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Andrew Greene


Former CFL and NFL Offensive Lineman


About Andrew Greene

Andrew Greene (born, in Kingston, Jamaica) is a former professional Canadian football offensive tackle. Greene, a nine-year Canadian Football League veteran, has spent much of his career with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The four-time CFL all-star was named the league's top offensive lineman in 2003.  

Andrew Greene joined the Roughriders in 1997 after spending time with the Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks and Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL. He has appeared in 116 regular season games, nine playoff games and one Grey Cup. On February 21, 2007, Greene signed as a free agent with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, starting all 18 games for them. He even went on to play for the Bombers in the 95th Grey Cup in Toronto, only to lose to his former team, the Roughriders. On September 17, 2008, Greene signed with the Toronto Argonauts and was assigned to their practice roster. At the time of his signing, he became the oldest active player in the CFL.  On January 26, 2009, Greene was released by the Argonauts.  On May 25, 2009 the Saskatchewan Roughriders signed Greene after which he promptly announced his retirement showing his desire to retire as a Roughrider

Career Highlights

  • CFL All-Star    2000, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • CFL West All-Star    2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • 2000 DeMarco-Becket Memorial Trophy
  • 2003 DeMarco-Becket Memorial Trophy
  • 2003 CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award

Teams

  • 1995    Miami Dolphins
  • 1997    Saskatchewan Roughriders
  • 1998    Jacksonville Jaguars*
  • 1998    Seattle Seahawks
  • 2000–2006    Saskatchewan Roughriders
  • 2007    Winnipeg Blue Bombers
  • 2008    Toronto Argonauts

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