Sadly, these turkeys couldn’t be pardoned despite it being Thanksgiving. For the second year in a row, the faint playoff hopes of the Montreal Alouettes were snuffed in front of their fans during the annual Thanksgiving Monday home game. And once again, it was a team from Alberta putting the bullet in between their eyes. … More Stampeders top Alouettes in a “defensive” Thanksgiving battle
Well, it took a long while but Alouettes Nation finally got to see what all the hype was about. But what they really needed couldn’t be purchased at the souvenir stands or watched on Youtube. Since he became a member of the Montreal Alouettes in July, the real Johnny Manziel was being promised to the … More Manziel shines as Alouettes lose a much-needed game to the Roughriders
It’s not actually a must-win game for the Montreal Alouettes…but it’s a must-win game. With a mere five games left in the 2018 CFL season, the Alouettes pretty much control their own destiny. They are still mathematically in the Grey Cup playoffs, but will need to start actually winning games for once. This Sunday they … More Alouettes host Roughriders with the 2018 season pretty much on the line
DISCLOSURE: I was approached by this group to help share the word of a terrific grassroots initiative aimed at helping women in some of the league’s major cities. This space is provided in a voluntary manner in the interest of public service and no monetary exchange was made/requested. You probably have seen them at your … More The ALSternative — Women of the CFL Edition
I can’t believe I am about to type this, but Johnny Manziel deserved a better fate that what he got this past Friday night. Leading the Montreal Alouettes into a game they had to win versus the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Manziel had an uphill battle ahead of him. Some of it he brought upon himself … More Alouettes fall to the Blue Bombers, prove that losing is a team effort as well
With 2/3rds of the 2018 CFL season done, we have officially entered that time of year where every game counts. With the exception of the Calgary Stampeders, every team is in a battle for their playoff lives and nothing is guaranteed. Remarkably, the Montreal Alouettes and their 3-9 record are still a part of the … More Two desperate teams face off in the ‘Peg
The Canadian Football League is a haven for those in search of a second chance after the National Football League deems a player unworthy. Football players with varying degrees of success come up north to either prolong or resurrect a career that may have held much promise but never quite reached its full potential. Usually … More Johnny, be good. Or else.
The only thing tougher than winning one game is winning two games. So winning three games would be tougher still. But the Montreal Alouettes are up to the task. The hope is that the momentum that has been building over the past couple of weeks didn’t cool down with the bye week that just passed. … More Can the Alouettes keep on streaking?
The Montreal Alouettes did something Friday night that they haven’t done since late 2016; They put together a winning streak. The Birds of Prey handed the Ottawa RedBlacks a L in their own house, besting them in a 21-11 game that could be generously described as a defensive battle. The kickers for both teams earned … More Alouettes go streaking in the nation’s capital
Bad news, folks: Summer is pretty well over. It’s Labour Day weekend and then it’s back to the full-time grind of school, work and other responsibilities. The good news? Football is starting to get serious, y’all. There are many who say that the CFL season truly begins on Labour Day weekend. Each game truly becomes … More Can Pipkin make it a win-win against the RedBlacks?