Behind the Blue & Gold

BLOG: Preseason preamble

June 8, 2016 | Darren Cameron
Training camp is often a bane for many veteran players. While walking through the suite level to lunch the other day, a player who has gone through many training camps told me “every year, they ...

Blog: The wait is over

May 25, 2016 | Darren Cameron
In my eight seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, we have been through some great times, but have also endured some rough years. As we gear up for the start of the 2016 rookie camp this ...

Inside the War Room

May 11, 2016 | Darren Cameron
It’s 5:43 p.m. and General Manager Kyle Walters is seated at the head of the boardroom table, as straight-faced as you will see the boss of football operations. Head Coach Mike O’Shea sits to his ...

Hefney’s Story

May 3, 2016 | Darren Cameron
It was shortly before 7 pm on Thursday, October 1, 2015 and I had just returned home in time to catch the Montreal vs Ottawa game. I sat back on the couch and watched Ottawa’s Patrick Lavoie take ...

LaPolice’s Mini Camp Wrap-Up

April 29, 2016 | Darren Cameron
Our offensive mini camp earlier this week was the product of months of planning by possibly our best offseason acquisition in offensive coordinator Paul LaPolice. LaPo lives and breathes this ...

Mini Camp Recap

April 27, 2016 | Darren Cameron
Mini-camp concluded this morning and I must say, we are damn excited. The tempo of the three-day offensive mini camp was high, and the talent on the field was impressive. Driving to a team photo ...

Good, Striving for Better

April 19, 2016 | Darren Cameron
What a great time of year. One week from now, we will be on the field for the first time in 2016, running through five practices in three days with our entire offence led by Head Coach Mike ...

Anatomy of a Halftime

April 7, 2016 | Darren Cameron
Someone recently asked for some insight into what goes into a team’s halftime break inside the locker room. I hadn’t thought much of it until it was brought up, and I always like blog topic ...

Blog: Mini Camp Primer

March 23, 2016 | Darren Cameron
Winnipeg Blue Bomber fans will get their first look at the 2016 squad – the offence in particular – come mini camp next month in Winnipeg (April 25-27). This is different than what we have done ...

Blog: The Long Road to Recovery

March 10, 2016 | Darren Cameron
Your starting quarterback is one tough guy. This is nothing new, and nothing I haven’t said before; let’s be honest, over his first two seasons here, Drew Willy has taken a beating. The ...

Blog: CFL Combine

March 4, 2016 | Darren Cameron
Next week is a huge one for so many young Canadian football players and for all CFL teams, as everyone convenes in Toronto for the annual CFL Combine. After three days of regional camps in ...

Blog: Patience Is A Virtue

February 27, 2016 | Darren Cameron
Patience is a tough thing to ask of fans that have been longing for a winner for decades. I get it. We get it. Will 2016 be the year our fortunes turn around? I can’t promise you anything, but I ...

Blog: Looking Back on Free Agency

February 23, 2016 | Darren Cameron
A lot has changed since I last wrote, and we definitely believe for the better. Free agency week was a busy one, with almost every player GM Kyle Walters had pegged agreeing to terms. It’s an ...

Blog: Off-Season Update

January 20, 2016 | Darren Cameron
Mid-January is annually a period where CFL teams begin planning for the upcoming season, despite it being months away. With no single standalone topic to bring you today, I thought I would share ...

BLOG: Hiring Paul LaPolice

December 15, 2015 | Darren Cameron
It was Friday, December 4, and Paul LaPolice arrived at Investors Group Field shortly before his scheduled 9:00 a.m. meeting. It had been a late night the night before, as General Manager Kyle ...

BLOG: Wrapping Up 2015

November 13, 2015 | Staff
Director of Communications, Darren Cameron, looks back on 2015: From the record to the coaching staff, personnel and more.

BLOG: Life on the Road

October 16, 2015 | Darren Cameron
A glimpse at what goes into a Blue Bomber road game.

BLOG: The Inner Workings Of A Trade

September 3, 2015 | Darren Cameron
Director of Communications, Darren Cameron, blogs about the inner workings of a trade.

BLOG: Inside the Locker Room

July 15, 2015 | Staff
Director of Communications, Darren Cameron, blogs about week three and the feeling in the room.

BLOG: A Long-standing Rivalry

June 24, 2015 | Staff
Director of Communications, Darren Cameron, shares the excitement of heading to Regina for week one.