Orlondo Steinauer back with Tiger-Cats

Former Argos coach Orlanado Steinauer. (JACK BOLAND/QMI Agency)

Former Argos coach Orlanado Steinauer. (JACK BOLAND/QMI Agency)

IAN SHANTZ, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:18 AM ET

TORONTO - The Hamilton Ticats are hoping some Orlondo magic will help turn the tide this season. 

The Tabbies’ off-season reconstruction continued Thursday, with the announcement that Orlondo Steinauer has come on board as defensive co-ordinator.

Steinauer departs the Toronto Argonauts, where he spent the previous three seasons as a defensive backs coach, including a 12-week stint as interim defensive co-ordinator in 2011.

The native of Seattle, Wash., enjoyed a pro football career spanning 13 seasons, including three with the Ticats and seven with the Argos.

“It’s good to be back in the black and gold,” Steinauer told a gathering of reporters in Steeltown on Thursday. “It’s been awhile — ’99 was the last time I was here. I’m excited about the opportunity.”

Steinauer won two Grey Cups as a defensive back — in 1999 with Hamilton and 2004 with Toronto — and was fitted for another ring as a coach with the Argos this season, guiding a stingy secondary tha


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