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- Aug 1, 1997
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- Lafayette, LA
The Canadian Press / Sportsnet.ca
TORONTO -- Suddenly Brendan Taman has more to worry about than the prospect of offensive tackle Dan Goodspeed signing with another CFL team.
The six-foot-six, 315-pound tackle anchored a solid Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive line that paved the way for stellar running back Charles Roberts and surrendered a league-low 27 sacks. Goodspeed is slated to become a free agent at 12:01 a.m. ET on Saturday and while Taman continues to talk with the '07 CFL all-star about returning to Manitoba, he could soon find himself battling the NFL's New Orleans Saints for Goodspeed's services.
Goodspeed was in New Orleans on Wednesday for a workout with the NFL team. That's important because Goodspeed needs to play in just one more NFL game to become eligible for a full pension after having played previously with Washington, Tampa Bay, San Francisco and New York Jets.
"It's a legitimate opportunity for him in New Orleans," Taman said of Goodspeed. "It's not leveraging on his part. Full Story – Sportsnethttp://www.sportsnet.ca/football/cfl/2008/02/13/Free-Agents-0/