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Black History Month Feature: James Murphy

February 15, 2024 | Ed Tait
During February and Black History Month we salute some of the black players who have played significant roles in the Blue Bombers long history. Today: James Murphy – receiver from 1982-90 The ...

“It was challenging. It’s never easy to lose guys.”

February 14, 2024 | Ed Tait
The splashy free agent announcements came elsewhere across the Canadian Football League map with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers playing the spectators on the first day of talent shopping. And, just to ...

WFC loses another legend, Gerry James

February 14, 2024 | Ed Tait
Gerry James, the two-sport star who suited up for both the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Toronto Maple Leafs during his exceptional athletic career, has passed away at the age of 89. A Blue ...

“He was always called ‘Mr. Blue Bomber’ and the ‘Greatest Blue Bomber of All Time.’”

February 13, 2024 | Ed Tait
Ken Ploen, long considered the greatest Winnipeg Blue Bomber and one of the most popular athletes in this province’s history, has died at the age of 88. His family confirmed his passing in ...

Free Agency Preview

February 12, 2024 | Ed Tait
It has become a regular offseason event for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers – the annual square-peg-into-a-round-hole exercise that is keeping a championship calibre team intact under the squeeze of ...

First & 10 | Free Agency Preview

February 9, 2024 | Ed Tait
1. Huge few days in Bomberland this past week with the club inking Alexander, Brady Oliveira, and Dalton Schoen to new deals for 2024 – and in Oliveira’s case – through 2025. Since the end of ...

“I’m grateful. I’m honoured and I’m blessed”

February 9, 2024 | Ed Tait
It is legend now, one of those stories that gets told at every Winnipeg Blue Bombers free agent workout and on the eve of every training camp. And it’s a tale that certainly needs repeating now ...

“They were all selling me on the fact they could provide what I already knew I had in Winnipeg”

February 8, 2024 | Ed Tait
Just a guess here, but when Dalton Schoen put his name on a new contract with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers earlier this week the gust from his ensuing exhale might have been felt all the way from ...

Black History Month feature: Milt Stegall

February 8, 2024 | Ed Tait
During Black History Month this February, we salute some of the black players who have played significant roles in the Blue Bombers’ long history. Today: Milt Stegall – receiver from ...

“I knew where my heart wanted to be”

February 7, 2024 | Ed Tait
If Brady Oliveira was truly tempted – and he no doubt had to be intrigued by what might be out there in Canadian Football League free agency – the temptation certainly didn’t last for ...
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