December 19, 2017

Bombers Agree to Terms with Receiver Weston Dressler

Winnipeg Blue Bombers players raise Weston Dressler (7) after he ran around the end zone burning off precious time in the dying seconds of the second half of CFL action against the B.C. Lions in Winnipeg Saturday, October 8, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

WINNIPEG, MB., December 19, 2017    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has agreed to terms with international slotback Weston Dressler on a one-year contract. Dressler was set to become a free agent in February.

Dressler just completed his tenth CFL season (second with Winnipeg), and recorded 51 receptions for 651 yards and three touchdowns in 11 games. Over two seasons with the Bombers, he has registered 131 receptions for 1,694 yards and five touchdowns.

“Weston Dressler brings so much to our organization in addition to his productivity on the field,” said Blue Bombers General Manager Kyle Walters. “Every week he is out on the field, he is a threat in so many facets of the game and brings invaluable experience and leadership to our locker room.”

Prior to joining the Bombers, Dressler spent eight seasons with Saskatchewan, recording 7,797 yards on 539 receptions with 50 touchdowns. With his 51 receptions in 2017, Dressler has now recorded 50 or more catches in nine out of his ten CFL seasons.