MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- The Toronto Argonauts Football Club acquired QB Dalton Bell from the Saskatchewan Roughriders in exchange for a fifth round draft pick in the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft. Toronto originally acquired the draft pick from Saskatchewan in the deal that sent import OT Cliff Washburn to the ‘Riders.
Bell is a strong-armed quarterback who shattered passing records while playing in the Lone Star Conference for West Texas A&M. While there, he threw for career totals of 7,841 yards, 63 touchdowns and completed 699 of 1044 pass attempts (66.9%). Bell spent the past two seasons on the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ practice roster. He’s also had stops with the Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks.
Remarked Adam Rita, GM/VP, Football Operations, Toronto Argonauts, “We feel very fortunate to obtain the playing rights of Dalton Bell. He’s a young quarterback with a bright future. He is a good candidate to come to Toronto and compete for a quarterback spot.?