May 19, 2019

Lions sign Canadian LB Adam Konar

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VANCOUVER — Just one day after his release from the Edmonton Eskimos, Canadian linebacker Adam Konar has found a new home.

The six-foot-two, 225-pounder played in 11 games in Edmonton last season, collecting 21 defensive tackles, five special teams tackles, one sack, one interception and one forced fumble.

Konar was originally selected by the Eskimos in the third round (25th overall) of the 2015 CFL Draft. Through four seasons, he appeared in 34 games and recorded 94 total tackles, three interceptions, two quarterback sacks, and two forced fumbles.