Hi CFL fans!
This has been kicking around in my mind for awhile...although with Ottawa not in the league this year, it won't work for now. But once 9 teams are restored, why not have three divisions with three teams? It would create some natural rivalries and create more of a chance for each team to claim a top spot. For the playoffs, you would take the three divsion leaders, then the next two best teams as wild cards. This way the league rewards teams that do well, not a 3 and 15 team that ends up in second place because their divsion is weak. The two wild cards would play each other in week one of the playoffs, then that winner would play the best overall team, while the other two would do battle. The winners then play for the Grey Cup. The divsions could look like this:
What do you think?