Canadian Football League

Thursday, May 05, 2005

Riders sign three Canadian Football League O-lineman

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today Rob Lazeo, Shawn Gifford, and Tango McCauley have signed one-year plus option contracts with the club. Financial details were not released.

Rob Lazeo is entering his seventh CFL season and fifth season with Saskatchewan. The 32-year old dressed in all 18 regular season games and both playoff games for the Riders last year as their backup lineman. Lazeo was originally drafted by the Riders in the first round of the 1995 CFL College Draft.

Shawn Gifford is entering his fifth CFL season and third with Saskatchewan. Last year, the 28-year old went to training camp with the Toronto Argonauts, but after an injury was released during the season. Gifford has played in 37 regular season CFL games and three playoff games.

Tango McCauley is entering his third CFL season and second with Saskatchewan. After his rookie season with Saskatchewan in 2003, McCauley signed with the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys last year. After being released by the Cowboys, McCauley was signed by the B.C. Lions and played in one game in 2004.


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