OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks signed free-agent defensive lineman A.C. Leonard and defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy to one-year contracts Tuesday.
Leonard, 26, spent the last two seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He registered 66 tackles, 10 sacks and a forced fumble in 33 games.
"A.C. is a dynamic pass rusher and we’re looking forward to seeing him get after the quarterbacks this year," Ottawa head coach Rick Campbell said in a statement.
Purifoy, 25, is coming to the Redblacks after two seasons with the BC Lions.
He recorded 49 defensive tackles and three interceptions while playing in 18 games last year.
"Loucheiz is a skilled player that makes impact plays on the field," said Campbell. "We’re excited that he’s joining the Redblacks."