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?
378 days ago, I sat in the stands at Percival Molson Stadium and watched the Montreal Alouettes win a game against the Toronto Argonauts. In those 378 days, I’ve seen a lot of things. I’ve seen three different head coaches. I’ve seen six different starting quarterbacks for the Alouettes. I’ve seen quite a bit but … More Alouettes best Argonauts 25-22 for first home victory in over a year
The last time the Montreal Alouettes won a game at Percival Molson Stadium was August 11, 2017. Their opponents were the Toronto Argonauts, coached by Marc Trestman and featured a quarterback not named Ricky Ray. This Friday, the Alouettes will be hosting the Argos at Percival Molson Stadium. We are still in August, Marc Trestman … More Alouettes hoping that lightning will strike twice on Friday night
This past Saturday, the smoke that permeated the city of Edmonton cleared in more ways than one. When the final whistle blew Saturday night after the game, two things became clear as day: 1) The Eskimos’ Mike Reilly is an elite quarterback that proves every game day that his Most Outstanding Player award from last … More Alouettes’ defense ruin yet another young quarterback’s solid debut.