The Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club announced today that they have signed import running back Wes Cates to a new contract. Financial details of the signing were not released.
Cates is heading into his fourth season with the Riders after being acquired in a trade from the Calgary Stampeders in June, 2007. In his four seasons in the CFL, Cates has tallied 584 carries for 3,313 yards and 24 touchdowns. In addition he has added 138 receptions for 1,525 yards and five touchdowns in 62 regular season games.
In 2009, Cates started 16 regular season games and finished with 195 carries for 932 yards, five touchdowns and tallied 33 receptions for 336 yards and two touchdowns.