2017 Training Camp

Subway Youth Tackle Skills Camp

September 8, 2017 | Riley Marra
The Blue Bombers welcomed youth football players from across Manitoba to participate in the Subway Youth Tackle Skills Camp at Investors Group Field.

Game Preview | EDM vs WPG Pre-season

June 14, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: This is how Kendall Roberson works best: he puts the blinders on and does his thing, one day, one 10-minute chunk at a time. It’s about squeezing the best out of a meeting, out of ...

48-Hour Primer | EDM vs WPG Pre-season

June 13, 2017 | Ed Tait
No Winnipeg Blue Bombers prospect received more hype this spring – and yes, yours truly is guilty as charged – than T.J. Thorpe. He was trumpeted as a guy to keep an eye on before the mini-camp ...

Training Camp Day 14 | A Second Chance

June 12, 2017 | Ed Tait
Brandon Alexander had just about washed his hands of football when the call came this winter from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. His last real shot had come with the Atlanta Falcons in 2015, but ...

Game Preview | Pre-Season WPG at SSK

June 9, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: The annual casting calls started in the winter at free agent camps and on countless scouting missions. And they, in turn, led to the start of auditions last month. Now the Winnipeg ...

Training Camp Day 12 | An Opportunity

June 8, 2017 | Ed Tait
Not everyone in Winnipeg Blue Bombers training camp has had the good fortune of hearing their name called out on draft night or had teams pestering them like paparazzi with a free agent contract ...

Training Camp Day 11 | Second Chance

June 7, 2017 | Ed Tait
The phone rang – the call that Matt Smalley had been so desperately waiting for – and it forced him into a decision he was all too ready to make. He had a choice: to continue chasing his football ...

Training Camp Day 9 | What’s In a Name

June 5, 2017 | Ed Tait
Ask those in the know about which of the new faces might be popping off the page at Winnipeg Blue Bombers training camp, and lately, a new name keeps emerging: Cory Johnson, the 300-pound ...

Training Camp Day 8 | The Dog Days of Camp

June 4, 2017 | Ed Tait
It’s hard to refer to them as the ‘dog days’ as Canadian Football League training camps are notoriously short. That said, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers reached the one-week mark of main training camp ...

Bombers Add Receiver Liggins

June 4, 2017 | Rhéanne M.
WINNIPEG, MB., June 4, 2017 –  The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has added International receiver Justice Liggins. Liggins (6-1, 210, Stephen F. Austin, December 14, ...

Training Camp Day 7 | Memorable

June 3, 2017 | Ed Tait
The best way to describe T.J. Heath’s 2016 Canadian Football League season – split between with the Toronto Argonauts and Winnipeg Blue Bombers en route to an all-star berth – might be ...

Team Adds DB Matt Smalley

June 3, 2017 | Rhéanne M.
WINNIPEG, MB., June 3, 2017 –  The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has added International defensive back Matt Smalley Smalley (5’10, 195, Lafayette, May 6, 1994 in Philadelphia, ...

Training Camp Day 6 | The Motivation

June 2, 2017 | Ed Tait
Weston Dressler has no interest in talking about legacy or his place in the pantheon of great Canadian Football League receivers. Oh, we tried to broach the subject on Friday following Day 6 of ...

Training Camp Day 4 | In the Middle

May 31, 2017 | Ed Tait
Wanted: Middle linebacker for the Canadian Football League’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Ideal candidate must be able to process information quickly and relay it to teammates. Leadership qualities are ...

Training Camp Day 2 | Evolution

May 29, 2017 | Ed Tait
It seemed like a simple enough question. Or so we thought. Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive coordinator, Paul LaPolice, stood in front of a throng of media after practice on Monday and offered up ...

Positional Preview: Quarterbacks

May 28, 2017 | Ed Tait
Beginning late last July and through the end of the 2016 season, Matt Nichols, the 30-year-old product of Eastern Washington – a veteran of five CFL seasons pockmarked by injuries and lost ...

Training Camp Preview

May 27, 2017 | Ed Tait
They are – to borrow a phrase from ‘The Boss’, Bruce Springsteen – the hungry and the hunted. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2017 training camp opens Sunday morning at Investors Group Field with ...

Positional Preview: The Receivers

May 27, 2017 | Ed Tait
A rumour worth squashing right here and right now: When the Winnipeg Blue Bombers receivers gathered for their group photo last season, there’s no truth that the shot was taken in the club’s ...

Rookie Camp Day 3 Recap

May 26, 2017 | Ed Tait
They are asked to be patient, knowing full well the door of opportunity stays open for only so long in a business where careers are often measured in snaps, not years. So heck yeah, Padric Scott ...

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 ...