MONTREAL – The Alouettes announced on Monday that slotback Jamel Richardson suffered a torn LCL and ACL in his left knee during Sunday’s practice and will miss the remainder of the 2013 season. The two-time CFL All-Star will require surgery followed by a nine- to 12-month recovery period, bringing his season to a premature end.
The Syracuse, NY native has led the team in receiving yards three out of the past five seasons, while also setting a league record for 100-yard games in a single season with 12 and tying the team record for most receptions in a season with 112 in 2011.
Richardson is currently tied for third place on the Alouettes’ all-time career receiving touchdowns list with 48.
The Alouettes will play their next game on Thursday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m., when the Toronto Argonauts will be the visitors at Percival Molson Stadium.