The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are in the black to the tune of $2.6 million in profit, according to the team’s 2018 annual report.
“We are pleased with our overall financial results for 2018,” said Wade Miller, Bombers’ president and CEO.
By The Canadian Press
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are looking into possibly hosting an NFL exhibition game between the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers this summer.
“The Winnipeg Football Club is always exploring opportunities to host events at Investors Group Field,” the CFL team said in a statement. “At this time, the club has no further comments.”
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed running back Larry Rose III to the club’s roster.
The Texas native, 23, spent his four-year college career with the New Mexico State Aggies, tallying 4,558 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 770 carries. In 2018, Rose signed with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent. He also spent time with the Los Angeles Rams.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have extended local linebacker Thomas Miles to a one-year contract.
The former Manitoba Bison has spent the past two seasons in Winnipeg after signing as a free agent prior to the 2017 season. He has recorded 26 special teams tackle and nine defensive tackles in 36 games over that span.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers centre Matthias Goossen has announced his retirement from professional football.
“After much prayer and consideration, I have decided to end my football career,” Goossen said in a statement released by the football club.
WINNIPEG — Dayna Spiring, head of Economic Development Winnipeg, has been named the board chair of the Winnipeg Football Club.
Spiring’s appointment makes her the first woman in Blue Bombers history to be named chair of the board of directors.