Trestman seems frustrated with the current state of the club and it’s conceivable he might return to the NFL or the upstart AAF as the 62-year-old has plenty of coaching connections south of the border. After winning the CFL title last year, there were reports Trestman was a candidate for the Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator job. His deal with Toronto, which still has a season to run, is worth more than $600,000 per season and if the Argos moved on from Trestman he would still collect that salary. Popp is making similar money and also has a year left but MLSE certainly has no shortage of financial resources and would have no issue moving on from the pair if they feel it’s warranted.
“That was not pass interference,? he said before laying into Bradbury. “Al, you’re lucky I’m mic’d tonight. I’ve never said a word to you in seven years and I’m not going to say a word tonight. But you’re lucky I’m mic’d. It’s not right.?
Maybe he never had to say anything to Al because he rarely gets the Command Centre calls against him. Never coached in Hamilton, obviously. And besides, as we have heard repeatedly, the head official stands behind the offence and Al would not have been the one making the call, or failing to overturn it.
Looks good on Trestman, he is a good coach, but tends to be a bit full of himself. As my Dad would have said, “A good tradesman never blames his tools”.
Madani’s post is very vague. No sources other than himself when he says “expectation is” etc. Who expects either Trestman, Popp or both to be gone after this season? Also “Trestman seems…”
This report is nothing but pure speculation. Madani could be right but until something concrete is quoted it belongs to fantasy football right now.
I think that it would be a big mistake to fire them both or either of them. This season was a dumpster fire for them that began when Ricky Ray went down and add in all the key defensive players out and they never recovered.
I remember seeing that hit at the game and watched it on replay. Masoli actually ducks last second so there was helmet to helmet contact.
Its a bs call. (Maybe ref are making up for the mysterious DI call they against us last year, which was upheld by command centre)
Bad calls regardless of who they are called against diminishes the quality and charcter of the league. Command centre seems a little blind - and does whatever they feel like.
Both the CFL and NFL (even more so) are making a lot of questionable rules to protect QBs…if this keeps up we’ll be counting steamboats soon.