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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 ...

Fan Fest Wrap-up

May 14, 2016 | Ed Tait
May 14, 2016 Willy Stepushyn has been there, in both good times and bad, cheering on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers since the mid-1970’s. He’s retired now from his days as a teacher at Transcona ...

2016 CFL Draft Breakdown

May 11, 2016 | Ed Tait
TRENT CORNEY Selected: Second round, 9th overall Position: Defensive end School: Virginia Height: 6-3 Weight: 255 lbs Notable: Started 11 of Virginia’s 12 games last year with the Cavaliers and ...

Trent Corney: Charisma and athleticism

May 11, 2016 | Ed Tait
May 11, 2016 First, the formalities – Trent Corney is absolutely jacked to be a Winnipeg Blue Bomber and thrilled the club made him their first pick in the 2016 Canadian Football League ...

Breaking Down the CFL Draft

May 4, 2016 | Ed Tait
He’s at the top of every Canadian Football League draft board and the No. 1 prospect, as ranked by the CFL Scouting Bureau. And yet in one of those quirky twists that makes the CFL so unique, ...

Danny McManus to join Gridiron Greats

May 3, 2016 | Ed Tait
Danny McManus has always been a humble sort, quick to share the credit with everyone in the huddle whenever the spotlight was pointed his way. It’s part of what endeared him to so many during a ...

It All Began in Blue

May 3, 2016 | Ed Tait
He’d been playing the game for more than two decades and, in the course of delivering twice as any hellacious hits as he had ever taken, Jonathan Hefney had never been seriously injured. He was ...

#AskOShea Recap

April 22, 2016 | Rhéanne M.
On Friday afternoon before going out to meet the media, Head Coach Mike O’Shea sat down to answer questions from fans. While most were about the upcoming season, a few were more ...

Drew Willy’s CFL Twitter Q&A

April 18, 2016 | Rhéanne M.
While some of the league’s best are in Toronto this week for special production shoots with TSN (including Bombers Weston Dressler, Ryan Smith, and Andrew Harris), the CFL sat down with ...

#ThisIsOurBlue

April 14, 2016 | Rhéanne M.
On Wednesday evening in front of a room full of Bomber fans, President & CEO Wade Miller announced that for 2016 the Winnipeg Blue Bombers will be in royal blue jerseys. With this ...

Back in the rooms he helped build, Paul LaPolice is ready to rebuild an offence

April 12, 2016 | Don Landry
Despite some time off the sideline, Paul LaPolice never stopped doing what he loved. Now, writes Don Landry, his task is to build a new offence in Winnipeg.

Khalil Bass and never taking no for an answer

March 21, 2016 |
After two and a half years of open tryouts and frustrating rejection, Khalil Bass paved his own path to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Closer to Home

February 10, 2016 | Rhéanne M.
What isn’t there to smile about when you’ve been reunited with one of your mentors and teammates, in a city a few hours away from home that’s ecstatic to have you on board? For new Blue Bombers ...

Behind the Blue and Gold – Matt Nichols

January 29, 2016 | Rhéanne Marcoux
Sitting next to the large windows overlooking the snow-covered stadium at Investors Group Field, Matt Nichols looks out at the falling snow and shakes his head. “Well, I’m excited that the season ...
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