Eskimos sign veteran WR Armanti Edwards


EDMONTON – The Edmonton Eskimos have signed a contract with wide receiver Armanti Edwards.

Edwards, 32, first entered the CFL in 2016, signing with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. After a season with the Green and White, he was traded to Toronto. He has spent the past three years with the Argos.

After crossing the 1,000-yard mark in 2017 and 2018, Edwards finally crossed the course in 2019, ending the year with 1,014 yards and seven majors while carrying 69 catches.

In 56 career games, the Appalachian State product made 244 catches for 3,181 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Edwards was part of the Argonauts’ team that won the championship in the 105th Gray Cup presented by Shaw.

Before heading north, Edwards was a third-round pick of the Carolina Panthers in the 2010 NFL draft. He also reportedly worked with the Cleveland Browns and the Chicago Bears.


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