Redblacks’ Brown: CFL, PA have to push into 2021 with higher recreation plan


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When the information dropped that there can be no soccer this season, there was apparent disappointment from all people across the league and the fan bases of the 9 groups.

“My coronary heart dropped a bit (when the season was referred to as off),” stated Brown. “My first response was, ‘Hey, I believed we had been going to have the ability to make one thing work.’ There positively appeared to be extra optimism in comparison with a few months in the past.”

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Brown stated whereas lots of the gamers’ monetary issues had been labored out, he remained involved about among the potential well being points that might pop up, even in an remoted atmosphere in Winnipeg, the place all of the video games would have been performed.

“I used to be nonetheless a bit on the fence with among the security protocols — getting access to medical consideration if sure accidents occurred,” he stated. “I wasn’t 100 per cent certain; lots of different guys weren’t, both.”

Brown says he’s taking part in it secure again residence.

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“Lots of people are sick (right here),” he stated. “Atlanta continues to be one of many worst COVID cities within the U.S. Every part’s just about open down right here, however we’re nonetheless just about indoors. We actually solely exit when we have to.”

As for funds, Brown stated he and his girlfriend, Kayla, might be OK.

“Quarantine has helped,” he stated. “We had been going to do some travelling, however we actually haven’t had an opportunity to go wherever or do something because the low season began. We’ve been doing a very good job of budgeting and solely spending the place we would have liked to.”

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As for his soccer profession, he stated, “I’ve loads of soccer left, I’m not apprehensive about that. I’m hoping I might be again.”