TORONTO – The Toronto Argonauts Football Club announced today they have extended the contracts of Canadian LB Jack Cassar and Canadian DL Benoit Marion.
Cassar, 27, played 18 games for the Boatmen in 2023 tallying 14 special teams tackles (third most on the team), two defensive tackles, one forced fumble, and three fumble recoveries. The Mississauga native and Carleton alum finished his 2022 campaign with 19 special teams tackles, which led the team and was fifth overall in the league, despite missing six games. The 11th overall pick in the 2020 CFL Draft has accumulated 15 defensive tackles, 42 special teams tackles, three fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble in 38 career games.
Marion, 28, played 16 games in Double Blue last season recording one defensive tackle, nine special teams tackles, two forced fumbles, and one sack. The 6’5, 250lb defensive lineman from Montreal was selected by the Alouettes in the third round of the 2020 CFL Draft and would play in one game for the Als before being released and signed by Toronto in the summer of 2021. For his CFL career, the former University of Montreal Carabin has produced seven defensive tackles, 12 special teams tackles, one sack, and two forced fumbles in 31 games.
The team also announced the release of American LB Adarius Pickett.