Montreal Alouettes announced on Wednesday that they have reached the terms of a new contract with seven players including Quebecers Jean-Samuel Blanc and Félix Faubert-Lussier.
In the five seasons in Montreal, the 30-year-old Blanc has become an important part of the defensive line. They scored 59 special team tackles in 71 games for Alouettes. In 2019, he won the fifth place in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with a special team of 21 tackles.
After two campaigns with the Hamilton Tigercats, Faubert-Lussier entered the Sparrows’ first season in 2019. The 29-year-old wide receiver caught 9 balls from 102 yards in 16 games.
Linebacker DJ Lalama, defensive winger Bo Banner, wide receiver Kaion Julien-Grant, defensive back Dominique Termansen and defensive tackle Cameron Lawson, all Canadians, have also reached an agreement with Alouettes .
Lawson is the second-round pick of the team’s 2020 draft (ranked 16th overall).