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Blue Bombers Sign Winnipeg OL Geoff Gray

Blue Bombers Sign Winnipeg OL Geoff Gray

Geoff Gray
U of M Bisons offensive lineman Geoff Gray stands with his parents on Sunday, April 30, 2017, one day after signing a free-agent contract with the Green Bay Packers. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are shoring up their offensive line by bringing in city product Geoff Gray.

The Winnipeg native and former University of Manitoba Bison was selected by the Bombers eighth overall in the 2017 CFL Draft.

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Blue Bombers Dump Roughriders 31-0 to Extend Winning Streak to Four Games

Blue Bombers Dump Roughriders 31-0 to Extend Winning Streak to Four Games

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Kevin Fogg - Jovan Santos-Knox
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Kevin Fogg (3) celebrates his fumble recovery with Jovan Santos-Knox (45) during the second half of CFL action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Winnipeg Saturday, October 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Adam Bighill was signed by the Blue Bombers for his leadership and tenacious talents. He delivered big time on Saturday.

The veteran linebacker had three quarterback sacks, one forced fumble that led to a touchdown and eight defensive tackles in Winnipeg’s 31-0 shutout of the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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Blue Bombers Looking to Avoid Season Sweep Against Roughriders

Blue Bombers Looking to Avoid Season Sweep Against Roughriders

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Saskatchewan Roughriders
Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Zach Collaros attempts a pass during first half CFL action against the Edmonton Eskimos, in Regina on October 8, 2018. The Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders could provide a playoff preview when they line up against each other on Saturday. Both teams are riding three-game winning streaks, but the Riders could sweep their three-game season series and boost their confidence with another victory. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)

WINNIPEG – Running back Andrew Harris believes a Blue Bombers victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders Saturday afternoon could be just the boost Winnipeg needs.

The Roughriders would sweep the clubs’ three-game season series with a win and also put a wrench in Winnipeg’s playoff quest.

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Manitoba Writes Off Blue Bombers Stadium Loan, Province to Release New Deficit

Manitoba Writes Off Blue Bombers Stadium Loan, Province to Release New Deficit

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Investors Group Field
Investors Group Field (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government is writing off the second of two loan segments that helped finance a new stadium for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.

Premier Brian Pallister said Wednesday there is no reasonable chance that the Bombers and others in the consortium that owns Investors Group Field can repay the $82 million.

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Bombers Coach O’Shea Says Bighill Ready for Esks, Doesn’t Rule Out Harris

Bombers Coach O’Shea Says Bighill Ready for Esks, Doesn’t Rule Out Harris

By The Canadian Press

Adam Bighill
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Adam Bighill (50) runs through drills at a pre-season training camp in Winnipeg, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Blue Bombers head coach Mike O’Shea says he expects linebacker Adam Bighill to play when Winnipeg visits the Edmonton Eskimos on Saturday.

Bighill suited up for practice Tuesday, seemingly recovered after leaving Winnipeg’s 31-14 win over visiting Montreal in the third quarter with an upper-body injury. He was one of several Blue Bombers to get hurt in Friday’s game.

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Matt Nichols Bounces Back, Helps Bombers Snap Losing Streak

Matt Nichols Bounces Back, Helps Bombers Snap Losing Streak

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Johnny Manziel
Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) runs for yards as Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Jovan Santos-Knox (45) moves in during the first half of CFL action in Winnipeg Friday, September 21, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Matt Nichols had almost forgotten what it felt like to win. It was good.

The Winnipeg quarterback threw one touchdown pass and no interceptions as the Blue Bombers halted a four-game losing streak with a 31-14 victory over the Montreal Alouettes Friday.

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Two Quarterbacks with Something to Prove Will Face Off When Bombers Host Alouettes

Two Quarterbacks with Something to Prove Will Face Off When Bombers Host Alouettes

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Johnny Manziel
Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a pass during the warm-ups prior to first half CFL football action against the BC Lions in Montreal, Friday, September 14, 2018. Johnny Manziel will be back under centre for Montreal when the Alouettes visit the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner missed the last four games after being placed in the CFL’s concussion protocol. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

WINNIPEG – Quarterbacks Matt Nichols and Johnny Manziel have a lot to prove tonight.

Nichols wants to help end the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ four-game losing skid with a victory over Manziel and his Montreal Alouettes, and ensure he doesn’t get pulled at halftime like he did in a 32-27 loss to Saskatchewan on Sept. 8.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Slash Prices for Some Concessions, Parking

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Slash Prices for Some Concessions, Parking

Investors Group Field
Investors Group Field (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have reduced the prices on some stadium concessions and parking for the remainder of the season.

Based on fan feedback, the Bombers have introduced a new $3 menu featuring hot dogs, perogies, spring rolls and a vegetarian chili bowl, and bottled water for $3 including taxes. The lower prices also extend to hot chocolate, coffee, and 12 oz fountain pop for $2.50.

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