Damon Allen was as surprised as anyone. He was only expecting to pick up a cheque when he stopped by the office during Grey Cup week, but he was also handed a second envelope informing him that the Toronto Argonauts had picked up his option for the 2008 season.
The 44-year-old thought he had played his final game with the team.
"I don't know what it all means," Allen said yesterday. "It's new. It's surprising, in a sense. I'm not sure if other teams expressed interest, and they decided to pick up my option. I'm not sure what the case is."
I was a little surprised to read this on the homepage. I figured he was done.