CFL free agency figures to be a busy one with more than 250 players still eligible to hit the open market on Feb. 12. As teams get set to open their chequebooks, TSN ranks the top National, International, and quarterback free agents this off-season.
The International Free Agents:
1. Micah Johnson
Position: Defensive tackle Age: 31 2018 Team: Calgary Stampeders
Creates chaos on the line of scrimmage, had 14 sacks last season.
2. Willie Jefferson
Position: Defensive end Age: 28 2018 Team: Saskatchewan Roughriders
Physically dominant lineman has played every game the past two seasons, recording 18 sacks.
3. Derel Walker
Position: Wide receiver Age: 28 2018 Team: Edmonton Eskimos
Injury cut his 2018 season shot but he's one of the CFL's elite targets.
4. Jovan Santos-Knox
Position: Linebacker Age: 24 2018 Team: Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Played all 18 games last season, with 82 tackles and six sacks.
5. Larry Dean
Position: Linebacker Age: 30 2018 Team: Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Hasn't missed a game in three CFL seasons, has more than 200 tackles the past two combined.
6. Greg Ellingson
Position: Wide receiver Age: 30 2018 Team: Ottawa Redblacks
Four straight seasons of 1,000-plus receiving yards for Ottawa.
*Age as of start of the 2019 CFL regular season