Zach Collaros, Blue Bombers bid for Grey Cup glory vs. Alouettes

Zach Collaros becomes the first quarterback to start four consecutive Grey Cups on Sunday when his Winnipeg Blue Bombers battle the Montreal Alouettes in Hamilton, Ontario. The Bombers won back-to-back CFL titles in 2019 and 2021 (2020 canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic) and lost by a point to the Toronto Argonauts in last year’s Grey Cup. The Alouettes ended a long drought and are back in the championship game for the first time since winning

Chad Kelly, defending champ Argonauts brace for Alouettes

Toronto Argonauts quarterback Chad Kelly will try to carry his regular-season success into his first career playoff start Saturday afternoon against the visiting Montreal Alouettes in the East Division final. The winner goes to the Grey Cup final Nov. 19. Toronto won the championship last year. “I definitely know it’s do or die,” Kelly said. “You must be in a different mindset to do a little bit more, but you’ve got to treat it as

Alouettes take dominance over Tiger-Cats into East semis

The Montreal Alouettes will ride the momentum of a five-game winning streak into the East Division semifinal against the visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Saturday afternoon. The Alouettes earned a 22-20 home victory over the Tiger-Cats last Saturday in their final game of the regular season. Montreal came out on top in all three games against Hamilton this season. “To go (into the playoffs) hot, and I know the history of the CFL. I’ve been in

Tiger-Cats, Alouettes wrap season before they meet again in playoffs

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats will visit the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday, closing out the regular season with a playoff sneak peek. The Alouettes (10-7) and Tiger-Cats (8-9) already clinched playoff berths and will face off again in Montreal for the CFL Eastern semifinal on Nov. 4, with the winner advancing to face the Toronto Argonauts in the division final. Montreal swept the first two meetings this season, winning 38-12 on June 23 and 27-14 on Aug.

With road win at Elks, Alouettes will lock up home playoff game

It comes with a caveat attached to it, but the Montreal Alouettes’ recent string of defensive domination is rather impressive. As it prepares for a Saturday road date with the Edmonton Elks, Montreal (9-7) has won three straight, allowing only 29 points in that span. In Monday’s 29-3 rout of Ottawa, the Alouettes notched their eighth defensive touchdown of the year on Tyrice Beverette’s 35-yard fumble return in the fourth quarter. “This is pretty special,

Montreal seeks back-to-back sweep of Ottawa as playoffs near

The Montreal Alouettes clinched a playoff spot in the CFL’s East Division by beating the host Ottawa Redblacks 32-15 on Sept. 30. If they can topple Ottawa for the fourth time this year on Monday in Montreal, the Alouettes might earn a home game in the playoffs next month. Montreal (8-7), which entered Saturday night in second place in the East, has won two games in a row. However, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (8-8) won Saturday