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.