This past Tuesday, nine young men of Canadian origin got that phone call from the 514 that turns them from hopeful boys into professional football players. The voice on the other end would be uttering the words, “Welcome to the Montreal Alouettes!” and just like that, lives are changed forever. The 2022 CFL Draft took … More The ALSternative – 2022 CFL Draft Recap
A new year, a new opportunity to get better. CFL Free Agency is upon us! This Tuesday at noon ET, the Canadian Football League will be officially open for business. All nine teams have been preparing for this day to not only secure the services of their preferred players, but also add what will potentially … More The ALSternative: 2022 CFL Free Agency
For the second season in a row, the quarterback play of one Trevor Harris prevented the Montreal Alouettes from advancing to the Eastern Final. Unfortunately for the Alouettes’ fans, Harris was behind centre for their team rather than playing for the other team. The so-called insurance policy proved to be not worthy of the paper … More Alouettes’ 2021 season ends with embarrassing playoff loss to Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
The Montreal Alouettes have never been able to make things easier for themselves these past few years. Why start now? The faint hopes of being able to host a playoff game dissipated in the crisp mountain air this past Friday night as the Ottawa RedBlacks pulled off the upset and edged the Alouettes by a … More A bitter end to the Alouettes’ regular season as RedBlacks squeak out win.
Last week, the Montreal Alouettes announced the pre-sale of tickets for a game that may or may not be played at Percival Molson Stadium in 2021. While the team will certainly play in at least one post-season match, there’s still the matter of determining where said match would be taking place. It certainly speaks to … More Alouettes keep home playoff game hopes afloat with win over Blue Bombers
The Montreal Alouettes should send BC Lions quarterback Michael Reilly a fruit basket or something. Thanks to his inability to stop the Hamilton Tiger-Cats this past Friday, the Als stumbled into a Grey Cup playoff berth as the loss meant that a Western team wouldn’t be able to cross over for the first time since … More Blue Bombers blew past Alouettes to stay perfect at home
That was a fun week of being in first place. The football gods giveth and the football gods taketh away. With the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts winning their respective games, the Montreal Alouettes needed a win not only to keep pace in the tight CFL Eastern division but they could also clinch a playoff … More Alouettes squander chance to qualify for playoffs in loss to Roughriders
Ladies and gentlemen, that was a statement win if you ever needed an example of one. The Montreal Alouettes let a win slip through their fingers a few weeks ago at BMO Field and were determined not to let history repeat itself. That electric atmosphere at home must have been the missing ingredient because Montreal … More Alouettes sink Argonauts to move into first place in East
There’s a lot to unpack when it comes to what happened this past weekend for the Montreal Alouettes, folks. In fact, this past week has been quite the emotional roller-coaster ride. After the Alouettes won at home on Thanksgiving Monday, we learned that starting QB Vernon Adams suffered a fracture in his non-throwing shoulder. He … More Quite the wild weekend for the Montreal Alouettes
Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and a chance for us all to think about what we are grateful for. It’s also a chance to enjoy some football, as the holiday and this sport go hand-in-hand perfectly. The city of Montreal has always felt this sentiment and for many years hosted a football game every … More Alouettes beat RedBlacks in dramatic fashion to notch first home win of 2021