned as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' defensive coordinator because of personal reasons.
The Ticats announced Friday that the 77-year-old Glanville would not return for a second season with the Canadian Football League team.
Ticats’ Jerry Glanville “loving everything about” CFL
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — More than 50 years after taking his first football coaching gig, Jerry Glanville sees the light at the end of the tunnel like only he can.
Glanville is completing his first season as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' defensive coordinator after serving as a guest coach in 2017. The Ticats face the Ottawa Redblacks in the East Division final Sunday after beating the B.C. Lions 48-8 in the conference semifinal.
Johnny Manziel throws 4 interceptions in CFL debut
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Interception?
Johnny Manziel threw an interception — and made a tackle — on his second play in the Canadian Football League. It didn't get much better after that, with four of his six first-half series ending in interceptions.
Johnny Football set for first CFL start
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Football finally gets to play football again.
Johnny Manziel will make his first Canadian Football League start Friday night when the Montreal Alouettes face the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the team the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner turned NFL bust began his comeback with. He last saw regular-season action with the NFL's Cleveland Browns in a 17-13 loss to Kansas City on Dec. 27, 2015.
Manziel to make CFL debut against Hamilton Tiger-Cats
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel will make his CFL debut against his former team on Friday night.
The Montreal Alouettes announced that Manziel will be their starter when they host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner began the season with Hamilton and was dealt to Montreal on July 22 in a five-player deal that also included two first-round draft picks.
Johnny Manziel traded from Hamilton to Montreal
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel is headed to the Montreal Alouettes in a reunion with the coach who recruited him to Texas A&M.
The Canadian Football League team acquired the former Heisman Trophy from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in a blockbuster trade Sunday.
"I look forward to reuniting with Johnny again and working with him," first-year Montreal coach Mike Sherman, the former Green Bay coach and GM who lured Manziel to College Station, told the Montreal Gazette.
Manziel watches as Masoli stars for Tiger-Cats
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Manziel watched from the sideline again as Jeremiah Masoli starred in the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' 31-17 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday night.
Masoli completed 31 of 41 passes for 369 yards and a touchdown to help the Tiger-Cats improve to 2-1. The former Ole Miss quarterback has passed for more than 300 yards in eight consecutive games.
Johnny Manziel set for Tiger-Cats’ CFL opener
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Manziel is behind Jeremiah Masoli on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' depth chart — and has his back, too.
"We're all behind Jeremiah, starting tomorrow," Manziel said Friday, a day before Hamilton's regular-season opener against the Calgary Stampeders. "More than anything, I want a win for this team. It's more than me. It's more than just one individual. It's a team effort and it takes everybody we have on this roster to go out and win games."
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel was 12 of 20 for 88 yards and a touchdown and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats scored 30 straight points to beat the Montreal Alouettes 30-15 on Saturday in the final preseason game for both teams.
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Manziel was content with his first time in a game in more than two years.
Manziel was 9-of-12 passing for 80 yards in his CFL debut as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats lost 36-18 to the Toronto Argonauts in an exhibition game Friday night.
"I felt like I was able to get in there and handle the situation well, get some completions and get the guys some balls," Manziel said. "I really wasn't nervous going into it, I was just kind of going out and letting the ball rip.
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Manziel spent much of the first day of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' training camp as an observer.
The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner watched a lot of the session Sunday, a day after signing with the Canadian Football league club. Manziel threw while working with the five other quarterbacks and did short tosses to receivers, but knelt off to the side or stood with quarterbacks coach Dan Morrison during 1-on-1 pass drills and 7-on-7 sessions at Ron Joyce Stadium.
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Football is huddling up again for a long-awaited comeback — in Canada.
Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel signed a two-year contract with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on Saturday, looking to salvage his football career after a turbulent and unsuccessful stay with the Cleveland Browns.
"I don't want to wait around anymore," Manziel said during a news conference at Tim Hortons Field, where he will play his home games this season.
CFL team buys more time to negotiate with Johnny Manziel
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — The Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats have bought themselves more time to negotiate with former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel.
The CFL team issued a statement Sunday confirming that an offer was made to the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner. By doing so, the Tiger-Cats maintained his rights and prevented him from becoming a free agent.
CFL says it would approve Johnny Manziel contract
TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Football League said Thursday it would approve a contract for quarterback Johnny Manziel if one is reached with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, who have the former Heisman Trophy winner on their negotiation list.
The team has 10 days to make an offer to the 25-year-old Manziel, who would remain on the list for another year even if he rejects the bid.
Baylor offered ex-coach Briles support letter in May
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A letter of support written by Baylor's general counsel for Art Briles has emerged days after the former Bears coach was briefly hired as an assistant by a CFL team. The club, facing public pressure, quickly backtracked from that decision.
The letter dated May 23 was addressed to Briles and not directly to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats or any other potential employer. Briles was fired by Baylor last year after a sexual assault scandal.
Art Briles won’t get job with Canadian Football League
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Less than 11 hours after the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL announced the hiring of former Baylor coach Art Briles as an assistant coach, the league and the team backtracked in the face of public pressure and said he will not be joining the team after all.
Kent Austin fires self as Ti-Cats coach; June Jones promoted
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Kent Austin removed himself as head coach of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and turned over the winless Canadian Football League team to assistant coach June Jones.
The announcement came Thursday during an off week for the Tiger-Cats (0-8).
"I really believe that this is the best decision right now for the organization," said Austin, who remained the team's vice president of football operations. "We'll all harness our different skills and aptitude to right the ship."
Bernie Custis, 1st pro black QB, dies at 88
Bernie Custis, pro football's first black quarterback who blazed the trail for future CFL stars Warren Moon, Chuck Ealey and Damon Allen, has died. He was 88.
Custis made pro football history on Aug. 29, 1951, when he became a starter with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, who confirmed his death Thursday.
Steinauer joins Fresno State as defensive coordinator
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Orlondo Steinauer joined Jeff Tedford's Fresno State staff as defensive coordinator Wednesday.
The former Canadian Football League player and assistant coach was the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' assistant head coach and defensive coordinator this season after three as defensive coordinator.
Steinauer starred as a defensive back at Western Washington and played 13 seasons in the CFL.