CFL On TSN Player Poll Results

The players have spoken again.

More than 250 current CFL players participated in the third annual CFL on TSN Player Poll this fall, giving their opinions in a variety of football categories. The surveyed players were asked to name one player for each of the 10 questions in the poll with topics ranging from most under-rated player to biggest trash-talker.

There are a few repeat winners from last year's poll but there are also plenty of new faces.

The largest margin of victory in this year's poll was in the Biggest Threat To Score category, where Hamilton's Chris Williams won convincingly with 68 percent of the vote.

The most wide-open vote in the poll was for most underrated player as Winnipeg's Chad Simpson won the category with 7.9 per cent of the total vote.

The East Division-leading Montreal Alouettes led the way in the poll with three category winners. Winnipeg and Hamilton had two winners each while the Eskimos were the only team shut out.

Toughest Player

Player % Of Votes
Buck Pierce, Winnipeg 23.3
J.C. Sherritt, Edmonton 15.3
Nik Lewis, Calgary 8.4
Adam Bighill, B.C. 7.2
Chad Owens, Toronto 6.8

Fastest Player

Player % Of Votes
Chris Williams, Hamilton 57.0
Chevon Walker, Hamilton 22.7
Chad Owens, Toronto 6.2
Demond Washington, Winnipeg 2.1
Three Tied At 1.7

Toughest To Bring Down

Player % Of Votes
Nik Lewis, Calgary 35.8
Chevon Walker, Hamilton 14.6
Andrew Harris, B.C. 10.0
Jon Cornish, Calgary 6.9
Chad Simpson, Winnipeg 6.5

Most Underrated

Player % Of Votes
Chad Simpson, Winnipeg 7.9
Hugh Charles, Edmonton 7.0
Andre Durie, Toronto 6.6
Kevin Glenn, Calgary 5.3
Two Players 3.5

Biggest Threat To Score

Player % Of Votes
Chris Williams, Hamilton 68.0
Chad Owens, Toronto 14.9
Weston Dressler, Saskatchewan 5.4
Chevon Walker, Hamilton 1.7
Chad Simpson, Winnipeg 1.2

Most Accurate Passer

Player % Of Votes
Anthony Calvillo, Montreal 38.1
Travis Lulay, B.C. 26.6
Ricky Ray, Toronto 26.6
Henry Burris, Hamilton 3.3
Kevin Glenn, Calgary 2.9

Nastiest Player

Player % Of Votes
Shea Emry, Montreal 31.2
Khalif Mitchell, B.C. 30.6
Dominic Picard, Saskatchewan 13.8
Nik Lewis, Calgary 2.6
Two Players At 2.2

Trash Talker

Player % Of Votes
Dwight Anderson, Montreal 32.1
Avon Cobourne, Hamilton 11.7
Korey Banks, B.C. 11.3
Jonathan Hefney, Winnipeg 7.9
Two Players At 4.2

Hardest Hitter

Player % Of Votes
Kyries Hebert, Montreal 19.9
Ejiro Kuale, Toronto 15.0
Adam Bighill, B.C. 15.0
Joe Lobendahn, Saskatchewan 5.3
Two Players At 3.5

Best Hands

Player % Of Votes
Weston Dressler, Saskatchewan 25.8
Fred Stamps, Edmonton 13.8
Dave Stala, Hamilton 10.6
Geroy Simon, B.C. 10.1
Nik Lewis, Calgary 7.8

Best Clutch Performer

Player % Of Votes
Travis Lulay, B.C. 31.1
Anthony Calvillo, Montreal 28.1
Weston Dressler, Saskatchewan 8.3
Nik Lewis, Calgary 4.4
Five Players At 2.2

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