Friday, January 30, 2015

Dressler Is Back

The Saskatchewan Roughriders today announced international wide receiver Weston Dressler has agreed to a four year contract extension to remain with the team. As per club policy financial terms of the contract were not released.
Dressler (5’7 – 179) has spent his entire seven year pro career with the Green and White after originally entering the Canadian Football League in 2008. He again re-signed with the team as a free agent in August, 2014 after attending training camp with NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs.   

After 107 career regular season games the 29-year-old sits third in franchise history with 469 receptions and 6,856 yards, while his 44 receiving touchdowns rank fifth all-time.

The Bismarck, North Dakota native has surpassed the 1,000 yard receiving mark in five of his seven seasons, has been named a West Division All-Star four times (2009, 2011-13), a CFL All-Star twice (2012-13) and won the 2013 Grey Cup championship.

Last season, the University of North Dakota product played nine regular season games registering 27 receptions for 320 yards and a touchdown. He also added 27 punt returns for 338 yards and two touchdowns.  

Dressler was eligible to become a free agent on February 10th.

(Photo Courtesy Saskatchewan Roughriders) 


Anonymous said...

U can change your poll question now.

By the way, WOOHOO!!

Anonymous said...

Taman gets another one back in the stable.

Cmon Taman haters, keep it up!


Anonymous said...

Hope he's making more than he wasnt before.


Anonymous said...

Anyone thinking he was going anywhere after last year suffers from paranoia!

Welcome back Weston!

Anonymous said...

WOOHOO indeed!


Anonymous said...

Thanks Mr. Roy Shivers for scouting, recruiting, developing, signing to contract on behalf of the Riders, long term player prospect Weston Dressler. Congratulations Mr. Dressler on your contract extension.

Anonymous said...

Aww ! How cute, Roughriders gets roped into signing little fellow to a excessive long deal, fall to 4th place finish 2015 CFL season. Rider Gm should know better than throwing $200,000**+ per season on old players, he should be recruiting and developing cheap/young long term team prospects.