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Game Preview | WPG at SSK

June 30, 2017 | Ed Tait
Presented by: Full disclosure: variations on the theme of this Winnipeg Blue Bombers season preview has been written by yours truly for both daily newspapers in this town and on this site every ...

Tait’s Take: West Semifinal

November 12, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   VANCOUVER – It has become their mantra, repeated over and over again to hammer home the message. And, in many aspects, it’s a slogan that has also come to define the 2016 ...

Tait’s Take: WPG at OTT

November 3, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   OTTAWA – It means everything and nothing at the same time. It’s got financial implications for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, it’s about finishing strong and it’s about building ...

Tait’s Take: OTT vs WPG

October 28, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   Home field advantage can mean many things to many people. It’s about a rabid fan base having your back, about a crowd at full throat forcing illegal procedure penalties. ...

Tait’s Take: WPG at BC

October 13, 2016 | Ed Tait
VANCOUVER – Sequels rarely, if ever, live up to be as good as the original. Jaws II? Dumb premise, dumber plot. Blues Brothers 2000? Ackroyd-Belushi vs. Ackroyd-Goodman? No contest. And the ...

Tait’s Take: BC vs WPG

October 7, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   Let’s begin with the obvious: there are bigger games on the calendar down the road for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Maybe a playoff game, for example. Or maybe a playoff game ...

Tait’s Take: WPG vs EDM

September 29, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have been an interesting case study this past week, their every emotion on display since last Saturday’s soul-crushing, last-second loss to the ...

Tait’s Take: WPG at CGY

September 23, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   CALGARY – They know what some are thinking, saying out loud, or writing about them at this very moment. And it goes, more or less, like this: The Winnipeg Blue Bombers – ...

Tait’s Take – WPG vs TOR

September 16, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   It always felt temporary at first, dating back to last year and even at the start of this current Winnipeg Blue Bombers run Matt Nichols has helped author. He was just ...

Tait’s Take: WPG vs SSK

September 9, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   It’s not anything really quantifiable, this idea of growth. And it’s certainly not as simple as lining the Winnipeg Blue Bombers up against a wall to measure how much ...

Tait’s Take: WPG at SSK

September 3, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   REGINA – There’s nothing to be gained – absolutely, positively, nothing – for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to take a peek in the rear-view mirror and revisit any or ...

Tait’s Take: WPG at MTL

August 25, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   MONTREAL – Maybe it’s the years of broken promises, of soul-crushing injuries – and all the disappointment that comes with it – that has made Matt Nichols both ...

Tait’s Take: HAM vs WPG

August 2, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   If there was one common sentiment after the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ victory over the Edmonton Eskimos last week – and in the Grey Cup champs’ backyard, no less – it might ...

Tait’s Take: WPG at EDM

July 27, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   EDMONTON – The recent history is ugly. It always is when the Winnipeg Blue Bombers venture west to Alberta, an absolute graveyard in which they’ve won once in their last 17 ...

Tait’s Take: WPG vs CGY

July 20, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   There’s a certain Groundhog Day/déjà vu feel to any Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Calgary Stampeders showdown. Actually, maybe ‘showdown’ isn’t the right term here. ‘Beat ...

Tait’s Take: WPG vs EDM

July 13, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ safety Macho Harris is running through the offensive depth chart of the Edmonton Eskimos off the top of his head, breaking down the Grey Cup champions ...

Tait’s Take: WPG at HAM

July 6, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by:   HAMILTON – They’ve spent absolutely zero seconds – and by that we mean nada, zilch-o, zip – crafting excuses. Sure, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers know full well the vice is ...

Tait’s Take: WPG at CGY

June 30, 2016 | Ed Tait
Presented by: CALGARY – A quick lesson in geography: Death Valley, located in Eastern California, is the driest, lowest, and hottest region in all of North America. And a quick lesson in ...

Tait’s Take – MTL at WPG

June 23, 2016 | Ed Tait
Tait’s Take is presented by Anderson’s Hitch ‘N Post   It’s an ugly, dirty word; ‘drought.’ It’s most often used to reference a long stretch without water, but is also used liberally in the ...

Tait’s Take – WPG at OTT

June 12, 2016 | Ed Tait
Tait’s Take is presented by Anderson’s Hitch ‘N Post June 12, 2016 OTTAWA – He’s been given the keys to a new muscle car and, as much as Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Drew Willy must ...