Almondo Sewell signs contract extension with Eskimos

The Edmonton Eskimos signed defensive tackle Almondo Sewell to a two-year contract extension Thursday.

Defensive tackle signed through 2015 season

Eskimos defensive tackle Almondo Sewell, right, has had his contract extended through the 2015 CFL season. He posted eight sacks, 39 tackles and one pass knockdown this past season. (John Ulan/The Canadian Press)

The Edmonton Eskimos signed defensive tackle Almondo Sewell to a contract extension Thursday.

The deal will keep Sewell with the Canadian Football League club through the 2015 season.

Sewell appeared in 15 games this season, registering eight sacks, 39 tackles, one pass knockdown and a fumble recovery en route to being named a CFL all-star.

Sewell, 26, originally signed with Edmonton as a free agent June 4, 2012.

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