The Saskatchewan Roughriders have re-signed defensive lineman Jonathan Newsome to an extension through 2018.
Newsome suited up in all 18 regular season games last year for the green and white, recording 27 defensive tackles, six special teams tackles and two sacks.
The 6’3 247 pound lineman joined the Riders during training camp last year, after spending two seasons down south with the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts.
During his two seasons with the Colts, Newsome picked up 47 defensive tackles and finished 2014 with with 6.5 sacks, the most on the Colts and second-most among NFL rookies.
Financial details of the contract were not released.