Argos re-sign Bear Woods, add LB Taylor Reed

The Toronto Argonauts signed three more players Tuesday, picking up linebackers Bear Woods and Taylor Reed, and defensive end John Biewald.

Grey Cup champs also add 23-year-old defensive end John Biewald

Two-time CFL all-star Bear Woods started 17 games for the Toronto Argonauts in 2017 and led the team with 91 defensive tackles. (John E. Sokolowski/Getty Images)

The Toronto Argonauts signed three more players today.

They picked up linebackers Bear Woods and Taylor Reed, and defensive end John Biewald.

Woods, a two-time CFL all-star, started 17 games for the Argos in 2017 and led the team with 91 defensive tackles. He also had four tackles for a loss, two sacks and five quarterback pressures in what was his first season with the team.

Woods previously played six seasons with the Montreal Alouettes, where he was named the east division's Most Outstanding Defensive Player in 2014 and 2016.

Woods was signed through the 2018 season.

Addition of Reed

Reed, 26, has played 69 games in four CFL seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Calgary Stampeders and Ottawa Redblacks. He started 18 games for the Redblacks last year and led the team with 94 defensive tackles, five tackles for a loss, four sacks, seven quarterback pressures, one forced fumble and one pass touchdown.

Biewald's potential

Biewald, 23, spent time with the Ottawa Redblacks during training camp for the past two years. He's played five years of U Sports football with Western University, where he recorded 64.5 tackles, 21 tackles for a loss, 13.5 sacks, five forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and two pass breakups in 30 regular season games.

The Ottawa native also has two special teams tackles in two pre season games with the Redblacks in 2017.

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