Saskatchewan Roughriders sign running back Will Ford to their practice roster

The Saskatchewan Roughriders added running back Will Ford to their practice roster Tuesday.

Ford released by Winnipeg Blue Bombers last week

The Saskatchewan Roughriders added running back Will Ford to their practice roster Tuesday.

The five-foot-11, 195-pound Ford spent the last two seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Ford was an East Division all-star in 2013 after rushing for 594 yards and two touchdowns while adding seven catches for 41 yards in 13 regular-season games.

Ford, 27, also registered 45 kickoff returns for 1,047 yards and two TDs and was twice named the league's special-teams player of the week.

Ford was released by the Bombers last week after appearing in just one game for Winnipeg this season.