For CFL purposes, Heaps was originally on the Eskimos negotiation list, but the Riders added him in the CFL’s double secret neg draft last December. The 26-year-old signed with Saskatchewan in advance of attending mini-camp with the Roughriders in Florida in late April.
Then Seattle inked Heaps to a deal only to release him just over a month later. He’s been a free agent ever since.
Lions pivot Jonathon Jennings took a ferocious hit and exited the game against Hamilton.
B.C.’s starter underwent an MRI on Monday and it revealed no structural damage, but Jennings status is week-to-week.
That created a need at quarterback for the Lions.