Glenn unsure of start

JIM BENDER -- Sun Media

, Last Updated: 10:36 AM ET

Here is your next chapter in the continuing saga of 'Wounded Knee.'

Although Winnipeg head coach Doug Berry is maintaining the optimistic approach to his ailing starting quarterback, Kevin Glenn is not so sure.

Glenn, who suffered a sprained right knee during the Blue Bombers' 34-4 victory over Hamilton on Saturday, wants to test it at today's practice before he can declare himself fit to play this Sunday's CFL match against the Argos in Toronto.

"Have I made up my mind? No, I have to go out and practise first," said Glenn, who was one of several veterans who sat out of yesterday's short workout. "Every week, you have to go out and practise to see if you can play in the next game so, we'll see what happens. I did come out of the game so, we'll see this week if I can get back to doing what I had been doing before this happened.

"You guys (media) will have to wait to see. We'll keep this saga continuing on."

Although Glenn was throwing the ball around during the workout, he was still favouring his right leg, even just walking off the field. And he did admit that he was quite concerned right after the play that knocked him out of the Hamilton contest.

"I was worried at the time because of the way I went down," said the 5-foot-10, 193-pound MOP candidate. "I went down in a way that was very similar to the incident last year (when he suffered an injury to his left knee). But, as the game went on and I sat on the sidelines, it started to get better."

Although the Bombers have ordered a knee brace for Glenn, it will not get here until later this week, which means he will not have much time to adjust to it before Sunday's contest if he does play.

"I feel good about Kevin," Berry said. "I talked to him (yesterday) morning for the first time about his situation and he feels like he's good to go."

Glenn, 28, currently leads the CFL in both passing yardage (3,286) and efficiency rating (106.7) and is the main reason why the Bombers are alone in first place in the East with a 7-3-1 record. But that does not mean there is added pressure on him to play despite his wounded knee.

"We've got a good team and we've got a lot of good players," he said.

"(Backup QB Ryan) Dinwiddie went in and did a good job (Saturday) so, we have guys on this team who can still perform. So, there's not any pressure or anything, it's just the nature of the game in competitiveness. If you're able to play, then you want to play." Glenn has been getting treatment for the knee since suffering the injury.

"I am a little bit (sore) but not as much," he said. "It's feeling a lot better."

If Glenn can't go, Berry is confident that Dinwiddie can do the job.

"He's sharp," Berry said. "He keeps getting better each time he gets more reps. The more you do, the more comfortable you get with what you see and what you do." Dinwiddie went 7-of-11 for 95 yards and scrambled for 10 yards in relief on Saturday.

"It's awesome to go out there to compete," said the 6-foot, 189-pound Boise State product. "I've just got to be prepared to be the starter every day and after practice, spend a lot of time on the film, reading over the plays and getting comfortable and all that kind of stuff. Imprint in your head. I feel great right now. I'm really excited with the opportunity to maybe get a chance to play and it really looks like I'm hitting stride right now."


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