Tag Archives: Canadians in the NFL

Nineteen Canadians in Camp

The following nineteen Canadians are currently participating in NFL training camps: Laurent Duvernay Tardif – OL – Chiefs (Mont St Hilaire QC) rookie TJ Jones – WR – Lions … Continue reading

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Franklin moved to Guard

Back in his natural position, Orlando Franklin is ready to be a force in the Broncos run game this season. While at the University of Miami Franklin started 25 … Continue reading

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Canadians in Camp: Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

Chiefs Coach Andy Reid sees long-term potential in Quebecer Duvernay-Tardif When the Kansas City Chiefs selected Laurent Duvernay-Tardif in the sixth round (200th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft, … Continue reading

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Canadians in Camp: TJ Jones

For Winnipeg native TJ Jones, the key to surviving and NFL training camp is being a sponge. NFL playbooks are not small documents. After weeks of rookie camp and … Continue reading

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Canadians in Camp: Austin Pasztor

With a new contract and status as the lone returning starter on Jacksonville’s offensive line, Austin Pasztor is living proof of how quickly things can change in the NFL. … Continue reading

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Canadians in Camp: Brent Urban

BaltimoreRavens.com staff writer Ryan Mink recently sat down with Mississauga’s Brent Urban and talked about how close he came to pursuing hockey instead of football: If Brent Urban was … Continue reading

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Ravens load up on Canadians

The Baltimore Ravens figured prominently in what was a record day (four Canadians selected on the same day) for Canadian content in the NFL. The Ravens selected Virginia defensive … Continue reading

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Made in Canada

Seattle Seahawk Luke Willson interacts with fans via his personal Twitter account @LWillson on a regular basis. On May 7, Willson, who played amateur football with the Ontario Varsity … Continue reading

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Teaming up for Windsor

For several decades the Windsor, Ontario area has produced more than its fair share of professional football players. Two of the area’s most prominent players recently teamed up to … Continue reading

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Burleson ready for role as mentor

When the Cleveland Browns signed Nate Burleson this offseason, they got more than a wily 11-year veteran who has caught 39 touchdown passes in the NFL. They also got … Continue reading

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