The CFL’s on again, off again talks with Eric Lapointe regarding owning the Montreal Alouettes are officially over.
Whatever glimmer of hope – and it appeared faint – @ericlapointe05 and his group had of purchasing #AlsMTL, it's now officially over. He has been told by the CFL he's out of the running. And the saga continues
— Herb Zurkowsky (@HerbZurkowsky1) October 5, 2019
The Canadian Football Hall of Fame running back played the last six seasons of his CFL career for the Alouettes and believed the franchise could thrive in La Belle Province under local ownership. Lapointe had been outspoken about his desire to own the Als.