TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
Columnists

Dunigan: East beats West in experience at quarterback

Matt Dunigan
6/28/2012 11:27:49 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

I made the following comment on my Twitter account (@MattDuniganTSN) earlier this year: CFL East is Flush w/Grizzled Veteran QB's Calvillo, Ray, Pierce & now Burris. CFL West Young Guns, Lulay, Durant, Tate & Jyles! #Chunkit!!!

I want to add some meat to that statement through some numbers that our CFL on TSN statistician Jon Perlberg gathered for me.

Here are the numbers and there are some incredible discrepancies!!!

EAST DIVISION

QB Reg Season Starts Playoff starts Grey Cup starts Grey Cup wins
Calvillo 253 13 8 3
Burris 150 9 1 1
Ray 148 9 3 2
Pierce 55 3 1 0
Totals 606 34 13 6

WEST DIVISION

QB Reg Season Starts Playoff starts Grey Cup starts Grey Cup wins
Durant 55 3 2 0
Lulay 27 2 1 1
Jyles 19 0 0 0
Tate 3 1 0 0
Totals 104 6 3 1

All in all, the starting QB's in the East have combined for 502 more regular season starts, 28 more playoff starts, 10 more Grey Cup starts, and five more Grey Cup wins than the starters in the West!

Now here's a bit more to chew on! Stampeders back-up Kevin Glenn has 125 career regular season starts and eight career playoff starts, which are both more than the four starting QB's in the West combined! Now that's crazy!

Perlberg is money and so are these comparisons. I'm really looking forward to how things play out in 2012 starting with this Friday night.

Ready Break!!!




Golfer Taylor Pendrith is the highest ranked player on Canada's men's national team. The recent graduate of Kent State University is 18th on the world amateur rankings. More...

Spotlight on TSN Radio

TSN Radio 1260 - Edmonton

The latest on the Oilers, Eskimos and Oil Kings.


TSN Radio 1290 - Winnipeg

The place to be for the Jets, the Blue Bombers and Goldeyes.


TSN Radio 1050 - Toronto

Covering TFC, Leafs, Raptors, Argonauts, Jays, Rock and Marlies.


TSN Radio 1200 - Ottawa

Coverage of the Ottawa Senators and Ottawa Redblacks.


TSN Radio 690 - Montreal

Covering the Canadiens, Alouettes, Impact and more!

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television