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.
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