I’m a bit late with this particular column. But better late than never, right? The dust has pretty well settled when it comes to free agency in the Canadian Football League. It was a wild time that saw a LOT of movement among all nine teams, all with the goal of getting better. The Montreal … More The ALSternative: An in-depth look at CFLFA 2019 for the Montreal Alouettes
And just like that, he gone. In yet another example of the juice not being worth the squeeze, the Johnny Manziel era in the Canadian Football League has come to an abrupt end. The league demanded that the Montreal Alouettes terminate his contract and alerted the other eight teams that any attempt to sign the … More Johnny Be Gone-y…. Now what?
CFL Free Agency gets underway tomorrow at noon ET. Every year brings fans major interest and potential hope that this is the year that their team lands that missing puzzle piece to the Grey Cup championship. Or the hope that your favourite player doesn’t jump ship and wear the colours of your hated rival. It’s … More The ALSternative: 2019 CFL Free Agency
The time had come for a change. Yesterday, the Montreal Alouettes started a new chapter in their history by unveiling not only a new logo and uniforms, but a new identity as well. Last year was a testing ground of sorts as the team adorned their white helmets with Alouettes logos from years gone by. … More An ALSternative look at the new MontreALS identity
As the Christmas decorations get put away for another year and we lay on the couch after gorging ourselves with too much food, we can now look ahead to the new year. CFL fans were once again gifted the 2019 schedule nice and early so plans can now be made for attending games both at … More Five burning questions for the Montreal Alouettes in 2019
If only this particular team showed up a bit earlier in the season…. Oh, what possibly could have been. The Montreal Alouettes turned in their last game of the 2018 season yesterday and while ESPN Classics Canada won’t likely air it anytime soon, it was still a nice way for this team to redeem itself … More Alouettes survive Tiger-Cats, finish 2018 season on a high note
One more chance. That’s all the Montreal Alouettes have in order to salvage what has been another disappointing season. What they will do with it is up to them. The Birds of Prey suit up for one last game today as they descend down upon southern Ontario to take on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. This will … More Alouettes get one more chance at redemption versus Hamilton
“We can be heroes….just for one day.” — David Bowie This has not been the greatest season for the Montreal Alouettes. Even their most ardent fans would have a hard time arguing this point. But this past Sunday provided the Birds of Prey one final opportunity to justify their fans’ support. The Montreal Alouettes needed … More Alouettes thump Argonauts to send their fans home on a happy note
Another lost season has descended upon the Montreal Alouettes but with any luck, perhaps they can send their fans home happy with just one more victory. They will host the Toronto Argonauts tomorrow for the last regular season game at Percival Molson Stadium. It will also be Fan Appreciation Day, with plenty of prizes to … More Can the Alouettes send their fans home happy one last time?
It has truly been incredible to watch this Montreal Alouettes team snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. It was a spirited effort at BMO Place but this perpetually cursed team managed to trip on their own toes yet again, losing a 26-22 contest to the equally bad Toronto Argonauts. Following the example of the … More Victory escapes the Montreal Alouettes yet again