February 4, 2020

Esks extend James Tuck

The Edmonton Eskimos have extended national fullback James Tuck, keeping him in Green and Gold through the 2020 season. Tuck was set to become a free agent next week.

Tuck first signed with Edmonton on Sept. 12, 2017. In three seasons, Tuck appeared in 25 games, recording 31 special teams tackles and two forced fumbles.

Tuck was originally drafted by the Montreal Alouettes in the fourth round (31st overall) in the 2014 CFL Draft. In 2016, after one game with the Alouettes, he signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. In 2017, Tuck spent time with the Toronto Argonauts before joining the Green and Gold.


James Tuck

Fullback (national)
Born: June 12, 1990 – Aurora, ON
College: York
Height: 6.00
Weight: 230