Dyakowski signs contract extension with Ticats

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski to a contract extension that should keep him in the Black and Gold through 2017.

The 31-year-old is entering his tenth season and is the longest-tenured Ticat on the roster with 118 starts in 132 games. The 6-5, 325-pounder was an East Division All-Star in 2012 and the Tiger-Cats Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman in 2011.

Dyakowski was originally selected by the Ticats in the second round of the 2006 Canadian draft after playing his college ball at LSU. A native of Vancouver, the Ticats are the only team he’s played for.

With his signing, the Ticats now have further solidified the interior of their offensive line. The club signed fellow Canadians Ryan Bomben and Mike Filer to three-year contract extensions last season and also have youngster Mathieu Girard signed through 2018.

More later.

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