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January 11, 2018

Bombers Add DB Eric Patterson

Winnipeg Blue Bombers before the Labour Day game between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, SK. Sunday, September 4, 2016. (Photo: Johany Jutras)

WINNIPEG, MB., January 11, 2018 –   The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has signed International defensive back Eric Patterson.

Patterson (5-10, 193, Ball State University, February 5, 1993 in Tampa, FL) played four seasons with the Cardinals playing in 41 total games and starting 28 times. In his collegiate career, he recorded 189 total tackles and had six interceptions. In his senior season, he had 23 kick returns and averaged 25.7 yards.

Patterson was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New England Patriots in 2015 and has been on the Indianapolis Colts, St. Louis Rams, and Cleveland Browns’ practice squads.