Lions extend perennial all-star LB Solomon Elimimian

The Lions have extended linebacker Solomon Elimimian through the 2019 season.

In 2017 Elimimian set a CFL record with 144 tackles in 18 games.

“Solomon has been the centerpiece of our defence for a number of years and this is great news for the club and our fans,” said head coach Wally Buono in a statement. “He continues to play at a very  high level and I know how deeply he cares for this team and being part of our community.”

The CFL’s Most Outstanding player in 2014 and a two-time Most Outstanding Defensive Player in 2014 and 2016, Elimimian is the Lions’ all-time leader in defensive tackles with 719. A four-time CFL all-star.

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2 Comments on Lions extend perennial all-star LB Solomon Elimimian

  1. AWESOME!!

  2. I thought Solly and Fenner were the two best Lions last year. Not sure why they let the second best tackler go as he was the best player in the last 4 games. Can’t afford another bad year but it’s not looking good with these moves.

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