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The Snap: Alouettes' notebook

It has always seemed the Alouettes – even when they were winning Grey Cups – didn’t receive the respect they felt they earned.

And it happened again this week, when TSN released a list of its 50 top players as voted upon by football experts from that network along with football writers across Canada. 860 more words

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Alouettes have potential but are also unproven as they kick off CFL season

For Marc-Olivier Brouillette, the word is potential.

“I think we’ve got a lot of potential to be great. We have the pieces. It’s just a matter of all those pieces coming together,” the Alouettes’ veteran safety said. 956 more words

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Tecumseh's Josh Bourke prepared for ninth CFL season with Alouettes

As his ninth CFL training camp with the Montreal Alouettes begins Saturday, Tecumseh native Josh Bourke knows he’s likely seen more snaps than he has left to take. 828 more words


'You have to take calculated risks,' Alouettes GM Popp says of CFL draft

We know this much on the eve of the Canadian Football League draft. With the fourth overall pick, the Alouettes should get a decent prospect. And even were Jim Popp willing to tip his hand, he claims he doesn’t know who Montreal will select. 869 more words

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11 Alouettes named to division all-star team

The Alouettes had 11 players named to the East Division all-star team on Wednesday. No other Canadian Football League club was represented in such abundance. 555 more words

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Herb Zurkowsky: Alouettes in the hunt for Grey Cup

It’s still somewhat premature to classify the Alouettes a team of destiny. They’ve yet to reach the Grey Cup, let alone win it. But considering they started 1-7 and are now 9-8, riding a six-game winning streak, all things remain possible for a team that was on life support what now seems like a lifetime ago. 947 more words

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Als' O-line says they've stepped it up

There was a time, it seemed, when the Canadian Football League’s outstanding offensive lineman seemed to regularly came from the Alouettes. Over a 13-year period, between 1999 and 2011, no fewer than six Montreal players captured the award — including Scott Flory, a back-to-back winner in 2008-09. 839 more words

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