MONTREAL – So dreadful has the CFL East been this season that, when they meet on Sunday, either the Montreal Alouettes or the Hamilton Tiger-Cats will have their first two-game winning streak of the season.
The Alouettes (2-7), who will play host to the Ticats at Percival Molson Stadium, are coming off a 20-10 win over the expansion Ottawa Redblacks and hope to have finally found their starting quarterback in Jonathan Crompton.
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The Ticats (2-6) opened Tim Hortons Field last week with a 13-12 victory over the Toronto Argonauts on quarterback Zach Collaros’s return from a concussion.
Toronto still leads the division at 3-7, but the Argos may have company at the top after this weekend.
“To me, it’s a playoff game,” Montreal receiver Duran Carter said Friday.
“It sets the tone for the year against them. We’ll probably have to play them…