Argonauts sign two-time CFL all-star receiver Derel Walker

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Edmonton Eskimos' Derel Walker makes a touchdown catch. (Jeff McIntosh/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts have signed two-time CFL all-star receiver Derel Walker.

The 27-year-old receiver played in 11 games for Edmonton last season, posting 51 receptions for 875 yards and eight touchdowns.

The six-foot-two, 188-pound receiver was named CFL’s most outstanding rookie and a CFL all-star in 2015 after putting up 1,110 receiving yards and six touchdowns while helping the Eskimos to a Grey Cup title.

He was named a league all-star for the second consecutive season in 2106 after posting 1,589 yards and 10 touchdowns on 109 catches (all second best in the league).

Over 49 career games with the Eskimos, Walker has 287 receptions, 4,208 yards, and 26 touchdowns.

The Argonauts re-signed offensive lineman Will Campbell and quarterback Dakota Prukop.

The 27-year-old Campbell is entering his third season with Toronto. The Detroit native started 15 games in 2018 after playing in 14 games during his rookie season.

The six-foot-five, 308-pound lineman started at left tackle in the Argos 105th Grey Cup win over Calgary two seasons ago.

Prukop, 25, signed with Toronto in May of 2017. The former Montana State pivot played in nine games as a rookie and 14 last season, recording a combined eight special teams tackles.

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