March 16, 2019 3:57 pm

Drake Nevis agrees to 1-year deal with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Edmonton Eskimos' C.J. Gable carries the ball in front of Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Drake Nevis (92) during first-quarter CFL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, June 14, 2018.

CFL PHOTO — Trevor Hagan

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have agreed to terms with free agent Drake Nevis, the team announced on Saturday.

Last season, Nevis started all 18 regular-season games as well as the two playoff games in which Winnipeg played, recording 28 tackles and two sacks.

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In 2017, his first season in Winnipeg, Nevis started 14 games, recording 22 tackles and one sack.

Prior to coming to the Bombers as a free agent, the international defensive tackle spent two seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

The Blue Bombers open their preseason schedule on May 31 at Investors Group Field against the Edmonton Eskimos.

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