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Source: Calgary Stampeders sign veteran linebacker Judge to extension

By The Canadian Press on January 14, 2024.

Calgary Stampeders linebacker Cameron Judge (4) mocks the crowd after making an interception during first half CFL football game action against the Hamilton Tiger Cats in Hamilton, Ont., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

CALGARY – The Calgary Stampeders have re-signed linebacker Cam Judge to a contract extension.

The 29-year-old Judge was slated to become a CFL free agent after the 2024 season but is now signed with Calgary through the ’25 season, according to a league source. The source spoke on the condition of anonymity as the Stampeders haven’t formally announced the deal.

Contract details weren’t immediately available but the six-foot-two, 234-pound Judge, a 2022 CFL all-star, reportedly becomes the CFL’s top-paid Canadian defensive player.

Judge had a career-high 90 defensive tackles (two for loss) last season along with two sacks, five interceptions (one for a TD), two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. Over five seasons with Saskatchewan (2017-19), Toronto (2021) and Calgary (2022-23), Judge has registered 283 tackles, 22 special-teams tackles, 14 sacks and nine interceptions.

Last week, the Stampeders redid receiver Reggie Begelton’s contract, also re-signing him through the 2025 season.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 14, 2024.

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