Doctor Cassama impresses NFL scouts with workout

Doctor Cassama. File photo by Reuters

Doctor Cassama. File photo by Reuters

SCOTT MITCHELL, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:59 PM ET

The long, painful Calgary winter hasn’t morphed into any semblance of spring just yet.

And in a weird way, it may have benefitted Doc Cassama.

As the University of Calgary Dinos linebacker strode out onto the Rundle College turf Friday morning, ready to prove his pro-day mettle in front of Green Bay Packers scout Tim Terry, amid a light snowfall.

It didn’t help the measurables or his ability to secure the football in positional drills, but what better way to impress a team that plays its games on a Frozen Tundra than show you can deal with the elements?

Paid to evaluate the minute details that separate an NFLer from an also-ran, that fact didn’t escape Terry, the Packers assistant director of pro personnel.


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