TORONTO -- The Toronto Argonauts have signed American wide receiver Chandler Worthy to a three-year deal.

Worthy, 26, signed with Toronto as a free agent in 2017.

The five-foot-eight, 180-pound receiver got his chance to play down the stretch this past season and caught 12 passes for 134 yards and two touchdowns in three games.

Worthy spent the back end of the 2018 season on the Argos practice roster after playing in four games in the Argos 2017 Grey Cup season.

He previously played in the NFL with the New York Jets and Houston Texans.

Worthy was set to become a free agent in February.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 2, 2019.