February 28th, 2024

Veteran safety Brandon Alexander signs extension with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

By The Canadian Press on February 7, 2024.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Brandon Alexander (37) tackles Edmonton Elks' Sammie Coates (89) during first half CFL preseason action in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday May 27, 2023. Veteran safety Brandon Alexander has signed a one-year extension with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.

WINNIPEG – Veteran safety Brandon Alexander has signed a one-year extension with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Alexander will return for his seventh Canadian Football League season, all with the Blue Bombers.

The 30-year-old American played 17 games last season and finished with 41 defensive tackles and two interceptions.

Alexander was named a West Division all-star for the second time in his career in 2023.

He has 211 defensive tackles, 20 special teams tackles, eight interceptions and six forced fumbles in 77 career games.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 7, 2024.

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