CFL Draft conference call with Duane Forde and Marshall Ferguson to take place on May 2nd

TORONTO (April 21, 2017) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) will once again host a series of season preview conference calls this year to give media access to each team ahead of the kickoff for the 2017 CFL season.

In addition, the CFL will also host a conference call on Tuesday May 2nd ahead of the CFL Draft with TSN football analyst Duane Forde and columnist and Draft Insider Marshall Ferguson.

The CFL Draft will take place on Sunday, May 7th. The CFL hosted a conference call with three top prospects from the Scouting Bureau Rankings on April 13th. Media can listen to the call with Johnny Augustine, Dariusz Bladek, and Danny Vandervoort here.


All conference calls will take place at 1:00pm ET unless otherwise stated, and the call-in details (see below) will be the same for each call. Any changes or updates will be sent out in advance of the call.

Tuesday, April 25th – Ottawa REDBLACKS

General Manager Marcel Desjardins, Head Coach Rick Campbell, and quarterback Trevor Harris will be present on the call

Tuesday, May 2nd – CFL Draft call with Duane Forde and Marshall Ferguson

Wednesday, May 3rd – Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Tuesday, May 9th – Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Tuesday, May 9th4:00pm ET – Edmonton Eskimos

Wednesday, May 10th – BC Lions

Thursday, May 11th – Calgary Stampeders

Tuesday, May 16th – Toronto Argonauts

Wednesday, May 17th – Saskatchewan Roughriders

Thursday, May 18th – Montreal Alouettes



What: Conference call with the Ottawa REDBLACKS
When:  Tuesday, April 25th

1:00 pm ET
Call-In Number: 416.406.0743 / 1.800.898.3989
                         Passcode: 4723430

On the Call:  General Manager Marcel Desjardins

Head Coach Rick Campbell

Quarterback Trevor Harris

Olivier Poulin

Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League

Clare Hutchinson

Communications Assistant, Canadian Football League

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