Alouettes DE Gabriel Knapton has a score to settle against the Lions

During his brief tenure with the British Columbia Lions, Gabriel Knapton lived in Washington state, not far from the team’s Surrey practice facility. It wasn’t uncommon for him and Travis Lulay to carpool together.

But Friday night at Molson Stadium (7:30 p.m., TSN, RDS, TSN Radio-690), Knapton is going to try and discombobulate the Lions quarterback.

“He’s a great guy and a smart dude, but I’m going to get after him. That’s my job and I’m going to do my job,” the Alouettes’ veteran rush end vowed. “I’m very excited to face this team. I’m fired up. I’m ready to go out there and make a lot of plays.”

Knapton spent four seasons with Montreal before being traded west last winter for receiver Chris Williams. And Knapton believed he was playing well for his new team. But then the Lions acquired Shawn Lemon in a trade from Toronto, rendering Knapton, 29, redundant.

He was signed as a…

Original published: 2018-09-14 00:38:04 Read the full Montreal News here


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