The 2018 CFL season will be the 65th season of modern Canadian professional football. Officially, it is the 61st season of the league. Edmonton is scheduled to host the 106th Grey Cup on November 25, 2018. Odds to Win 106th Grey Cup (Feb 06).
The official website of the Canadian Football League reported “that this season will move to a 21-week regular season (previously a 20-week season) to increase player rest time and reduce short turnaround-times for games. And, given this change, the regular season will start on June 14, 2018, one week earlier than usual, and will conclude on November 3, 2018.
Furthermore while it is still four-plus months to the start of the 2018 CFL regular season February has been a busy off-season time for the league.
In addition CFL.com reported that “four trades, the return of a legendary quarterback and the release of a star receiver all powered a whirlwind of activity, leaving well-known faces like Charleston Hughes and Odell Willis in new places. Seven out of nine teams were affected in some way or another.”
- The Ticats agree to a contract extension with defensive back Demond Washington.
- The Stampeders announce they’ve parted ways with Charleston Hughes after 10 seasons, trading him to the Ticats.
- After months, the speculation finally ends around Ricky Ray‘s future, as the veteran quarterback reveals he’s returning in 2018. Ray signs a one-year deal with the Argos, a decision that comes after mulling retirement ever since a storybook Grey Cup finish last November.
- Three hours after being traded for the first time in his career, Charleston Hughes is traded a second time.
- The Riders get Hughes at a cost of quarterback Vernon Adams Jr.
Odds to Win 106th Grey Cup (Feb 06)
The World’s Largest Race and Sportsbook have updated their Odds to Win the 106th Grey Cup. Teams, their opening and current odds are as follows: