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TORONTO - Ottawas first season back in the CFL ended with a 16th loss Friday night, leaving Redblacks coach Rick Campbell gritting his teeth but still seeing positives. Nike Roshe Clearance .Its tough, he said after a 23-5 defeat at the hands of the Toronto Argonauts. I dont like losing.I think theres the potential for a good football team sitting in that (locker) room. Were not a good football team yet, he added. Our effort and our attitudes not an issue. We just need to become a better football team that can make more plays to win football games.Despite their 2-16 record — Ottawa defeated Toronto 18-17 on July 17 and Winnipeg 42-20 on Oct. 3, both at home — the Redblacks often pushed back.They led at some point in 12 of the 18 games and 10 contests were not decided until the final three minutes.Campbell reckons the Redblacks could have won six or seven games had they been able to close the deal. But despite the record, he sees progress given there were just six players and no coaches when he got hired.So it was going to be a battle. But its been a fun battle. I wouldnt trade it for anything in the world, Campbell said. Im going to be a better coach after this season, just going through this whole experience. I truly feel fortunate to be part of this whole situation because theres going to be bright days ahead and theres a lot of reasons to like the Redblacks.On Friday, there were plenty of holes, however. The Ottawa tackling was abysmal and Argonaut receivers were allowed to operate in acres of space.The Redblacks offence was spotty.Ottawa managed just three first downs (to Torontos 16) and 53 yards net offence in the first half before finding a higher gear in the second half. Ten of Torontos 20 first-half points followed interceptions of Redblacks passes, with Henry Burris and backup Danny OBrien splitting quarterback duties.Ultimately the fourth quarter proved to be the Redblacks Achilles heel this season. They were outscored in the final quarter in 12 of the 18 games (Fridays fourth quarter was a 3-3 tie although Ottawa won the second half 5-3).Overall Ottawa was outscored 146-51 in the final quarter. The Redblacks did not score more than seven points in any fourth quarter this year while allowing 10 points or more eight times in the final 15 minutes.The third quarter wasnt much better. Ottawa managed just 53 points all seasons.The lack of late scoring explains why Ottawa was 0-11 when trailing at the half and 0-13 when trailing after three quarters.Ottawa didnt help itself, ranking worst in the league in giveaways and third worst in takeaways going into the season finale.Weve got to understand that a lot of the things that we did were all self-inflicted, said Burris, citing the need to be more consistent on offence. Campbell said the off-season challenge is to review the teams playbook, ensure the current players come back better versions of themselves and add more talent.I think we have a core group here ... we need to add to this young football team and have a few more guys that can make plays.Receiver Kahlil Paden showed his playmaking skills in the fourth quarter, hauling in an OBrien pass for a season-high 77 yards. While the Redblacks went 0-9 on the road, they were a hit at home with all nine crowds in excess of 24,000.I think we have a fantastic situation in Ottawa, with the fans, the facilities, the owners, said Campbell. Were a united front. We all believe in this thing. The losing is tough now but well continue to work at this thing and well become a better football team.Said Burris: The fans have been amazing. The patience that theyve shown, the support that theyve shown is unlike any other. Im just thankful to be a part of it. Its an honour.The Redblacks join the 1988 Ottawa Rough Riders and the 1997 Hamilton Tiger-Cats as teams that ended the season with 16 losses.It is what it is as far as this season (goes), said the 39-year-old Burris. We didnt end it on the note that we wanted to but now we have the blueprint for what its going to take as far as how to get it done.Were going to make this thing work, he added.___Follow @NeilMDavidson on Twitter Clearance Nike Roshe . 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Well, hes been playing well ever since Ive been here, but I think hes come into his own, really understands the defence now, really takes total command of the defence. Thatll be a difficult one.Posluszny sustained the injury while making a sack early in the fourth quarter, but stayed in the game. He finished with 12 tackles and a fumble recovery. The eighth-year pro leads the team with 69 tackles and has been the teams top tackler the previous three years.The Jaguars (1-6) plan to replace him by moving fourth-year pro J.T. Thomas from outside to middle linebacker. Dekoda Watson will take over for Thomas.Jacksonville doesnt expect to sign anyone off the street since it has seven linebackers, including Posluszny, on the roster. Rookie Jeremiah George, who was signed off the New York Jets practice squad, will serve as Thomas backuup. Nike Roshe Sale Cheap. I do believe that well have guys step up and move on, Bradley said.Jacksonville also will be without defensive end Andre Branch, who is expected to miss six weeks with a groin injury. Branch has 13 tackles and three sacks this season.Losing Posluszny and Branch could be a significant setback for a defence that has played its best the last three weeks. The Jaguars have allowed two touchdowns and an average of 310 yards over the last three games.Any time you have injuries with guys that are playing well, it stings you a little bit, Bradley said. We talked about being developmental coaches and allowing guys to develop within our system, so when opportunities like this present themselves guys can step in and we can move on.With Branch sidelined, rookie Chris Smith, a fifth-round draft pick from Arkansas, could be promoted from the practice squad to replace Posluszny on the 53-man roster.Hes really done a nice job, Bradley said. 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