Decision Dressler: Receiver re-signs in Riderville

CFL.ca Staff

REGINA — After 48 hours of reviewing offers, former all-star slotback Weston Dressler has opted to return to the Saskatchewan Roughriders, signing a new deal Thursday.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders today announced international wide receiver Dressler has signed with the team. As per club policy terms of the contract were not released.

Dressler returns to Saskatchewan after attending training camp with Kansas City Chiefs where he played three preseason games, recording one 19-yard kickoff return.

The Bismarck, North Dakota native has spent his entire six year pro career with the Green and White. After 98 career regular season games the 29-year-old sits third in franchise history with 442 receptions and 6,536 yards, while his 43 receiving touchdowns rank fifth all-time.

Dressler has surpassed the 1,000 yard receiving mark in five of his six seasons and has been named a West Division All-Star four times (2009, 2011-13) and a CFL All-Star twice (2012-13).

He recorded five receptions for 81 yards and a touchdown as the Riders won the 2013 Grey Cup championship.

Dressler also fielded an offer from the Ottawa REDBLACKS before electing to return to Regina.

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