Alouettes re-sign defensive linemen Woody Baron, Canadian Bo Banner

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The Montreal Alouettes have re-signed defensive linemen Woody Baron and Canadian Bo Banner.

Baron was productive in his second season in Montreal with 27 defensive tackles, one sack and one knockdown in 18 games. The 26-year-old also recovered a fumble.

During his rookie season in 2018, the Chicago native made 28 tackles and four sacks. The former Virginia Tech University Hokie spent some time with the Dallas Cowboys before his arrival in Montreal.

Banner played 18 games with the team in 2019, registering 15 defensive tackles, nine on special teams and adding one sack. In his rookie season, the Canadian played in 16 games recording four defensive tackles, three on special teams and one sack.

The defensive end was a third-round pick, 19th overall in the 2018 CFL draft. The 24-year-old Banner played collegiately for the Eastern Washington University Eagles.