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September 10, 2018

Trade: Argos send INT RB/RET Jackson to Edmonton

A Toronto Argonauts helmet on the field turf before the game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, MB., on Thursday, July 13, 2017. (Photo: Johany Jutras)

TORONTO – The Toronto Argonauts Football Club announced today they have traded International RB/RET Martese Jackson and a conditional sixth-round draft selection in 2020 to Edmonton in exchange for a 2019 third-round draft selection.

Jackson, 26, has appeared in all 11 games this season for the Double Blue, his second year with the club. The former Florida Atlantic Owl has been used primarily in the return game this season, returning 38 punts for 464 yards (12.2 avg.) and 37 kickoffs for 747 yards (20.2 avg.).

The team is on their third and final bye this week before returning to action on Saturday, September 22 at BMO Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff vs. the Saskatchewan Roughriders.