Bombers re-sign quietly consistent defensive lineman Steven Richardson

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed American defensive tackle Steven Richardson to a one-year contract extension for the 2021 season.

The five-foot-11, 298-pound Richardson was scheduled to become a free agent on February 9.

Richardson originally joined the organization on May 18, 2019 after he had spent the 2018 season on the Los Angeles Chargers’ practice roster. He had an impressive first season in the Canadian Football League in 2019, dressing for all 18 games, 14 of them starts, as well as all three playoff contests.

The 24-year-old Richardson finished the 2019 season with 25 tackles, two sacks and three tackles for a loss.

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