May 14, 2018

Bombers Add Two

Winnipeg Blue Bombers before the Labour Day game between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, SK. Sunday, September 4, 2016. (Photo: Johany Jutras)

WINNIPEG, MB., May 14, 2018 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the signing of National kicker Felix Mernard-Briere and national receiver Daniel Petermann.

Ménard-Brière was selected 34th overall by Winnipeg in the 2017 CFL Draft. He was named to the 2016 All-Canadian First-Team as a punter after leading USports with a 42.4-yard average. He had 21 punts inside the 20-yard line and added 17 field goals on 25 attempts in 2016. He spent part of last season with the team.

Petermann (5-11, 205, McMaster University, October 4, 1995 in Stoney Creek, ON) was selected 26th overall in the 2018 CFL Draft. He spent four seasons with the McMaster Marauders. In 2017, Petermann led the Marauders with 36 catches for 517 yards and two touchdowns. In 2014, Petermann earned the OUA rookie of the year award with 61 catches for 831 yards and nine touchdowns.

The club has also released national receiver Matt Coates.