Alouettes acquire Stamps from Eskimos

Jan 16, 2015 - 9:55 PM Montreal, QC ( - The Montreal Alouettes have acquired slotback Fred Stamps from the Edmonton Eskimos in exchange for wide receiver Kenny Stafford.

Stamps caught 33 passes for 545 yards and two touchdowns last season. The former All-Star hauled in 496 passes for 7,932 yards and 49 touchdowns over eight seasons with the Eskimos.

From 2009 to 2013, Stamps registered five straight 1,000-yard receiving seasons.

"Fred Stamps has been one of the top receivers in the CFL over the last 5 years," said Alouettes general manager Jim Popp. "This addition adds strength, character, and another high level performer to our solid receiving core."

Stafford finished 2014 with 230 yards and one touchdown on 20 receptions.

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