EDMONTON - Right now, life’s pretty good for Ricky Ray.
Playing behind an offensive line that’s given up a league-low 10 sacks, Ray raised his passing game to a new level as the Toronto Argos ride a four-game winning streak.
With another Grey Cup ring on his finger, the guy who at one time said he’d like to spend his entire career with the Edmonton Eskimos now has little sympathy for its plight.
When asked if he felt sorry for the people he was associated with now suffering through a 1-5 start, he had a two-word answer.
It’s not as if Ray has suddenly turned heartless. It’s just the nature of the beast.
“I don’t really think about it too much,” said Ray. “I’ve seen so much happen in this league. B.C. doing what they did a few years ago, even us last year starting out pretty bad. I’ve seen teams start slow and finish fast and I’ve seen teams start strong and limp into the playoffs.
“Anything can happen. You really don’t feel sorry for any