Johnny Manziel started for the Montreal Alouettes Friday night, against his former team, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. This was always going to be a tough assignment—Manziel was traded to Montreal just 14 days ago, and had only practiced with his Alouettes teammates four times before taking the field as their starting…
The last time we checked in with Michael Sam, he had signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. But just three weeks later, and the day before the Alouettes’ first exhibition match, Sam has left the team amidst murky circumstances. The Alouettes released a curious statement…
The Montreal Alouettes are reportedly looking into the tweets of defensive lineman Khalif Mitchell, who has gone on a conspiracy-video kick over the past week.
Chad Johnson hasn't played in the NFL since being cut by the Dolphins before the 2012 season. Now the 36-year-old is attempting a comeback north of the border, signing a contract today with the CFL's Montreal Alouettes.
Trent Guy has had an interesting career. The Louisville WR was shot in the back at a club in 2008, during a fight with a man who groped his fiancée. He went undrafted, and was signed by the Raiders, Panthers, and Panthers again, but was cut during training camp each time. Yesterday may have been his least likely…
Stephen Garcia, formerly of South Carolina, formerly of Steve Spurrier's shit list, attended an open tryout for the CFL's Montreal Alouettes this spring. He impressed enough to earn a contract, which put him solidly fourth on the Als' depth chart.
Leron Mitchell broke his leg during the Grey Cup last night. It's really awful, but the YouTube description is beautifully poetic: "Leron Mitchell snaps his leg during the CFL championship game. His team also lost." When it rains in Canada, it pours.
Do yourself a favor and watch the video before you read the explanation of what the hell happened here. Trust us.
I'm not saying Tebow's negotiations with the Montreal Alouettes are evidence he will wash out of the draft, then head north to play football. I'm just saying the CFL pays better than the UFL.
The battle for the CFL championship kicks off in a few minutes (I think they have kickoffs), and we'll soon know once and for all which is the greatest football city on earth: Montreal or Regina. [CFL]