Montreal Alouettes

Stephen Paish - Jan 22, 2019

Quarterback Competition The Montreal Alouettes have the quarterback of the future on their roster, they just don’t know who he is. Johnny Manziel progressed during the last half of the season but coach Mike Sherman is not ready to anoint him the starter. With five quarterbacks signed for the 2019 season, Montreal will have intense […]

montreal alouettes sign darian durant
Nicholas Di Giovanni - Jan 19, 2017

A week following the trade, the Montreal Alouettes sign Darian Durant to a three-year contract. The terms of the contract are unknown.

alouettes acquire darian durant
Nicholas Di Giovanni - Jan 13, 2017

In the first big move of the 2017 CFL off-season, the Montreal Alouettes acquire Darian Durant from the Saskatchewan Roughriders for two draft picks.

alouettes 2016 season
Nicholas Di Giovanni - Nov 6, 2016

The Montreal Alouettes 2016 season could have ended very differently had they won one more game. There are some positives moving forward, and here are some.

East Division MOP Candidates
Thomas Gunther - Oct 31, 2016

With the 2016 season nearly over, Last Word On Canadian Football’s Thomas Gunther rolls out his list East Division MOP Candidates.

alouettes wins
Nicholas Di Giovanni - Oct 30, 2016

The Montreal Alouettes wins late in the season give them hope for the future. The Alouettes won two games in a row for the first time this season.

CFL Week 18 Talking Points
Thomas Gunther - Oct 24, 2016

LWOS writer Thomas Gunther is back with the CFL Week 18 Talking Points. This time Gunther takes a look at the whole weekend’s slate of games.

Matthew Bin - Oct 17, 2016

The Montreal Alouettes more or less admitted defeat in the 2016 campaign today, releasing receivers Duron Carter and Kenny Stafford. Because their release was after the trade deadline, they can sign with new teams, but the teams cannot add them to the 44-man roster until next season. Carter was putting up good numbers this year, his […]

CFL Check-In: Week 16
Thomas Gunther - Oct 14, 2016

With the playoffs in sight LWOS takes a look at the entire league and makes some predictions in the CFL Check-In: Week 16 Season Review.

Matthew Bin - Oct 6, 2016

Every CFL week includes enough highlights for fans to talk about until football returns a week later, and a few lowlights that keep fans shaking their heads. The LWOS CFL team takes a look with CFL Week 15 Three and Out at the highlights and lowlights of the week that was in the CFL.  CFL Week 15 […]

CFL Week 15 Talking Points
Thomas Gunther - Oct 2, 2016

LWOS writer Thomas Gunther is back with the CFL Week 15 Talking Points. This week Gunther covers the matchup between the Argos and Alouettes.

alouettes loss
Nicholas Di Giovanni - Sep 17, 2016

The Montreal Alouettes loss Friday night to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats is a possible blessing in disguise. This could force owner Bob Wetenhall to clean house.

next alouettes head coach
Nicholas Di Giovanni - Sep 13, 2016

With the Montreal Alouettes playoff hopes dying away, it’s not to early to predict the next Alouettes head coach. Here are some possible candidates.

montreal quarterback change
Nicholas Di Giovanni - Sep 5, 2016

Heading into the Montreal Alouettes Week 11 match-up against the Ottawa Redblacks, a few people suggested a Montreal quarterback change. At the time, Montreal was 3-6, only three points behind first-place in the East Division, and a win would have put them only one point away from the division lead. The dream scenario was not meant to be, as […]

montreal alouettes 2016 mid-season report
Nicholas Di Giovanni - Aug 31, 2016

Labour Day weekend signals the start of the second half of the CFL season. With that, LastWordOnSports CFL has created report cards for all nine teams. Teams will be rated on their offence, defence, special teams, and coaching over the first 10 weeks of the season. This will help fans compare their teams to others […]

fourth-quarter meltdowns
Nicholas Di Giovanni - Aug 27, 2016

Another week and more fourth-quarter meltdowns for the Montreal Alouettes. In what is slowly becoming the theme of the season, the Alouettes shot themselves in the foot Friday night as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers scored 13 points on them in the final frame. The Bombers cruised to their fourth straight win, beating the Als 32-18. Fourth-Quarter Meltdowns Kill Alouettes […]

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Oliver Eastwood - Aug 27, 2016

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Edmonton Eskimos
Oliver Eastwood - Aug 27, 2016

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Sean Thomas-Erlington of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Nik Kowalski, Editor - Aug 27, 2016

If there’s a player who deserves to be bitter about coronavirus postponing the 2020 CFL season, it’s Sean Thomas Erlington. Instead, the 27-year-old is eager to pick up where he left off. The Montreal native exploded out of the gates with Hamilton in 2019, averaging 139 yards per game — a total of 224 rushing […]

The Grey Cup
Oliver Eastwood - Aug 27, 2016

A few days ago, CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie hosted a virtual Town Hall. In it, he made a few key announcements regarding the 2020 season. Ambrosie discussed both a shortened season and the cancellation of Touchdown Atlantic; however, the most impactful point made concerned the change to the Grey Cup hosting format. Previously, teams bid […]

Edmonton Eskimos quaterback Trevor Harris
Josh McSwain - Aug 27, 2016

Following up an icon on a sports team is no easy task. In the case of Edmonton starting pivot Trevor Harris, he is following up two different signal-callers that have been among the most accomplished in the history of the CFL. But more than just following up on Ricky Ray and Mike Reilly, Harris has […]

Mosaic Stadium in Regina
Nik Kowalski, Editor - Aug 27, 2016

Yesterday the CFL provided a much-needed public update to the state of its 2020 season. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie’s message had three key points: a potential season start date, the cancellation of Touchdown Atlantic, and a new Grey Cup host (possibly). Debating over the likelihood of the 2020 season being played would be endless, so hypothetically […]

CFL All-Decade Team
Last Word Staff - Aug 27, 2016

Sick of 2010s’ lists? Well, we have good news — this is a 2020’s list! Totally different. In all seriousness, there are a ton of CFL players under 30 — an unofficial cutoff age for this team — who deserve some recognition for their greatness to come. And considering the CFL’s ratio rules of course, […]