May 30, 2005 15:03 ET

The Montreal Alouettes-Training Camp: Day 2

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - May 30, 2005) - The Alouettes continued their training camp at the Campus du Fort Saint-Jean today. Here's a look at Day 2, which was held at the Stade du Haut-Richelieu:

Two departures

The Alouettes announced that linebacker Marvin Jones and defensive end Nick Hill were released.

Two additionsm

Defensive back Kealvin Armstrong and Josh Lovelady have replaced them on the roster. Lovelady is now the heaviest player at camp at 349 lbs.

Two interceptions

Veteran defensive back Reggie Durden had two interceptions over the course of today's practices.

Two practices

As usual, the Alouettes held two consecutive practices. In the second session, players wore shoulder pads for the first time this training camp.


Cornerback Almondo Curry is now in town and will undergo his medical exam today. He is expected on the practice field tomorrow.

Bumps and bruises

Four minor injuries today: Terry Vaughn (toe), Robert Edwards (hamstring), Jajuan Dawson (toe) and Mark Estelle (groin).

According to Coach Matthews

"I'm going to fire my weatherman," he said, joking about Assistant General Manager Marcel Desjardins who had informed Coach Matthews of a 60 per cent chance of rain before today's practice.
"Vets set the tempo and everyone picks up from there," he said, commenting on the impressive rhythm of both practices.


The Alouettes will continue on their regular schedule tomorrow. First practice will begin at 8 a.m. with players available for interviews after the last practice. Please contact the communications department for confirmation on practice location.

Contact Information

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