Articles by Santino Filoso

Santino Filoso
About Santino Filoso (218 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.)

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

Harris’ 5 TD Passes Sink the Redblacks

Just like the old adage goes, any port in a storm, right? Displaced by the havoc the Blue Jays’ playoff run has created, in this storm, the Argos’ port just so [...]

October 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

48 Hours Later

Sometimes a loss needs to be put in perspective, and in those cases it’s good to have a cooling off period to look back and reflect on the game with a clear, rational [...]

September 28, 2015 // 4 Comments

The Year of Good Hank and MOP Chatter

For as long as he’s been in the CFL, Henry Burris has carried the nickname Hank. Depending on how he plays, Hank gets adjective thrown in front of it. Last season, R-Nation [...]

September 25, 2015 // 4 Comments

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