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“Less pressure internally this year and far more excitement”

3 hours ago | Ed Tait
The to-do list is long and extensive for Kyle Walters and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Football Operations Department. And much of it has a deadline of either right bleepin’ now or ASAP. Still, when ...

Blue Bombers name Darrell Patterson Defensive Line Coach

10 hours ago | Staff
WINNIPEG, MB., June 21, 2021 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announce today the addition of Darrell Patterson to the 2021 coaching staff as the new defensive line coach. A Blue Bombers alumnus, ...

First & 10 | Some positive news

June 19, 2021 | Ed Tait
It was just over a week ago when I stumbled across one of my favourite movies of all time while scrolling through the channels – ‘The Shawshank Redemption.’ The 1994 classic, starring Tim ...

“We’re basically set to go”

June 18, 2021 | Ed Tait
It will be an unprecedented training camp in what has become unprecedented times. And the ability to bob and weave around every punch – both the surprises and those seen coming – will be massive ...

Blue Bombers Announce New Local Craft Beer at IG Field

June 18, 2021 | Staff
WINNIPEG, MB., June 18, 2021 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the addition of local craft beer at IG Field which will be sold at new Home Grown stands throughout the stadium beginning ...

“We want to keep it in Winnipeg.” | Defending a championship, a year later

June 15, 2021 | Ed Tait
It is a topic that will be worn down and beaten to death from now until the start of the Grey Cup playoffs, and especially now that the Canadian Football League’s 2021 season is officially a ...

2021 Revised CFL Schedule released

June 15, 2021 | Ed Tait
The revised Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2021 schedule features the usual annual highlights, some juicy divisional rivalry matchups and a serious ‘what the…?’ oddity. Yet, let’s face it, after a ...

Winnipeg Blue Bombers announce 14-game 2021 schedule

June 15, 2021 | Staff
WINNIPEG, MB., June 15, 2021 – The Canadian Football League today unveiled a 14-game schedule for the 2021 season. The regular season opens Thursday, August 5th with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers ...

“Now the works begins” | CFL green lights 2021 season

June 14, 2021 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will finally – and thankfully – have the opportunity to defend their 2019 Grey Cup championship. The Canadian Football League’s Board of Governors voted unanimously ...

1st & 10 | News from around the league

June 13, 2021 | Ed Tait
Maybe you’re like me – a loyal and long-time fan of the Canadian Football League – and you’ve had your fingers crossed for so long it’s like your middle and index fingers have become permanently ...

“All of those boxes are checked in Winnipeg” | Kongbo returns to the Blue & Gold

June 7, 2021 | Ed Tait
Jonathan Kongbo had options – a few of them, to tell the truth. Yet when it came time for the mammoth defensive end to decide where his next football adventure would begin, there were just ...

Blue Bombers sign defensive end Jonathan Kongbo

June 7, 2021 | Staff
WINNIPEG, MB., June 7, 2021 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has signed free agent defensive end Jonathan Kongbo to a one-year contract. Kongbo was originally selected fifth ...

First & 10 | Oliveira itching to play

June 6, 2021 | Ed Tait
Brady Oliveira can point out the exact location where it happened and often marks the spot with a mental ‘X’ whenever he is running at IG Field. It was almost two years ago now – June 27, 2019, ...

Blue Bombers and Purolator Announce Finalists in Small Business Showcase

June 3, 2021 | Staff
WINNIPEG, MB., June 3, 2021 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Purolator are pleased to announce the top five finalists from the Small Business Showcase presented by Purolator. There was an ...

First & 10 | Jefferson gets vaccinated

May 30, 2021 | Ed Tait
The signs are seemingly so positive everywhere around us, even if Manitoba is in a tough spot in fighting the third wave of this damn global pandemic. So – as tough as it can be to swallow right ...

First & 10 | An introspective talk with Wolitarsky

May 22, 2021 | Ed Tait
It began as a casual, catching-up conversation fresh with a bit of news. Drew Wolitarsky was on the phone and, first thing’s first, he has a gig he wanted to promote. So, let’s deal with ...

Blue Bombers sign Kyle Borsa from 2021 CFL Draft

May 20, 2021 | Staff
WINNIPEG, MB., May 20, 2021 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has signed 2021 CFL Draft selection Kyle Borsa (RB). Borsa (6-0, 200, Regina, November 2, 1998 in Regina, SK) ...

Draft Profile | Kyle Borsa

May 18, 2021 | Ed Tait
It’s a question kids get asked all the time by adults over their formative years and the answer can often change on a daily/hourly/minute-to-minute basis. What do you want to be when you grow ...

First & 10 | Lowes & Borsa reunited in Winnipeg

May 16, 2021 | Ed Tait
The signs of hope are very slowly trickling in now, from the numbers jumping in the vaccine rollout to so many people using social media to joyously declare they’ve been jabbed in the arm. It ...

Draft Profile | Robbie Lowes

May 15, 2021 | Ed Tait
It’s an obvious question, even if Robbie Lowes has been asked and answered it a gazillion times over the last decade or so. And it goes like this: What in the world is the son of a lifelong ...
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