The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have added import wide receiver Will Franklin and import linebacker SaMario Houston to their roster.
As per team policy, details of the agreements are not disclosed.
Franklin was drafted in the 4th round, 105th overall, in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. He played in 13 games during his rookie season, starting one and finishing the season with seven catches for 83 receiving yards. He played his NCAA football at Missouri and as a senior, started all 14 games. He caught for 49 passes for 709 yards and four touchdowns while being named honorable mention All-Big 12.
Houston played at Catawba College, earning All-SAC Freshman Defensive Player of the Year honours in 2002. He was also a two-time First Team All-SAC pick in 2003 and 2004. He also spent time with Berlin in NFL Europe in 2007.