WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-signed American safety Brandon Alexander to a two-year contract Friday.
The six-foot, 180-pound Alexander returns for a fifth season with Winnipeg. He was a CFL all-star last season, registering 36 tackles, eight special-teams tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble in 13 regular-season games.
He added six combined tackles in Winnipeg's two playoff games, including the club's 33-25 overtime win over Hamilton for its second straight Grey Cup title.
Alexander has 162 tackles, six interceptions _ one returned for a TD _ and five forced fumbles in 52 regular-season games with the Bombers.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 11, 2022.