Connect with us

CFL News

Montreal Alouettes Extend Shawn Lemon Through 2024 Season

The Montreal Alouettes announced on Thursday they have signed Shawn Lemon to a 1 year contract extension keeping him in the nest for at least 1 more season. The Lemonator was a key part of the Alouettes’ defense which saw Montreal win their last 8 games including the 110th Grey Cup.

“Shawn had an immediate impact on our defense and he did an excellent job of manhandling opposing quarterbacks.” Alouettes’ General Manager, Danny Maciocia stated.”He arrived in the middle of the season and adapted to the team chemistry instantly. He has been an excellent veteran for our young players and he fully deserves what is happening to him. We are happy that he is coming back with us.”

Shawn Lemon made 26 tackles, 9 sacks, and four pass breakups in 13 games this season. He also had 2 interceptions and a forced fumble that he returned for a touchdown. Notably Lemon had 2 sacks in the Eastern Semi-Final against Hamilton sacking both Matthew Schiltz and Bo Levi Mitchell. He also had a sack in the Grey Cup.

Over the 3 playoff games, Lemon had 9 tackles, a forced fumble, 3 run stops, and a stop against the pass. Lemon was effective in the pass rush generating 3 sacks and 4 QB hurries over the postseason.

Lemon has played in 148 games over his CFL career contributing 257 defensive tackles, 101 sacks, and 31 forced fumbles.

Since Lemon joined the Alouettes they have had much success from both of their defensive ends Shawn Lemon and Lwal Uguak. Montreal fans can now look forward to at least 1 more season of this pairing.

You Might Also Like:
Shawn Lemon Interview 1 Day Before Grey Cup
Grey Cup Report MTL 28-24 WPG
CFL Eastern Final Report MTL 38-17 TOR
CFL Western Final Report WPG 24-13 BC
CFL Eastern Semi-Final Report MTL 27-12 HAM
CFL Western Semi-Final Report BC 41-30 CGY
Interviews ahead of the Grey Cup:
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
: K Sergio Castillo, DE Willie Jefferson, QB Dakota Prukop, RB Brady Oliveira
Montreal Alouettes: LB Tyrice Beverette, LB Reggie Stubblefield, DT Mustafa Johnson, K David Côté, DE Shawn Lemon, CB Kabion Ento, QB Cody Fajardo
Other Articles:
How Montreal Can Beat Winnipeg in the Grey Cup: Eight Keys to Victory
BC Lions’ Tibo Debaillie Interview Ahead of West Division Finals
Alouettes’ Jeshrun Antwi Interview Ahead of East Finals
Alouettes’ Reggie Stubblefield Interview Ahead of East Semi-Finals
BC Lions’ Tibo Debaillie Ahead of CFL West Semi-Finals
Predicting the Rest of the CFL Season
CFL 2nd Period All-Star Team (Weeks 8-14)
CFL Midseason All-Star Team, Awards
First Period CFL and Divisional All-Stars

author avatar
Jonathan Clink Reporter
Jonathan Clink joined CFL News Hub in early April of 2023. His primary responsibilities are covering the BC Lions and Montreal Alouettes. He self awarded himself the CFL Rookie Journalist of the Year in 2023 following the 2023 CFL season. He also proclaims himself to be a "really cool guy". He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and lived a large portion of his childhood in Northwest Ontario. He currently lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan and misses being being able to have 4 months of skating every winter. Clink has written over 240 articles for CFL News Hub. He was the publication's boots on the ground at the 2023 Grey Cup in Hamilton. Clink has always had an obsession for sport and has a background in other sports as well having played hockey all his life and soccer, basketball, and lacrosse in high school. As a young child he used to log his hockey statistics after every game which is either an indication that he was destined for the role or perhaps and indication that he is rather strange.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in CFL News

CFL News Hub