February 8, 2019

REDBLACKS ink Klassen to two-year extension

Patrick Doyle/CFL.ca

OTTAWA — The Ottawa REDBLACKS have signed Canadian defensive lineman Michael Klassen to a two-year contract extension, the club announced Friday. Klassen was set to become a free agent next week.

Klassen is coming off his first season in Ottawa – following four years in Montreal and one in Calgary – and recorded career highs in defensive tackles, with 28, and sacks, with four, in 17 games.

In 79 career CFL games, the six-foot-five, 285-pound Calgary native has 86 defensive tackles and 12 sacks.

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