Ex-Blue Bombers receiver Chris Matthews lands with Montreal Alouettes

Former Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver Chris Matthews has landed on his feet.Just 48 hours after being released by the Bombers, Matthews has signed with the Montreal Alouettes.🚨TRANSACTION🚨The talent keeps coming!Receiver @TheRealCMaTT13 is now an Alouette. Welcome to Montréal, Chris!🔗 https://t.co/i9h66Yw5En pic.twitter.com/Z0iKBmApJf— Alouettes de Montréal (@MTLAlouettes) August 30, 2019
Matthews appeared in just six games with the Bombers this season where he made only 12 catches for 180 yards and a touchdown. He was injured at the start of the season and was also made a healthy scratch.READ MORE: Winnipeg Blue Bombers release receiver Chris MatthewsWith Darvin Adams returning from injury, and Kenny Lawler now above him on the depth chart, the Bombers deemed Matthews expendable.Story continues below

Matthews broke into the league with the Bombers in 2012 and was named the CFL’s most outstanding rookie. After the 2013 season he headed to the NFL where he played for the Seattle Seahawks and the Baltimore Ravens.Matthews returned to the CFL last season and won the Grey Cup with the Calgary Stampeders.READ MORE: Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Willie Jefferson chosen top performer of the weekThe Bombers will face Matthews and the Alouettes two more times this season.WATCH: Raw Mike O’Shea On decision to release Matthews – Aug. 28