Found February 21, 2013 on Patriots Life:
Armond Armstead This offseason the Patriots have already signed two CFL defensive linemen (Armond Armstead & Jason Vega) and a former CFL coach talks about how they will adapt to the league just south of the CFL. The NFL is a big world full more talented players than the CFL and new Bears coach, and former CFL coach, Marc Trestman explains there are many differences between the CFL and the NFL. Trestman is at the NFL Scouting Combine this week and was asked by an ESPNBoston reporter just how different it is. Trestman stated “There are multiple differences. Generally, the box is still the box and the blitzes you see in the CFL are the similar blitzes you see south of the border, but the field is wider,” Trestman goes on to say “It’s intelligently creative, no doubt about it. It’s a three-down league. The defensive line is a yard off the ball and the field is a mile long and a mile wide. And obviously, we’re playing with 12 players, with multiple in motion, so it’s a different ...
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