Who do you miss

dont have to be the best players, just guys you would like to see play again for whatever reason.

I miss in no particular order

Doug Flutie
Mervyn Fernandez
Craig Ellis
Pinball
Dunnigan
Lui P
John Henry White
Less Brown
Andre Francis
Larry Crawford
Earl Winfield
Tony Champion
Pankratz (sp?)
Ozzie at his best
Holloway
J.C Watts
Paopao
DK Smith
Joey Walters
Rocky Dipietro.

Donald Brady.

Saskargo

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgggggggggggggggggoooooooooooooooossssssssssssssss.......

Oh players, Craig Ellis

Saskargo

and I'm sure people are going to miss me after I leave (as much as a few hate to admit it).

as for players, Walby, Eric Carter, Dunnigan, Kahari Jones (2001 edition), Cameron, Darren Flutie, to name a few

but most of the people I miss are still affiliated with the game in some way.

Bobby jurasin

Thomas Haskins

Tyrone Jones
James West
David Shaw

-All real characters who could also back up their talk.

That reminds me, I also miss Quick Parker.

I dis agree, and dare you too prove me wrong

Larry Key
Nick Hebler
and the '85 lions team

If I miss you its because I have poor aim... :lol: :lol:

Harry Holt

lol that was good sambo, i actually kinda laughed

Tom Clements,Matt Dunigan,Warren Moon,James(Quick)Parker,Tyrone Jones,Allen Pitts,James Murphy,Dieter Brock(A cannon for an arm but a personality of a Slug!),Tommy Scott,Darren Flutie,Jim Sandusky,Joe Paplowski and Danny McManus in his prime.

Joey Walters , Chris DeFrance, Milson Jones and Joe Faragalli(gone, but not forgotten)

Doug/Darrin Flutie
Henry "Gizmo" williams

Henry "Gizmo" Williams
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The football comes down out of the sky to the little man who waits, alone and vulnerable while a tidal wave of angry humanity flows toward him. In the world of games men play for pay, there may be no position that requires more courage than that of football's punt returner. And nobody on either side of the 49th parallel has ever done it better than Henry (The Gizmo) Williams. But if you equate what he does for a living with pressure, then you don't know where Gizmo Williams has been or, even

more terrifying, where he is going.

Pressure is waking up in the morning and in those first few moments after your eyes flutter open, taking stock, listening to your body. Any tingling? Any numbness? Vision clear? Not dizzy? "To this point I have no symptoms, none." See, Williams comes from a family that has been virtually wiped out by multiple sclerosis, a disease of the central nervous system. It took his mother first, back in 1969, then started in on the kids. Since then it has claimed seven of his 10 brothers and sisters. One brother was shot to death in Memphis, the Williams family's hometown. Another sister died of a drug overdose in California. "There are certain stages that you watch for," he said. "Loss of balance and dizziness, blurred vision, then comes the wheelchair, next comes the loss of your voice and then you are confined to your bed. "Nobody in my family has lived beyond the age of 35." Gizmo is 38. There is not an ounce of self-pity or `Why me?' in his voice as he recounts this tragic saga. "People ask me if I worry about it," he said. "I never worry about something I can't control. I believe in God. I was scared for my kids (Marcus, 7; Henry, Jr., 12), but they've both tested negative for the muscle disease. "It's still wiping out people in my family. I had two nieces die from it a couple of weeks ago." Henry was six that Christmas of 1969 when his mom died. A year later, again at Christmas, his father was killed in a house fire. An older brother, Edgar, kept the family together after the parents were gone, earning Henry's everlasting admiration. "People ask me about heroes and they're thinking I'm going to say Tony Dorsett or Herschel Walker. My brother Edgar was my hero." But M.S. claimed Edgar in due time and the kids went on to live with a favored aunt who stepped in to keep what was left of the Williams family together and out of the welfare system. "When you're a kid, you don't realize you're poor," marveled Williams. "You've got some food and a place to sleep, you don't really think about the rest. Now I go back there and see other kids in such poor conditions and I have a hard time with it. "I just wish the people in my family could have been around to realize my dream which was to live in a house where everybody had their own room, their own space. Sometimes I walk around my own house and just thinking about that brings tears to my eyes."

Football was Henry's way out. It was in his first year as a professional, back in 1983 with the Memphis Showboats, that an imaginative lineman named Reggie White -- yes, that Reggie White -- sized Henry Williams up, watched him play a little and dubbed him `Gizmo.' "When somebody that big wants to give me a name, hey, he can call me anything he likes," said Williams. The name stuck. Given all he has been through and all he might face one day, Gizmo Williams could be forgiven if he was cynical and sullen. He is none of that. Exactly the opposite.

Williams has returned 1,002 punts for 11,134 yards and 26 touchdowns and 333 kickoffs for 7,291-yards and two TDs. Both are CFL records. The five-foot-eight, 185-pound dynamo has also returned 58 missed field goals for 1,612 yards and three touchdowns. Williams has amassed 23,787 all-purpose yards, second only to Mike (Pinball) Clemons' 25,438 in CFL history. Williams has also caught 199 career passes for 3,644 yards and 21 touchdowns. Williams played on two Grey Cup-championship teams in Edmonton (1987-'93) and was a five-time league all-star. Williams has also been very active in the community, receiving the 1988-89 Eskimo Community Service awards for those efforts. Renowned as one of pro football's most electrifying players, Edmonton Eskimos kick returner Henry “The Gizmo? Williams is the most prolific kick returner in CFL history. However, it is his exceptional character, in addition to his outstanding athletic ability, which have made him the remarkable fan favorite he is throughout Canada. Twenty-four times in his 10 years in the CFL, he has gathered in a punt, faced that wall of humanity and somehow found the door that leads to the end zone. It's a gift. An art, really. Performed by a man with the broadest shoulders I can imagine.

Yeah, Gizmo redefined the position of punt returner in the CFL. Every team now has players who try to emulate him, but no one can match him.

Another player who redefined his position was Grover Covington. Defensive linemen used to be just big guys who used their strength. Covington added quickness to the position. Guys like Joe Montford are designed in the mould that Grover Covington created.

He was also a really nice guy, strong in his faith, who gave a lot to the community. I was at a team autograph signing, and I couldn't get near him. The kids just gravitated to him like moths to a flame, and he was loving it.

I miss Grover.

2004 Grey Cup, frist, and I was so happy that the team I picked to win won.

Lee Knight (the Greatest Human Ever)

Rock And Roll Preston. They're Names Came Up In The 'Greatest Name' Topic And I Was Think About How Great A Career They Would Have If They Were Still Playing, Then Again Maybe Not.

Another One Was Hamiltons Third String QB From 03, He Was A Little 5'8" Guy With Dreads But Had Impressive Presence In The Pocket.

And Then Of Coarse As Before Mentioned: Pinball, Gizmo, Halloway, Moon, Pitts, The Fluties, Rocket Ismail, And The Others.