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The TSN Top 50 CFL Players was a list of the greatest fifty players, as selected by a panel of sixty former CFL players, then-current and former coaches, executives, and media members in 2006. The panel was assembled by sports television network TSN in partnership with the CFL. The results were announced as part of the 2006 Grey Cup festivities in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Rank

Name

Position(s)

Years in CFL

GP

Team(s)

1. Doug Flutie

QB

1990–1997

136

BC, Calgary, Toronto
2. George Reed

RB

1963–1975

203

Saskatchewan
3. Jackie Parker

QB, RB, DB, K

1954–1968

173

Edmonton, Toronto, BC
4. Mike Pringle

RB

1992–2004

188

Sacramento, Baltimore, Montreal, Edmonton
5. Warren Moon

QB

1978–1983

94

Edmonton
6. Garney Henley

DB, WR

1960–1975

216

Hamilton
7. Ron Lancaster

QB

1960–1978

288

Ottawa, Saskatchewan
8. Russ Jackson

QB

1958–1969

167

Ottawa
9. Wayne Harris

LB

1961–1972

132

Calgary
10. Allen Pitts

SB

1990–2000

176

Calgary
11. Dan Kepley

LB

1975–1984

138

Edmonton
12. John Helton

DL

1969–1982

219

Calgary, Winnipeg
13. Hal Patterson

WR

1954–1967

80[3]

Montreal, Hamilton
14. Damon Allen

QB

1985–2007

350

Edmonton, Ottawa, Hamilton, Memphis, BC, Toronto
15. Milt Stegall

SB

1995–2008

163

Winnipeg
16. Willie Pless

LB

1986–1999

229

Toronto, BC, Edmonton, Saskatchewan
17. John Barrow

OL, DL

1957–1970

192

Hamilton
18. Tony Gabriel

WR

1971–1981

168

Hamilton, Ottawa
19. Johnny Bright

FB, LB

1952–1964

157

Calgary, Edmonton
20. Brian Kelly

WR

1979–1987

137

Edmonton
21. James Parker

DE, LB

1980–1991

161

Edmonton, BC, Toronto
22. Chris Walby

OL

1981–1996

254

Montreal, Winnipeg
23. Less Browne

DB

1984–1994

174

Hamilton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, BC
24. Dave Fennell

DL

1974–1983

154

Edmonton
25. Gizmo Williams

KR, WR

1986–2000

200

Edmonton
26. Sam Etcheverry

QB

1952–1960

122

Montreal
27. Tommy Joe Coffey

WR, K

1959–1973

197

Hamilton, Edmonton, Toronto
28. Grover Covington

DE

1981–1991

168

Hamilton
29. Leo Lewis

RB

1955–1966

161

Winnipeg
30. Lui Passaglia

K, P, WR

1976–2000

408

BC
31. Pinball Clemons

RB, KR

1989–2000

185

Toronto
32. Roger Aldag

OL

1976–1992

271

Saskatchewan
33. Dickie Harris

DB

1972–1982

134

Montreal
34. Normie Kwong

FB

1948–1960

157

Calgary, Edmonton
35. Marv Luster

DB

1961–1974

183

Montreal, Toronto
36. Ray Elgaard

SB

1983–1996

220

Saskatchewan
37. Angelo Mosca

DL

1958–1972

160

Hamilton, Ottawa, Montreal
38. Larry Highbaugh

DB

1971–1983

195

BC, Edmonton
39. Matt Dunigan

QB

1983–1996

194

Edmonton, BC, Toronto, Winnipeg, Birmingham, Hamilton
40. Joe Montford

DE

1995–2006

185

Shreveport, Hamilton, Toronto, Edmonton
41. Kaye Vaughan

OL

1953–1964

166

Ottawa
42. Mervyn Fernandez

WR

1982–1994

83

BC
43. Bill Baker

DE

1968–1978

174

Saskatchewan, BC
44. Dan Bass

LB

1980–1991

197

Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton
45. Terry Vaughn

SB

1995–2006

203

Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Hamilton
46. Joe Krol

QB

1945–1955

92

Toronto
47. Tom Clements

QB

1975–1987

182

Ottawa, Saskatchewan, Hamilton, Winnipeg
48. Rollie Miles

RB, LB, DB, KR, P

1951–1961

122

Edmonton
49. Bill Frank

OL

1962–1976

184

BC, Toronto, Winnipeg
50. Darren Flutie

WR

1991–2002

193

BC, Edmonton, Hamilton

The Honour Roll – The remaining players were named to an honour roll.

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