Kansas City Chiefs sign CFL's Weston Dressler

Saskatchewan Roughriders wide receiver Weston Dressler signs a futures contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Kansas City Chiefs have announced that Weston Dressler has signed a futures contract with the team from Canadian Football League side the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

The wide receiver has spent the last six season in Canada, recording a total of 6,531 receiving yards and 43 touchdowns with the current Grey Cup holders.

The Roughriders assistant general manager Jeremy O'Day told the Kansas City Star: "He's not your prototypical big NFL receiver, but he's very savvy and crafty in his route running and that's what's given him a lot of success out there.

"I don't think you'll find a tougher guy, when he does get hurt, he plays through those injuries, and he doesn't want to come out of games and he doesn't want to miss practice.

"He was definitely our best punt catcher and has the ability to return it as well."

The 28-year-old joined the Roughriders in 2008 after failing to attract interest from an NFL side in the Draft.

Derrick Johnson #56 of the Kansas City Chiefs in action against Houston Texans on October 20, 2013
Read Next:
Johnson: 'Charles hit felt good'
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account