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The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today international free agent receiver/returner Kendial Lawrence has signed with the team. As per club policy, details of the contract were not released.
Lawrence (5’9 – 195) has signed with the Riders after spending the last two seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos. He originally entered the CFL with Hamilton Tiger-Cats in September, 2013.
Through his first three seasons, Lawrence has played 35 regular season games totaling 562 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 95 carries and 778 receiving yards and five touchdowns on 78 receptions. He has also added 59 kickoff returns for 1,359 yards and two touchdowns, and 142 punt returns for 1,410 yards and one touchdown. He has spent time at both receiver and running back.
Last season, Lawrence played 17 regular season games and was a key component in the Eskimos post-season run.
He won his first Grey Cup championship with Edmonton in 2015.