February 18, 2011

Riders add defensive lineman George


REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed import defensive lineman Tearrius George on Friday.

The six-foot-four, 263-pounder had four tackles, one sack and one fumble recovery with the Calgary Stampeders last season.

George spent three seasons with the Stampeders. In 32 games, the 28-year-old recorded 56 defensive tackles, 10 sacks, three fumble recoveries and one forced fumble.

George has also played for the NFL’s New York Jets, Dallas, New Orleans and Miami.