B.C. Lions trade up but sacrifice 2019 first-rounder in deal with Bombers

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and B.C. Lions traded selections Wednesday prior to the CFL draft.

The Lions acquired Winnipeg’s first- and second-round 2018 selections – the seventh and 16th overall picks.

In return, the Bombers landed B.C.’s 2019 first-round selection as well as its second-round choice (No. 12 overall) in this year’s draft.

The CFL draft is scheduled for Thursday night.

– CP