The Saskatchewan Roughriders made a few additions to their roster on Tuesday.
Saskatchewan signed four American players, defensive linemen Brayden Thomas and Caleb Sanders, American wide receiver John Ursua, and American defensive back Tedric Thompson.
Thomas (6’3-255) signed with the Los Angeles Rams as an undrafted free agent following the 2022 NFL Draft. He played one game in December after spending the majority of the season on the team’s practice squad.
The 25-year-old played two collegiate seasons (2020-21) at North Dakota State University.
Sanders (6’1-287) attended rookie camp with the New York Giants following the 2023 NFL Draft. He would join the Philadelphia Eagles in one preseason game.
The Iowa native played five collegiate seasons (2018-22) at South Dakota State University.
Ursua (5’9-182) was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 7th round, 236th overall, of the 2019 NFL Draft and spent three seasons (2019-21) with the team.
The Hawaii native played three collegiate seasons (2016-18) at the University of Hawaii, seeing action in 33 games
Thompson (6’0-204) was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round, 111th overall, of the 2017 NFL Draft. He spent three seasons (2017-19) with the team. He saw action in eight games for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2020, logging 13 tackles. Thompson also had stints with the Cleveland Browns (2020-21), the Denver Broncos (2021), the Tennessee Titans (2021).
The California native played four collegiate seasons (2013-16) at the University of Colorado Boulder.