February 6, 2018

Argos re-sign international receivers Tyms and Worthy

Brian Tyms (18) of the Toronto Argonauts during the game against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Tim Horton's Field in Hamilton, ON, Saturday, September 30, 2017. (Photo: Johany Jutras)

The Toronto Argonauts announced today that the team has re-signed international wide receivers Brian Tyms and Chandler Worthy to new contracts.

Tyms, 28, signed with the Argos as a free agent on September 14, 2017, after playing eight games in his second season with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The 6-3, 210-pound native of Seattle, Washington, has tallied 237 yards and one touchdown on 29 receptions in nine career CFL games. Before signing in Canada, the Super Bowl XLIX champion spent time with the Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots, Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, and San Francisco 49ers. In 18 career NFL games, he seven receptions for 94 yards and a touchdown.

Worthy, 24, played in four games during his first CFL season, after signing with the Argos as a free agent on January 27, 2017. The 5-9, 176-pound native of Griffin, Georgia, caught one pass for five yards and had one carry for three yards in 2017. He served as the team’s primary kick returner early in the season, recording 69 yards on 11 punt returns (6.3 AVG) and 136 yards on 10 kickoff returns (13.6 AVG). Worthy previously spent time with both the New York Jets and Houston Texans, posting 13 yards on three receptions in three career NFL games.