January 8, 2018

Bombers bring back LB Wild for 2018


WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed Ian Wild to a one-year contract extension through 2018, the team announced Monday.

The international linebacker was set to become a free agent in February.

Wild has spent the past five seasons with Winnipeg, playing in 52 career regular season games while recording 233 defensive tackles, 48 special teams tackles, eight sacks, one interceptions, two defensive touchdowns and eight forced fumbles.

Wild missed 13 games last season due to injury, but recorded 14 defensive tackles, one sack, and one forced fumble in five games.