Rookie Camp Day 1 Recap

May 24, 2017 | Ed Tait
Faith Ekakitie is as big as advertised. And he has the kind of brute-force strength to push people back into the pocket. But the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive tackle – the first-overall ...

Positional Preview: Defensive Line

May 24, 2017 | Ed Tait
It was dubbed an ‘Extreme Makeover’ last season and has since undergone another significant overhaul. So as we begin the fourth installment of our positional preview series heading into the ...

Positional Preview: Linebackers

May 23, 2017 | Ed Tait
It was one of those offseason decisions that left some across the Canadian Football League looking at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and asking two questions: What the…? Why the…? The Bombers opted ...

Positional Preview: Defensive Backs

May 22, 2017 | Ed Tait
Coaches preach it and the players live it: ‘Football is a change business.’ And it’s an expression that represents both the competitiveness and paranoia that comes with playing the game. Veterans ...

Positional Preview: Specialists

May 19, 2017 | Ed Tait
Matt Nichols sparked a turn-around, Andrew Harris was the offensive workhorse, and Moe Leggett was an absolute force on defence. Yes, when it came time for the local chapter of The Football ...

Ed Tait’s Guide To Rookie Camp

May 23, 2017 | Ed Tait
It’s right there in big, bold letters in the unofficial handbook for football coaches/managers: Be stone-faced when the cameras are rolling. Under-sell and over-deliver, and under no ...