Could a CFL all star team play in the NFL?
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07-09-2012, 07:53 PM
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Exactly. A CFL all star team built for CDN rules would not have the size or depth neccessary to compete in NFL rules, they would get slaughtered. A CFL all-star team would beat your average NFL team with CFL rules though. Take for example your average CFL LB which is like 6'1'', 200lbs, which is like a FS or CB in NFL. They just need different sizes for the different rules.
Here is the thing... while the CFL LB is the size of a defensive back, his NFL equivalent is likely his match in athleticism and speed.
The difference in size is irrelevant compared to the difference in athleticism and overall talent.
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