2003 Montreal Alouettes season

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2003 Montreal Alouettes season
Head coach Don Matthews
Home field Molson Stadium
Results
Record 13–5–0
Division place 1st, East
Playoff finish Lost Grey Cup
Uniform
CFL MTL Jersey 2002.png

The 2003 Montreal Alouettes finished in first place in the East Division with a 13–5–0 record. For the second year in a row they defeated the Toronto Argonauts in the East Final, advancing to face Edmonton for the second Grey Cup in a row. The Eskimos got their revenge, defeating the Alouettes 34-22 in the Grey Cup.

Offseason[edit]

CFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 9 Andrew Noel WR Acadia
2 14 Richard Karikari CB St. Francis Xavier
2 18 Kerry Carter RB Stanford
3 27 Mat Brandt WR Miami(Ohio)
4 35 Paul Archer OL St. Mary's
5 44 Mathieu Bertrand QB Laval
6 50 Dave Stala K St. Mary's
6 51 Michael Botterill LB McMaster
6 53 Ed Becker K Wilfrid Laurier

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Preseason[edit]

Week Date Opponent Venue Score Result Attendance Record
A May 30 Ottawa Renegades Frank Clair Stadium 21–19 Loss 22,802 0–1
B June 7 Ottawa Renegades PEPS Stadium 54–23 Win 10,358 1–1

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Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

East Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Montreal Alouettes 18 13 5 0 562 409 26
Toronto Argonauts 18 9 9 0 473 433 18
Ottawa Renegades 18 7 11 0 467 581 14
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 1 17 0 293 583 2

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Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Venue Score Result Attendance Record
1 June 17 Calgary Stampeders McMahon Stadium 23–20 (OT) Win 30,102 1–0
2 June 21 Edmonton Eskimos Commonwealth Stadium 34–16 Win 30,109 2–0
3 Bye
4 July 4 Saskatchewan Roughriders Taylor Field 32–31 Win 23,295 3–0
5 July 12 BC Lions Molson Stadium 28–27 Loss 20,202 3–1
6 July 19 Calgary Stampeders Molson Stadium 36–25 Win 20,202 4–1
7 July 24 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Canad Inns Stadium 50–19 Win 28,484 5–1
8 July 29 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Molson Stadium 37–27 Win 20,202 6–1
9 Aug 8 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Molson Stadium 30–17 Win 20,202 7–1
10 Aug 16 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Ivor Wynne Stadium 28–10 Win 14,169 8–1
11 Aug 21 Toronto Argonauts Molson Stadium 46–22 Win 20,202 9–1
12 Aug 29 Ottawa Renegades Frank Clair Stadium 43–38 Loss 24,583 9–2
13 Bye
14 Sept 14 Ottawa Renegades Molson Stadium 30–10 Win 20,202 10–2
15 Sept 21 Saskatchewan Roughriders Molson Stadium 28–23 Win 20,202 11–2
16 Sept 27 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Ivor Wynne Stadium 30–17 Win 14,048 12–2
17 Oct 5 Edmonton Eskimos Molson Stadium 20–19 Loss 20,202 12–3
18 Oct 11 BC Lions BC Place Stadium 28–24 Loss 21,046 12–4
19 Oct 17 Toronto Argonauts SkyDome 45–13 Loss 14,921 12–5
20 Oct 26 Ottawa Renegades Molson Stadium 38–7 Win 20,202 13–5

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Roster[edit]

Montreal Alouettes roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Roster

Playoffs[edit]

Scotiabank East Final[edit]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Toronto Argonauts  ?  ?  ?  ? 26
Montreal Alouettes  ?  ?  ?  ? 30

Grey Cup[edit]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Edmonton Eskimos 7 17 0 10 34
Montreal Alouettes 0 21 1 0 22

Awards[edit]

2003 CFL All-Star Selections[edit]

2003 CFL Eastern All-Star Selections[edit]

2003 Intergold CFLPA All-Star Selections[edit]

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References[edit]