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Bombers deal QB Pierce to Lions

Winnipeg, MB (Sports Network) - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers traded quarterback Buck Pierce to the British Columbia Lions in exchange for receiver Akeem Foster on Sunday.

Pierce signed with the Blue Bombers in April of 2010 and made 31 starts over four seasons, completing 486 passes for 6,320 yards and 25 touchdowns against 31 interceptions.

Over nine seasons in the CFL, which included his first five with the Lions, he has completed 64.3 percent of his passes for 15,059 yards and 73 touchdowns along with 62 interceptions.

Foster was selected by BC in the fourth round (24th overall) of the 2010 CFL Draft. Over his four seasons in the CFL, he has 62 catches for 960 yards and nine touchdowns in 43 games. He won a Grey Cup with the Lions in 2011.

09/08 20:40:45 ET