The Carolina Panthers have added a Canadian Football League star to their roster.
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The Panthers signed defensive end Alex Hall, the team announced Friday. Hall, 28, spent the last two seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, finishing second in the CFL with 16 sacks last season.
Hall was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He appeared in 32 games with the Browns and New York Giants between 2008 and 2010. He has three career sacks, all coming as a rookie.
Hall joins a defensive end group that includes Charles Johnson, Greg Hardy, Wes Horton and Frank Alexander. The former CFL stalwart will be competing for a reserve role.
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