December 8, 2005

Alouettes sign QBs

Dinwiddie and McBrien both invited to training camp

Quarterbacks Ryan Dinwiddie and Scott McBrien have signed contracts with Montreal Alouettes.

Ryan Dinwiddie joined the Alouettes' practice roster near the end of the 2005 season after spending the spring with the NFL Europe Hamburg Sea Devils and attending training camp with the NFL Chicago Bears. The 25-year-old passed for 9,818 yards and 82 touchdowns with the Boise State University and is widely considered the best quarterback in Broncos' history.

Scott McBrien also played in NFL Europe in 2005, with the Rhein Fire. After attending the Green Bay Packers' training camp, he remained on the team's practice roster and eventually joined the Alouettes' practice roster. McBrien passed for 5,924 yards and 37 touchdowns on 377 completions over two seasons with the University of Maryland Terrapins.