Argos sign Coombs to extension through 2018
Toronto Argonauts' Anthony Coombs misses a pass in the end zone during the first quarter of CFL football action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Regina, Sask., on Saturday, July 26, 2014. (The Canadian Press/Matt Smith)
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:12PM EST
Last Updated Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:13PM EST
TORONTO -- The Toronto Argonauts signed versatile Canadian Anthony Coombs to a contract extension through 2018 on Thursday.
Coombs was scheduled to become a free agent next month.
Toronto selected the five-foot-nine, 190-pound Winnipeg native third overall in the 2014 CFL draft. The University of Manitoba grad has played running back and slotback with the Argos, having registered 115 catches for 997 yards and two TD while rushing for 159 yards on 29 carries (5.48-yard average) and a touchdown in 39 career games.
Coombs has also returned 16 kickoffs for 296 yards.