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Harris Throws for 361 Yards, TD to Lead Redblacks Past Blue Bombers 44-21

Harris Throws for 361 Yards, TD to Lead Redblacks Past Blue Bombers 44-21

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Quarterback Trevor Harris turned in another marquee performance Friday night as his pinpoint passing led the Ottawa Redblacks to a commanding 44-21 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Harris finished 29 for 39 with 361 yards in the air and connected with Dominique Rhymes on a touchdown, while William Powell ran for 106 yards and a TD and Dominique Davis punched in two scores for the Redblacks (6-3).

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With Dressler Out, Lankford Gets His Shot as Bombers Host Redblacks

With Dressler Out, Lankford Gets His Shot as Bombers Host Redblacks

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

Weston Dressler
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Weston Dressler (7) celebrates with fans after the team scored against the Saskatchewan Roughriders during the first half of CFL football action in Winnipeg, Saturday, September 9, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Sidelined after the first game of the season, Ryan Lankford will sub for an injured slotback Weston Dressler Friday night as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers host the Ottawa Redblacks.

Lankford, who had a solid spring camp but didn’t show enough in his first game to stick, is excited to get back on the field and doesn’t lack confidence in his ability to fill some big shoes.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Defence Holds Hamilton Tiger-Cats Off for 29-23 Win

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Defence Holds Hamilton Tiger-Cats Off for 29-23 Win

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Matt Nichols - Nic Demski
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols (15) and Nic Demski (10) celebrate Demski’s touchdown during the second half of CFL action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, in Winnipeg on Friday, August 10, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Adam Bighill and Craig Roh were glad the Winnipeg Blue Bombers met a challenge head on and came away smiling.

After Winnipeg kicker Justin Medlock’s 33-yard field goal put the Bombers ahead of the Tiger-Cats 29-23 on Friday with 1:22 left in the fourth quarter, the defence held off a late Hamilton surge to preserve the victory.

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Bombers’ 5’7″ Receiver Continues to Find Success in a Big Man’s Game

Bombers’ 5’7″ Receiver Continues to Find Success in a Big Man’s Game

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Weston Dressler - Adarius Bowman
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Weston Dressler (7) and Adarius Bowman (12) celebrate Dressler’s touchdown against the Edmonton Eskimos during the first half of CFL action in Winnipeg on June 14, 2018. Weston Dressler looks to increase his consecutive game reception streak is up to 120 as the Blue Bombers host Hamilton. Dressler is 200 yards away from becoming the CFL’s 17th 10,000 yard receiver and three catches short of becoming the league’s 13th player to reach 700 career receptions. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Weston Dressler had people telling him he was probably too small to play football ever since he was about 10 years old.

It’s a good thing the Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver didn’t listen.

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Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber Bryant Turner Retires in Blue and Gold

Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber Bryant Turner Retires in Blue and Gold

Bryant Turner
Bryant Turner (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

Former defensive tackle Bryant Turner Jr. signed a one-day contract Tuesday to retire as a Winnipeg Blue Bomber.

Turner spent five seasons with Winnipeg (2011-2015) and appeared in 71 games with the Blue and Gold. During his time with the Blue Bombers, Turner recorded 26 sacks, five forced fumbles and 75 total tackles. He played in three playoff games for the Bombers, including the 2011 Grey Cup.

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Nic Demski with Two TDs, Blue Bombers Beat Argonauts 40-14

Nic Demski with Two TDs, Blue Bombers Beat Argonauts 40-14

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Ian Wild
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Ian Wild (38) runs in a blocked kick for the touchdown during the second half of CFL action against the Toronto Argonauts in Winnipeg Friday, July 27, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Nic Demski just wants to feel like he’s part of the team.

The Winnipeg receiver did that Friday when he ran in one touchdown and caught a pass for another as the Blue Bombers beat the Toronto Argonauts for the second week in a row with a 40-14 victory.

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Harris Hopes to Continue Recent Rushing Rampage in Rematch with Visiting Argos

Harris Hopes to Continue Recent Rushing Rampage in Rematch with Visiting Argos

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Andrew Harris
B.C. Lions’ Anthony Orange, left, runs past Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Andrew Harris after intercepting a Winnipeg pass late during the second half of a CFL football game in Vancouver on July 14, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

WINNIPEG — Andrew Harris is hoping to enjoy two big celebrations at Investors Group Field this weekend.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back is ready to pound out the yards to try for a second straight victory over the Toronto Argonauts Friday night. He’ll then host a wedding social the next night at the stadium for himself and fiancee Carina Fiorentino.

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