Ed Tait


9 hours ago | Ed Tait
It’s early – so early that the Winnipeg Blue Bombers have yet to play a snap in anger – and still the club is already leading the Canadian Football League in one unofficial category: Preseason ...

Game Preview | 2023 Home Opener

June 8, 2023 | Ed Tait
Scene setter: A superb matchup for the season opener for both teams – and the home debut for the Blue Bombers – as old friend Bo Levi Mitchell and the Tiger-Cats play a visit. Both teams were ...

48-Hour Primer | 2023 Home Opener

June 7, 2023 | Ed Tait
Rasheed Bailey will insist there have already been countless moments which have served as validators to his decision to return to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers – while taking a financial hit – ...

“I really think continuity is important”

June 6, 2023 | Ed Tait
The curtain is about to rise on the 2023 Canadian Football League season and one of the prevailing narratives continuing to swirl around the Winnipeg Blue Bombers is the club’s collective age. In ...

“Stay healthy, start fast and help this team win football games.” | Need To Know

June 5, 2023 | Ed Tait
Feel free to exhale now, Winnipeg Blue Bombers fans, and resist the urge to keep gnawing at your fingernails — the club’s infirmary is emptying at just the right time. The Blue Bombers ...

Roster cut down by 25

June 3, 2023 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers still have some lineup decisions to complete over the next few days, but the roster they’ll take into the 2023 Canadian Football League season will look very, very ...

Game Recap | SSK 28 WPG 16

June 2, 2023 | Ed Tait
There will be many tough decisions for Winnipeg Blue Bombers coaches and management in the next few hours – with some of them no doubt absolutely gut-wrenching – but let’s go out on a fairly ...

The Playbook | Preseason vs SSK

June 2, 2023 | Ed Tait
They will be coming en masse, all part of a loud and proud horde from west of here. And if Tanner Schmekel is any reflection of his mob of relatives heading in from Regina for Friday’s Winnipeg ...

Game Preview | Pre-season vs SSK

June 1, 2023 | Ed Tait
Scene setter: Settle in for the final tune-up for both squads before the 2023 Canadian Football League season begins next week. The Blue Bombers edged the Edmonton Elks 25-23 in Alberta last ...

48-Hour Primer | Preseason vs SSK

May 31, 2023 | Ed Tait
Just a few weeks ago, back on the eve of Winnipeg Blue Bombers rookie camp, Karl Schmitz was spotted wandering the halls of the club’s offices on Chancellor Matheson Road shaking hands and ...