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Four Bombers named to all-star squad
The individual honours keep rolling in for some members of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
The Canadian Football League Players Association released its all-star team on Wednesday – voted on by the players themselves - and it includes running back Fred Reid and three members of the Bomber defensive line, Doug Brown, Phillip Hunt and Odell Willis.
Interestingly, there are some notable differences between the CFLPA all-star team and the one voted on by The Football Reporters of Canada, coaches and fans.
-Bomber slotback Terrence Edwards, who finished second in the CFL in receiving yardage, was not on the CFLPA team.
-Andy Fantuz, the Saskatchewan slotback who led the league in receiving, was also omitted.
-Dan Goodspeed (Ssk) and Patrick Kabongo (Edm), were selected along the O-line even though they never even made the West All-Star team in the FRC voting.
-Kevin Huntley, the mammoth defensive tackle from the Argos, was not on the CFLPA team, replaced by Dario Romero of the Esks.
Translation: for all the complaints the media guys who vote on the all-star team get from players, I really believe ours is a better representation of the play on the field this season. That’s just my opinion, feel free to discuss among yourselves.
Here is the 2010 CFLPA ALL-STAR SQUAD:
QB Anthony Calvillo, Mtl
OT Ben Archibald, Cgy
OT Dan Goodspeed, Ssk
G Patrick Kabongo, Edm
G Cedric Gagne-Marcoux, Tor
C Marwan Hage, Ham
RB Cory Boyd, Tor
RB Fred Reid, Wpg
SB Arland Bruce III, Ham
SB Fred Stamps, Edm
WR Romby Bryant, Cgy
WR Jamel Richardson, Mtl
DE Phillip Hunt, Wpg
DE Odell Willis, Wpg
DT Doug Brown, Wpg
DT Dario Romero, Edm
LB Chip Cox, Mtl
LB Barrin Simpson, Ssk
LB Solomon Elimimian, BC
CB Brandon Browner, Cgy
CB Dwight Anderson, Cgy
HB Korey Banks, BC
HB Chris Thompson, Edm
S James Patrick, Ssk
ST Chad Owens, Tor
K Paul McCallum, BC
P Burke Dales, Cgy
Head coach Jim Barker, Tor
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