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Edmonton Eskimos bring back defensive back Aaron Grymes

Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Aaron Grymes (38) intercepts a pass in front of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates (14) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. Defensive back Aaron Grymes is returning to the Edmonton Eskimos.The Eskimos announced on Wednesday that they have signed the Seattle, Wash., native. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Don Wright

Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Aaron Grymes (38) intercepts a pass in front of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates (14) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. Defensive back Aaron Grymes is returning to the Edmonton Eskimos.The Eskimos announced on Wednesday that they have signed the Seattle, Wash., native. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Don Wright

EDMONTON — Defensive back Aaron Grymes is returning to the Edmonton Eskimos.

The Eskimos announced on Wednesday that they have signed the Seattle native for the remainder of the 2017 season. 

Grymes spent the 2016 season with the Philadelphia Eagles organization but was cut by the NFL club on Sept. 1.

The 26-year-old played three seasons with Edmonton from 2013 to 2015 — winning the Grey Cup in his final year as an Eskimo.

He has appeared in 43 games with Edmonton, recording 101 tackles, one sack, eight interceptions and one fumble recovery.

Grymes was named a West and CFL all-star in 2015.

 

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