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Argos acquire rights to top QB prospect James Franklin from Eskimos

The Toronto Argonauts have acquired quarterback James Franklin and a third-round selection in the 2018 CFL Draft from the Edmonton Eskimos in exchange for Canadian offensive lineman Mason Woods.

Toronto also receives 3rd-round pick from Edmonton; OL Mason Woods sent other way

Former Edmonton QB James Franklin was dealt to Toronto along with a third-round pick in exchange for OL Mason Woods on Monday. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press)

The Toronto Argonauts have acquired quarterback James Franklin and a third-round selection in the 2018 CFL Draft from the Edmonton Eskimos in exchange for Canadian offensive lineman Mason Woods.

Franklin has made 12 appearances over three seasons in Edmonton, completing 116-of-176 pass attempts for 1,449 yards, 12 touchdowns, and one interception while rushing for 145 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries.

Woods, from Maple Ridge, B.C., was selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the first round (10th overall) of the 2017 CFL draft. Woods attended University of Idaho from 2013-2016 where he appeared in 34 games.

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