Canadian Football League

Wednesday, January 05, 2005

The Green Bay Blizzard of The Arena Football League II have signed former Edmonton
Eskimo and Montreal Alouette Tito Hannah.

Oregon State University assistant football coach Charlie Camp has resigned to take a position at Ole Miss. Camp played one year in the CFL with Montreal.

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Good news for Ottawa fans,Josh Ranek in conversation with The Tyndall Tribune stated while
he is still interested in the NFL,he is having fun playing in The Canadian Football League
and does not dwell on what could take place in the future.

Red and white pass 10,50001/04/05 - Canadian Football League (CFL) Calgary Stampeders
(Calgary) – The Calgary Stampeder Football Club is pleased to announce that they have already broken the 10,500 season ticket barrier for the 2005 season. As of 8:00am this morning the Stampeders have sold 10,592 season tickets. Comparing numbers to last year for the same day, the club sits 919 ahead of last year’s pace.
The club is looking to exceed the 2004 season ticket base of 23,152 which was 1,454 higher than the 2003 total of 21,698. In 2004 the Stampeders finished the year attracting 273,608 fans over nine regular season home games, an average of 30,401 per game.
Fans can now purchase season tickets through the Stampeder Ticket Office at 289-0258.
Below is a look at the Stampeder 2005 Season Ticket prices:
REDS $360
BLUE $260

Grand Rapids Rampage coach Sparky McEwen stateded that Andre Rison does not have
a tryout with the team but they were interested in him. They currently have a full roster.

All-star nose tackle Noah Cantor and defensive backs Chris Hardy and Chuck Winters all signed contract extensions with the Grey Cup champion Toronto Argonauts on Tuesday.
Cantor set a career high for sacks in 2004 with 10, placing him first on the team and third in the league. Cantor also finished with a career high eight knocked-down passes.
Hardy dressed primarily as a backup defensive back but also doubled as the Argos backup punter/kicker. He was 3-for-3 three on field-goal attempts on Oct. 21 against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats when he stepped in for the injured Noel Prefontaine. Hardy also punted eight times for 291 yards.
Winters was a backup DB and special teams player during the 2004 season.

Terms of the deals were not released

Receiver/return specialist Jason Armstead has a workout scheduled with Tampa Bay of theNFL.

Another Riders

Peoira's indoor football team has a new name--THE ROUGH RIDERS!
The fans choose the nick-name. Sorry CFL fans.

Saskatchewan Roughriders offensive tackle Charles Thomas has signed with New York Jets
of the NFL. Thomas was option player with Riders.