3 Key Points
- Calgary Stampeders extend Mike Rose’s contract for two years.
- Rose has earned a reputation as a leading defensive lineman in the CFL.
- His record in the 2023 season includes a career-high 11 sacks.
Calgary Stampeders Secure Two-Year Contract Extension With Mike Rose
The Calgary Stampeders have solidified their defensive lineup by signing Mike Rose to a contract that will keep him on the team until the end of the 2025 season. The announcement came on Friday, with Rose’s contract due to expire in February, making this a proactive move by the Stampeders.
General Manager and Head Coach Praises Rose
Stating the team’s confidence in the player, Dave Dickenson, the Stampeders’ general manager and head coach, cited Rose’s contribution to the team’s performance. “He’s consistently been one of our best players and one of the top defensive linemen in the league and we need him to continue that going into 2024,” Dickenson remarked.
Mike Rose Comments on Future Goals With Stampeders
Rose expressed his commitment to the team, aiming to make a positive impact for the upcoming seasons. “I want to help build a culture and win games,” he stated, reflecting his ambition and commitment to the Stampeders’ success.
Mike Rose’s Performance Highlights
Standing at six-foot-two and weighing 269 pounds, Rose has stood out in the defensive line. His performance in 2023 included leading all CFL defensive tackles and setting a personal record with 11 sacks. As a player who also produced 24 tackles, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery in the recent season, he has proven to be an asset to the Stampeders.
Career Achievements with the Stampeders
Since his start with the Red and White in 2017, and becoming a starter in 2019, Rose has consistently advanced his career. In 68 regular-season games, he has achieved 124 defensive tackles, 30 sacks, and recorded several turnovers, contributing significantly to the team’s defensive strategies.
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