RedBlacks sign veteran receiver Paris Jackson

The Ottawa RedBlacks signed CFL veteran receiver Paris Jackson on Friday. (Al Charest/QMI...

The Ottawa RedBlacks signed CFL veteran receiver Paris Jackson on Friday. (Al Charest/QMI Agency/Files)

TIM BAINES, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:12 PM ET

OTTAWA - The Ottawa RedBlacks have nabbed a receiver who has caught plenty of passes in the CFL.

The RedBlacks announced on Friday they had signed Canadian Paris Jackson, a 33-year-old native of Vancouver who has played 11 seasons with the B.C. Lions.

The 6-foot-3, 215-lb. Jackson has 420 career regular-season receptions for 5,757 yards and 31 touchdowns.

He also has 47 catches in 15 playoff games and has two Grey Cups.


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