Argonauts re-sign linebacker Akeem Jordan to one-year contract

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Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Christion Jones (26) is tackled on punt return byToronto Argonauts linebacker Akeem Jordan (right) during the first half of the CFL Eastern final. (Frank Gunn/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts have re-signed linebacker Akeem Jordan through the upcoming CFL season.

Jordan has 41 defensive tackles and nine special team tackles in 19 games over the last two seasons with the Argos.

He won a Grey Cup with Toronto in 2017 after eight seasons in the NFL split between the Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Redskins.

The six-foot-one, 255 pounder played 100 games in the NFL and started in 44 of those matches.

Jordan made 330 tackles, 24 of those for a loss, forced four fumbles and had two interceptions in the NFL.

CFL free agency opens on Feb. 12.

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