Lions ink Canadian receiver Devon Bailey

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The B.C. Lions have signed Canadian receiver Devon Bailey to a one-year contract through the 2020 season.

The 29-year old Bailey has suited up in 58 career CFL games split between Edmonton (2014-2016) and Saskatchewan (2017-2018), recording a total of 48 receptions for 658 yards and four touchdowns.

A native of Mississauga, Ontario, Bailey was drafted by Edmonton in the first round, sixth overall during the 2014 CFL Draft following four seasons at St. Francis Xavier University. Bailey caught 87 passes for 1,160 yards and six touchdowns in 29 career games for the X-men. He was named an Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference all-star in 2011 and 2012.