Eskimos sign defensive back Johnny Adams

Johnny Adams has signed with the Edmonton Eskimos. (Peter Power/CP)

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos have signed free agent defensive back Johnny Adams.

The five-foot-11 native of Akron, Ohio entered the league in 2015 with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. In 23 games, he recorded 85 defensive tackles, five special teams tackles and seven interceptions, one returned for a touchdown.

In September 2016, he was traded to Hamilton where he recorded 19 defensive tackles in four games.

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