Johnny Ticat slayer

So what will the Als offence look like in 2018?

The Als don't have an established QB. They have a promising rookie in Shiltz, and a mediocre veteran in Willy. Can either one be expected to carry the offense in 2018? No.

Coach Sherman had a hall of fame QB in Brett Favre in his time as Packers HC from 2000-2005. But back then, the NFL was still more of a running the ball league, compared to today's NFL. 

Grenn Bay RB Ahman Green had 5 seasons of 1000 rushing yards, and more than 250 carries per season under Sherman. Sherman knows how to build and manage a run heavy offense.

Since the Als don't have a franchise QB, and have a strong RB in Sutton; might Sherman build a run heavy offense? It sounds reasonable. Have Schiltz or Willy manage the game with short passes, play action and set up the run with the pass. 

CFL defenses are mostly built to stop the pass; especially since Trestman changed CFL offenses with his short West coast style passing game. Maybe a strong power running game could be successful in today's CFL. 

The Als would need to find a capable backup to Sutton. If Sutton suffers an injury, a quality RB would be needed to keep the offense running. A duo of Sutton and Messam (who is a free agent) could certainly be menacing to CFL defenses.  
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Lucas Bellemare

C'est une hypothèse plausible. En raison du manque d'expérience du général Sherman dans la LCF (il avait indiqué vouloir déléguer au maximum possible), l'absence de quart-arrière de qualité et une brochette de receveurs juste correcte, il est logique de penser que Sherman misera sur une attaque au sol. On oublie souvent qu'au début de la saison 2017 les Alouettes avaient beaucoup de succès au sol et très peu de sacs du quart grâce à la ligne offensive jusqu'à ce que les blessures et l'incapacité de Reed à combler les trous ne minent le potentiel offensif.

La période des agents libres a surtout vu l'acquisition de joueurs défensifs, ce qui est une bonne chose de la part de Reed. De plus, la prolongation de contrat de Philipp Blake est une très bonne nouvelle pour les Alouettes. Quant à Sutton, il reste un élément majeur de l'équipe, lui qui peut frapper comme un marteau si la ligne offensive reste forte.

RichardVeilleux

Nat. RB Jerome Messam is no longer a free agent; hence, he was signed by Saskatchewan on February 14,2018.

Richard

Johnny Ticat slayer

Johnny missed Messam's signing with the Riders. Either way, this team needs more depth at running back.

Also forgot about Josh Freeman! Johnny isn't sold on Freeman. If they build the offense around him, that would be a big risk. Whoever ends up playing QB, the Als need a strong running game. 

HfxTC

Johnny missed Messam's signing with the Riders. Either way, this team needs more depth at running back.

Also forgot about Josh Freeman! Johnny isn't sold on Freeman. If they build the offense around him, that would be a big risk. Whoever ends up playing QB, the Als need a strong running game.
I agree. RB seldom play an entire season, that team will need a backup that plays the same type of game as Sutton. That guy isn't on the roster and there are none available in the league right now, so they will have to bring in some running backs.
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Johnny missed Messam's signing with the Riders. Either way, this team needs more depth at running back.

Also forgot about Josh Freeman! Johnny isn't sold on Freeman. If they build the offense around him, that would be a big risk. Whoever ends up playing QB, the Als need a strong running game.
I agree. RB seldom play an entire season, that team will need a backup that plays the same type of game as Sutton. That guy isn't on the roster and there are none available in the league right now, so they will have to bring in some running backs.
According to RB coach Bolduc that guy is on the roster:  Josh Robinson.  Similar stature to Sutton and supposedly plays the same.  Bolduc says it is his job to get him ready to step in if needed (injury to Sutton).

https://en.montrealalouettes.com/2018/02/20/andre-bolduc-vets-take-teams-renewed-approach/
 


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