The Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club announced they have signed import defensive back James Patrick to a contract. Financial details of the signing were not released.
Patrick is heading into his third year with the Green and White. The Stillman product started all 18 regular season games, the West Final and the Grey Cup game at safety in 2009. He finished the season with 59 defensive tackles, 17 special teams tackles, six pass knockdowns, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
The 27-year old originally signed with the Riders as a free agent in January, 2008. Since joining the CFL, Patrick has played a total of 35 regular season games for the Green and White tallying 68 defensive tackles, 24 special teams tackles, four interceptions and three fumble recoveries.