Keeping Ray upright key for Argos

Ricky Ray looks downfield during the first half of Thursday's win in Montreal. (Ben Pelosse, QMI...

Ricky Ray looks downfield during the first half of Thursday's win in Montreal. (Ben Pelosse, QMI Agency)

FRANK ZICARELLI, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 6:03 PM ET

Momentum can be fleeting, at times masking deficiencies, but the Argos find themselves on a roll heading into another long layoff between kickoffs.

Winners of three in a row, the Argos have done all the little things right during the week of practice that add up when the lights finally come on.

It’s no coincidence that the team has been able to carry over solid practice habits, being attentive in the film room and generally be locked-in when the bullets start flying for real.

The strong camaraderie the team built during last season’s Grey Cup drive is now being felt, with the many new faces buying into the program.

This is, however, the CFL, a league of wild shifts in momentum, limited roster sizes and a grind of a season that demands teams find their rhythm late in the season.

“Try to get four up, six up,’’ said Chad Owens when reminded of the separation the Argos have created in the East standings by beating all three opponents in the division.


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