Ticats re-sign 2017 Grey Cup MVP, receiver DeVier Posey

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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have re-signed American receiver DeVier Posey.

The 30-year-old Posey signed a one-year deal with the Ticats on February 12, 2020 after starting 12 games at receiver for the Montreal Alouettes in 2019 and registering 50 receptions for 780 yards and three touchdowns.

The six-foot-two, 210-pound native of Redwood City, California has appeared in 36 career CFL games over four seasons with the Toronto Argonauts (2016-2017), BC Lions (2018) and Als (2019), posting 144 receptions for 2,080 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Posey won the 105th Grey Cup with the Argonauts and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player after hauling in seven receptions for 175 yards, including a Grey Cup record 100-yard touchdown reception.

Prior to his CFL tenure, Posey played 26 games in the NFL with the Houston Texans over three seasons (2012-2014), accumulating 22 receptions for 272 yards. Posey also spent time with the New York Jets (2015), Denver Broncos (2016) and Baltimore Ravens (2018). The Ohio State product was originally selected by Houston in the third round, 68th overall, in the 2012 NFL Draft.