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First & 10 | Catching up with Richie Hall

16 hours ago | Ed Tait
We were connected by phone – Richie Hall at his offseason home base in Regina and yours truly here in the heart of Charleswood – and for a brief moment there was silence. The Winnipeg Blue ...

10 Plays that Made a Champion: #1 A hint of magic

October 22, 2020 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers championship run last November is already folklore in these parts thanks to the compelling characters and storylines that were part of the heart-racing moments leading ...

Top 10 Exclusive : Regular Seasons

October 20, 2020 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Football Club has 90 years of history to celebrate, dating way back to the days of leather helmets and the Great Depression. Over that time there have been countless great plays ...

Quest Through the Decades | 1990s

October 20, 2020 | Ed Tait
No decade in the long and storied history of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers offered more extreme highs and lows, coupled with some truly bizarre moments, than the 1990s. The Bombers were one of the ...

First & 10 : News from around the league

October 17, 2020 | Ed Tait
Give TSN an ‘A’ for their day-long bill of old Canadian Football League Thanksgiving games last Monday. Included in that run were two Winnipeg Blue Bombers affairs – Thanksgiving Day matchups ...

Quest Through the Decades | 1980s

October 13, 2020 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ run of the late 1950s/early 1960s – with four Grey Cups over a five-year span – has often been referred to as the franchise’s ‘Glory Years.’ Well, welcome to the ...

Top 10 Exclusive : Rookie Seasons

October 13, 2020 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Football Club has 90 years of history to celebrate, dating way back to the days of leather helmets and the Great Depression. Over that time there have been countless great plays ...

First & 10 : Thanksgiving Musings

October 10, 2020 | Ed Tait
Thanksgiving traditionally represents one of the signpost moments on the Canadian Football League calendar, along with the season openers, the Labour Day weekend and the November playoff push to ...

PIT Football | Summer Recap

October 9, 2020 | Jon Franklin
PIT Football had an exciting, abbreviated summer season of recreational touch football. The season was a sprint to the finish with just 10 regular season games being played. Four undefeated teams ...

Top 10 Exclusive : TDs in one game

October 6, 2020 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Football Club has 90 years of history to celebrate, dating way back to the days of leather helmets and the Great Depression. Over that time there have been countless great plays ...

Quest Through the Decades | 1970s

October 6, 2020 | Ed Tait
Historians have described the 1970s as a decade of cultural change, of significant technological innovations and economic struggles. And for fans of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, that same stretch ...

First & 10 | Advice from Coach O’Shea

October 2, 2020 | Ed Tait
There’s a straightforwardness to Mike O’Shea that some in the media – especially those around him for the first time – can find as startling as a cold shower in January. We see it occasionally – ...

Top 10 Exclusive : Little Big Men

September 30, 2020 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Football Club has 90 years of history to celebrate, dating way back to the days of leather helmets and the Great Depression. Over that time there have been countless great plays ...

“We’re not the only ones going through this, but that doesn’t make it any easier.”

September 30, 2020 | Ed Tait
Seldom does a day pass without Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM Kyle Walters getting bombarded with a series of questions, or posing a ton of them himself. These are uncertain times for the 2019 Grey Cup ...

Quest Through the Decades | 1960s

September 29, 2020 | Ed Tait
The fourth decade in the history of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers – the 1960s – offered the extreme highs and lows that often come in the life of a football organization over a 10-year span. The ...

First & 10 : Catching up with Nick Taylor

September 27, 2020 | Ed Tait
It began as a casual chat with the check-in question that seems to precede so many conversations these days: How are you managing in these crazy, COVID times? And by the conclusion of 20-minute ...

Bombers unveil 10 names from 45-player negotiation list

September 24, 2020 | Ed Tait
It remains very much the same gig for Danny McManus, Ryan Rigmaiden and Ted Goveia when they are out beating the bushes for prospective new talent for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. It’s always been ...

Top 10 Exclusive : Milt Moments

September 23, 2020 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Football Club has 90 years of history to celebrate, dating way back to the days of leather helmets and the Great Depression. Over that time there have been countless great plays ...

Quest Through the Decades | 1950s

September 22, 2020 | Ed Tait
There have been so many historic moments over the 90-year existence of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, from dramatic last-second victories authored by legends, to the Grey Cup championships that now ...

First & 10 : Catching up with Justin Medlock

September 19, 2020 | Ed Tait
It happened last weekend – actually, it happens almost every weekend during the National Football League season – when a kicker whiffs on a field goal attempt and your humble agent says out loud ...
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