The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today national defensive lineman Eddie Steele has signed with the team.
Steele (6’2 – 280) joins the Riders after spending the last four seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos. Last season, the 28-year-old played 18 regular-season games, starting five, the East Semi-Final and East Final.
Through six CFL seasons, Steele has registered 108 defensive tackles and 13 quarterback sacks in 90 regular-season appearances. He won his first Grey Cup in 2015 as a member of the Eskimos.
He played his first two seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats after the team had selected him in the third round (22nd overall) of the 2010 CFL Draft.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today national long-snapper Jorgen Hus has re-signed with the team.
Hus (6’1 – 230) returns to the Green and White for his third CFL season. The Saskatoon native originally signed with the Riders in May, 2015 after his playing rights were acquired from Edmonton where the Eskimos had selected him in the fourth round (31st overall) of the 2013 CFL Draft.
Through his first two seasons, the 27-year-old has played 27 career regular-season games.
Before entering the CFL, the University of Regina product spent parts of three seasons in the NFL splitting time with the St. Louis Rams, Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs.
(Ryan Pollock/Rider Media)