February 14, 2013
Argos GM Barker brought 'order out of chaos'
By FRANK ZICARELLI, QMI Agency

The Double Blue's big boss Chris Rudge (right) congratulates his general manager Jim Barker for a job well done and a new contract which runs until the end of the 2015 CFL season. (DAVE ABEL/TORONTO SUN)

Jim Barker inherited a mess when he resurfaced in Argoland three years ago, basically forced to start from scratch in a league where turnarounds can be achieved quicker than Anthony Calvillo releases the pigskin in the pocket.

But Barker thinks big, looks to make moves that go well beyond the obvious, always plotting and exploring all options.



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