More Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ free agents find new home fields

While all was quiet for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on day two of free agency, two more of their players found new teams.The Ottawa RedBlacks announced they’ve signed free agent receiver Ryan Lankford, and the Edmonton Eskimos secured offensive lineman Qadr Spooner.Global NewsHelp us improve Globalnews.caGlobal NewsTake the survey now!Story continues below

READ MORE: Blue Bombers lose 4 starters, gain defensive end on first day of free agencyLankford agreed to a one-year contract with Ottawa.He spent two seasons in Winnipeg, but the 27-year-old spent the majority of last season on their practice roster. Lankford appeared in just four games in the 2018 season where he made five catches for 91 yards with one touchdown. He also returned kickoffs and punts, and even filled in as the Bombers’ kicker/punter for one game last season.Lankford also played two seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders prior to joining the Bombers.Welcome 🇨🇦 OL Qadr Spooner to the Green and Gold! #OneEmpire #CFLFA pic.twitter.com/2vurwx6hOq— Edmonton Eskimos (@EdmontonEsks) February 13, 2019
Spooner, 26, finished last season on the Bombers’ practice roster which automatically made him a free agent. He was selected by the Bombers in the second round, 15th overall in the 2017 CFL Draft. He only appeared in one game with the team and was suspended for two games last season by the CFL for violating the league and CFLPA drug policy.READ MORE: Blue Bomber Qadr Spooner gets suspended for positive drug testAs of Thursday, the total number of Blue Bombers’ free agents inking contracts with other teams is six, including:offensive lineman Sukh Chungh was signed by the B.C. Lionsdefensive back Kevin Fogg joined the Toronto Argonautslinebacker Jovan Santos-Knox is now a member of the Edmonton Eskimossafety Taylor Loffler is headed to the Montreal Alouettes.Former Blue Bombers defensive tackle Cory Johnson signed with the Toronto Argonauts on Wednesday, while one-time Bombers’ returner Troy Stoudermire joined the RedBlacks.WATCH: ‘Other considerations’ at play in decisions made by CFL free agents