Top 5 Western Finals In CFL History


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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 Western Finals in CFL History.

1982: Edmonton 24 Winnipeg 21

This one is an absolute heartbreaker for Bomber fans.  My 9-year-old self was bawling after this game. 1982 was supposed to be the year of the Bombers. Led by strong-armed quarterback Dieter Brock, the Bombers were expected to end the Eskimo dynasty that had ruled the CFL since 1978. However, the Eskimos defeated the Bombers in Winnipeg late in the season to wrap up first place in the West. When the two teams collided in the…

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