Tiger-Cats Re-Sign Offensive Lineman Washington
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Monday that the football club has re-signed international offensive lineman Tony Washington.
Washington, 31, split the 2017 season with the Edmonton Eskimos (six games) and Tiger-Cats (12 games), starting 18 games overall at both left and right tackle. The 6-7, 318-pound native of New Orleans, Louisiana, was released by the Eskimos on August 7 and signed with the Tiger-Cats the next day (August 8). He played the final 12 games of the season with Hamilton, suiting up in the first-three at right tackle followed by nine consecutive starts at left tackle. From Labour Day until the end of the season, Washington was part of an offensive line that allowed the third-least quarterback sacks (18), and produced the most rushing yards (1,149) and rushing touchdowns (13) over that span.
The product of Abilene Christian University has played in 87 career CFL games, starting 86 times, over seven seasons for the Calgary Stampeders (2011), Toronto Argonauts (2012-13), Eskimos (2014-17) and Tiger-Cats (2017). Washington is also a two-time Grey Cup Champion (2012, 2015).
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Canadian Football League Stories from February 5, 2018
- Argos Re-Sign Two-Time CFL All-Star S.J. Green Through 2019 - Toronto Argonauts
- Tiger-Cats Re-Sign Offensive Lineman Washington - Hamilton Tiger-Cats
- Stamps Sign 2017 Draft Pick Alexandre Gagnon - Calgary Stampeders
- Eskimos Re-Sign Hazelton - Edmonton Eskimos
- Argos Release Pending Free Agent Devier Posey - Toronto Argonauts
- BC Lions Acquire DL Odell Willis from Ottawa - B.C. Lions
- RedBlacks Acquire Draft Pick in Deals with Eskimos, Lions - Ottawa RedBlacks
- Esks Acquire Jake Ceresna in Trade with Ottawa RedBlacks - Edmonton Eskimos
- Riders Acquire Defensive Lineman Charleston Hughes - Saskatchewan Roughriders
- Tiger-Cats Acquire Quarterback Adams Jr. from Roughriders - Hamilton Tiger-Cats
- Argos Agree on One-Year Extension with Veteran QB Ricky Ray - Toronto Argonauts
- Stampeders Complete Trade with Tiger-Cats - Calgary Stampeders
- Tiger-Cats Acquire All-Star Defensive End Hughes from Stampeders - Hamilton Tiger-Cats
- Defensive Back Washington Re-Signs with Tiger-Cats - Hamilton Tiger-Cats
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