MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes have signed four players to contracts on the opening day of CFL Free Agency, agreeing to deals with linebacker Chris Ackie and defensive linemen Nick Usher and Michael Wakefield.
Usher has spent two seasons with the Edmonton Football Team, appearing in all 18 games for them in 2019.
He finished the year with 36 tackles, six sacks and three forced fumbles while helping Edmonton make a push into the playoffs.
Wakefield has spent all three of his CFL campaigns in the nation’s capital. In 39 career games, the Valdosta, Georgia native has posted 54 tackles, seven sacks, and one interception.
The team also re-signed defensive linemen Woody Baron. The Alouettes have gotten off to a fast start to free agency, as they’ve also added defensive lineman Almondo Sewell and linebacker Patrick Levels.
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