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Dunigan: A look at the Tiger-Cats' QB situation for 2012

Matt Dunigan
6/22/2012 10:12:15 AM
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CFL on TSN analyst Matt Dunigan breaks down the quarterback situation for each team heading into the 2012 regular season.

Henry Burris, Temple University (13th CFL/1st Hamilton)

Speaking with Henry over the off-season, I know he's extremely motivated to prove to his doubters that he still has what it takes not only to lead a team, but to dominate in this league.

No question he lost his mojo towards the latter part of 2011, hence the trade. But with a new team, tremendous talent all around him, a chip on his shoulder, and familiarity with the new head coach Goerge Cortez's system, this could be the perfect storm brewing in Hamilton.

Based on what I witnessed during preseason, Henry's Back! He is playing with extreme confidence, determination, and the poise you would expect from a 13-year veteran. If he stays healthy, Hamilton will eat 'em raw...

Quinton Porter, Boston College (5th CFL/5th Hamilton)

Porter now learns under Cortez and Burris. This is actually an extremely positive scenario for Porter: not many QBs in the CFL have been giving so many opportunities, he is fortunate indeed, and he looked sharp during the preseason.

Quinton has improved the quickness of his reads and the ability to go through his progressions, hence, the delivery of the ball is quicker and he just looks more comfortable.

Dan LeFevour, Central Michigan (1st CFL/1st Hamilton)

LeFevour is a big frame with a tremendous opportunity. He can learn from Cortez, Burris and Porter in a fairly low pressure environment, giving him some time to grasp all the nuances of the CFL. LeFevour earned a chance to learn this game, as he played well during the preseason.



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