Vernon Adams in talks with CFL team after not receiving NFL offer

After not receiving an NFL offer, former Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams could be heading north of the border to play in the CFL.

Adams has tried out with both the Washington Redskins and the Seattle Seahawks over the last two weeks, but neither of them offered him a contract. He is reportedly in talks with the BC Lions, who own his CFL rights, and he knows that the CFL could be the start of a good opportunity in the NFL.

“I could be like a Warren Moon or Doug Flutie,” Adams told ESPN. “All I need is a chance. … If they can stop looking at my height and give me a chance they’d get a teammate with a lot of energy and a great leader.”

During his final season with the Ducks, Vernon Adams threw for nearly 2,700 yards and 26 touchdowns against just six interceptions.

Before transferring to Oregon, he starred at Eastern Washington for three seasons by throwing for over 10,000 yards and 110 touchdowns, while rushing for 1,232 yards and 11 touchdowns.

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