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Sports B.C. Lions sign wide receiver Shaq Johnson to contract extension

22:41  21 january  2021
22:41  21 january  2021 Source:   msn.com

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VANCOUVER — The B . C . Lions have signed offensive lineman Joel Figueroa to a contract extension . The six-foot-six, 320-pound Figueroa started 34 games — primarily at left tackle — with the Lions over the 2018 and 2019 Riders extend receiver jordan williams-lambert.

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions have signed Canadian wide receiver Shaq Johnson to a contract extension.

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The six-foot, 185-pound native of Brampton, Ont., recorded career highs in receptions (39) and yards (597) in 2019 while also scoring a pair of touchdowns.

Johnson has appeared in 54 games for the Lions over the past four seasons, making 97 catches for 1,454 yards and seven touchdowns.

In his first full season as a pro in 2017, Johnson was the Lions' nominee for the CFL's most outstanding Canadian.

Johnson was selected in the fourth round, 32nd overall, of the 2017 CFL draft.

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HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed eight of their nine 2020 draft picks, including first-round selections Coulter Woodmansey and Mason Bennett.

Woodmansey, Hamilton's fifth overall pick, played in 32 games, including 28 starts at guard, over four seasons at the University of Guelph (2016-19).

The six-foot-five, 325-pound native of Toronto was named an OUA first-team all-star and a second-team all-Canadian in 2019.

Bennett, taken ninth overall, played 43 games over four seasons at the University of North Dakota (2016-19). The six-foot-four, 235-pound Winnipeg native posted 128 total tackles, 20 sacks, three pass breakups, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries.

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The Lions announced Monday that they have signed DE Cam Johnson to a Reserve-Future contract . Johnson comes to Detroit after most recently spending time with the Cleveland Browns where he appeared in 12 games during the 2016 season before being released in August 2017.

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Hamilton also signed linebacker Bailey Feltmate (second round, Acadia University), receiver Tyler Ternowski (third round, University of Waterloo), defensive back Stavros Katsantonis (fourth round, University of British Columbia), offensive lineman Joseph Bencze, (fifth round, McMaster University) defensive back Jean Ventose (sixth round,  University of British Columbia) and defensive lineman Tom Schnitzler (eighth round, University of British Columbia).

The Tiger-Cats’ seventh-round selection, kicker JJ Molson, is currently on the practice roster of the NFL's Green Bay Packers.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 21, 2021.

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