An ALSternative look at Day Two of 2021 CFL Free Agency

After making a pretty big splash into the free agency pool yesterday, the Montreal Alouettes decided to shop locally on this second day of CFL new contract action. Perhaps the worst-kept secret in the history of Canadian football is current Alouettes general manager Danny Maciocia was the former football head coach at the Universite de … More An ALSternative look at Day Two of 2021 CFL Free Agency

The ALSternative — 2020 Training Camp Tidbits (sorta)

Well, this is not how I expected to be writing a column in May 2020…. In a perfect world, Montreal Alouettes training camp would already be a week old with this weekend hosting the annual scrimmage game. This blog would have already featured the usual in-depth season preview and we’d be getting to know all … More The ALSternative — 2020 Training Camp Tidbits (sorta)

The ALSternative: An in-depth look at CFLFA 2020 for the Montreal Alouettes

Once again, I’m terribly late with this particular column. Free agency has been ongoing for two months now. We’ll just chalk this up to a pandemic-fueled delay, as I hope all of you are staying safe during these difficult times we are living in. This was the first free agency period overseen by Danny Maciocia … More The ALSternative: An in-depth look at CFLFA 2020 for the Montreal Alouettes

Alouettes completely revamp their off-field look for 2020

What a difference a fortnight can make. When this year started, the Montreal Alouettes were still under the ownership of the Canadian Football League. The team halted its search to fill the vacant general manager position and they jettisoned incumbent president and CEO Patrick Boivin. After a season where the on-field product was brilliant despite … More Alouettes completely revamp their off-field look for 2020

Clock strikes midnight for the Montreal Alouettes’ Cinderella season

It seems almost poetic that there is a good chance that the next owner(s) of the Montreal Alouettes made their bones in Hollywood as film/TV producers. One look at the 2019 season for this team and you almost wonder if it was scripted by one of Tinseltown’s great storytellers. Imagine a script writer penning this … More Clock strikes midnight for the Montreal Alouettes’ Cinderella season