NFL Canadian performances (18): Wild Card weekend in the books

Canadian performances in week 18 of 2016 NFL season

Twenty-six Canadians appeared on a 90-man NFL roster in the spring or summer. Here are profiles of the fortunate 13 who are on NFL 53-man rosters.

Tyrone Crawford

Tyrone Crawford, DE, Dallas Cowboys (Windsor, ON) – Boise State FBS / Catholic Central

1st round bye

L.P. LaDouceur

L.P. Ladouceur, LS, Dallas Cowboys (Pointe Claire, QC) – California FBS / John Abbott CEGEP / College Notre Dame

1st round bye

Luke Wilson

Luke Willson, TE, Seattle Seahawks (Windsor, ON) – Rice FBS / LaSalle

1 reception for 4 yards. W 26-6

Jon Ryan

Jon Ryan, P, Seattle Seahawks (Regina, SK) – Regina Rams U Sports / Sheldon-Williams

3 punts, 37.7 avg/ 44 lng. W 26-6

Brett Jones

Brett Jones, OL, New York Giants (Weyburn, SK) – Regina U Sports

L 38-13

David Onyemeta

David Onyemata, DL, New Orlean Saints (Winnipeg, MB) – Manitoba U Sports

Season finished

Christian Covington

Christian Covington, DT, Houston Texans (Vancouver, BC) – Rice / Vancouver College

1 total tackle. W 27-14

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, OL, Kansas City Chiefs (Mont-Sainte-Hillaire, QC) McGill U Sports / Andre-Grasset

1st round bye

Orlando Franklin

Orlando Franklin, OL, San Diego Chargers (Toronto) – Miami Hurricanes FBS / Atlantic Community

Season finished

Austin Pasztor

Austin Pasztor, OT, Cleveland Browns – Virginia Cavaliers FBS / Tillsonburg – Glendale

Season finished

Brent Urban

Brent Urban, DL, Baltimore Ravens (Mississauga, ON) – Virginia Cavaliers FBS / Lorne Park

Season finished

John Urschel

John Urschel, OL, Baltimore Ravens (Winnipeg, MB) – Penn State

Season finished

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Practice squad

TEVAUN SMITH, WR, Indianapolis Colts (Toronto)

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Injured Reserve

ELIE BOUKA, CB, Arizona Cardinals (Laval, QC) Calgary Dinos U Sports/ Montmorency

MEHDI ABDESMAD, DE, Tennessee Titans (Boston College), QC, Canada

STEFAN CHARLES, DT, Detroit Lions (Toronto) – Regina Rams U Sports / Eastdale Collegiate

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FREE AGENT

* CHRISTO BILUKIDI, DL, Sixth-year NFLer cut in spring by Washington. Signed by NY Jets but left team in August.  (Ottawa) – Georgia State FCS / St. Patrick

* BRETT BOYKO, OT, Second-year cut by San Diego Chargers. (Saskatoon, SK) – UNLV / St. Joseph’s Guardians

* ARJEN COLQUHOUN, CB, from Windsor, Ont. Undrafted rookie cut by Dallas Cowboys.

* DAVID FOUCAULT, OT, Third-year cut by Carolina Panthers.  (LaSalle, QC) – Montreal (CIS) / Edouard Montpetit

* T.J. JONES, WR/KR, Third-year cut by Detroit Lions.  (Winnipeg, MB) – Notre Dame

* HENOC MUAMBA, LB, from Mississauga, Ont. Ex-CFLer cut by Dallas Cowboys.

* ANDY MULUMBA, OLB, from Montreal. Fourth-year cut by Kansas City Chiefs.  (Luputa, DRC/Montreal, QC) – Eastern Michigan / Vieux Montreal

* RAHSAUN SIMONISE, WR, from Vancouver. Undrafted rookie cut by Cincinnati Bengals.  Returned to Canada to play in CJFL.

* SHAUN SUISHAM, PK, Cut by Pittsburgh Steelers in June but has not filed retirement papers yet, while recovering from plant-leg knee injuries. (Wallaceburg, ON) – Bowling Green FBS / Wallaceburg District

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About Canadafootballchat.com

Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) is the number one national amateur football website (source: ComScore.com) and most respected source for high school and recruiting news in Canada.  CFCs mission is to promote players, coaches, administrators, teams, & leagues from coast to coast. Powered by 40+ local reporters, CFCs content driven network covers Canadian NCAA & CIS recruiting, and high school players & teams like no one else.

About CFC Insider

The ‘CFC Insider’ section is for the fan, player, coach, parent, looking for MORE. The mission of this exclusive membership section is to give more recruiting news, exclusive rankings and multi-series stories as well as coach-player instructional videos.

 
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