TORONTO — On the heels of the Canadian Football League’s announcement of Grey Cup Unite, CFL.ca and CDIC are expanding the content offering leading into what would have been Grey Cup week with an 8-game lineup of classic post-season contests for fans to watch.
I can't agree with your opinion about the flow of live games. I have lost interest in almost all other spectator sports, but I am now an avid CFL fan, albeit being separated from it by many miles, an international border, a lapsed passport and no money for tickets let alone travel expenses. I have watched many "recaps" and "in fortys" as well as full games on the internet. Even the forty plus minute recaps leave out far too much context for a true understanding of what happened. I'll take the game just the way it is whenever I can.
This site DOES need more western games. I would hope that the last two western finals would be included; not just because Winnipeg won, but because of how close they came to NOT winning.
I actually do like those CFL in 40 games (although the "in 40 minutes" is a bit misleading; plenty of 49:47, 49:42, 49:34 etc its true not 50 minutes but pretty close)
CFL has posted a ton of them on their official YouTube channel as well
I agree there is too much dead time in TV broadcasts, but If you count the plays in an "in forty" version and compare the play count in the play by play versions you'll see there's a LOT of plays that get omitted. A lot of plays that don't qualify as a "highlight" are still worth seeing.