Riders Add Another Eskimo

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have acquired the CFL playing rights to international offensive lineman Thaddeus Coleman from the Edmonton Eskimos.

In exchange, the Riders have sent two players from the team’s negotiation list to the Eskimos.

Coleman (6’8 – 320 lbs) with be entering his fourth CFL season after originally signing with Edmonton in June, 2013. Through his first three seasons the 30-year-old product of Mississippi Valley State has started all 21 games played spending time at right and left tackle.

He won his first career Grey Cup last season as a member of the Eskimos.