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Steven Richardson (Canadian football)

Steven Richardson (born February 28, 1996) is a professional Canadian football defensive tackle for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Richardson spent time on the practice roster of the Los Angeles Chargers in 2018 before he joined the Bombers, reuniting with University of Minnesota teammates Chris Streveler and Drew Wolitarsky.[1] Richardson won the 107th Grey Cup in his rookie year, in a game which saw the Bombers defensive line apply constant pressure to Dane Evans and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as Winnipeg soared to a 33-12 victory.[2] At 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) and weighing 298 pounds (135 kg), Richardson was noted for his low centre of gravity, ability to stop the run, and played a key part getting stops in short yardage situations for the Blue Bombers.[3]

Steven Richardson
No. 98     Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Born: (1996-02-28) February 28, 1996 (age 23)
Chicago, Illinois
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight298 lb (135 kg)
High schoolMount Carmel High School
NFL draft2018 / Undrafted
Career history
As player
2018*Los Angeles Chargers
2019–presentWinnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
Career stats



Year Team Games Tackles ST Sacks Int TD FF
2019 WPG 18 25 0 2 0 0 0
CFL totals 18 25 0 2 0 0 0


  1. ^ Mike Sawatzky (July 10, 2019). "Lure of the game too hard to resist for Bombers' Richardson". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
  2. ^ Pat Steinberg (November 25, 2019). "Steinberg's MMQB: A Redemption Themed Grey Cup". Canadian Football League.
  3. ^ Ted Wyman (September 16, 2019). "Bombers' massive men in the middle of defensive line won't let opponents run". Winnipeg Sun. Retrieved 2019-12-05.

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