Alouettes’ head coach Khari Jones resting veteran DL John Bowman

The Montreal Alouettes are allowing veteran defensive lineman John Bowman to rest for Week 19.

The 37-year-old has played 15 games making 45 tackles, eight sacks one forced fumble and one interception. Bowman is playing in his 17th CFL season having played in 229 games making 451 tackles, 134 sacks, 32 forced fumbles, one interception and one defensive touchdown. He is a two-time Grey Cup champion (2009 and 2010) and been named a league all-star twice (2010 and 2015).

Montreal has clinched second place in the division and will host the East Semi-Final, which allows the potential for heal up and be as healthy as possible for the playoffs.

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