9 hours ago | Ed Tait
It’s early – so early that the Winnipeg Blue Bombers have yet to play a snap in anger – and still the club is already leading the Canadian Football League in one unofficial category: Preseason ...

Game Preview | 2023 Home Opener

June 8, 2023 | Ed Tait
Scene setter: A superb matchup for the season opener for both teams – and the home debut for the Blue Bombers – as old friend Bo Levi Mitchell and the Tiger-Cats play a visit. Both teams were ...

48-Hour Primer | 2023 Home Opener

June 7, 2023 | Ed Tait
Rasheed Bailey will insist there have already been countless moments which have served as validators to his decision to return to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers – while taking a financial hit – ...

PIT Football | Spring Season

June 7, 2023 | Jon Franklin
Spring season set a record with 107 teams competing for 21 championship trophies. Indoor football has exploded in Manitoba! Championship weekend was characterized with a significant number of ...

“I really think continuity is important”

June 6, 2023 | Ed Tait
The curtain is about to rise on the 2023 Canadian Football League season and one of the prevailing narratives continuing to swirl around the Winnipeg Blue Bombers is the club’s collective age. In ...

“Stay healthy, start fast and help this team win football games.” | Need To Know

June 5, 2023 | Ed Tait
Feel free to exhale now, Winnipeg Blue Bombers fans, and resist the urge to keep gnawing at your fingernails — the club’s infirmary is emptying at just the right time. The Blue Bombers ...


June 5, 2023 | Cyril Penn
One of the key ingredients of a successful CFL organization that cannot be overlooked is pro scouting, including self-evaluation and the evaluation of other teams around the league. To get the ...

Roster cut down by 25

June 3, 2023 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers still have some lineup decisions to complete over the next few days, but the roster they’ll take into the 2023 Canadian Football League season will look very, very ...

Blue Bombers transactions – June 3

June 3, 2023 | Staff
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the following transactions: Released from roster: American quarterback Josh Jones American receiver Manasseh Bailey American receiver Sean Coyne American ...

Game Recap | SSK 28 WPG 16

June 2, 2023 | Ed Tait
There will be many tough decisions for Winnipeg Blue Bombers coaches and management in the next few hours – with some of them no doubt absolutely gut-wrenching – but let’s go out on a fairly ...

The Playbook | Preseason vs SSK

June 2, 2023 | Ed Tait
They will be coming en masse, all part of a loud and proud horde from west of here. And if Tanner Schmekel is any reflection of his mob of relatives heading in from Regina for Friday’s Winnipeg ...

Game Preview | Pre-season vs SSK

June 1, 2023 | Ed Tait
Scene setter: Settle in for the final tune-up for both squads before the 2023 Canadian Football League season begins next week. The Blue Bombers edged the Edmonton Elks 25-23 in Alberta last ...

48-Hour Primer | Preseason vs SSK

May 31, 2023 | Ed Tait
Just a few weeks ago, back on the eve of Winnipeg Blue Bombers rookie camp, Karl Schmitz was spotted wandering the halls of the club’s offices on Chancellor Matheson Road shaking hands and ...

Blue Bombers transactions – May 31

May 31, 2023 | Staff
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the following transactions: Added to roster from suspended list: American receiver/returner Janarion Grant

“I had faith something was going to come. I’m blessed to be here, blessed to have this opportunity.”

May 30, 2023 | Ed Tait
It’s the goal of every newcomer to the Canadian Football League when they first step on the field for a preseason game: show up any way, anyhow, on the game film. Fast forward to the very end of ...

Quick Hits | Training Camp – Day 17

May 30, 2023 | Ed Tait
Notes and quotes from Day 17 of Blue Bombers training camp…. JUST RIGHT: Blue Bombers head coach Mike O’Shea indicated after practice Tuesday that QB Zach Collaros will not play in ...

Blue Bombers transactions – May 30

May 30, 2023 | Staff
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the following transactions: Added to roster: American defensive end Celestin Haba (6-2, 250, Texas A&M- Commerce, April 6, 1998, in Columbia, ...

Inside the Game | The Waggle

May 29, 2023 | Ed Tait
Kevin Bourgoin had seen snippets of Canadian Football League games on TV while growing up in Vermont. And he had naturally undergone  a crash course on the three-down game the moment he landed a ...

Upon Further Review preseason | WPG 25 EDM 23

May 28, 2023 | Ed Tait
It was a term Tyrrell Pigrome first heard in high school, back when he was the 2015 Gatorade Player of the Year in Alabama – ‘smooth is fast’ – and it’s stuck with him all these years later. “My ...

“It’s good to get those live reps”

May 26, 2023 | Ed Tait
EDMONTON – Overheard during Winnipeg Blue Bombers earlier this week during training camp, moments after Evan Holm shadowed a receiver step for step on a long throw before leaping and ...