Ed Tait

Kicking off Free Agency 2023

42 mins ago | Ed Tait
We’re about to hit the juicy part of the Canadian Football League offseason, a time of year when gossip and rumour – then followed by fantastical financial offers – makes free agency a ...

1st & 10 | News & Notes ahead of Free Agency

January 28, 2023 | Ed Tait
It never quite looks right – at least, from this perch – when a player who has risen to fame in one uniform is then showcased pulling on another. My examples: I think Joe Montana in K.C. Chiefs ...

“It’s hard for me to imagine being in another uniform” | Gauthier returns for 7th season

January 25, 2023 | Ed Tait
Shayne Gauthier has long had an affinity to rolling up his sleeves and getting his hands dirty. That, in part, explains why the veteran Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker continues to work in the ...

“We need to keep growing this” | WFC donates $50,000 to WASAC

January 22, 2023 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have taken another important and tangible step in putting reconciliation into action. The Blue Bombers presented a $50,000 cheque to the Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport ...

“He’s a terrific athlete” | Miller extends his legacy in Winnipeg

January 19, 2023 | Ed Tait
His Winnipeg Blue Bombers teammates respectfully and lovingly refer to him as the ‘GOAT’ – Greatest Of All Time – and even made spiffy blue T-shirts with his number emblazoned on a outline of a ...

“There’s a fire. I feel it” | Eli returns for 3 years in blue & gold

January 18, 2023 | Ed Tait
The simple passage of time has given Tui Eli the opportunity to find both the positives and the silver linings in his life over the past 14 months. It’s things like planning a wedding and then ...

“I love playing in Winnipeg.” | Jeffcoat returns for 6th season in Blue & Gold

January 17, 2023 | Ed Tait
It’s a tale Jackson Jeffcoat has told before, but certainly needs revisiting now that he has found fame and happiness in Winnipeg with the Blue Bombers. The veteran defensive end scribbled his ...

1st & 10 | News & Notes

January 14, 2023 | Ed Tait
It’s a narrative which was first spawned not long after the clock ticked down in the 109th Grey Cup and as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers watched their shot at three consecutive championships slip ...

“I’m living on Cloud 9 right now” | Hardrick back in blue & gold

January 12, 2023 | Ed Tait
Just like the rest of his Winnipeg Blue Bombers teammates, Jermarcus Hardrick has found a certain comfort and strength in the ‘let’s just go 1-0 this week’ mantra. Sure, it’s become almost cliché ...

“There’s going have to be some tough decisions” | CFL Meetings underway

January 10, 2023 | Ed Tait
It’s all but a given that there will be some change with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2023. Head coach Mike O’Shea knows it, as does GM Kyle Walters and everyone that pulled on a jersey in ...