REDBLACKS re-sign Michael Klassen

The Ottawa REDBLACKS have signed Canadian defensive lineman Michael Klassen to a two-year contract extension, the club announced Friday.

Klassen is coming off his first season in Ottawa – following four years in Montreal and one in Calgary – and recorded career highs in defensive tackles, with 28, and sacks, with four, in 17 games.

In 79 career CFL games, the 6-foot-5, 285-pound Calgary native has 86 defensive tackles and 12 sacks.

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