Ben Cahoon has one record all his own, and if he's not careful, he will chase down another.
Although the Montreal Alouettes future Hall-of- Fame slotback caught his CFL record-breaking 1,007th pass Monday, he is still without a touchdown this season.
With 597 yards, Cahoon would need just 183 in the final four outings to top the record for most receiving yardage in a season without a major.
That mark was set just last year by Calgary Stampeders receiver Romby Bryant, who only took it over when teammate Nik Lewis scored in the second-to-last game of the season.
Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver Chris DeFrance held the record from 1985 until last season with 696 yards and no major.
On an Alouettes receiving corps that is loaded with weapons, the 38-year-old Cahoon is not getting targeted much in the scoring zone.
But it's not like his lack of scores has hurt the Alouettes this season. Quarterback Anthony Calvillo & Co. still have the second-most points in the CFL, thanks to the likes of S.J. Green (10 TDs), Kerry Watkins (7), Jamel Richardson (6) and Brian Bratton (5).
"It's a mystery," Cahoon said about the lack of TDs. "I feel like I'm getting open. It's not luck. I've had opportunities.
"When we get down there, we're looking for the big guys, and they've done a good job."
Unless Cahoon has a massive breakout in the final month, which seems unlikely since his season-long gain is just 29 yards, he will finish this season with his lowest yardage total since his rookie year. The two-time Most Outstanding Canadian will undoubtedly end an eight-year run of 1,000-yard seasons, as well.
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