Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL): Ti-Cats sign QB Johnny Manziel – (Source: Johnny Manziel)
CombackSZN is officially underway and it will start north of the border in the CFL with the Ti-Cats. There was a lot of news of Manziel heading to the CFL but it was a rollercoaster as he held out a bit (playing in the Spring League) for potential interest from an NFL team but nothing came of it. Now an official CFL player and of the Ti-Cats, the former Heisman Trophy winner will now enter the camp and compete for the starting job as he will battle 2017 breakout quarterback Jeremiah Masoli.
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL): Eskimos release RB John White – (Source: Justin Dunk – 3rd Down Nation)
In a report by 3 Down Nation writer Justin Dunk, the Eskimos officially released John White. White, 27, was re-signed this offseason to return to the backup role to C.J. Gable who took over as the starter when White went down to ACL tear in week 2 last season. With John White released, the Eskimos will enter camp with C.J. Gable, LaDarius Perkins and rookies Shaquille Cooper, Tanner Green and Chris Amoah at running back.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers: Blue Bombers sign LB Adam Bighill – (Source: Blue Bombers via Twitter)
After five seasons with the BC Lions and one-year with the NFL’s New Orleans Saints, Adam Bighill returns to the CFL and signed with the Blue Bombers. Adam Bighill, 29, spent 2017 out of the CFL as he signed with the New Orleans Saints where he played in three games before bouncing around from waivers and the practice squad. Now signed and sealed and returning to the CFL in 2018, Bighill will be the key piece in the middle of the defense for the Blue Bombers this season.