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HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced on Friday the signing of National offensive lineman David Beard to a contract extension through the 2024 Canadian Football League season.
Beard, 30, played 17 games last season with the Tiger-Cats (seven) and Elks (10) after being acquired from Edmonton in exchange for Jesse Gibbon and a second-round pick in the 2023 CFL Draft.
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The six-foot-five, 320-pound native of Sherwood Park, AB, took over the starting centre position in Hamilton and started six of his seven games in black and gold after the midseason trade.
A seven-year veteran of the CFL (2015-2022), Beard has suited up in 101 games with the Tiger-Cats (2022) and the Edmonton Elks (2015-2022) and was unanimously voted the Elks’ most outstanding offensive lineman in 2019.