The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with CFL defensive end Ricky Foley, Paul Sheehy, Foley's agent, announced.
Terms of Foley's deal are unknown.
Foley is a native of Courtice, Ontario who was a first-round pick (4th overall) by the BC Lions in 2006 out of York University. In four seasons with the Lions, Foley has posted 72 tackles, 20 quarterback sacks, and recovered four fumbles.
With former BC Lions standout Cameron Wake signing with the Miami Dolphins last off-season, Foley received an increase in playing time in 2009. The 6-2, 245-pounder responded with 12 quarterback sacks, earning the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award.
Like Wake before him, Foley used his CFL success to score workouts with several NFL teams in recent weeks, including the St. Louis Rams, New York Jets, New England Patriots, and San Diego Chargers.
In addition to writing for NorthwestFootball.net, Brian McIntyre blogs daily at Mac's Football Blog. You can follow Brian on Twitter, and if you'd like to e-mail him, you can always do so by clicking here.
Seahawks Agree to Terms With CFL Star
SeahawkFootball.com Top Stories
NFL Draft declaration trackerNo more teachers, no more books for these stars leaving college early to pursue an NFL career.
ScoutYesterday at 7:20 PM
NFL divisional matchups: NFC previewsWith both games in the NFC being rematches from the regular season and featuring all four teams with 11 or more wins, the entertainment value in the divisional playoff games should…
Scout NFL NetworkThursday at 10:17 AM
Worst NFL plays in 2016Take a look at the wackiest and most bone-headed plays from the 2016 NFL season.
ScoutWednesday at 7:39 PM
Most athletic plays of Wild Card WeekendFind out which player made the list twice in a special edition of Most Athletic Plays.
Dr. Roto's DFS Plays For Wild Card WeekendDr. Roto lists his top DFS target on Wild Card Weekend at each of the four major skill positions!