March 17, 2021

Shovel Pass: The play that ignited an Argos legend into football immortality

Toronto Argonauts Damon Allen is congratulated by league Commissioner Tom Wright after passing Warren Moon's 70,553 career pro-football passing record during CFL action against the Hamilton Tiger Cats in Hamilton Monday, Sep. 4, 2006. Wright presented Allen the game ball which Allen threw to Arland Bruce III for a 2-yard touchdown in the third quarter.(CP PHOTO/Adrian Wyld)

The Toronto Argonauts prepared to face-off with their arch-rival Hamilton Tiger Cats. It was a scorching hot September evening at Ivor Wynne Stadium for the annual Labour Day Classic. The road to the 2006 CFL playoffs kickstarted with the Double Blue on a mid-season surge, winning their previous three games… Read more on Damon Allen breaking the all-time passing yardage mark by clicking below

Shovel Pass