Canadian DB Jermaine Gabriel extends with Argos

The Argos re-signed Canadian defensive back Jermaine Gabriel to a one-year contract through the 2018 season.

“Jermaine has been an Argo his entire career and he is a valued member of our team and locker room,” said Argos GM Jim Popp in a statement. “We’re thrilled that he has decided to return to the club for the upcoming season.”

The 27-year-old has played in 72 regular-season games since being selected by the Argonauts in the second round, 17th overall of the 2013 CFL Draft. He played 12 games posting 25 defensive tackles, one special teams tackle, three quarterback pressures, one forced fumble, and one pass knockdown in 2017.