Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/16/12
Back So Soon? Going into his ninth season in the CFL, Dante Marsh will once again represent the B.C. Lions after agreeing to a conditional contract with the Lions right before he was scheduled to become a free agent yesterday. A phone call between Darren Gill, Marsh’s agent, and GM Wally Buono resulted in a two year deal - dependent on results of medical exam to take place in Vancouver in March. Marsh endured off-season shoulder surgery, but Buono expects that he’ll be a veteran worth keeping around, and good to go next season. Buono told TSN: “In Dante’s case, we have reached an agreement that is subject to him receiving medical clearance to play. We’re confident that hurdle will be cleared and we’ll officially complete the transaction at that time.” The 33-year-old Marsh appears to be happy with his decision to stay, re-tweeting fans’ messages of delight on Twitter and commenting on remarks that he’ll still be around next season. Dante Marsh & Ryan Phillips back with the Leo...
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