Ricky Ray threw for a career-high 505 yards Thursday night against Winnipeg.Thursday night's game set up as a chance for the Toronto Argonauts to both clinch first place in the East Division and improve their poor play of late, and they accomplished both missions with a 36-21 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The win itself gives the Argonauts first place and its crucial accompanying bye, while the improved play, especially on offence, signals that this team might be a force in the postseason. There are still issues for Toronto to address, and this game against the cellar-dwelling Bombers wasn't as lopsided as the score made it seem (it was a one-possession game late, but then Winnipeg quarterback Max Hall got hurt, the Bombers gave up the ball and Ricky Ray iced it with a touchdown bomb to Dontrelle Inman). Still, compared to the Argos' recent play, this was a strong step in the right direction on several fronts, and that's good news for Toronto fans.Read More »from Ricky Ray throws for career-high 505 yards as Argos top Bombers, clinch first in East
Andrew Bucholtz is a Canadian football blogger for Yahoo! Sports.