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    Today, 08:08 AM
    Looner replied to a thread CFL Offseason 2018/19 in CFL Football
    Kevin Lowe does have a lot of rings. Probably makes him qualified to run the Eskimos draft :lol:
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    03-22-2019, 08:48 AM
    Can't say for sure as I haven't dove into the financials but I know we spent to the cap every year.
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    03-22-2019, 08:10 AM
    As much as I wanted Rhodes gone (mainly for letting Hervey go) I don't believe, for a minute, that he didn't "empower management to be competitive."...
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    03-21-2019, 03:28 PM
    Man he's a tw@twaffle... So glad he's out of the CFL for good.
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    03-21-2019, 01:41 PM
    One thing that ha bothered me about most that cover the Eskies is that they show up at the end of the training camp sessions and lob soft ball...
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    03-21-2019, 10:48 AM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    Not as many sitting around for sure but is a Behar/ Adjei better than someone you grab off of the street mid season? I would suggest yes. Same thing...
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    03-21-2019, 08:40 AM
    Looner replied to a thread 2018 Offseason in Edmonton Eskimos
    I'm wondering if we are going to be seeing some 3 man fronts, allowing for them to use Konnar/ CMT for the 4th guy or we could see a situation where...
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    03-21-2019, 08:34 AM
    Looner replied to a thread 2018 NFL Thread in Other Sports
    Interesting move. O and Dlines rely on quick hands and feet as well as varied pass rush moves, its not all about power. I bet they excel at their...
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    03-20-2019, 04:49 PM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    I was pro ratio reduction but the more I think about it the more I'm on the side of tying it to expansion. We have survived very well with the ratio...
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    03-20-2019, 04:32 PM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    Marcel Young is an Import player, so if players like this exist on that side of the ratio, will allowing more Internationals fix this? I doubt it,...
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    03-20-2019, 04:01 PM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    yep, cases like this can be found in ALL professional sports, especially those that live within a strict salary cap.
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    03-20-2019, 03:33 PM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    As special teamers yes, as starters no. The real debate is if replacing that one guy with an international is going to make a HUGE difference in the...
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    03-20-2019, 03:04 PM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    I have agreed with you on woodman/ King, where I don't agree is saying that you are only as good as your weakest Canadian.
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    03-20-2019, 02:29 PM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    So if the Lions use Woodman as their safety this year, you are saying they aren't going to be very good? I find it hard to pick one player or...
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    03-20-2019, 01:33 PM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    While I support them reducing the ratio, The more I think about it, the more i think they need to tie it to expansion. You are making generalizations...
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    03-20-2019, 11:14 AM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    could very well be right but are the imports likely to stick up for Harris after these comments or are they less likely to go the extra mile for him?...
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    03-20-2019, 10:51 AM
    Looner replied to a thread 2018 Offseason in Edmonton Eskimos
    Just for curiosity sake I compared the games played by nationals currently on the Lions and Eskies and found that the Lions have 1,087 games played...
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    03-20-2019, 10:48 AM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    I agree, will be interesting to see if this divides the Bombers locker room, as you would think the imports wouldn't be to happy with the comment or...
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    03-20-2019, 10:19 AM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    Wow that is ultra disrespectful thing to say, way to split your team/ the league in half.
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    03-20-2019, 09:41 AM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    I agree with your assessment of our safety position, was frustrating but when you have the highest paid player in the league, you are going to suffer...
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    03-20-2019, 08:00 AM
    Looner replied to a thread 2018 Offseason in Edmonton Eskimos
    Going to be an interesting camp/ preseason for sure. Seems to be a lot more options this year for sure as we have ratio breaking talent at CB, WR and...
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    03-19-2019, 05:16 PM
    56Parkies replied to a thread 2018 Offseason in Edmonton Eskimos
    While the position is often labeled as "SAM Linebacker" many defenses are using that position as a hybrid between a SAM and a nickel DB, not as a...
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    03-19-2019, 04:01 PM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    I'm sure you are surprised by I disagree about our Canadian talent from last year as for the most part we had 8 nationals listed as starters (1 more...
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    03-19-2019, 01:36 PM
    Looner replied to a thread CFL Offseason 2018/19 in CFL Football
    Mock draft version 1.0 https://www.cfl.ca/2019/03/18/mock-1-0-argos-go-big-first-overall-pick/
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    03-19-2019, 11:00 AM
    Looner replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    Another thing that I would add to your argument is that some Canadians, like Boyko, are opting for the AAF, thinning the pool even more. I'm not in...
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    03-18-2019, 03:57 PM
    boydo replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    Trimming one spot won't be the death rattle that's for sure. It's the guys that say "get rid of the ratio altogether" that worry me. Then it will...
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    03-18-2019, 01:29 PM
    He doesn't have one.
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    03-18-2019, 12:23 PM
    boydo replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    Maybe their parents can't afford to bring them? They could want to go but can't get there themselves...too young to drive, they could be working,...
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    03-18-2019, 11:23 AM
    boydo replied to a poll CFL CBA Situation in CFL Football
    Sorry, but as a coach in minor football - a lot of the kids care about where the CFL guys are from because it gives them some inspiration. Sure it's...
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    03-16-2019, 11:47 PM
    Wonder if the XFL will still be around for him to go to after screwing up his third chance...
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