Stamps’ Dave Dickenson takes veiled shot at Darian Durant

Calgary head coach Dave Dickenson went on Sportsnet 960 in Calgary with Boomer in the Morning and gave his assessment of Saskatchewan’s quarterback situation this year compared to last.

“I believe even last year if they had quarterback play they would’ve been a tough out. Now they’re getting quarterback play,” Dickenson said. (12:40 mark)

Then Dickenson went on AM 770 Sports Talk with Jock and continued to share thoughts on the Riders’ pivot position.

“Kevin Glenn’s playing well. I really believe their team was pretty good except for quarterback play last year. Well, now they’re getting it,” Dickenson said. (18:43 mark)

Clearly, Dickenson is referring to Darian Durant when he mentions “quarterback play last year.'” Durant played in 15 games for Saskatchewan in 2016, passing for 3,839 yards with 14 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He went 4-11 and missed three games with the Riders last season. Saskatchewan put up a league-worst 350 points (19.4 per game) one year ago. That said, the offensive line was in much different (worse) shape and some receiving weapons have been added (Duron Carter and Bakari Grant).

Durant played in 15 games for Saskatchewan in 2016, passing for 3,839 yards with 14 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He went 4-11 and missed three games with the Riders last season. Saskatchewan put up a league-worst 350 points (19.4 per game) one year ago. That said, the offensive line was in much different (worse) shape and some receiving weapons have been added (Duron Carter and Bakari Grant).

Through three games in 2017, Glenn, behind a healthier and improved offensive line, has thrown for 1,055 yards with seven touchdowns and four interceptions. The veteran passer has gone 1-2 this year. The Riders are averaging 31 points per game under Glenn, which ranks second in the CFL.

Durant’s played five games in Montreal, putting up 1,392 yards with six touchdowns and six interceptions. The Alouettes sit at 2-3 as the offence is averaging 20.5 points per game, second last league-wide.

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