The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today that national receiver Alex Anthony and national linebacker Ryan Wellman have re-signed with the team. As per club policy, financial details of the contracts were not released.
Anthony (6’2 – 205) will be entering his third year with the Roughriders after originally being selected by the team in the 5th round (39th overall) of the 2013 CFL Draft. Through his first two seasons, the 23-year-old has appeared in four games as a backup receiver registering two receptions for 13 yards.
Wellman (6’6 – 235) will rejoin the Riders for his second CFL season. The University of Regina product got into five regular season games during his 2014 rookie campaign. The 24-year-old saw action mainly on special teams where recorded two tackles.
· The Riders also announced they have released national centre Dominic Picard and national linebacker Tristan Black.