February 12, 2013

Stamps of approval: Esks ink All-Star receiver to extension

CFL.ca Staff

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos have signed All-Star receiver Fred Stamps to a contract extension that will keep him in Green and Gold through the 2014 season.

Stamps has spent his entire six-year career with the Eskimos, leading the team in receiving yards for the past four seasons.

A four-time West Division and CFL All-Star (2009-12), Stamps has registered four consecutive 1,000-yard receiving seasons from 2009-12.

Last season, Stamps started in all 18 regular season games and was second in the league with 70 receptions for 1,310 yards and a personal season career-high nine touchdowns.

Stamps also reached two club milestones – sixth on the all-time receptions list and eighth on the all-time receiving yards list. He also started the Eastern Semi-Final where he led the team with three catches for 51 yards.

More to come…