Edmonton re-ups returner Terry Williams, three offensive linemen, and one defensive back

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The Edmonton Football Team has extended the contracts of American offensive lineman Tommie Draheim, American offensive lineman Eric Lofton, national offensive lineman Jean-Simon Roy, American defensive back Trumaine Washington, and American running back Terry Williams

Draheim is a four-year CFL veteran having spent the prior two seasons in Edmonton. The Kennewick, Washington product has started 14 games for the EE Football Team, split between both the left and right tackle position.

Lofton spent parts of three seasons in the CFL, appearing in six games split between the EE Football Team and Ottawa RedBlacks. Prior to his time in the CFL, Lofton played at the University of Temple where he was named a first-team All-Conference, American Athletic Conference player in 2015.

Roy was a second round, 14th overall pick in the 2017 CFL Draft by the EE Football Team. Roy spent the 2019 season with the BC Lions, but was reacquired as a free-agent by the EE Football Team in February 2020.

Priester spent the 2018 season on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers practice roster and the 2019 season on the EE football Team practice roster. In 2020, Priester started five games for the Tampa Bay Vipers of the XFL, recording seven tackles, one sack, and one interception.

Washington was originally signed by the EE Football Team during 2020 free-agency and has yet to appear in a game for the club. In two seasons with the Toronto Argonauts the 25-year-old has played in 25 games, accumulating 56 tackles, five interceptions, one forced fumble.

Williams spent his first three seasons in the CFL with the Calgary Stampeders prior to being signed as a free-agent by the EE football Team in February 2020. In his three seasons, Williams has scored eight touchdowns (five rushing and three on punt returns). Williams set a Grey Cup record at the Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium with a 97-yard punt return touchdown in the 2018 game against the Ottawa RedBlacks.