Defence, special teams power Als past Riders in dominant home opener

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes started strong and never looked back en route to a 37-13 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders in their home opener on Thursday night at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium. Special teams and defence led the way as Montreal bounced back from two straight losses to claim its first victory of the season.

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Well, that was a spanking, wasn't it? Worthy must have TO execs shaking their heads. Actually glad to see the East steal some Western points, maybe things might balance up. Sask is going to drop in the power rankings.