|Born:||December 5, 1971|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||285 lb (129 kg)|
|High school|| Xaverian Brothers |
|1998–1999||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|2004–2005||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1998, 2000, 2001, 2003|
|CFL East All-Star||1998|
|CFL West All-Star||2000, 2001, 2003, 2004|
|Awards||2003 CFL's Most Outstanding Defensive Player|
2003 Norm Fieldgate Trophy
Joe Fleming (born December 5, 1971) is a former Canadian Football League defensive end. Over his ten years in the CFL he played for three teams and did not play during the 2002 CFL season.
Fleming announced his retirement prior to the 2006 CFL football season.
Fleming attended Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Massachusetts, and was a star in both football and hockey, along with being a top student. In football, he was a Boston Globe and a Quincy Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic Choice while playing at the University of New Hampshire.In ice hockey he was selected in the twelfth round of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues.
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