The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American wide receiver Jordan Williams-Lambert to a one-year contract extension, keeping him with the club through 2020.
Williams-Lambert (6’3 – 228 lbs) returns to the Roughriders after spending training camp with the Chicago Bears. Williams-Lambert played three preseason games with the Bears registering five receptions for 49 yards.
The 25-year-old was the CFL’s 2018 West Division Rookie of the Year after starting 17 regular-season games and the Western Semi-Final. Williams-Lambert tallied 764 receiving yards and four touchdowns on a team-leading 62 receptions. He earned two 100-yard receiving games both against Calgary on Aug. 19 and Oct. 20. He added one catch for one yard and one carry for nine yards in the playoffs.
A gifted collegiate player, Williams-Lambert played four seasons at Ball State recording 200 receptions for 2,723 yards and 24 touchdowns in 44 career regular-season games with the Cardinals. He left Ball State ranked fourth all-time in school history in both catches and receiving yards and was tied for third in touchdown receptions.
The Riders also announced they have signed DL Chad Geter to the practice roster. He was here last year and was cut in the pre-season. K Gabe Ferraro and DB Solomon Means have been released