HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed international wide receiver John Chiles.
The 27-year-old registered 10 receptions for 135 yards and two touchdowns in three games with the Saskatchewan Roughriders this season before being released on Aug. 24.
In three CFL seasons with the Toronto Argonauts (2013-14) and Roughriders, the native of Dallas, Texas, has recorded 83 receptions for 1,335 yards with 12 touchdowns in 23 career games.
The six-two, 209-pound receiver also spent time with the NFL’s New Orleans Saints (2011), St. Louis Rams (2011-12), Chicago Bears (2015), and the Arena Football League’s Jacksonville Sharks (2011). He was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by New Orleans on July 27, 2011.
The Tiger-Cats also announced that national linebacker Byron Archambault has been placed on the six-game injured list.