The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced international free agent linebacker Greg Jones has signed with the team. As per club policy, details of the contract were not released.
Jones (6’0 – 242) has signed with the Riders after spending the last two seasons with the Toronto Argonauts.
Last season the 27-year-old Michigan State product registered a team leading 98 defensive tackles and 17 special teams tackles starting all 18 regular season games on his way to being named a 2015 East Division All-Star.
Prior to arriving in the CFL Jones spent two seasons in the NFL playing six games with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2012. He also played 16 regular season games – with five starts – and four playoff games with the 2011 Super Bowl champion New York Giants.