The Green Zone’s Glen Suitor dropped some very positive news regarding the Canadian Football League working on its product but also its marketing.
The league is going to start some youth flag football leagues and look at expanding it and linking it to a potential tournament Grey Cup Week.
It’s been driving me crazy for years that the NFL’s Play 60 event goes coast to coast in Canada, handing out shirts to kids with NFL logos while the CFL did nothing to compete.
Now finally, they are and getting CFL logos in front of kids is important.
Also, we’ll see some changes to the TSN television coverage of games. With all respect to TSN, the production has been getting stale over the last few years. More cameras, more interaction with fans.
There will be a fresh broadcast.
The CFL and TSN launched their own daily fantasy game this week. Another must have for any league now in sports.
The league needed to take a long look at themselves after years of being the number two sports option behind NHL in Canada, they’re now number three behind Major League Baseball and the NHL.