The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed international defensive lineman Zach Minter.
Minter (6’2 – 300) joins the Riders after spending last season with the Calgary Stampeders where he picked up six defensive tackles and two quarterbacks sacks, starting three of five regular season games played.
The 26-year-old Montana State product spent the previous season with the B.C Lions after signing with the team in March, 2015. Starting seven of 10 regular season games, Minter registered 16 defensive tackles and three quarterback sacks.
Before coming to the CFL, Minter spent time with the Dallas Cowboys and Cincinnati Bengals during 2014. He signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in April, 2013 where he went on to play two regular season NFL games.
(Riders Press Release)
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed international wide receiver Bakari Grant.
Grant (6’4 – 205) is a six-year veteran having originally entered the CFL with Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2011. After spending five seasons with the Ti-Cats, Grant joined the Calgary Stampeders, signing as a free agent in February, 2016.
Last season the 29-year-old California native started 10 regular season games where he collected 625 yards and four touchdowns on 44 receptions before adding one catch for 18 yards in the West Final and four catches for 52 yards in the Grey Cup.
Through six seasons Grant has totaled 286 receptions for 3,652 yards and 20 touchdowns in 80 regular season games.