Former Hog Jose Valdez signs with Saskatchewan Roughriders

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN ( - The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today they have signed import offensive linemen Kyle Hill and Jose Valdez, and import defensive back Johnny Towalid. Financial details of the signings were not released.

Valdez (6'5 – 315) comes to Saskatchewan after spending the last four seasons in the National Football League. The St. Francis, WI native spent three seasons on the Atlanta Falcons practice squad after originally signing with the team as undrafted free agent in April, 2009. The 26-year-old Arkansas product attended training camp last season with the St. Louis Rams after joining the team in May, 2012.