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Blue Bombers Re-Sign Jackson Jeffcoat for Sixth Season

January 16, 2023 4:01 PM | Sports


Jackson Jeffcoat

Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat (94) hoists the trophy as the Blue Bombers celebrate defeating the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 108th CFL Grey Cup in Hamilton, Ont., on Sunday, December 12, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-signed defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat to a one-year extension on Monday.

Jeffcoat returns to Winnipeg for his sixth season with the Blue Bombers. He was scheduled to become a free agent next month.

Jeffcoat missed six regular season games due to injury, but finished the 2022 campaign with four quarterback sacks, 20 defensive tackles, one interception along with a forced fumble and fumble recovery.

The Texas native now has 30 sacks and 126 tackles in 64 regular season games with the Blue Bombers.