Reports: BC Lions re-sign CFL MODP, LB Solomon Elimimian

2016 CFL Most Outstanding Defensive Player, linebacker Solomon Elimimian has re-signed with the BC Lions according to Canadian Press reporter Dan Ralph.

News 1130 Sports in Vancouver provides details on the 30-year-old’s pact.

Elimimian recorded a CFL-best 129 tackles last season to go along with eight sacks, one interception and one forced fumble. Those numbers are even more impressive when you consider the three-time CFL all-star suffered a season-ending Achilles injury seven games into the 2015 campaign.

The Hawaii product has spent his entire seven-year CFL career with the Leos, playing 96 games, recording 575 tackles, 27 sacks, eight interceptions and eight forced fumbles.

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