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Jed Roberts, who was deaf but functioned as a hearing
person, played 13 seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos
(eighties through nineties). He was a linebacker &
defensive end and special teams performer. Towards
the end of his career he played special teams and
was praised as one of the best special teams players
in CFL. He played college football with University
of Northern Colorado.