REGINA - The Saskatchewan Roughriders have locked up American receiver D'haquille Williams ahead of CFL free agency.
The club announced Saturday it has signed the 28-year-old Williams to a contract extension.
Williams played four regular-season games for Saskatchewan in 2021, hauling in 17 receptions for 285 yards and one touchdown.
The six-foot-three, 225-pound receiver also started for the Riders in the Western Conference semifinal and Western Conference final, tallying nine receptions for 163 yards and a touchdown.
Williams played his first two CFL seasons in Edmonton, starting in 2017, and was named a CFL all-star in 2018 after recording 88 receptions for 1,579 yards and 11 touchdowns in 18 regular-season games.
Williams, who hails from Los Angeles, Cali., signed with the Buffalo Bills in 2019 and played five regular-season games, notching 12 receptions for 166 yards and a touchdown.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 5, 2022.