Articles by Santino Filoso

Santino Filoso
About Santino Filoso (202 Articles)
Born and raised in the 613, Santino has written about the Redblacks since 2013. He is the only CFL writer currently living in Brazil (as far as we know.)

Looking Back with Russ Jackson

Three-time Grey Cup winner. Grey Cup MVP. Six-time CFL All-Star. Four-time Most Outstanding Canadian. Three-time CFL MOP. Member of the Order of Canada. Canadian Sports Hall [...]

November 19, 2015 // 2 Comments

Reviewing Training Camp Predictions

With the Redblacks on a bye and waiting to see who emerges from the East Semi-Final, now is the perfect time to look back at some of the predictions I made for the [...]

November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Redblacks Grind Out Win

On a blistery day in Hamilton, on the back of a ferocious defensive effort, the Ottawa Redblacks hung on to beat the Ticats 12-6 and ensured that R-Nation will get a chance [...]

November 2, 2015 // 8 Comments

The Case for Starting DeMarco

All week long Thomas DeMarco took all of the starting reps at QB, and all week long Head Coach Rick Campbell insisted that MOP favourite Henry Burris was fine and would be [...]

October 30, 2015 // 1 Comment

Aggressive Play Calling Pays Dividends

On a beautiful fall afternoon in Winnipeg, the Ottawa Redblacks gutted out a win and ensured their first winning season in franchise history by scoring a late touchdown and [...]

October 25, 2015 // 1 Comment

Back to the Playoffs

Yesterday we went back to the future, but for R-Nation, the bigger news is that for the first time since 1994, Ottawa’s CFL team is headed back to the playoffs. With the [...]

October 22, 2015 // 4 Comments

Redblacks Head Back to the Promised Land

R-Nation waited 21 years for this. Though it wound up being closer than it needed to be, the Redblacks got the job done, gutting out a 27-24 win over the Winnipeg Blue [...]

October 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

Thursday Night Football, A Hit and Miss Affair

Earlier this year the CFL and TSN teamed up and decided that holding games on Thursday nights would be a staple of the 2015 season. While it probably sounded like a good idea [...]

October 15, 2015 // 9 Comments

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