SIMMONS: Unlikely rebirth of the Argos, one win from Grey Cup, powered by Popp and Trestman

by on November 13, 2017

One win from the Grey Cup. That didn’t seem possible or probable or anything close to likely on that late February morning when the Argos named Jim Popp as general manager and Marc Trestman as head coach. They were three months behind every other team in the CFL. They missed out on free agency. They had no coaching staff. They’d done no planning. If not for the people hired that day, who had championship pedigree in Montreal, the whole operation seemed like a big fat football joke. “We got back to the office that day and the biggest thing was, we needed a coaching staff,” Popp said. “We needed to put it together as quickly as possible. And we concentrated on… – Sport News

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