The Hamilton Tiger-Cats continued to improve their defence today with the signing of free agent import linebacker Marcellus Bowman.
In 43 games over three seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Bowman registered 153 defensive tackles, 29 special teams tackles, nine quarterback sacks, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries while cementing his status as one of the league’s hardest-hitters.
Last season, the 6-3, 228-pound Boston College product made a career-high 52 tackles and two sacks.
“Marcellus is an extremely talented player and a game-changer on defence. We’re well aware that he recently underwent a medical procedure but feel comfortable making this signing after consulting with our doctors. Our medical staff will work closely with Marcellus to ensure he returns to the field at 100% as soon as possible. We’re very excited to have Marcellus on board,” said Vice President of Football Operations, General Manager and Head Coach Kent Austin.