WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed American defensive back Deatrick Nichols to a one-year contract extension Monday.
Nichols is now under contract with Winnipeg through the 2023 season.
The five-foot-nine, 188-pound Nichols had 43 tackles, three special-teams tackles, three interceptions a sack and fumble recovery in 12 regular-season games last year, his first with Winnipeg. He helped the Bombers capture a second straight Grey Cup title.
Nichols was named a CFL all-star last season.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 14, 2022.