Could Chris Streveler join the Bombers on the eve of the playoffs?

The trade deadline has passed for the current year, would be a great build for year 2022, and 2023 year when Hamilton has another Grey Cup.

I'll bet we'd all be way more upset if WPG suddenly signed this guy: Dallas Cowboys release Canadian kicker Lirim Hajrullahu: report

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I always thought it was an attempt to find another guy like Taysom Hill in New Orleans and wondered if more NFL teams were considering the 'short yardage/explosive backup QB'. Remember Adrian MacPherson in Montreal? Same kind of guy

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That's pretty much it.

Streveler 'The Leveller' was our third and short specialist who just happened to be nearly unstoppable in the the Red Zone. Usually it was either him or Harris running the ball... no one knew for sure. If he had to pass it was typically a short dart to Harris or Demski. More often than not if dropped back he'd fake the pass and run it in. He could easily step into those roles again with very little prep.

Staying in to run a few offensive plays after picking up a first down would likely be off the table. O'Shea would be right NOT to hand him the full playbook until next season.

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After Collaros took over the Bombers were smart about how to use Streveler. Set up packages for him that played to his strengths, as was demonstrated in the 2019 Grey Cup.

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Or perhaps Winnipeg could instead find a backup QB that could ... you know ... actually throw the ball down the field?

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I agree. He'd have to get at least $20,000 signing bonus plus a contract for next year PLUS his share of the Grey Cup money - plus maybe a local (Winnipeg) sponsorship agreement for services rendered to come up.
And Bombers would have to give Streveler a verbal agreement to release him if the NFL came calling after the CFL season ended.

So incredibly Chris Streveler could end up playing nearly 2 years of NFL, another 2 CFL playoff games and an option to go anywhere in 2022.

He's one of the most beloved Bombers in recent history.

Despite an arm defined as strong but limited accuracy, he could prolly be #1 in Edmonton and with a slight upgrade in player personnel could take that current garbage organization to near .500 status in '22.

If Collaros retired or was traded Streveler would take the current Bombers to around 8-6, no worse than 7-7

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He would be an improvement over anything the Saints have right now. Wonder if he be in touch with them

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Great Scott! That idea is so crazy it just might work!!! :open_mouth:

Spot on. In the 2019 GC Streveler was expected to look like a one trick pony but his unexpected passes hurt us bad. It was the play calling that he executed that worked. When he started earlier in the year as Bobo eluded to the Bombers didn't have much of a passing ability so game planning was easier to do. Put Collaros in and now you have a decent passing game. Then put in Streveler and you expect more runs... but wait! What?

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I wouldn't get my undies in a bunch, the chances of Streveler coming back to Winnipeg for A game of two is.................well............ as likely as...........
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............ Winnipeg picking up Collaros with only twenty minutes before trade deadline way back in nineteen hundred and nineteen.
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Seriously though, I doubt it will happen.

great great grandpa Collaros was quite a find back then

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John Murphy and Pinball work their magic and Streveler signs with the Argos for a one two punch with MBT.

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That would be fun, let's see that would make him Zach Collaros lll, playing in the 21 Century

Tell you what, ain't no team beat Toronta in a Grey Cup game in the last 30 years ya know.