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Long Read | If Chad Rempel Were Commissioner

June 18, 2017 | Ed Tait
Chad Rempel has seen some things during his days in the Canadian Football League. There have been superb moments over a career that dates back to 2004, featuring stops in Edmonton, Winnipeg ...

O’Leary: Spooner’s road to the pros hard but rewarding

May 18, 2017 |
For Qadr Spooner, the road to the pros has been long but rewarding. CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary has more on the Blue Bombers’ second round draft pick.

Prospect Profile | Abu Conteh

May 8, 2017 | Ed Tait
Abu Conteh was far too young to understand why he was running, what he was running from, or where he was running to all those years ago. It was 1998 and he was a three year-old living in Sierra ...

Pledging Allegiance To A New Team

April 14, 2017 | Ed Tait
Scott Mortland has a compelling story to tell. It’s about a fan’s heartbreak after a beloved franchise is yanked from his hometown. It’s about a bond between a father and a son. And it’s about ...

Robert Gordon | Catching Up With The Flash

April 3, 2017 | Ed Tait
He was ‘Flash’ to his fans and his friends. And it was Dave Ritchie, his head coach during his days with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, who dubbed him ‘Bobby Gorgeous.’ So yeah, Robert Gordon has ...

Wade Miller on Coach O’Shea

March 23, 2017 | President & CEO, Wade Miller
I’m honoured to have attended the official inductee announcement of Mike O’Shea into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, even though it was in Saskatchewan.  The Roughriders and CFL have ...

Mike O’Shea | Built on Hard Work

March 22, 2017 | Ed Tait
This is a story that probably should begin with an anecdote from Mike O’Shea’s earliest days in football. It was announced Wednesday evening that the Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach is part of ...

Sukh Chungh | The Strong Silent Type

February 15, 2017 | Ed Tait
He’s not a chest thumper. He doesn’t do the photobomb thing when the cameras are rolling or seek out any sort of attention whatsoever. And, guaran-dang-teed, Sukh Chungh will never, ever, speak ...

Fogg Fitting Right In

August 25, 2016 | Rhéanne Marcoux
They dance, they sing, and they’re ball-hawk defenders who lead the league in turnovers. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers secondary is as tight-knit a group as you’ll find anywhere across the Canadian ...

Blue & Gold Team Building

August 17, 2016 | Ed Tait
It’s one of those scorching Manitoba summer afternoons when the sun is baking and the wind is but a whisper. It’s also a rare in-season day off for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the perfect ...

Denmark Rewriting the Script

August 15, 2016 | Ed Tait
It’s long been the belief from this perch that the daily goings-on of the Blue Bombers have for decades made it Winnipeg’s greatest soap opera. The winning, the losing, the heartache, the joy… ...

Olympic Ties

August 10, 2016 | Rhéanne Marcoux
Tony Burnett will be glued to his television when the Olympic track and field events begin Monday in Rio. It’s not just that the Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker is an avid fan of the sport. ...

Olympian Onboard

August 6, 2016 | Ed Tait
Ryan Fry already knows firsthand the power an Olympic gold medal and how it can open doors and generate conversations. And now Fry and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers hope they can parlay that magic ...

The Duo from North Dakota

July 16, 2016 | Rhéanne Marcoux
If it weren’t for the numbers on the backs of their jerseys, you’d be hard-pressed to tell Ryan Smith and Weston Dressler apart out on the field. But it’s not just stature and position the pair ...

What you didn’t know about Chris Walby

June 24, 2016 | Ed Tait
He was a big kid from Polson Avenue in the North End – a really, really big kid – with sporting dreams just like so many others in the neighbourhood. Yes, Chris Walby wanted to play hockey. “I ...

Coming full circle for Craig Smith

June 13, 2016 | Ed Tait
Craig Smith has been all over the North American football map, at various points proudly flying the colours of the UBC Thunderbirds, B.C. Lions, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Saskatchewan ...

Bombers on Couture: ‘We couldn’t wait to call his name’

May 19, 2016 |
Kyle Walters was prepared for any scenario, but it didn’t make the long wait through the first round any less agonizing for the Bombers’ GM.

Alex Vitt: A homegrown story

May 19, 2016 | Ed Tait
May 18, 2016 Even if it ended right here and right now, Alex Vitt would still have a heckuva tale to tell about his football career. His amateur resume positively glows, dating all the way back ...

Season Preview

May 17, 2016 | Ed Tait
May 17, 2016 There’s no way to sugarcoat the numbers or find some sort of silver lining. So Wade Miller, Kyle Walters, Mike O’Shea and the rest of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers football brain trust ...

Weston Dressler: Former Track & Field Star

May 15, 2016 | Ed Tait
May 13, 2016 Weston Dressler can still remember the moment vividly, the details as clear and crisp as if it happened yesterday, not a dozen years ago. It was the North Dakota High School state ...
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