Back in the Hammer: stud linebacker Larry Dean signs with Hamilton Ticats

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Stud linebacker Larry Dean has signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, per sources.

It’s a one-year agreement for the 2020 season.

The 31-year-old spent three seasons with the Ticats (2016-2018) before inking a deal with the Edmonton Eskimos last February.

The 2018 East Division Most Outstanding Defensive Player has 365 tackles, six sacks, five forced fumbles, and three interceptions in 72 career games.

The two-time East Division all-star played in the NFL for five seasons before coming to the CFL with Minnesota (2011-2013), Buffalo (2014), and Tampa Bay (2015).

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