WINNIPEG, MB., February 9, 2021 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has agreed to terms with Winnipeg-born long snapper Mike Benson.
Benson (5-10, 245, Acadia, May 13, 1987 in Winnipeg, MB) was most recently with the Montreal Alouettes organization in 2020. He played five games with the Ottawa REDBLACKS in 2019. The 33-year-old long snapper started his career with Edmonton in 2012 before joining the B.C. Lions for five years.
Benson has played 89 career-games in the CFL and made 16 special teams tackles, while scoring a touchdown on a fumble return. Benson attended St. Paul’s High School in Winnipeg.
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