Taaffe tickled over showing
of several prospective Tabbies
Ken Peters June 05, 2008
The Hamilton Spectatorhttp://www.thespec.com/Sports/article/380688
Charlie Taaffe is smiling.
A number of early training camp surprises
have the Tiger-Cat bench boss
in good humour these days.
- #86 Laval wide receiver Laurent Lavigne-Masse.
The Cats' late selection (33rd)
in the April 30 draft, Lavigne-Masse
"He has been very impressive.
He is a guy who didn't have the fastest 40 time
at the (evaluation) camp," Taaffe said,
...receiver coach Dennis Goldman had him slotted at number two
among the pass catchers available behind Samuel Giguere.
- #40 Import linebacker Cameron Siskowic.
"You can call him the Hulk," Taaffe laughs...
"He has just a tremendous strength and body.
He is a classic linebacker.
He runs very well and
he is extremely aggressive."
- #91 Import defensive tackle Dominic Lewis.
"He has very good explosion
and is extremely quick," says Taaffe.
"I think he is a guy that,
if we can get him singled up
(facing just one blocker),
he'll be able to rush
the passer pretty well."
and the list goes on..he he