Ticats' Lamar returns for big returns

Concussions sidelines Ticats' Lindsey Lamar last season. (QMI AGENCY)

Concussions sidelines Ticats' Lindsey Lamar last season. (QMI AGENCY)

Terry Koshan, Toronto Sun

, Last Updated: 11:23 PM ET

The images that come to mind when Jeff Reinebold is asked about Lindsey Lamar would have just about every Canadian Football League fan nod knowingly.

Michael (Pinball) Clemons. Henry (Gizmo) Williams.

“Let me say it this way,” Reinebold, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ special teams co-ordinator, said on Wednesday following training camp practice at McMaster.

“When Pinner was returning in Toronto, and when we had Giz in Edmonton, the great returners, the guys who are blocking for them, they play to the echo of the whistle because they know if they just stay on their guy, (the returner) is going to make something happen.

“When you have a guy like Lindsey, all of a sudden the guys work harder because they know that with any ball, he has a chance to break and go to the end zone.”

The Ticats had the pleasure of blocking for Lamar through the first five weeks of the 2013 regular season, but in the blink of an eye, the 5-foot-9, 180-pound speedster was gone. Lamar h


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