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The football positions guide: who does what?

March 27, 2020 | montrealalouettes.com
Understanding each player’s role on the field can help to get a better grasp of the game and make it even more exciting, which is why we prepared this comprehensive football positions guide.

With CFL Combines Being Cancelled, Byron Archambault Will Face an Unusual Challenge

March 13, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
On Friday, March 13, 56 of the best players from the East were scheduled to participate in the regional camp held in Baie d’Urfé on the West Island, hoping to stun at least one CFL team. Among ...

An off-season that’s been just as exciting as what we saw on the field in 2019!

March 11, 2020 | montrealalouettes.com
This week, our reporter Émilie Desgagné met up with Éric Deslauriers, the team’s director of football operations. Free agency, the salary cap, the other East Division teams and the upcoming ...

Which version of James Wilder Jr are we getting in 2020?

March 10, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
When running back James Wilder Jr was released by the Toronto Argonauts on November 25 of last year, he had two things in mind: a) Pursue other opportunities South of the border b) If option A ...

Sutton: ‘I feel like everything has come full circle’

February 22, 2020 | Staff
After being away from the Montreal Alouettes for nearly two years, running back Tyrell Sutton is looking forward to helping the team win while putting down roots for his family in the city.

Shifting Your Mindset to Overcome Obstacles

February 19, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Jean-Gabriel Poulin was just a guy from the South Shore of Quebec City before being drafted by our Alouettes in the third round, 23rd overall, of the 2018 CFL Draft. Like many others who aspire ...

The free agent market simplified

February 11, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Over the course of the past few days you’ve been hearing a lot of talk about the free agent market. And it’s no sin to admit that this has left you somewhat confused and possibly very ...

The start of the free agency period: how will Danny Maciocia handle things?

February 10, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Danny Maciocia and his colleagues were hunkered down in the office for the last weeks planning for the start of the CFL free agency period and any subsequent steps that will need to be taken.

Q&A With the Coaches

February 7, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
What can you expect from the Alouettes’ coaches in 2020? Khari Jones, André Bolduc and Bob Slowik answer your questions.

The 2020 Alouettes Coaching Staff: A Family Affair

February 6, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Chemistry. It’s one of those words we hear over and over again in the football world. But while the concept is often associated to the bond between players, we forget how important it is for the ...

With Free Agency Approaching, What’s Next for Our Alouettes?

February 3, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Free agents, combine, draft, training camp… Learn more about all the key-moments leading to the football season.

O’Leary: Maciocia, Als dealing with salary cap ahead of free agency

January 31, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
Freshly-hired Montreal Alouettes’ GM Danny Maciocia is trying to get his team’s salary cap under control as free agency approaches, he tells CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary.

Kristian Matte: Home is where his heart is

January 24, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Our 10-year veteran, o-lineman Kristian Matte, will be back in our locker room in 2020 and everyone is thrilled about it. So much so that we pulled some of the best pics of our big guy through ...

2020 CFL Ratio Rules Explained (or Sort of)

January 22, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Learn more about the 2020 adjustments made to the ratio rules that football teams need to follow to build their roster.

5 things you should know about Mario Cecchini

January 16, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
The entire organization felt the strong wind of change that blew on the team earlier this week when Danny Maciocia and Mario Cecchini were appointed General Manager and President. A change that ...

5 things to know about Danny Maciocia

January 15, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
The name “Danny Maciocia” is very well-known in Quebec, and even across the country. But how well do you actually know the man and his accomplishments? Here are 5 things to know about our new ...

With its powerful foursome in place, the team is ready to take a leap forward

January 14, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Last week, our owner Gary Stern assured Montrealers that he would find the best candidates for the President and General Manager positions, and fast. Mission accomplished. Our organization is now ...

Tough, but fascinating. Everything you need to know about Gary Stern.

January 9, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Most of us likely had the same reaction when hearing the team was sold to Sid Spiegel and Gary Stern: Who the heck are they? Raise your hand if you picked your phone up and googled either one of ...

O’Leary: Jones invigorated by Alouettes’ new ownership

January 9, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
The new ownership of the Montreal Alouettes has head coach Khari Jones excited and ready for the upcoming season. CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris O’Leary explains.

Why Catching Some Zzz’s Over the Holidays Matters

December 13, 2019 | Émilie Desgagné
With the cold weather that’s now here to stay, you’ve been getting the urge to just… hibernate? We feel you. And guess what? You’re not alone! Even the bodies of professional athletes, like ...