The CFL playoffs continue this weekend with the divisional finals. While the Grey Cup game itself generates the most interest, the playoffs leading up to the Great Canadian Party tend to be overlooked. With that in mind, I will take a look back at some of the best playoff games that either have been forgotten, or need more attention. Here are the top 5 Eastern Finals in CFL History.
1983: Toronto 41 Hamilton 36
Simply put, this game had it all. I rate this as not only the best Eastern Final of all-time, but it is in my top 10 or even top 5 games in CFL history. For starters, these two franchises loathe each other. Hamilton is the plucky underdog, with blue-collar roots. Toronto is the fat-cat big city where dreams come alive or die. What made this rivalry even more intense in 1983 was the presence of Harold…
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