(The Spread) - As the 2012 CFL Season quickly approaches, let’s check out the odds for which quarterback will lead the league in passing yards this season.
Oddsmakers have installed B.C. Lions’ quarterback Travis Lulay with 2/1 odds to lead the CFL in passing yards this season, while Montreal’s Anthony Calvillo is 5/2. Henry Burris of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats is 9/2, Darian Durant of the Saskatchewan Roughriders is 5/1 and Drew Tate of the Calgary Stampeders is 6/1. Ricky Ray of Toronto is also 6/1, Buck Pierce of Winnipeg is 18/1 and Steven Jyles of Edmonton is the official long shot at 20/1.
Calvillo led the league in passing yards last season with 5,251, while Lulay is second with 4,815. Ray was third with 4,594, Kevin Glenn was fourth with 3,963 and Burris was fifth after throwing for 3,687 yards.
In 2010 Durant led the league in passing with 5,542 yards while Glenn was second with 5,102 yards. Burris was second with 4,945 yards, Calvillo was fourth with 4,839 yards and Ray was fifth after throwing for 3,565 yards.
Lulay was the quarterback of the 2011 CFL All-Stars and the 2011 CFL Western All-Stars, while Calvillo was the quarterback of the Eastern All-Stars. Lulay also won the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player Award last year.