Winnipeg Blue Bombers Sign Drake Nevis


WINNIPEG, MB. – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have re-signed International defensive tackle Drake Nevis to a one-year contract.

Nevis spent last season with the Bombers, starting 14 games and recording 22 tackles and one sack. Prior to coming to the Bombers as a free agent, he spent two seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Prior to joining Hamilton, Nevis spent time in the NFL from 2011-2014 after being selected by Indianapolis in the 3rd round, 87th overall in the 2011 NFL Draft. He recorded 50 tackles (23 assisted), one sack and one pass deflection in 26 career NFL games. Following his time in Indianapolis, Nevis also spent time with Dallas (11 games played), Jacksonville and San Diego.

Nevis was set to become a free agent in February.

David Marshal, Manitoba Post with files from Winnipeg Blue Bombers