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CALGARY -- The Calgary Stampeders have signed import defensive lineman Anwar Stewart to a practice-roster agreement.

Stewart originally signed with the Stampeders in 2000 and was a member of the organization in 2001 when Calgary won the Grey Cup. He signed with Montreal in 2002 and played 10 seasons with the Alouettes, winning three more Grey Cups and becoming the franchise’s all-time sacks leader in 2009.

In 176 career regular-season games, Stewart has 284 tackles, including 29 tackles for loss, 30 special-teams tackles, 66 sacks, 10 interceptions, 15 forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries. He has played 18 playoff games — including seven Grey Cup contests — and recorded 28 tackles and five sacks.

Stewart was an East Division all-star in 2003, 2004 and 2009, a CFL all-star in 2004 and 2009 and was the league’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player in 2004.

Prior to turning pro, he went to the University of Kentucky and played linebacker before making the switch to defensive end.

Fan Comments
als rule
started in cowtown so rightly so ends his A #1 career in cowtown!! understood his release from the als BUT still didn't agree!! should have been kept as a b/up DLman, b/up TE and special teamer and judging by that goof's sieve of a D a starting DE!! anwar a GREAT community involved player!! all the best sir stewart!!
October 10, 2012 - 10:46pm
 
GoTi-Cats
Impressive credentials for the ex-Als player. Linemen can last a long time in pro football so the Stamps may have bought themselves some DL injury insurance for the playoff struggles to come.
October 10, 2012 - 7:32pm