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Game Preview | HAM vs WPG

August 9, 2018 | Ed Tait
GAME 8 | HAMILTON TIGER-CATS (3-4) at WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS (4-3) THE 4-1-1 Kickoff: 7:30 p.m., Friday; Investors Group Field TV: TSN, RDS, ESPN+ Radio: CJOB Vegas line: The Bombers are ...

Streveler poised, confident heading into second start

June 21, 2018 | Ed Tait
MONTREAL –  Chris Streveler stands in front of a row of media in a downtown Montreal hotel and deftly handles questions from the assembled gathering as if stiff-arming a would-be tackler. He is ...

Game Preview | WPG at MTL

June 21, 2018 | Ed Tait
GAME 2 | WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS (0-1) at MONTREAL ALOUETTES (0-1) THE 4-1-1 Kickoff: 6 p.m. CT Friday; Percival Molson Stadium, Montreal TV: TSN, RDS, ESPN2 Radio: CJOB Vegas line: The Bombers ...

Game Preview | EDM vs WPG

June 13, 2018 | Ed Tait
GAME 1 | EDMONTON ESKIMOS at WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS THE 4-1-1 Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Investors Group Field TV: TSN, RDS2, ESPN2 Radio: CJOB Vegas line: The Eskimos are favoured by six ...

Game Preview | Pre-season vs Edmonton

May 31, 2018 | Ed Tait
PRESEASON 1 | EDMONTON ESKIMOS VS WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS THE 4-1-1 Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Investors Group Field Streaks: (Preseason) Edmonton 1W: Winnipeg: first game Recent history: The ...

Game Preview | West Semi-Final

November 11, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: Matt Nichols slipped into a chair in front of a Canadian Football League/Grey Cup backdrop and then leaned into the microphone to begin answering questions. And over the course of ...

Game Preview | WPG at CGY

November 2, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: CALGARY – There is the ever-crowded sick bay, now featuring an all-star cast that includes Matt Nichols, Darvin Adams, Jamaal Westerman and Maurice Leggett. There is the recent ...

Game Preview | BC vs WPG

October 27, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: All the cynics and doubters, critics and doomsayers are never hard to find. It’s true, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers have dropped two of their last three and have lost some ...

Game Preview | WPG at TOR

October 20, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: TORONTO – They are trained to react this way, to shake off the mental image and physical pain of a teammate lost, to get back to work and soldier on as usual. And to their credit, ...

Game Preview | BC vs WPG

October 13, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: It sure as heck hurt physically and it most certainly stung mentally. And the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are none too happy about what happened last week after being punched straight ...

Game Preview | HAM vs WPG

October 5, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: Jermarcus Hardrick has openly labelled his affection for Matt Nichols as his ‘man crush.’ And just last week Darvin Adams referred to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback as an ...

Game Preview | OTT vs WPG

September 21, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have been here before. Maybe not these Blue Bombers, but the headline setting up Friday night – ‘QB Makes First Canadian Football League Start’ – isn’t ...

Game Preview | Banjo Bowl

September 8, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: It might have been Milt Stegall or Matt Dunigan. Could have been James West, or quite likely, the loquacious Doug Brown. But many, many moons ago, a Winnipeg Blue Bomber player ...

Game Preview | WPG at SSK

September 2, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: REGINA – Matt Nichols first uttered it in the moments immediately after the Winnipeg Blue Bombers overtime victory in Montreal, referring to the annual Labour Day Classic/Banjo ...

Game Preview | WPG at HAM

August 11, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: HAMILTON – It’s been the same message from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers all week. Play. Rewind. Repeat. Play. Rewind. Repeat… No, the Bombers will not take the Hamilton Tiger-Cats ...

Game Preview | WPG at OTT

August 3, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: OTTAWA – Matt Nichols is standing in front of row reporters in the bowels of T.D. Place here in the nation’s capital, dutifully answering every question with respect and a level ...

Game Preview | MTL vs WPG

July 26, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: They are the expected talking points that surround a team off to a comme çi, comme ça start and which has both teased and disappointed through the first month of the Canadian ...

Game Preview | WPG at BC

July 20, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: VANCOUVER – It’s a simple enough mantra to be chanting over and over and over. But putting it into practice – and really, truly believing in it – is another thing altogether. The ...

Game Preview | TOR vs WPG

July 12, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: Moe Leggett is standing outside the media room in the bowels of Investors Group Field and chatting about winning, losing and how expectations have changed so dramatically in the ...

Game Preview | CGY vs WPG

July 6, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: Year after year, it’s been the same story for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. As regular – and as annoying and painfully predictable – as a trip to the dentist. Yes, the Bombers and ...