August 22, 2009

Stamps sign three players

Calgary Stampeders head coach/general manager John Hufnagel is pleased to announce the signing of import defensive linemen DeVone Claybrooks and Jim Davis and import linebacker Tim Johnson.

Claybrooks spent the past two seasons with the Montreal Alouettes, during which time he recorded 83 tackles and nine quarterback sacks. Prior to joining Montreal, Claybrooks spent time with the Arizona Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns. He recorded eight tackles in 13 career NFL games. Claybrooks, 31, is six-foot-three and 300 pounds.

Davis spent 2008 with the Edmonton Eskimos. He recorded 26 tackles — including three for a loss — six sacks and one forced fumble in 14 games played. Prior to playing with Edmonton, Davis played with the Jacksonville Jaguars and saw action in one game. He recorded two tackles. Davis, 27, is six-foot-four and 275 pounds.

Johnson spent five seasons in the NFL, four with the Oakland Raiders and one with the Baltimore Ravens. He played in 54 career games and recorded 112 tackles, one interception and 0.5 sacks. Johnson, 31, stands six feet tall and weighs 240 pounds.