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    Carabins folded like a cheap suit-case late in...

    Carabins folded like a cheap suit-case late in the game last time they faced Laval; perhaps they can be motivated by this and play a full tough 60 minutes?
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    Finch didn't exactly light it up today passing -...

    Finch didn't exactly light it up today passing - when facing some vet good Mac DBs (Daly, Cupido, Ventresca); Queens have some good DBs too, plus a good D-Line.

    Hope this can be a close,...
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    Hey - what happened to the embarassing blow-out...

    Hey - what happened to the embarassing blow-out by mighty Laval by half-time that some experts were predicting?

    4 - 4 hockey score close to the end of the first half; and if Roch had some...
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    Yeah - Laval is looking like such a powerhouse...

    Yeah - Laval is looking like such a powerhouse this year - nobody can compete.

    Can't wait for the play-offs
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    Yeah - maybe most Canadian kids are too busy...

    Yeah - maybe most Canadian kids are too busy playing hockey to get any football training - heard that cliche trotted out by the apologists rushing to disimiss Canadian QBs from the CFL.

    SO - be...
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    The Bombers currently have 2 D3 American QBs on...

    The Bombers currently have 2 D3 American QBs on their roster - they get CFL shots but Canadian QBs are written-off as not good enough ??? I used to get a big kick out of this CFL apologist who...
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    Yep - we're each entitled to our own opinions so...

    Yep - we're each entitled to our own opinions so let's leave it at that i guess; just that I like to form my opinions on football players based on having seen them play the game. Again - let us...
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    I guess you don't watch the CFL or the Als much-...

    I guess you don't watch the CFL or the Als much- the 2 back-ups the Als have played this year - Neiswander - mediocre to poor, and Marsh - had a good game then regressed and got benched, are hardly...
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    IMO - football wise - it's great to see a tough D...

    IMO - football wise - it's great to see a tough D dominate and produce a win - even against a supposedly superior on paper team - pretty rare in the game these days but does happen.

    Carabins D...
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    Seen a bit of both Ravens games on TV (Rogers 22...

    Seen a bit of both Ravens games on TV (Rogers 22 in Ottawa showed a tape delay of the Western game; + today on the internet feed provided here).

    We knew they would be weak or struggle as a first...
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    The Bombers are currently starting Justin Goltz -...

    The Bombers are currently starting Justin Goltz - a former Div. III American QB and they have also recently signed another former Div. III (and former Ticat 3rd stringer) to their game roster; Goltz...
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    Did you get to see Andy Fantuz, Ricky Foley,...

    Did you get to see Andy Fantuz, Ricky Foley, Scott Flory, Jesse Lumsden, Henoc Muamba, Craig Butler, Mike Edem, Luc Brodeur-Jourdain, Nate Coehorn, Rene Pardes, Rob Maver, etc. etc. - at pretty well...
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    What guys are you talking about besides Kennedy?...

    What guys are you talking about besides Kennedy? - your average CFL decision maker?

    If you want to assume / take the word of a clique of same thinking CFL establishment boys, fair enough, and...
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    Not sure the score of this game was real...

    Not sure the score of this game was real indicitive of the play - but the Carabins were clearly better, and especially dominated both lines; also - Sene had a great game wth some explosive runs.

    ...
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    Kennedy is certainly entitled to his opinion, but...

    Kennedy is certainly entitled to his opinion, but IMO he has been sold a well crafted line of CFL bull$h*t.

    Canadians don't get a real honest chance to compete at QB in the CFL - and a big...
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    [QUOTE=Lombardi;149006]You are what you are and...

    [QUOTE=Lombardi;149006]You are what you are and Plesius is a second-round draft pick who has done nothing as a pro. There is a salary scale and no team will pay a second round pick more than...
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    That Canadian QBs never get invited to CFL mini...

    That Canadian QBs never get invited to CFL mini camp type try-outs, speaks volumes - again.

    When was the last time an American QB has been invited to a CFL TC try-out and got "segregated" from...
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    There hasn't been a single Canadian QB - of the...

    There hasn't been a single Canadian QB - of the few brought in by CFL teams for supposed "try-outs", over the past decade or so - who have received signifigant playing time in an exhibition game; ...
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    Again: there is CFL minimum wage money for little...

    Again: there is CFL minimum wage money for little regarded Canadian players who some CFL thinkers see only as back-ups or special teamers- maybe Plesius is viewed that way by Austin & the Ticats; ...
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    OK - got to read it - nice article Jim ! ...

    OK - got to read it - nice article Jim !

    Funny that there has been little questioning of the whole Quinlan/Als situation from media types who get to regularly report on the CFL ??? Seems the...
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    I tried that, but just get a black page next; ...

    I tried that, but just get a black page next; might be the outdated browser I am using ?
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    Jim - how do I get to read your whole article...

    Jim - how do I get to read your whole article there? - when I click on the link I can only see the first couple of paragraphs ?
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    Could be Plesius is being low-balled with a CFL...

    Could be Plesius is being low-balled with a CFL minimum wage type contract - which may be the way it goes for Canadian rookies; but not being interested in that - that's his and his agent's...
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    You are entitled to your opinions as well my...

    You are entitled to your opinions as well my friend; and I am NOT one who is calling for a Canadians only CFL - so not sure where you are getting that from?

    What i would like to see is a CFL...
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    Very interesting - thanks Scorpions; so Quinlan...

    Very interesting - thanks Scorpions; so Quinlan was either lying or else mis-quoted about informing the Als about his decision 2 weeks ago ?
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    Yeah, well; probably much ado about nothing...

    Yeah, well; probably much ado about nothing anyways. Not much of a big story at the start of CFL training camps (at least i haven't heard/seen much about it from the media). Because aside from a...
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    Something smells fishy or the info is wrong to do...

    Something smells fishy or the info is wrong to do with the timing of all of this. Cause back on page 6 of this thread, (dated May 24) Marton provided a link to an RDS article with Popp singing...
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    You should maybe read Quinlan's comments again...

    You should maybe read Quinlan's comments again (from that article linked here) - saying he stood around doing nothing at CFL TCs, plus his comment on the lame, late mini camp invitation the Als...
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    Yeah - the neglecting to invite him to their mini...

    Yeah - the neglecting to invite him to their mini camp in Florida sure sounds like they were real interested - if that was some young American QB they were high on, no way that happens.

    My guess...
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    [QUOTE=osprey;148760]AS IF! The guy knows that...

    [QUOTE=osprey;148760]AS IF!

    The guy knows that it's all a charade, so why waste your time and feed the CFL's media hype about caring about Canadian Content when it's all baloney.

    Jim Mullin...
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    Don't know about "dominate" but Plesius has the...

    Don't know about "dominate" but Plesius has the ability, IMO, to be a very good CFL MLB; let's see if & when he shows up AND if he gets a real shot to play (the Ticats have SFA proven at MLB going...
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    Not sure which CFL you were watching in the 80s...

    Not sure which CFL you were watching in the 80s ??? - the league was strong then and even more popular than ever perhaps - huge crowds at the Big Owe in Montreal and in Toronto too from the 70s into...
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    I don't know of any other pro sports league in...

    I don't know of any other pro sports league in the world that hands over most of their team decision making to foreigners; but maybe that is the case somewhere.

    Just FYI - the CFL used to...
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    Agreed - and I'd go more than a little - make the...

    Agreed - and I'd go more than a little - make the rosters something like 24 Canadians to 16 imports (still 2/3 of starters could be American if need be) and the calibre of the game would not suffer...
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    Dont expect CFL "thinkers" to make any sense. ...

    Dont expect CFL "thinkers" to make any sense.

    Q-City needs a CFL team IMO; be nice/interesting to see (big iffy hypothetical = never happen) what Constantin could do there as HC and making use...
  36. Thread: CFL DRAFT

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    o The CFL is run by mostly Americans; they...

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    The CFL is run by mostly Americans; they ain't about to reduce the number of their guys on CFL rosters - the recent historical roster changes have increased the number of imports allowed; i...
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    Hey - how did those 2 Canadian QBs from the...

    Hey - how did those 2 Canadian QBs from the E-Camp - Gibbon & Shutter - fare in the CFL draft? - what's that? -not picked at all? - gee, what a shocker.
  38. Why can't they expand the rosters to include more...

    Why can't they expand the rosters to include more NIs, period, AND do away with the stupid, prejudiced QBs counting on the roster stuff ?

    There is more Canadian talent available to the CFL than...
  39. Intersting as that opportunity might seem ... I...

    Intersting as that opportunity might seem ... I doubt it is very realistic to expect somebody to challenge or be critical of Cohon/ the CFL at such an event?

    The whole matter is an annoyance or...
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    I certainly do not agree. BS ! If a...

    I certainly do not agree. BS !

    If a Canadian player get a shot to play US college ball - I wish them well and hope it works out for them and is a good football + education expeirence.

    We do...
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    Just a word of caution about going to the various...

    Just a word of caution about going to the various CFL fan sites; from what I've read there (going on years & years), there is fairly limited support for the idea of Canadian QBs getting shots to...
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    Yep - agreed CFLsteve - petitions or the odd...

    Yep - agreed CFLsteve - petitions or the odd media article that is critical or questioning of the situation won't work / be enough, IMO - been done/tried = accomplished nothing ... going on decades....
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    More interesting stuff Spuds; you could indeed...

    More interesting stuff Spuds; you could indeed write an essay or maybe even a book on the topic. ;o)

    But the 2 articles i was referrring to are specifically about Bill Robinson's try-out with...
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    Spuds - there was an interesting article back...

    Spuds - there was an interesting article back when about Bob Torrance's time with the Ticats; they had an Afro-American QB on the team (MacPherson maybe?) - who made comments in an article about...
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    Yeah, lots of info from Spuds there on Canadian...

    Yeah, lots of info from Spuds there on Canadian QBs in the CFL; didn't provide a bio of Greg Vavra though - who got to start in the CFL as a rookie after a stellar CIAU career for the Dinos; Vavra...
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    Another decade or so, eh? - well, I hope you are...

    Another decade or so, eh? - well, I hope you are right and things can change in the CFL, but I'm not optimistic at all.

    As I've pointed out - now - in today's CFL - features easily the longest...
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    I don't know - how can you be that stupid? -...

    I don't know - how can you be that stupid? - don't be so hard on yourself, if you don't understand the meaning of words - get a dictionary maybe?

    Just FYI - a lot of things get "fixed" or happen...
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    I've never once, in all of the times I've read...

    I've never once, in all of the times I've read about this topic, on various forums, over the years - ever heard anyone say there has been some sort of CFL "conspiracy" against Canadian QBs - like...
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    Just a note on the topic Spuds: there have been...

    Just a note on the topic Spuds: there have been a number of Canadian QBs play in the CFL since Russ Jackson - Frank Cosentino (Western i think?) played around Jackson's time; Eric Guthrie, Gerry...
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    Gibbon is hardly, arguably anyways IMO -the best...

    Gibbon is hardly, arguably anyways IMO -the best Canadian QB this draft class; Kennedy from Windsor put up far better CIS passing numbers plus is a very good running, scrambling QB; Gibbon's CIS...
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