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Blue Bombers Extend RB Andrew Harris Through 2020

Blue Bombers Extend RB Andrew Harris Through 2020

Andrew Harris
Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Andrew Harris (33) carries the ball in front of Montreal Alouettes linebacker Nicolas Boulay (52) during the first half of CFL football action in Winnipeg on Thursday, July 27, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have extended running back Andrew Harris through the 2020 season.

The CFL’s Most Outstanding Canadian was entering the final year of his contract in 2018.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Sign Linebacker Adam Bighill to One-Year Deal

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Sign Linebacker Adam Bighill to One-Year Deal

By The Canadian Press

Adam Bighill
Adam Bighill (CFL.CA)

WINNIPEG – Linebacker Adam Bighill signed a one-year deal with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday.

Bighill played six seasons with the BC Lions (2011-2016), recording 509 defensive tackles, 70 special teams tackles, eight interceptions, eight forced fumbles and 33 sacks in 99 career CFL games (85 starts).

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Simonise Thankful to Get Second Chance at Pro Football Career with Bombers

Simonise Thankful to Get Second Chance at Pro Football Career with Bombers

By Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press

Rashaun Simonise
Rashaun Simonise (TWITTER)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are giving Rashaun Simonise a second lease on his pro football life.

Winnipeg took the six-foot-four, 202-pound receiver in the second round, No. 12 overall, in the CFL draft Thursday. It was the Bombers’ opening selection after dealing its first-round pick to the B.C. Lions on Wednesday.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Fan Fest on Saturday

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Fan Fest on Saturday

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)

Football fans will be gearing up this weekend for another CFL season.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers annual fan fest is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Investors Group Field.

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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

Matthias Goossen - Winnipeg Blue Bombers
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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