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Friday, February 19, 2016

RIDERS ADD THREE

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced international defensive lineman Sage Harold,international linebacker Dede Lattimore, and international defensive back Johnathan Shuler have all signed with the team. As per club policy, details of the contracts were not released.

Harold (6'3 – 245) joins the Riders after attending training camp with the Washington Redskins last season, playing three preseason games before being added to the teams practice squad.

The 24-year-old originally signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent after four standout seasons at James Madison where he collected 117 defensive tackles, 25.5 quarterback sacks and 13 forced fumbles in 41 career collegiate games.   

Lattimore (6'0 – 237) signs with the Green and White after spending parts of the last two seasons with the Chicago Bears. The 25-year-old originally signed with the Bears as an undrafted free agent in May, 2014. The University of South Florida product went on to play ten regular season NFL games as a rookie in 2014.

Lattimore returned to the Bears training camp in 2015 where he played one preseason game.  

Shuler (6'1 – 188) has signed with the Riders after spending four seasons at Austin Peay. The Nashville product collected 225 total defensive tackles, 12 tackles for loss, three interceptions, and two quarterback sacks in 44 career collegiate games.

Last season, Shuler attended rookie camp with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Old helmet logo Rod....

The 'Seattle Seahawk' wrap around helmet logo (to the back of the helmet) is now quite outdated... The reason why the Riders changed the logo is because the wrap around to the back did not look that great.

All you have to do is delete that one version and replace it with a current version. Seems simple enough - even for those that don't like change.

In Your Backyard

Anonymous said...

Still recognizable. The old logo was also harder to apply to a curved surface, even with a heat gun.

cb said...

Love the height on all of these new defensive backs

Anonymous said...

Can't wait for training camp to begin. Lattimore looks like a force to be reckoned with. Motor doesn't stop.

Dave from Saskatoon

Anonymous said...

Since Knox Jr. is likely off to the NFL in 2017, Lattimore would be a good prospect to develop for the future.

Anonymous said...

Sage Harold a excellent Saskatchewan Roughriders aquisition, kudos Jones/Murphy.

Anonymous said...

Knox Jr. won't be going anywhere. He had 100 or so tackles last year and never cratered anyone. He ain't got it, he don't put the fear in nobody.

Anonymous said...

Exactly, he will be lucky if he has a job with the Riders in 2016, never mine the NFL. Someone had to make all those tackles last year,he just happened to be at the right place at the right time. He does not put the fear in anybody alright.

GWil26 said...

You guys are idiots haha. If you think coaches don't value guys who are "at the right place at the right time" over striking "fear" in guys (which is ridiculous... This is pro football guys aren't scared out there) then you are more clueless than you originally seemed.

Anonymous said...

By comparison, the Riders secondary put the fear in 30,000 people every home game and none of them are going to NFL!

Additionally the Riders receiving core put fear in no one yet a section of fans are astounded the management let a few of them go.

GWil26 said...

Haha great response ^^