Reports: Alouettes QB Calvillo to retire
Montreal, QC (SportsNetwork.com) - Montreal Alouettes quarterback Anthony Calvillo, pro football's all-time passing leader, is close to making a final decision regarding his football future.
According to multiple outlets, Calvillo will make an official announcement on the matter on Jan. 21, at which time it is expected he will formally state his retirement from the game.
The 41-year-old Calvillo returned for a 20th season in 2013, but it was cut short by a concussion. He completed only 115-of-196 passes for 1,322 yards, six touchdowns and five interceptions.
Calvillo threw for 5,082 yards and 31 touchdowns in 2012. He became the first QB in league history to reach 5,000 passing yards seven times in his brilliant career.
The native of Los Angeles, who has spent the last 16 seasons with the Als after stints with Las Vegas and Hamilton, holds league records of 5,892 completions, 455 touchdown passes and 79,816 passing yards. He won Grey Cups in 2002, 2009 and 2010 for Montreal.
01/14 17:37:42 ET