By John Gaudes (@johngaudes)
WINNIPEG — For the Winnipeg Blue Bombers players and coaches, it was a week of talking up a 60-minute effort, trying to diagnose a shootout loss to Calgary that ended their seven-game win streak. The resulting game? It can only be referred to as déjà vu.
Faced with the Edmonton Eskimos on Friday, the Bombers defence struggled to slow quarterback Mike Reilly in the first half. The slow start hurt Winnipeg again, as their offence waited too long to liven up, and the 24-10 halftime hole ended up being too big to dig out of. The Eskimos would win in the end, 40-26. Continue Reading