The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced international wide receiver Naaman Roosevelt has signed an extension to remain with the team through 2018. As per club policy, financial details of the contract were not released.
Roosevelt originally joined the Green and White as a free agent in March, 2015 after spending parts of five seasons in the NFL. Through his first two CFL seasons the 28-year-old Buffalo native has played 21 games registering 101 receptions for 1,583 yards and seven touchdowns.
This season, Roosevelt earned nomination as the Riders Most Outstanding Player after picking up 1,095 receiving yards and two touchdowns on 76 receptions in 11 games. He was named a CFL Top Performer for week five after registering a season high 182 receiving yards.