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Edmonton Eskimos sign veteran wide receiver Paris Jackson

09/29/2014 07:27 EDT | Updated 11/29/2014 05:59 EST
EDMONTON - Veteran wide receiver Paris Jackson was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos on Monday, the team has announced.

He has 426 catches for 5,791 yards and 31 touchdowns in 188 career games with the B.C. Lions (2003-13) and Ottawa Redblacks (2014).

Jackson was originally selected by BC in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2003 CFL Canadian Draft.

The six-foot-three, 215-pound Vancouver native was a CFL West Division All Star in 2008 and is a two-time Grey Cup champion (2006, 2011).

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