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Former Mustang Off To Montreal


Derek Schiavone has a new home in the CFL.  After spending his pro career in Edmonton, he has been shipped to the Montreal Alouettes in a deal for kicker Brody McKnight.  Edmonton ran into a punting issue when punter Burke Dales went down with an injury.  Schiavone is seend as a better field goal kicker than punter, so the Eskimos decided to look outside their organization for someone who could do both.

Edmonton also gives up a first round and a fourth round pick in the deal.

Schiavone is from Fort Erie and handled all punting and kicking duties while at Western.  He won a Yates Cup while in University and led the CIS in scoring with 97 points in 2005.