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Alouettes Acquire Defensive Lineman Mike Moore

January 14, 2022 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Montreal Alouettes News Release

Montreal - The Montreal Alouettes organization announced on Friday that they've acquired American defensive lineman Michael Moore from the Edmonton Elks. In return, the Alberta team receives offensive lineman Tony Washington and running back Martese Jackson.

Moore (6'4', 269 lbs.) played 11 games in 2021 with the Elks cumulating 19 defensive tackles and two quarterback sacks. In career, the 28-year-old played 48 games in the CFL recorded 69 defensive tackles, 17 quarterback sacks and a forced fumble. He played college for the Virginia University Cavaliers.

The Hyattsville, MD native played in his rookie season for the Ottawa REDBLACKS before heading to Edmonton for four years.

Tony Washington played three seasons in the nest and has 129 games under his belt in the CFL. Martese Jackson joined the Alouettes during the 2021 season.

"Michael is a player we like a lot," says Alouettes General Manager Danny Maciocia. "He is able to put pressure on opposing offences, and he will not back down from anyone. He will bring a lot of intensity to the field."

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