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Montreal Alouettes sign defensive back Mitchell White to two-year deal

Toronto Argonauts defensive back Mitchell White (12) is tackled by Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Weston Dressler (7) during first half CFL football action in Toronto on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The Montreal Alouettes signed American defensive back Mitchell White to a two-year deal Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Toronto Argonauts defensive back Mitchell White (12) is tackled by Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Weston Dressler (7) during first half CFL football action in Toronto on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The Montreal Alouettes signed American defensive back Mitchell White to a two-year deal Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes signed American defensive back Mitchell White to a two-year deal Wednesday.

White returns to Montreal after helping the Toronto Argonauts win the Grey Cup last year. He played six regular-season games with the Argos after participating in the Philadelphia Eagles training camp.

The five-foot-11, 190-pound Mitchell began his CFL career with Montreal in 2014. After two years with the Alouettes, White joined the Ottawa Redblacks, recorded a career-high 38 tackles with four interceptions.

The Alouettes also announced Wednesday that they've re-signed quarterback Drew Willy to a one year deal.

The six-foot-four, 214 pound Willy played 12 games with the Alouettes in 2017, including two starts. He completed 54 of 79 passes for 547 yards and a touchdown, while also rushing 66 yards and a major score.

The 31-year-old has played 88 career games in the CFL, where he's racked up just over 9,000 yards and 40 touchdowns.

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