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Armond Armstead
Armond Armstead NFL Teams: New England Patriots (2013)*
CFL Team: Toronto Argonauts (2012)
Pos: DT Height: 6'5 Weight: 298
Notes: Armstead signed with the Argonauts to alleviate health concerns stemming from his college playing days. Toronto released Armstead after one season as part of an agreement to allow him to seek an NFL opportunity.
 
Loyce Means
Loyce Means NFL Teams: Green Bay Packers (2013)
CFL Teams: Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2011)
Pos: CB Height: 5'10 Weight: 188
Notes: Means' first professional stint was with the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent after college in 2011. After his release, Means spent time with the Tiger-Cats that season and after a year off, signed this off-season with the Packers.
 
Chris McCoy
Chris McCoy NFL Teams: Philadelphia Eagles (2013)
CFL Team: Calgary Stampeders (2011-12)
Pos: DE Height: 6'3 Weight: 261
Notes: McCoy only played in 12 games over two seasons with the Stampeders, but picked up five sacks over that span. Calgary granted McCoy an early release so that he could sign with the Philadelphia Eagles.
 
Lee Robinson
Lee Robinson NFL Teams: Miami Dolphins (2013)
CFL Team: Edmonton Eskimos (2011-12)
Pos: DE Height: 6'2 Weight: 253
Notes: Robinson played in just 10 games for the Eskimos over his two year stint with the team, but did enough to warrant a contract and tryout with the Miami Dolphins. The 25-year-old appeared in three games with the Denver Broncos prior to his run with the Eskimos.
 
Jason Vega
Jason Vega NFL Teams: New England Patriots (2013)
CFL Team: Winnipeg Blue Bombers(2011-12)
Pos: DE Height: 6'4 Weight: 256
Notes: Vega turned two productive seasons with the Blue Bombers into a shot with the New England Patriots. The two-year starter had 66 tackles and 12 sacks with Winnipeg. He joins former Toronto Argonaut Armond Armstead as CFL signees with the Patriots this off-season.
 
Rod Williams
Rod Williams NFL Teams: Minnesota Vikings (2013)*
CFL Team: Edmonton Eskimos (2010-12)
Pos: DB Height: 5'11 Weight: 180
Notes: After three seasons with the Eskimos, where Williams racked up 111 tackles and 11 interceptions, the 25-year-old broke the news he'd signed with the Vikings himself, on Twitter.

* - reportedly




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