Argos LB Bear Woods has back surgery, could be out one month

Toronto Argonauts head coach Marc Trestman revealed linebacker Bear Woods had a procedure before training camp.

The Argos re-signed Woods to a one-year contract in February. The 30-year-old started 17 games for the Argos and led the team with 91 tackles in 2017, adding four tackles for a loss, two sacks, and five quarterback pressures. He was a key part of the Argos Grey Cup championship team.

In seven CFL seasons, Woods has twice been selected as a CFL All-Star and was named the East Division’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player in 2014 and 2016.

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