09/02/2015 10:45 EDT | Updated 09/02/2016 01:12 EDT

Blue Bombers pick up veteran running back Chevon Walker

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have brought in veteran running back Chevon Walker.

The 28-year-old, who was released by the Ottawa Redblacks last week, has been added to the Bombers' practice roster.

Walker has 1,594 yards and eight touchdowns on 327 carries in his CFL career. He has also recorded 86 receptions for 816 yards and five touchdowns receiving.

He is in his fourth CFL season.

He has played in 38 career games, starting 27 over his career with Hamilton and Ottawa.