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Edmonton Eskimos sign Canadian kicker Hugh O'Neill to contract extension


EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos re-signed Canadian kicker/punter Hugh O'Neill on Thursday to a contract extension through the 2020 season.

O'Neill appeared in all 18 regular-season games with Edmonton last year. He posted a 45.2 punting average and 61.5-yard kickoff average in 2018.

O'Neill has appeared in 62 career games with Edmonton, Hamilton and B.C. He's made 44-of-60 field goals (73.3 per cent) and 62-of-66 converts (93.4 per cent) while averaging 44.3 yard on punts and 60.1 yards on kickoffs.

 

The Canadian Press

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