Saskatchewan Roughriders Head Coach & GM Chris Jones confirmed Tuesday’s TSN report that linebacker Otha Foster is returning to the team after being released by the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens.
“He’s here,” Jones said after Tuesday’s closed practice, and confirmed Foster has signed a contract with the CFL club however he wouldn’t disclose whether Otha will play Friday at Hamilton.
Meanwhile regarding an update on Kevin Glenn, Jones said the quarterback “feels better” today after missing Monday’s Day 1 practice with a hand injury and will be re-assessed on Wednesday.
Additionally, the Riders announced they have signed international kick returner Marcus Thigpen to the practice roster.
Thigpen (5’9 – 195) is a veteran of 36 CFL regular-season games and 50 NFL regular-season games between 2010-15.
The dynamic returner made his CFL debut in 2010 by taking the game’s opening kickoff 93-yards for a touchdown. He later added a 118-yard missed field goal return for his second touchdown.