"As the league considers a rule change that would allow CFL teams to bring a Canadian quarterback to training camp without taking up a roster spot, the Ticats have already got a Canadian arm at the ready.Cracks in the glass ceiling, that's all that's asked. The Toronto Sun's Steve Simmons wrote about the Canadian QB issue. There was a good quote from Acadia great Larry Jusdanis buried well down.
" ... coach Marcel Bellefeuille said yesterday the team has added Calgary Dinos pivot Erik Glavic to their negotiation list.
"The team will look to sign Glavic, the brother of former Ticat defensive back Sasha Glavic, if the league does indeed provide the extra roster spot.
" 'The only way we can give them a true evaluation is to bring (Canadian quarterbacks) to camp and hopefully the rules will change to allow us to do that,' Bellefeuille said. 'We need to let them stand next to their American counterparts and see what they have.' "
" 'I don’t think it’s the CFL’s responsibility to develop Canadian quarterbacks,” said Jusdanis, a Canadian who had a cup of coffee as a CFL starter at QB. 'I am an advocate for Canadian quarterbacks but I don't think you can create a rule that says you have to have a Canadian quarterback on the roster because right now, there isn't eight good ones to go to camp with.' "Whose job is it, then?
(At the very least, one would hope such media attention would help the CFL appreciate the bad optics of reducing the import ratio.)
Ticats have Canadian QB's arm at the ready (Drew Edwards, Hamilton Spectator)
Forgotten QBs see glimmer of hope; CIS standouts finally get a chance to prove they belong among Canadian pros (Chris Zelkovich, Toronto Star)