February 8, 2024

Montreal Alouettes ink former NFL DB Linden Stephens

Montréal, February 8, 2024 – The Montreal Alouettes announced Thursday that the team has signed American defensive back Linden Stephens to a two-year contract.

Stephens (6’0′, 193 lbs.) spent four years with the University of Cincinnati Bearcats from 2014 to 2017. In 44 games, he produced 92 solo tackles and 48 assisted, adding six interceptions while forcing a fumble.

The 28-year-old played for New Orleans, the Los Angeles Rams, Denver, Seattle, Miami, Washington, Baltimore and Pittsburgh in the NFL. In 2022, the Euclid, OH product was drafted by the Seattle Sea Dragons in the XFL.

His father Mac played linebacker in the NFL while his grandfather Gus «Honeycomb» Johnson was a five-time NBA All-Star.

The Alouettes also announced that they have released defensive lineman Almondo Sewell.