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The Old Canada Try
Aimee Berg
January 21, 2013
Football's great northern pipeline
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January 21, 2013

The Old Canada Try

Football's great northern pipeline

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The Bears are reportedly considering Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman to run the sideline in Chicago. Since the CFL's founding in 1958, a raft of men have crossed the border in the opposite direction to play or coach on a gridiron that is 10 yards longer and 11 2/3 yards wider than the NFL's. Some of the most notable names have excelled in both leagues; others, not so much.

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BAD

TOM COUSINEAU, LB

NEILL ARMSTRONG, COACH

RAGHIB ISMAIL, KR/WR

DOUG FLUTIE, QB

MIKE VANDERJAGT, K

CFL CAREER

CAMERON WAKE, DE

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