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Winnipeg Blue Bombers extend contract of Willie Jefferson

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Jefferson signs contract extension with Bombers
Winnipeg Blue Bomber's Defensive End, Willie Jefferson, spoke on Monday regarding his one-year contract extension with Winnipeg's football club. Jefferson has worn the blue & gold for three years so far, even earning the title for most outstanding defensive player during his first year with the Bombers in 2019 – Nov 28, 2022

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have extended the contract of defensive end Willie Jefferson.

Jefferson was scheduled to be a free agent in February but the Bombers have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension.

Next year will be his fourth season with the Bombers and ninth in the Canadian Football League.

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During the 2022 season, he became the first player in CFL history to record 50 sacks and 50 pass knockdowns.

He is a four-time CFL all-star who was named the league’s most outstanding defensive player in 2019 – his first year with the Bombers.

Jefferson has appeared in 126 CFL games, the last 50 with the Bombers.

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