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Canadian NFL players

This site will focus on Canadian NFL Players, both Canadian born and former CFL players.

Canadian Born/Raised NFL Players

  • FS Oshiomogho Atogwe – NFL – St. Louis Rams, Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles (2005-2012)
  • G Ian Beckles – NFL – Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Philadelphia Eagles (1990-1998)
  • DT Adriano Belli – CFL – BC Lions, Montreal Alouettes, Hamilton Tiger Cats, Toronto Argonauts (2001-2010,2012) / NFL – Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants, Cleveland Browns (2000-2001, 2003)
  • DE Brian Belway – CFL – Calgary Stampeders, Saskatchewan Roughriders, BC Lions, Edmonton Eskimos (1986-1990) / NFL – Los Angeles Raiders (1987)
  • P Mitch Berger – NFL – Philadelphia Eagles, Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings, St. Louis Rams, New Orleans Saints, Arizona Cardinals, Pittsburgh Steelers, Denver Broncos (1994-2009)
  • RB Tim Biakabutuka – NFL – Carolina Panthers (1996-2001)
  • DE Christo Bilukidi – NFL – Oakland Raiders, Cincinnati Bengals (2012-Present)
  • C Philip Blake – NFL – Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals (2012-Present)
  • DT Doug Brown – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2001-2011) / NFL – Washington Redskins (1998-1999)
  • WR Nate Burleson – NFL – Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions, Cleveland Browns (2003-Present)
  • FB Kerry Carter – CFL – Montreal Alouettes (2007-2011) / NFL – Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins (2003-2004, 2006)
  • C Gene Ceppetelli – CFL – Hamilton Tiger Cats, Montreal Alouettes (1963-67, 1970-71) / NFL – Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants (1968-1969)
  • DT Stefan Charles – NFL – Buffalo Bills (2013-Present)
  • K Steve Christie – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (2007) / NFL – Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Giants (1990-2004)
  • WR Austin Collie – NFL – Indianapolis Colts, San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots (2009-Present)
  • G Bill Crawford – NFL – New York Giants (1960)
  • DE Tyrone Crawford – NFL – Dallas Cowboys (2012-Present)
  • OL Hec Cyre – NFL – Green Bay Packers, New York Yankees (1926-1928)
  • LB J.P. Darche – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (1999) / NFL – Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs (2000-2008)
  • RB Clifton Dawson – NFL – Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts (2007-2008)
  • RB Dahrran Diedrick – CFL – Edmonton Eskimos, Montreal Alouettes, Hamilton Tiger Cats (2005-Present) / NFL – Washington Redskins (2004)
  • K Dean Dorsey – CFL – Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Rough Riders, Edmonton Eskimos (1982, 1984-1990, 1991) / NFL – Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles (1988)
  • HB/QB/DB Paul Duhart – NFL – Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Boston Yanks (1944-1945)
  • OL Dan Federkeil – CFL – Calgary Stampeders (2013-Present) / NFL –  Indianapolis Colts (2006-2009)
  • DE Ricky Foley – CFL – BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts, Saskatchewan Roughriders (2006-Present) / NFL – Seattle Seahawks (2010 – Preseason Only)
  • OT Orlando Franklin – NFL – Denver Broncos (2011-Present)
  • DT Linden Gaydosh – NFL – Carolina Panthers (2013-Present *IR)
  • K Roy Gerela – NFL – Houston Oilers, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers (1969-1979)
  • WR Sam Giguere – CFL – Hamilton Tiger Cats (2012-Present) / NFL – Indianapolis Colts, New York Giants (2008-2011)
  • LB Cory Greenwood – NFL – Kansas City Chiefs, Detroit Lions (2010-Present)
  • RB Hal Griggs – NFL – Akron Indians (1926)
  • RB Cecil Hare – NFL – Washington Redskins, New York Giants (1941-1942, 1945-1946)
  • RB Ray Hare – NFL – Washington Redskins, Brooklyn Tigers (1940-1944)
  • DE Harald Hasselbach – CFL – Calgary Stampeders (1990-1993) / Denver Broncos (1994-2000)
  • WR/HB/QB/P/K – Tommy Hughitt – NFL – Buffalo All-Americans/Bisons (1920-1924)
  • DE Israel Idonije – NFL – Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions (2004-Present)
  • P/K – Hank Ilesic – CFL – Edmonton Eskimos, Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger Cats, BC Lions, Ottawa Renegades (1977-1995, 1998,2001,2005) / NFL – San Diego Chargers (1989)
  • DE Riall Johnson – CFL – Toronto Argonauts, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Montreal Alouettes (2005-2009) / NFL – Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals (2001-2004)
  • TE Teyo Johnson – CFL – Calgary Stampeders (2008-2009) / NFL – Oakland Raiders, Arizona Cardinals, Miami Dophins (2003-2005)
  • OT Nick Kaczur – NFL – New England Patriots (2005-2010)
  • WR Tommy Kane – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (1994) / NFL – Seattle Seahawks (1988-1992)
  • OT Allan Kennedy – NFL – San Francisco 49ers (1981-1984)
  • OL Mike Kostiuk – NFL – Detroit Lions (1945)
  • QB/RB/P/K/DB Joe “King” Krol – CFL – Hamilton Flying Wildcats, Toronto Argonauts (1942-1952,1955) / NFL – Detroit Lions (1945)
  • C Art Kuehn – NFL – Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots (1976-1983)
  • DE/LB Mike Labinjo – CFL – Calgary Stampeders (2007-2010) / NFL Philadelphia Eagles, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins (2004-2006)
  • LS/DE L.P. Ladouceur – NFL – Dallas Cowboys (2005-Present)
  • OT Les Lear – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Calgary Stampeders (1938-1943, 1948-1950) / NFL – Cleveland/LA Rams, Detroit Lions (1944-1947)
  • RB Jamall Lee – CFL – BC Lions (2009-12) / NFL – Carolina Panthers (2009 – Played in Exhibition)
  • DT Vaughn Martin – NFL – Detroit Lions, San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins (2009-2014)
  • RB Rueben Mayes – NFL – New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks (1986-1993)
  • OT Jim Mills – CFL – BC Lions, Ottawa Rough Riders (1986-1995) / NFL – Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts (1983-1984)
  • LB Andy Mulumba – NFL – Green Bay Packers (2013-Present)
  • OT Austin Pasztor – NFL – Jacksonville Jaguars
  • P Jon Ryan – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2004-2006) / NFL – Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks (2006-Present)
  • QB Mark Rypien – NFL – Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns, St. Louis Rams, Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons, Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks (1986-1998,2001-2002)
  • G Mike Schad – NFL – Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles (1987-1993)
  • G Bobby Singh – CFL – Calgary Stampeders, BC Lions, Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2002-2009) / NFL – St. Louis Rams (1999)
  • G Dave Sparenberg – NFL Cleveland Browns (1987)
  • K Shaun Suisham – CFL – Ottawa Renegades (2004) / NFL – Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers, Washington Redskins (2005-Present)
  • WR Ryan Thelwell – CFL – BC Lions, Calgary Stampeders (2001-2011) / NFL – San Diego Chargers, Pittsburgh Steelers (1998-1999)
  • K Mike Vanderjagt – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders, Toronto Argonauts (1993-1994,1996-1997, 2008) / NFL – Indianapolis Colts, Dallas Cowboys (1998-2006)
  • DT Arnie Weinmeister – CFL – BC Lions (1954-1955) / NFL – New York Yankees, New York Giants (1948-1953)
  • WR Tyrone Williams – CFL – Calgary Stampeders, Toronto Argonauts (1995-1996) / NFL – Dallas Cowboys (1993)
  • TE Luke Wilson – NFL – Seattle Seahawks (2013-Present)
  • WR/RB Jim “Dirty Thirty” Young – CFL – BC Lions (1967-1979) / NFL – Minnesota Vikings (1965-1966)

(List is a work in progress)

(Non Canadian) CFLers who played in the NFL Past and Current

  • CB Blue Adams – CFL – Montreal Alouettes (2009) / NFL – Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengels, Atlanta Falcons) (2003-2008)
  • DB Dwight Anderson – CFL – Hamilton Tiger Cats, Calgary Stampeders, Montreal Alouettes, Saskatchewan Roughriders (2007-Present) / NFL – St. Louis Rams (2004-2005)
  • S Jerry Anderson – CFL – Hamilton Tiger Cats (1980-1981) / NFL – Cincinnati Bengals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1977-1978)
  • DT Armond Armstead – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (2012) / NFL New England Patriors (2013-Present)
  • RB/DB/LB Byron Bailey – CFL – BC Lions (1954-1964) / NFL – Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers (1952-53)
  • WR Robert Baker – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (2004-06) / Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings (1999-2003)
  • S Marcus Ball – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (2012-13) / NFL – New Orleans Saints (2014-Present)
  • DB Korey Banks – CFL – Edmonton Eskimos, Ottawa Renegades, BC Lions, Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2004-Present) / NFL – Miami Dolphins (2004)
  • WR Fred Biletnikoff – CFL – Montreal Alouettes (1980) / NFL – Oakland Raiders (1965-1978)
  • LB O.J. Brigance – CFL – BC Lions, Baltimore Stallions (1991-1995) / NFL – Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens, St. Louis Rams, New England Patriots (1996-2002)
  • QB Dieter Brock – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Hamilton Tiger Cats (1974-1983) / NFL – Los Angeles Rams (1985)
  • CB Brandon Browner – CFL – Calgary Stampeders (2007-2010) / NFL – Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots (2005-2006, 2011-Present)
  • QB Henry Burris – CFL – Calgary Stampeders, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Hamilton Tigers Cats, Ottawa RedBlacks (1997-2000,2003-Present) / NFL – Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears (2001-2002)
  • DE John Chick – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders (2007-2009,2013-Present) / NFL – Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars (2006,2010-2012)
  • QB Tom Clements – CFL – Ottawa Rough Riders, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1975-1979, 1981-1987) / NFL – Kansas City Chiefs (1980)
  • RB/SB/KR/PR Mike “Pinball” Clemons – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (1989-2000) / NFL – Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987-1988)
  • LB Tom Cousineau – CFL – Montreal Alouettes (1979-1981) / NFL – Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers (1982-1987)
  • WR Matt Dominguez – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders (2003-2008) / NFL – Denver Broncos (2001-2002)
  • WR Weston Dressler – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders (2008-2013) / NFL – Kansas City Chiefs (2014-Present)
  • QB Sam Etcheverry – CFL – Montreal Alouettes (1952-1960), NFL – St. Louis Cardinals (1961-62)
  • WR Mervyn Fernandez – CFL – BC Lions (1982-1986,1994) / NFL – Los Angeles Raiders (1987-1992)
  • WR Darren Flutie – CFL – BC Lions, Edmonton Eskimos, Hamilton Tiger Cats (1991-2002) / NFL – San Diego Chargers (1988)
  • QB Doug Flutie – CFL – BC Lions, Calgary Stampeders, Toronto Argonauts (1990-1997) /  NFL – Chicago Bears, New England Patriots, Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers (1986-1989, 1998-2005)
  • OT Bill Frank – CFL – BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts, Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1962-1976) / NFL – Dallas Cowboys (1964)
  • LB Jerrell Freeman – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders (2009-2011) / NFL – Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts (2008, 2012-Present)
  • WR Brian Fryer – CFL – Edmonton Eskimos, Ottawa Roughriders (1978-1985) / NFL – Washington Redskins (1976)
  • QB Jeff Garcia – CFL – Calgary Stampeders (1994-1998) / NFL – San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Houston Texans (1999-2009,2011)
  • DE Mark Gastineau – CFL – BC Lions (1990) / NFL – New York Jets (1979-1988)
  • OT Ed George – CFL – Montreal Alouettes, Hamilton Tiger Cats (1970-1974, 1979-1980) / NFL – Baltimore Colts, Philadelphia Eagles (1975-1978)
  • WR/DE Bud Grant – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1953-1956) / NFL – Philadelphia Eagles (1951-1952)
  • WR Terry Greer – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (1980-85) / NFL – Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers, Detroit Lions (1986-1990)
  • WR Andrew Hawkins – CFL – Montreal Alouettes (2009-2010) / St Louis Rams, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns (2011-Present)
  • LB Justin Hickman – CFL – Hamilton Tiger Cats (2009-2011) / Indianapolis Colts (2012-Present)
  • WR Joe Horn – CFL – Memphis Mad Dogs (1995) / NFL – Kansas City Cheifs, New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons (1996-2007)
  • OT/DT Dick Huffman – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Calgary Stampeders (1951-1957) / NFL – Los Angeles Rams (1947-1950)
  • DE Phillip Hunt – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2009-2010) / Philadelphia Eagles (2011-Present)
  • WR Raghib “Rocket” Ismail – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (1991-1992) / NFL – Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers, Dallas Cowboys (1993-2001)
  • QB/HB Jack Jacobs – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1950-1954) / NFL – Cleveland Rams, Washington Redskins, Green Bay Packers (1942-1949)
  • WR/KR/PR Billy Johnson – CFL – Montreal Alouettes (1981) / NFL – Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins (1982-1988)
  • WR Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson – CFL – Montreal Alouettes (2014-Present) / NFL – Cincinnati Bengals, New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins (2001-2012)
  • DT Tom Johnson – CFL – Calgary Stampeders (2009-10) / NFL – New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings (2011-Present)
  • LB Tyrone Jones – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Saskatchewan Roughriders, BC Lions (1983-1987, 1989-1993) / NFL – Phoenix Cardinals (1988)
  • QB/S – Kerry Joseph – CFL – Ottawa Renegades, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Toronto Argonauts, Edmonton Eskimos (2003-2013) / NFL – Seattle Seahawks (1999-2002)
  • QB Joe Kapp – CFL – Calgary Stampeders, BC Lions (1959-1966) / NFL – Minnesota Vikings, Boston Patriots (1967-1970)
  • RB Kenton Keith – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders, Hamilton Tiger Cats (2003-2006), (2008-2009) / NFL – New York Jets, Indianapolis Colts (2004,2007)
  • G/OT Ellison Kelly – CFL – Hamilton Tiger Cats, Toronto Argonauts (1960-1972) / NFL – New York Giants (1959)
  • RB/KR Stefan Logan – CFL – BC Lions (2008, 2013-Present) / NFL – Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions (2007,2009-2012)
  • LB Chris McCoy – CFL – Calgary Stampeders (2011-12) / Jacksonville Jaguars / Oakland Raiders (2013-Present)
  • LB Garrett McIntyre – CFL – Hamilton Tiger Cats (2009-10) / New York Jets (2011-Present)
  • QB Danny McManus – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers, BC Lions, Edmonton Eskimos, Hamilton Tiger Cats, Calgary Stampeders (1990-2006) / NFL – Kansas City Chiefs (1988)
  • DL Ed McQuarters – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders (1966-1974) / NFL – St. Louis Cardinals (1965)
  • P Josh Miller – CFL – Baltimore Stallions (1994-1995) / NFL – Pittsburgh Steelers, New England Patriots, Tennessee Titans (1996-2008)
  • QB Warren Moon – CFL – Edmonton Eskimos (1978–1983) /NFL- Houston Oilers, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs (1984-2000)
  • WR James “Quick” Murphy – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1982-1990) / NFL – Kansas City Chiefs (1981)
  • TE/SB John “Red” O’Quinn – CFL – Montreal Alouettes (1952-1959) / NFL – Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles (1950-1951)
  • WR/KR Chad Owens – CFL – Montreal Alouettes, Toronto Argonauts (2009-Present) / NFL – Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2005-2007)
  • RB/KR/PR Lawrence Phillips – CFL – Montreal Alouettes, Calgary Stampeders (2002-2003), NFL – St. Louis Rams, Miami Dolphins, San Francisco 49ers (1996-1997, 1999)
  • RB Mike Pringle – CFL – Edmonton Eskimos, Sacremento Gold Miners, Baltimore Stallions, Montreal Alouettes (1992-2005) / NFL – Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos (1990-91, 1996)
  • QB Casey Printers – CFL – BC Lions, Hamilton Tiger Cats (2003-2005, 2007-2010) / NFL – Kansas City Chiefs (2006)
  • RB/DB Dave Raimey – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Toronto Argonauts (1965-1974) / NFL – Cleveland Browns (1964)
  • LS/SB Chad Rempel – CFL Toronto Argonauts, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Hamilton Tiger Cats, Edmonton Eskimos, Montreal Alouettes (2004-2013) / NFL – Chicago Bears (2014-Present)
  • WR Eron Riley – CFL-Saskatchewan Roughriders (2013-Present) / NFL – New York Jets (2011)
  • WR Andre Rison – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (2004-05) / NFL – Indianapolis Colts, Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders (1989-2000)
  • OT/DT Martin Ruby – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders (1951-1957) / NFL – New York Yanks (1950)
  • FB Mike Sellers – CFL – Edmonton Eskimos, Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1995-1997, 2002-2003) / NFL – Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns (1998-2001,2004-2011)
  • RB Kory Sheets – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders (2012-2013) / NFL – San Francisco 49ers, Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, Oakland Raiders (2009-2011, 2014-Present)
  • WR Chaz Schilens – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders (2014-Present) / NFL – Oakland Raiders, New York Jets, Detroit Lions (2008-2013)
  • RB/KR/PR Clifton Smith – CFL – Calgary Stampders, Saskatchewan Roughriders (2013-Present) / NFL – Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns (2008-2010)
  • WR Taj Smith – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders (2012-Present) / NFL – Indianapolis Colts (2008-2010)
  • WR/SB Milt Stegall – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1995-2008) / NFL – Cincinnati Bengals (1992-1994)
  • DB/K Don Sutherin – CFL – Hamilton Tiger Cats, Ottawa Rough Riders, Toronto Argonauts (1958, 1960-1970) / NFL – New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers (1959-1960)
  • WR Brett Swain – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughiders (2014-Present) / NFL – Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers (2008-2011)
  • QB Joe Theismann – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (1971-1973) / NFL – Washington Redskins (1974-1985)
  • RB, KR Marcus Thigpen – CFL – Hamilton Tiger Cats (2010-2011) / NFL – Miami Dolphins (2012-Present)
  • DE Marvin Thomas – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (2003-04) / NFL – Detroit Lions (1998)
  • RB Keith Toston – CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders (2014-Present) / NFL St. Louis Rams (2011-12)
  • K Lawrence Tynes – CFL – Ottawa Renegades (2002-2003) / NFL – Kansas City Chiefs, New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2004-Present)
  • DL Cameron Wake – CFL- BC Lions (2007-2008) / NFL – New York Giants, Miami Dolphins (2005, 2009-Present)
  • WR/PR/KR – Henry “Gizmo” Williams – CFL – Calgary Stampeders, Edmonton Eskimos (1986-1988, 1990-2000) / NFL – Philadelphia Eagles (1989)
  • RB Ricky Williams – CFL – Toronto Argonauts (2006) / NFL – New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens (1999-2003,2005,2007-2011)
  • QB Jim Zorn – CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1986) / NFL – Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1975-1985,1987)

(List is a work in progress)

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