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Argos acquire defensive back Anderson from Riders for 2015 conditional pick

Defensive back Dwight Anderson speaks with media following the morning Saskatchewan Roughriders' training camp in Saskatoon, Sask., on June 1, 2014. Anderson joined the Toronto Argonauts on Tuesday, a day after the CFL club acquired the veteran defensive back from the Saskatchewan Roughriders for a conditional 2015 draft pick. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

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Defensive back Dwight Anderson speaks with media following the morning Saskatchewan Roughriders' training camp in Saskatoon, Sask., on June 1, 2014. Anderson joined the Toronto Argonauts on Tuesday, a day after the CFL club acquired the veteran defensive back from the Saskatchewan Roughriders for a conditional 2015 draft pick. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

TORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts have acquired international defensive back Dwight Anderson from the Saskatchewan Roughriders in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2015 CFL Draft.

Anderson has won two Grey Cup championships with Calgary (2008) and Saskatchewan (2103). He has been named a CFL all-star twice and a divisional all-star four times.

In eight CFL seasons with Hamilton, Calgary, Montreal and Saskatchewan, the native of Spanish Town, Jamaica has amassed 343 defensive tackles, 19 interceptions, four (interception return touchdowns, seven fumble recoveries, one sack and 11 special teams tackles.

"Dwight Anderson is a veteran player who can help our team immediately," Argos general manager Jim Barker said in a statement. "He's a competitor who has won two Grey Cup championships and has been recognized as an all-star on multiple occasions in our league."

Prior to playing in the CFL, Anderson spent time with the St. Louis Rams and the Carolina Panthers of the NFL and the Philadelphia Soul of the AFL. He played in three NFL games for the Rams, amassing five tackles.

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