Newspaper article The Canadian Press

CP Source: Montreal Alouettes Sign Veteran Defensive Back Ryan Phillips

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

CP Source: Montreal Alouettes Sign Veteran Defensive Back Ryan Phillips

Article excerpt

CP source: Als sign defensive back Phillips

--

MONTREAL - Ryan Phillips has found a new home with the Montreal Alouettes.

A CFL source said the veteran defensive back signed a one-year deal Tuesday with Montreal. Phillips, 34, was released last week after 12 seasons with the B.C. Lions.

The Alouettes didn't immediately confirm the move but Phillips all but did in a tweet to Darian Durant, Montreal's new starting quarterback.

"@dariandurant let's have fun my brother. #21 #4 #MTL," Phillips said on his official Twitter account.

Montreal also re-signed kicker Boris Bede to a one-year contract. The former Laval Rouge et Or player struggled last year, hitting 11-of-21 field goals but did post a 42.8-yard punting average.

Prior to the start of CFL free agency at noon ET on Tuesday, Montreal signed Canadians Nicolas Boulay and Kyle Graves to contract extensions. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.