Ricky Ray announces his retirement from the CFL
Ricky Ray announced his retirement Wednesday after a distinguished 16-year career in the CFL split between the Edmonton Eskimos and Toronto Argonauts.
A surefire Canadian Football Hall of Famer, Ray will go down as one of the greatest to ever play quarterback in the CFL. A closer look at Ray’s career accomplishments:
Ray won four Grey Cups in his career – 2003 and 2005 with the Eskimos and 2012 and 2017 with the Argonauts – setting the record for most Grey Cup wins as a starting quarterback. Ray was also named the Grey Cup MVP in 2005 and has thrown the most touchdown passes in Grey Cup history with nine.
Ricky Ray Career Regular Season Stats
On the all-time regular season stats list Ray finished his career first in completion percentage (68.2), fourth in passing yards (60,736) and pass efficiency rating (98.3), and fifth in touchdown passes (324) and games started (219).
While Ray never captured a Most Outstanding Player award, he was named the East Division’s Most Outstanding Player in both 2013 and 2014.