Canadian receiver Natey Adjei inks deal with Montreal Alouettes

Natey Adjei (3) celebrate a touchdown against the B.C. Lions during first half CFL action in Edmonton on June 29, 2018. (Jason Franson/CP)

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes have signed Canadian receiver Natey Adjei.

A third-round pick in the 2013 CFL draft, Adjei has split six seasons in the CFL between Toronto and Edmonton.

The Toronto native had his most productive season in 2019, making 58 catches for 534 yards and adding two majors in 18 games with Edmonton.

In 98 career games, Adjei has 925 yards and four touchdowns on 97 catches.

The Alouettes also announced that they have signed American defensive back Prince Smith and quarterback Chris Robison.

In another move, the Alouettes named Greg Quick their defensive and special teams assistant coach. Quick previously was the CFL's director of global scouting.


HAMILTON — The Tiger-Cats have signed American running back Byron Marshall, defensive end Malik Carney and linebacker Patrick Nelson.

Marshall played 13 games in the NFL with Philadelphia (2016) and Washington (2017-18), registering 31 carries for 105 rushing yards, 13 receptions for 76 receiving yards and 12 kick returns for 239 yards.

Carney, 25, attended training camp with Denver in 2020 after spending time on the practice squads of the Broncos, Seattle and Detroit in 2019.

Nelson is a product of Southern Methodist University.


REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American defensive back Damon Webb.

The Ohio State product was with Tennessee in the 2018 NFL pre-season.

The Roughriders also announced Canadian offensive lineman Vincent Roy has retired.

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