Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Alouettes, Lions Highlight CFL All-Star Teams

From The CBC:

The Montreal Alouettes and B.C. Lions dominated the Canadian Football League division all-star teams revealed Monday.

Montreal, which finished first in its division with an 11-7 record, claimed 14 of the 27 spots on the East all-star team (nine on offence). The Lions, second in the West at 11-7, had 13 players on their division's team, including seven on defence.

"When you give up the least number of sacks, awards go to the offensive line and when you're the top passing team and have three of the top receivers in the league, they all get rewarded," said Alouettes general manager Jim Popp.

"We're overwhelmed that we had 14. It's fantastic. But when you win the division, you always get more."

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