The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced the 2017 East and West Division All-Stars today. The Toronto Argonauts lead the way with 10 all-stars and the Calgary Stampeders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers lead the West Division with seven each.
The Division All-Stars were selected by members of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and CFL head coaches.
During the offseason, the Football Operations Committee, comprised of team General Managers, approved alterations to the All-Star positons. In years past there were two running backs and four receivers; that has been changed to one running back and five receivers. Defensively there used to be three linebackers, and now there are two linebackers and a cover linebacker.
The East Division All-Stars were selected by the voting members of the FRC from the East Division markets, the National Chapter and the East Division head coaches.
The West Division All-Stars were selected by the voting members of the FRC from the West Division markets, the National Chapter and the West Division head coaches.
Ballots for the final round of CFL All-Stars voting will go out on Thursday. The CFL All-Stars will be announced in early December.
Below is the complete list of the 2017 East and West Division All-Stars.
*Denotes National Player
|WEST Division||EAST Division|
|QB||Mike Reilly||EDM||Ricky Ray||TOR|
|RB||Andrew Harris*||WPG||William Powell||OTT|
|REC||Brandon Zylstra||EDM||Greg Ellingson||OTT|
|REC||Darvin Adams||WPG||S.J. Green||TOR|
|REC||Duron Carter||SSK||Brad Sinopoli*||OTT|
|REC||Bryan Burnham||BC||Brandon Banks||HAM|
|REC||Naaman Roosevelt||SSK||Luke Tasker||HAM|
|OT||Stanley Bryant||WPG||Chris Van Zeyl*||TOR|
|OT||Jermarcus Hardrick||WPG||Jason Lauzon-Séguin*||OTT|
|OG||Brendon LaBatte*||SSK||Ryan Bomben*||HAM|
|OG||Matt O’Donnell*||EDM||Alex Mateas*||OTT|
|CEN||Ucambre Williams||CGY||Sean McEwen*||TOR|
|DT||Micah Johnson||CGY||Dylan Wynn||TOR|
|DT||Almondo Sewell||EDM||Cleyon Laing*||TOR|
|DE||Charleston Hughes||CGY||Victor Butler||TOR|
|DE||Willie Jefferson||SSK||John Bowman||MTL|
|LB||Alex Singleton*||CGY||Larry Dean||HAM|
|LB||Solomon Elimimian||BC||Kyries Hebert||MTL|
|CLB||Kenny Ladler||EDM||Marcus Ball||TOR|
|CB||Chris Randle||WPG||Richard Leonard||HAM|
|CB||Ciante Evans||CGY||Jonathon Mincy||MTL|
|HB||Ed Gainey||SSK||Cassius Vaughn||TOR|
|HB||T.J. Heath||WPG||Rico Murray||TOR|
|S||Taylor Loffler*||WPG||Antoine Pruneau*||OTT|
|Special Teams||Special Teams|
|K||Rene Paredes*||CGY||Sergio Castillo||HAM|
|P||Ty Long||BC||Brett Maher||OTT|
|ST||Roy Finch||CGY||Diontae Spencer||OTT|