Warren Moon

Just reading Warren Moon's comments regarding Damon Allen's
eligibilty for the Pro Hall of Fame and I gotta say I am impressed.
This guy's all class on and off the field.


yup, without the link, we just cannot beleive you :stuck_out_tongue:

Article in todays Toronto Star. Not sure how to link. Sorry.

I think this may be the article you are looking for.

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Thanks cobra

Was also in todays spectator. Remember with Warren's speech when he got inducted you know he loves and respects the CFL. He is probably the only one south of the border who feels this way. Nobody else down there has any respect for our game.
It is very easy for him to promote the CFL. If it werent for this league he would never have made it to the NFL. Nobody would have given him a chance. Took 5 years in this league for him to get noticed.

I also heard Dan Marino's comment re Damon Allen in a TV interview (TSN?) in Niagara Falls the other day. He was somewhat skeptical about whether Damon would make it. Marino's position is that the Pro Football Hall of Fame is the NFL Hall of Fame, case closed.

I believe that as part of any future CFL-NFL arrangement, some accomodation for exhibits that celebrate football played elsewhere should be part of the Halls of Fame of both leagues.

An example of what could be done would be a good introductory aspect to this understanding. Canton would set up an exhibit to recognize Damon's accomplishment re setting the pro football record.

Hamilton could reciprocate by highlighting the careers of great players who excelled in both leagues: Cookie Gilchrist (his AFL experience in mind here), Warren Moon, and Doug Flutie -- to name a few.

The argument that the Pro Football Hall of Fame should represent...pro football, including leagues other than the NFL, is persuasive to some in the States. I feel that at a minimum some accomodations could be made.

Enshrinement IS a different issue, IMHO.

Oski Wee Wee,

Chris Berman at ESPN does give Canadian ball a plug too, as does Sean Salisbury, especially since his time in Winnipeg far exceeded what he did south of the border as a QB.

Oski Wee Wee,