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Schmitt signs with Roughriders after Boreham retires

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The Canadian Press
11/2/2012 1:31:29 PM
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REGINA -- The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed kicker Ricky Schmitt on Friday, a day after kicker Jamie Boreham announced his retirement.

The six-foot-three, 213-pound Schmitt spent the 2012 NFL pre-season with the Arizona Cardinals, punting 12 times for a 44.8-yard average.

The 27-year-old Virginia native began his pro career when he signed an undrafted free-agent contract with the Cardinals in 2007. He can also handle placekicking duties.

Schmitt has also had NFL stints with San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Oakland, Tennessee and San Diego.

Ricky Schmitt (Photo: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

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