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B.C. Lions' Travis Lulay gets second wind at age 33

Travis Lulay is living proof of just how important a backup quarterback is in the CFL.The 33-year-old threw for a career-best 436 yards and three TDs Saturday night in leading B.C. past the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 41-26. Lulay set a CFL record for most passing yards coming off the bench, replacing injured starter Jonathon Jennings on the Lions’ first possession.“I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t a special moment for me to be able to come off the bench and help my team win,” Lulay said. “Being a (backup) you never know when or how it’s going to happen.“Last year it didn’t happen, this year it happened on the second play of the game in a game on the road that my team needed me in. The first two plays I got hit really good, that kind of jarred my senses into the game.”Read more:Article Continued BelowNFL put fans in living roomlike lab to study what viewers wantBombers fan misses out on $1M prize, but gets . . . lots of other stuffThe six-foot-two, 216-pound Lulay led B.C. to a Grey Cup title in 2011 and was the game MVP after being named the CFL’s outstanding player. Twice he’s thrown for more than 4,000 yards and in 2011-12 had a combined 59 TD strikes.

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