May 13, 2023

REDBLACKS sign American receiver Bralon Addison

The Ottawa REDBLACKS announced, today, that they have signed American receiver, and former CFL All-Star Bralon Addison to a one-year deal.

“RNATION! I’m super excited and grateful to be joining the squad and the culture in Ottawa and reuniting with so many great people,” said Addison. “I can’t wait to eventually get out there and help the team. But I’m already 100% #ALLIN!

Addison, 29, is coming off of an injury-shortened 2022 season with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, appearing in eight games. The Missouri City, Texas native made 43 catches for 433 yards, eclipsing the 2,000 career receiving yards mark.
“We are happy to add a player of Bralon Addison’s caliber to our team and we are excited he chose to be here in Ottawa,” said General Manager Shawn Burke. “Bralon is a skilled receiver and we are looking forward to seeing him in red and black sometime this summer.”

Through 31 career CFL games from 2018-2022, all with the Ti-Cats, Addison has hauled in 143 passes for 2,013 career yards, 837 yards after the catch, and eight touchdowns. He was named a CFL All-Star in 2019; posting career high’s in all categories, highlighted by 1,236 receiving yards. Addison helped the Ti-Cats reach the Grey Cup in 2019, and 2021.