The Bears are reportedly considering Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman to run the sideline in Chicago. Since the CFL's founding in 1958, a raft of men have crossed the border in the opposite direction to play or coach on a gridiron that is 10 yards longer and 11 2/3 yards wider than the NFL's. Some of the most notable names have excelled in both leagues; others, not so much.

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BAD

TOM COUSINEAU, LB

NEILL ARMSTRONG, COACH

RAGHIB ISMAIL, KR/WR

DOUG FLUTIE, QB

MIKE VANDERJAGT, K

CFL CAREER

CAMERON WAKE, DE

BUD GRANT, COACH

WARREN MOON, QB

NFL CAREER

VINCE FERRAGAMO, QB

RICKY WILLIAMS, RB

GOOD

PHOTOMATRIX PHOTOS: LANE STEWART (FLUTIE) PHOTORONALD C. MODRA (GRANT) PHOTOJOHN BIEVER (MOON) PHOTOMALCOLM EMMONS/US PRESSWIRE (COUSINEAU) PHOTONFL/WIREIMAGE.COM (ISMAIL) PHOTONFL/WIREIMAGE.COM (ARMSTRONG) PHOTONFL/WIREIMAGE.COM (FERRAGAMO) PHOTOPETER READ MILLER (VANDERJAGT) PHOTOBOB ROSATO (WAKE) PHOTOHEINZ KLUETMEIER (WILLIAMS)