Saturday, July 29, 2017 — TORONTO – In the fourth quarter of this afternoon's game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Toronto Argonauts quarterback Ricky Ray became the club’s all-time leader in passing yards.
Ray surpassed longtime record holder Condredge Holloway (16,619) as the Argos passing yards leader on a 5-yard strike to RB/SB Anthony Coombs.
A veteran of 15 CFL seasons, Ray has now spent the last six seasons with the Double Blue. During that time Ray has gone 1,438-of-2,020 passing for 16,634 yards and 95 touchdowns. Ray also became the club’s all-time leader in passing attempts in the first quarter passing Holloway's record of 1,988 attempts.
Ray’s 386-yard performance this afternoon at Mosaic Stadium marks his sixth consecutive game eclipsing the 300-yard mark, a feat which he has never accomplished in his 15-year career – 506 in Week 1, 327 in Week 2, 366 in Week 3, 330 in Week 4, 367 in Week 5.
Here is a breakdown of all the club’s records that Ricky Ray currently holds:
Career Pass Attempts – 2,020
Completions – 1,433
Pass Completions: 70.9%
Pass Completion Percentage: 77.2%
Completions in a Game - 39
Consecutive Pass Completions: 21
Completion Percentage: 95%
Ray needs four touchdown passes to pass Holloway (98) and become the Argonauts outright all-time leading passer.
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