Riders agree to terms with DB A.J. Jefferson

Saskatchewan has agreed to terms on a contract with defensive back A.J. Jefferson, per sources.

The 29-year-old was released by the Redblacks after Ottawa’s Week 3 loss to Toronto. He played two games for them this season making four tackles.

The Fresno State product began his CFL career with Toronto and played two years with the Argos in 2015 and 2016. In 30 games he made 91 tackles and six interceptions, returning one for a touchdown.

Before coming to the CFL, Jefferson played four seasons in the NFL, split between the Arizona Cardinals and Minnesota Vikings. He made 109 tackles, knocked down 19 passes and intercepted two passes in 43 games.

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