3 Key Points
- Brandin Dandridge re-signs with the Ottawa Redblacks for two additional seasons.
- The defensive back set a personal best in interceptions during the 2023 season.
- Dandridge is expected to continue as a crucial player in Ottawa’s defensive lineup.
Brandin Dandridge’s Extended Stay with Redblacks
The Ottawa Redblacks secured a continuity in their lineup, confirming on Friday that defensive back Brandin Dandridge will remain with the team. Committing for two more years, the 27-year-old’s athleticism and skill have been a pivotal element in the team’s performance, particularly in the special teams sector.
General Manager’s Acknowledgment
Shawn Burke, the Redblacks’ General Manager, acknowledged Dandridge’s contributions and growing impact on the team. He expressed satisfaction with the player’s decision to stay, depicting it as a valuable asset to the squad’s future successes.
Career Highs and Performance
The 2023 season saw Dandridge log career-high statistics with a notable five interceptions, contributing significantly to the Redblacks’ defensive strategies. He also demonstrated his versatility through impressive returns, tallying extensive yardage on punt and kick-off returns.
Dandridge’s Commitment and Future Aspirations
Expressing a strong dedication to the team’s objectives, Dandridge conveyed his readiness to advance the Redblacks’ aspirations. His return is propelled by a collective team vision, with the stalwart defensive back eager to contribute to addressing unfinished ventures.
Pro Career Recap
Dandridge has been a consistent presence in the CFL, contributing four seasons of play exclusively with Ottawa. His capabilities were even praised beyond the CFL boundaries with a futures contract signing by the Kansas City Chiefs in early 2022.
Return to Redblacks and Previous Extensions
Post his brief NFL stint, Dandridge rejoined the Redblacks in September 2022, participating in a half dozen games. His new two-year extension follows a previous one-year agreement, ensuring his stay through the upcoming seasons.
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