WINNIPEG, MB., – Rasheed Bailey has signed a one-year contract with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the team announced today.
Bailey, 6-1, 211 University of Delaware Valley; born: (born July 29, 1993, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) plays in the Blue and Gold for the fourth time.
Bailey started all 18 regular-season games, the Western Final, and the Grey Cup for the Blue Bombers in 2022, and he caught 63 passes for 729 yards and nine touchdowns, setting a new career high.
He also had a good 2021 season, playing in all 14 regular-season games and catching 52 passes for 629 yards and five touchdowns.
Bailey made his CFL and Blue Bombers debut in the 2019 season. He played in five games and had 19 receptions for 206 yards. In three playoff starts in November, he also had four receptions for 26 yards.
Over his three seasons with Winnipeg, Bailey has played in 37 games, recording 134 gatherings for 1,564 yards and 14 scores.
After a sensational college career at Delaware Valley, where he finished as the school’s all-time leader in receiving yards and second in receiving touchdowns, he made his pro debut in 2015, signing as an undrafted free agent with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Bailey also played for the B.C. Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, San Diego Chargers, Cleveland Browns, and Carolina Panthers prior to joining Winnipeg.