Argos extend defensive end Lemon's contract through 2018
Toronto Argonauts' Shawn Lemon, bottom, loses his helmet on a late hit on B.C. Lions' quarterback Travis Lulay during the second half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday July 7, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, December 1, 2016 10:44AM EST
TORONTO -- The Toronto Argonauts signed defensive end Shawn Lemon to a contract extension through the 2018 season on Thursday.
The East Division all-star was tied for second in the CFL with 14 sacks last season.
Lemon also forced five fumbles, made 23 tackles and had a fumble recovery.
In 63 regular-season games over six CFL seasons, Lemon has 94 tackles, 42 sacks and 17 forced fumbles.
Also Thursday, the Argonauts signed linebackers Trevonti Barber and Terrance Plummer.