2010 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season

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2010 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season
Head coach Marcel Bellefeuille
General manager Bob O'Billovich
Home field Ivor Wynne Stadium
Results
Record9–9
Division place2nd, East
Playoff finishLost East Semi-Final
Team MOP Kevin Glenn
Team MOC Dave Stala
Team MOR Marcus Thigpen
Uniform
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The 2010 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season was the 53rd season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 61st overall. The Tiger-Cats succeeded in making a second straight playoff appearance, as well as hosting a second straight playoff game, but lost the East Semi-Final to the Toronto Argonauts.

The 2010 CFL season is the 57th season of modern Canadian professional football. Officially, it is the 53rd season of the league. Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton hosted the 98th Grey Cup on November 28 when the Montreal Alouettes became the first team to repeat as Grey Cup Champions in 13 years, defeating the Saskatchewan Roughriders, 21–18. The league announced on its Twitter page on January 29, 2010 that the season would start on July 1, 2010. As of 2016 this is the most recent CFL regular season to start in July.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Canadian Football League team from Hamilton, Ontario

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a professional Canadian football team based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. They are currently members of the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Tiger-Cats play their home games at Tim Hortons Field. They were founded in 1950 with the merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Wildcats.

Canadian Football League Professional Canadian football league

The Canadian Football League is a professional sports league in Canada. The CFL is the highest level of competition in Canadian football. The league consists of nine teams, each located in a city in Canada. They are divided into two divisions: four teams in the East Division and five teams in the West Division.

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
3 19 Samuel Fournier RB Laval
3 22 Eddie Steele DT Manitoba
4 27 Chris Rwabukamba DB Duke
5 36 Justin Palardy K/P Saint Mary's

Preseason

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
A Sun, June 13 at Toronto Argonauts 13–10 Loss 12,514 0–1
B Sun, June 20 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 38–20 Win 19,645 1–1

Regular season

Season standings

East Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Y-Montreal Alouettes 18 12 6 0 521 475 24 Details
X-Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 9 9 0 481 450 18 Details
X-Toronto Argonauts 18 9 9 0 373 442 18 Details
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 4 14 0 464 485 8 Details

Season schedule

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
1 Fri, July 2 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 49–29 Loss 26,302 0–1
2 Sat, July 10 Calgary Stampeders 23–22 Loss 25,248 0–2
3 Fri, July 16 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28–7 Win 21,408 1–2
4 Thurs, July 22 at Montreal Alouettes 37–14 Loss 25,012 1–3
5 Sat, July 31 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 37–24 Loss 30,048 1–4
6 Sat, Aug 7 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29–22 Win 23,653 2–4
7 Fri, Aug 13 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 39–28 Win 27,892 3–4
8 Fri, Aug 20 at Toronto Argonauts 16–12 Win 24,493 4–4
9Bye 4–4
10 Mon, Sept 6 Toronto Argonauts 28–13 Win 30,319 5–4
11 Sat, Sept 11 Montreal Alouettes 27–6 Loss 23,452 5–5
12 Sat, Sept 18 at BC Lions 35–31 Win 21,481 6–5
13 Sat, Sept 25 Saskatchewan Roughriders 32–25 Loss 23,108 6–6
14 Sun, Oct 3 at Edmonton Eskimos 37–35 Loss 34,479 6–7
15 Fri, Oct 8 Edmonton Eskimos 36–11 Win 20,791 7–7
16 Fri, Oct 15 at Toronto Argonauts 30–3 Win 25,181 8–7
17 Fri, Oct 22 Montreal Alouettes 40–3 Win 23,118 9–7
18 Fri, Oct 29 at Calgary Stampeders 55–24 Loss 27,644 9–8
19 Sat, Nov 6 BC Lions 23–21 Loss 23,913 9–9

Roster

2010 Hamilton Tiger-Cats roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

DeAndra' Cobb is a former professional American and Canadian football running back. He last played for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the sixth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Michigan State Spartans.

Samuel Fournier Canadian football player

Samuel Fournier is a retired professional Canadian football fullback for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He drafted 19th overall by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 2010 CFL Draft. Fournier has also been a member of the Edmonton Eskimos. He played college football for the Laval Rouge et Or.

Marcus Thigpen American football player

Marcus Arnette Thigpen is an American professional Canadian football wide receiver and running back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Originally a running back, he played college football at Indiana University and signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2009. Thigpen has also been a member of the Denver Broncos, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts and Oakland Raiders.

Wide Receivers

Matt Carter is a retired professional Canadian football wide receiver. He was drafted fifth overall by the BC Lions in the 2009 CFL Draft. He played CIS football for the Acadia Axemen. He was also a member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Edmonton Eskimos and Ottawa Redblacks.

Maurice Mann is a former Canadian football wide receiver in the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nevada and Monterey Peninsula College.

Marquay McDaniel is a professional Canadian football wide receiver for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was originally signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2007 before playing for parts of three seasons for the Tiger-Cats. He then played for seven years for the Calgary Stampeders, with whom he won a Grey Cup championship in 2014. He played college football for the Hampton Pirates.

Slotbacks

Offensive Linemen

Peter Stefan Dyakowski is a Canadian football offensive lineman who is currently a free agent. He was most recently a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 2007 to 2016. In 2012, he was named Canada's Smartest Person by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Dyakowski also serves as Treasurer of the Canadian Football League Players' Association (CFLPA).

Alex Gauthier is a Canadian football offensive lineman who is currently retired. He most recently played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted first overall by the expansion Ottawa Renegades in the 2002 CFL Draft. He was a CFL East All-Star in 2007. Gauthier was signed by the Roughriders in 2011. He played CIS football for the Laval Rouge et Or.

Marwan Hage is a former offensive lineman who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. Hage played college football for the Colorado Buffaloes. He emigrated from Beirut, Lebanon to Montreal in 1990. Participated in the Jacksonville Jaguars' 2004 training camp. During his retirement announcement in 2014, Hage revealed that he would become the owner of two Tim Hortons franchises in Toronto, Ontario.

Defensive Linemen

DeMonte' Bolden is a professional Canadian football defensive tackle for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as a street free agent in 2009.

Justin C. Hickman is a gridiron football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and was a consensus All-American. He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He has also played for the Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League (AFL), the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL).

Matt Kirk is a Canadian football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Ottawa Renegades in the 2004 CFL Draft. He played CIS Football at Queen's.

Linebackers

Yannick Carter is a former professional Canadian football linebacker. He was drafted in the third round of the 2007 CFL Draft by the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Carter also played 4 seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He played CIS Football at Wilfrid Laurier.

For the university administrator, see Otis L. Floyd.

Shannon James (gridiron football) Player of American and Canadian football

Shannon James is a former gridiron football linebacker who last played for Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. James also played for the Calgary Stampeders.

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Injured List

Practice Roster


Italics indicate Import player
Roster [ permanent dead link ] updated 2010-08-09
Depth Chart Transactions
47 Active, 8 Inactive, 6 PR

More rosters

Awards and records

2010 CFL All-Stars

CFL Eastern All-Stars

Milestones

Playoffs

Schedule

Week Date Time Opponent Score Result Attendance
20 Nov 14 1:00 PM EST Toronto Argonauts 16–13 Loss 27,828

Bracket

 November 14: Division Semi-Finals  November 21: Division Finals  November 28: 98th Grey Cup
Commonwealth Stadium  Edmonton
              
  East   E3 Toronto Argonauts 17 
 E3 Toronto Argonauts 16  E1 Montreal Alouettes 48  
  E2 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 13     E1 Montreal Alouettes 21
    W2 Saskatchewan Roughriders 18
  West  W2 Saskatchewan Roughriders 20  
  W3 BC Lions 38   W1 Calgary Stampeders 16 
 W2 Saskatchewan Roughriders 41* 

*-Team won in Overtime.

East Semi-Final

Toronto at Hamilton
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