George (6'4 – 277) will return for his ninth CFL season and sixth with the Riders. The Kansas State product originally joined the Green and White as a free agent in February 2011. Through 111 career regular season games, George has collected 181 defensive tackles, 42 quarterback sacks, and six forced fumbles.
George was named a West Division All-Star in 2013 and 2014, and also won his first career Grey Cup as a member of the Riders in 2013.
The Riders also announced they have released national kicker Paul McCallum and international defensive back Tristan Jackson.
McCallum returned to the Riders in July, 2015, playing 14 regular season games last season. He had previously been with the team for 12 seasons from 1994-2005 before spending the next nine seasons with the BC Lions.