Bombers sign veteran CFL, NFL receiver Bryant Mitchell

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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed receiver Bryant Mitchell to a one-year contract for the 2021 season.

The six-foot-two, 200-pound Mitchell has spent three seasons in the CFL, most recently the 2018 campaign with Edmonton, where he recorded 60 receptions for 867 yards and three touchdowns in just eleven games.

Following that season, Mitchell signed with the Arizona Cardinals, and then moved on to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was injured in training camp in 2019, suffering a torn achilles, however he returned for 2020 before being released prior to the start of the regular season.

Through 19 CFL games, Mitchell has recorded 97 receptions for 1,418 yards and six touchdowns.