Saskatchewan

Riders welcome back Williams-Lambert after NFL tryout

Receiver Jordan Williams-Lambert is returning to the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

New deal keeps star receiver in Saskatchewan through 2020

Saskatchewan Roughriders wide receiver Jordan Williams-Lambert shakes a tackle at Mosaic Stadium in Regina last year. He's returning to the team after an NFL tryout. (Mark Taylor/Canadian Press)

Receiver Jordan Williams-Lambert is returning to the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

After getting cut by the Chicago Bears following the NFL pre-season, Williams-Lambert has signed a deal with the Roughriders that will keep him with Saskatchewan through 2020.

The six-foot-three, 228-pound Ball State graduate was the CFL West's rookie of the year last season after making 62 catches for 764 yards and four touchdowns.

Williams-Lambert, 25, had five receptions for 49 yards in three pre-season games with Chicago.

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