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Nichols, Blue Bombers No Longer Have Element of Surprise in West Division

Nichols, Blue Bombers No Longer Have Element of Surprise in West Division

By The Canadian Press

Matt Nichols - Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols (15) looks for his receivers during the first half of CFL action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Winnipeg Friday, October 6, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Quarterback Matt Nichols and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers no longer have the element of surprise in the West Division.

In a conference call, Nichols said he expects the Bombers to be marked men in 2018 after compiling a combined 23-13 record over the last two years, reaching the CFL playoffs both times.

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Blue Bombers Tour Schools to Tackle Bullying, Domestic Violence

Blue Bombers Tour Schools to Tackle Bullying, Domestic Violence

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Matthias Goossen (61) of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers during the pre-season game at TD Place in Ottawa, ON on Monday, June 13, 2016. (JOHANY JUTRAS / CFL)

Three Winnipeg Blue Bombers players are visiting seven schools this week as part of Canadian Red Cross Pink Day.

Matthias Goossen, Thomas Miles and John Rush will present to more than 1,400 students.

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CFL Players Set to Present United Front in Upcoming Bargaining with League

CFL Players Set to Present United Front in Upcoming Bargaining with League

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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A football with the CFL logo sits on a chair during a press conference in Winnipeg, Friday, November 27, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – CFL players will be foes on the football field this season but off of it they plan to fight together for a better future.

The players are heading into the last year of their collective bargaining agreement with the CFL amid contentious issues that could affect their bank accounts and bodies.

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Blue Bombers Set Dates for Spring Mini-Camp

Blue Bombers Set Dates for Spring Mini-Camp

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Quarterback Matt Nichols (15) throws against the BC Lions during the first half of CFL action in Winnipeg Saturday, October 28, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will hold a mini-camp in the city April 24-26.

The three-day camp will feature all quarterbacks on the roster and a mix of first-year CFL players and veterans, as well as some recently acquired players including receivers Adarius Bowman, Nic Demski, defensive backs Chandler Fenner and Anthony Gaitor, and running back Kienan LaFrance.

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Milt Stegall Returning with Celebrity Football Classic

Milt Stegall Returning with Celebrity Football Classic

Milt Stegall
Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber Milt Stegall at the UWinnipeg United Health and RecPlex on Friday, November 21, 2014. (SARAH TAYLOR / CHRISD.CA FILE)

An inaugural football clinic run by CFL Hall of Famer Milt Stegall is opening up this spring.

The former Winnipeg Blue Bomber-turned-TSN broadcaster will host the Celebrity Football Classic in Winnipeg from May 4-6.

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Blue Bombers Sign Winnipeg Receiver Nic Demski

Blue Bombers Sign Winnipeg Receiver Nic Demski

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Saskatchewan Roughriders wide receiver Nic Demski, left, stretches out for a pass as Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive back Maurice Leggett looks on during first half CFL action in Regina on Sunday, September 3, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have brought receiver Nic Demski home.

The football club on Tuesday signed the former Manitoba Bison to a one-year deal after he had spent the past three seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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Blue Bombers Commit Fogg to One-Year Deal

Blue Bombers Commit Fogg to One-Year Deal

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ fans celebrate the TJ Heath (23) interception with Kevin Fogg (3) and Tristan Okpalaugo (54) during second half CFL action against the B.C. Lions, in Winnipeg, Saturday, October 14, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-signed international defensive back Kevin Fogg to a one-year contract on Monday.

The North Carolina native, 27, has spent the past two seasons in Winnipeg since joining the team as a free agent prior to the 2016 season.

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