Tag Archives: Canadians in the NFL

Urban Hits “Reset”

Baltimore Ravens defensive end Brent Urban didn’t get the chance to show fans what he was capable of last season. A native of Mississauga who played high school football … Continue reading

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Canadians Advance

Several Canadians attended recently NFL regional combines in Miami, Houston, Denver, Baltimore and two in Chicago, but only two received invitations to the league’s Super Regional Combine in Arizona. … Continue reading

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Franklin joins Chargers

Orlando Franklin moved to Toronto from Jamaica at the age of three, and played football in the Scarborough Minor Football Association (and OVFL Scarborough Thunder) before moving to Florida … Continue reading

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Canadian Super League?

A long-awaited plan for inter-conference play between elite Canadian University football programs appears to be gaining traction. “CIS football is a highly entertaining product when the better teams in … Continue reading

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Hot Property

Toronto’s Orlando Franklin, a former standout with the Ontario Varsity Football League’s Scarborough Thunder and at the University of Miami, is now a San Diego Charger. The 6-foot-7, 320-pound … Continue reading

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Big Impression

Of the four Canadians who attended the Combine, Mississauga’s Brandon Bridge made the biggest impact. While the former St. Marcellinus High School star’s 40-yard dash time (4.72 seconds) wasn’t … Continue reading

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Settling In

After a shift to the inside, Windsor-born defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford has become a big part of the Cowboys future plans. The subtle shift in position – from the … Continue reading

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Canadians at the Combine

Four Canadians received invitations to the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. BRANDON BRIDGE (QB, Mississauga, ON) and teammate Wes Saxton are the first players in University of South Alabama history … Continue reading

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Canadians in the NFL

Two of the four Canadians who heard their names called at the 2014 NFL Draft are anxious to hit the reset button. The Ravens selected Virginia defensive lineman BRENT … Continue reading

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Clutch Canadians

Ontario’s Luke Willson and Saskatchewan’s Jon Ryan played starring roles in Seattle’s NFC Championship victory. Ryan, a Regina native, has provided the Seahawks with reliable special teams play (as … Continue reading

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