A major deal for the Alouettes

A major deal for the Alouettes

Quebecer Kristian Matte signed a new agreement with the Montreal Alouettes, to the great pleasure of the player and the team.

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“Kristian is another example of a veteran who has the success of this organization at heart and who wants to help us achieve success as a team, he who wants to be an important cog in our line on offense”, commented the director. Alouettes general Danny Maciocia in a statement issued Friday.

Matte, 35, will therefore play an eleventh campaign with the Alouettes, after earning a first nomination to the Eastern All-Star team in 2019. He played all 18 games for the team last season, helping the Alouettes to limit their opponents to 39 quarterback sacks.

“Matte is in constant communication with quarterback Vernon Adams son during each game and he is an important factor in the success that the latter has known in 2019,” it was said in a statement.

A preserved nucleus

The Alouettes also announced Friday that the organization has initialed new agreements with Greg Reid, Antonio Simmons, Dante Absher, Namaan Roosevelt, Fabian Guerra and Teo Redding.

“We are pleased to be able to continue to announce these new agreements, demonstrating once again that our core of players want to stay together and win the championship in Montreal,” added Maciocia.

Earlier this week, the Alouettes let it be known that Vernon Adams Jr. had agreed to restructure his contract, favoring the return of wide receiver Eugene Lewis and offensive lineman Tony Washington with the Montreal club.

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