Significant QB Trades in CFL HistoryMarch 06, 2008 03:00EST
March 5, 2008
Saskatchewan Roughriders trade 2007 CFL Most Outstanding Player Kerry Joseph and Saskatchewan's third round pick in the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft to the Toronto Argonauts in exchange for import offensive tackle Glenn January, import defensive lineman Ronald Flemons, Toronto's first round selection in the 2008 CFL Draft and Toronto's second round selection in the 2010 CFL Draft.
June 7, 2003
B.C. Lions trade quarterback Damon Allen to the Toronto Argonauts in exchange for a second round pick in the 2004 CFL Canadian Draft and a third round pick in the 2005 Draft. The CFLâs all-time leading passer goes on to defeat the Lions in the 2004 Grey Cup, and was named the CFLâs Most Outstanding Player in 2005.
February 28, 2000
B.C. Lions trade quarterback Khari Jones and a fourth round draft pick in the 2000 CFL Canadian Draft to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in exchange for offensive lineman Chris Perez. A backup up until that point, Jones would lead the Blue Bombers to a berth in the Grey Cup in 2001, a year he was named the CFLâs Most Outstanding Player.
January 28, 1993
Edmonton Eskimos trade 1989 CFL Most Outstanding Player Tracy Ham, defensive backs Enis Jackson and Travis Oliver, slotbacks Craig Ellis and Ken Winey, fullback Chris Johnstone, linebacker John Davis, defensive lineman Cam Brousseau and a draft choice to the Toronto Argonauts in exchange for quarterback Ricky Foggie, slotbacks Darrell K. Smith and J.P. Izquierdo, wide receiver Eddie Brown, cornerback Ed Berry, defensive tackle Leonard Johnson, defensive back Don Wilson and linebacker Bruce Dickson. The 16-player deal is the biggest in CFL history, and provides the Eskimos the nucleus for their 1993 championship team.
March 20, 1990
B.C. Lions trade quarterback Matt Dunigan to the Toronto Argonauts in exchange for defensive tackle Jearld Baylis, quarterback Rick Johnson, linebackers Willie Pless and Tony Visco, slotback Emanuel Tolbert and safety Todd Wiseman. Dunigan would lead the Argonauts to a Grey Cup title in 1991. He is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
September 21, 1983
Hamilton Tiger-Cats trade quarterback Tom Clements to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in exchange for quarterback Dieter Brock, a two-time CFL Most Outstanding Player. Both would square off in the Grey Cup the following season, with Clementsâ Blue Bombers getting the win. Clements would go on to win the CFL Most Outstanding Player award in 1987 in his final season. Both Clements and Brock are members of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
April 27, 1981
Ottawa Rough Riders trade quarterback Condredge Holloway to the Toronto Argonauts in exchange for offensive tackle Kevin Powell. Holloway was named the CFLâs Most Outstanding Player in 1982, and is the Argonauts all-time leading passer. Holloway was a member of the 1983 Grey Cup championship team and is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
November 9, 1960
Montreal Alouettes trade quarterback Sam Etcheverry and receiver Hal Patterson to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in exchange for quarterback Bernie Faloney and defensive end Don Paquette. Etcheverry, the 1954 CFL Most Outstanding Player, used a clause to sign with the NFLâs St. Louis Cardinals, and Faloney was sent back to Hamilton where he won the 1961 CFL Outstanding Player Award and a Grey Cup title in 1963. Both Etcheverry and Faloney are members of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.