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« on: February 12, 2020, 02:26:52 PM »

Completely random thread idea I had while driving my 4 month old around to try and get him to sleep.

I was reflecting on free agency and noted how appropriate the name Dylan Wynn is to be playing for Hamilton (like, Ivor Wynn Stadium).

Then I was able to come up with a few more names:

- Anthony Orange in BC
- Nealon Greene in Sask
- Shannon Boatman in Toronto
- Eddie Steele in Hamilton

Any other examples throughout CFL history where a player has a name that jives perfectly with the team they play for? Any Bombers?
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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2020, 02:28:21 PM »

Bombers: Kenny Pleon
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2020, 02:28:49 PM »

Tom Canada
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2020, 03:54:04 PM »

John Bonk and Richard Crump.
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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2020, 06:58:29 PM »

Brendan LaBatte (for the Bombers of course)
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« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2020, 07:15:37 PM »

Brendan LaBatte (for the Bombers of course)

This is a great one
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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2020, 07:18:53 PM »

Bombers: Kenny Ploen

Brendan LaBatte (for the Bombers of course)

 Cheesy Cheesy

Well done, guys
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« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2020, 07:23:12 PM »

Money Hunter for whoever offers him the most in FA.
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« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2020, 10:10:42 PM »

Cheesy Cheesy

Well done, guys
thanks!
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« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2020, 12:41:35 AM »

Leo Columbia (BC)
Speedy Horseman (Calgary)
Pete Arctica (Edmonton)
Bob Wheatland (Saskatchewan)
David Warplane (Winnipeg)
LeGrande Smoke (Toronto)
Tony LaTiger (Hamilton)
Red Black (Ottawa)
Jacques Oiseau (Montreal)

NOTE: Some or all of these people may or may not be actual real people.
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« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2020, 01:16:49 AM »

Leo Columbia (BC)
Speedy Horseman (Calgary)
Pete Arctica (Edmonton)
Bob Wheatland (Saskatchewan)
David Warplane (Winnipeg)
LeGrande Smoke (Toronto)
Tony LaTiger (Hamilton)
Red Black (Ottawa)
Jacques Oiseau (Montreal)

NOTE: Some or all of these people may or may not be actual real people.

You forgot:

Bob Smellass (Sask)
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« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2020, 01:29:36 AM »

You forgot:

Bob Smellass (Sask)

Don't forget these "Allstars" from the Riders:

- Neida Crap (played from 1927-1933)
- Phil McKrakin (1946-1952) AKA "Go long McKrakin"
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« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2020, 03:41:02 AM »

Don't forget these "Allstars" from the Riders:

- Neida Crap (played from 1927-1933)
- Phil McKrakin (1946-1952) AKA "Go long McKrakin"

Don?t forget that 80s Superstar - Tella Thon
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« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2020, 03:47:04 AM »

Don?t forget that 80s Superstar - Tella Thon
you win! Cheesy
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« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2020, 06:13:25 AM »

Greg Battle
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