REC Tyler Snead among trio of Alouettes headed to six-game injured list ahead of matchup with Elks

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The defending Grey Cup champions have added a trio of players to their six-game injured list ahead of their Week 2 trip to Edmonton.

Promising young strong-side linebacker Reggie Stubblefield headlines the list of players out of the lineup long-term after he revealed earlier this week that he could be out for the year with a torn ACL. American receiver Tyler Snead (foot) and Canadian linebacker Tyrell Richard (leg) have also been placed on the list.

Stubblefield was Montreal’s nominee for Most Outstanding Rookie in 2023 after recording 38 defensive tackles, three special teams tackles, three sacks, two interceptions, and one forced fumble in 13 games. He’ll be replaced in the starting lineup by rookie Bryce Cosby, who collected two defensive tackles, a special teams tackle, and a forced fumble last week. Fellow American rookie Myles Brooks will also draw into the lineup in a backup capacity.


Snead collected two receptions for 62 yards in the opener. The five-foot-seven, 174-pound speedster had 56 catches for 788 yards and five touchdowns as a rookie last season. Canadian Regis Cibasu, who has just nine receptions for 109 yards and one score over the course of his six-year CFL career, will get the start, while 2023 draft pick Shedler Fervius will also dress.

Richards, who was the first overall pick in the 2022 CFL Draft, has battled injuries throughout his career, collecting 18 defensive tackles, 15 special teams tackles, a forced fumble and a pick-six in 19 CFL games. Canadian defensive end Brock Gowanlock is expected to fill his role on special teams.

American receiver Reggie White Jr. (ribs) remains on the one-game injured list for a second straight week, while veteran defensive tackle Dylan Wynn will be a healthy scratch despite being cleared with a hip injury.

The Montreal Alouettes (1-0) will visit the Edmonton Elks (0-1) at Commonwealth Stadium on Friday, June 14 with kickoff slated for 9:00 p.m. EDT.

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