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Old 06-03-2006   #1
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TORONTO -- Ricky Williams looked less like an NFL rushing champion and every bit like a running back less than a week into training camp with a new team.

The suspended Miami Dolphins running back was held to seven yards on four carries in his first CFL game Friday night as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated the Toronto Argonauts 31-3 in the exhibition opener for both clubs.
Only 7 yards in the Canadian league.
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In an interview he said that he felt he had a good game lol. Pretty sad. Good luck to him in the future though...
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jesus. it's PRESEASON. and...IT'S JUNE. ricky spends most of his junes passed out on a sofa with dozens of empty bags of Funions all around him. let him get his feet under him.
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and also, he has not been with the team that long to pick up the system completely..
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its only pre-season, so give him a break. im sure he will be productive this season
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and also, he has not been with the team that long to pick up the system completely..
and also that CFL is tough!
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Old 06-04-2006   #7
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yo, take any NFL player and he will have a hard time getting used to the CFL
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I imagine that Ricky is a lot like Shawn Alexander. They need the first few carries to get going. Then they bring it. Ricky only got 4 carries.
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Ricky started his 1st game back from suspension last year with 5 carries for 8 yards. He did just fine after getting back up to speed.
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I do not know much about the CFL, but i was under the impression that the field was wider then an NFL field. If this is true is a wider field of benefit to a speed rusher like Willie Parker as there is more chance to break to the outside or does it favor a power back like Bettis as the D needs to cover more ground and will inevitably surrender more field in front?
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no its about the speed backs, arent to many power backs
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In his second game he got 46 yards along with one fumble. He had a lot better performance this week.
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What, no follow up report on Williams' struggles in Canada?
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97 yards on 18 attempts and 2 catches for 24 yards in his regular season debut.
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Not that bad of a game from him this time around
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