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Nick Taylor’s Pick-Six a Highlight of Bombers’ 35-24 Win Over Alouettes

Nick Taylor’s Pick-Six a Highlight of Bombers’ 35-24 Win Over Alouettes

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Nick Taylor (25), holding ball, and teammates celebrate his interception and touchdown during the second half of CFL action against the Montreal Alouettes, in Winnipeg, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — An offensive line moving like a juggernaut to drive Winnipeg’s ground game got a lot of credit from coaches and players alike after an important 35-24 win by the Blue Bombers over the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday.

“We were able to control the line of scrimmage pretty much all game,” said Andrew Harris, the CFL’s leading rusher, who added another 166 yards and a touchdown to his season totals during the game.

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Blue Bombers Embrace Snowy Weather Heading into Home Game Against Als

Blue Bombers Embrace Snowy Weather Heading into Home Game Against Als

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

Snow Plows
Crews clean up during an early winter storm with heavy wet snow which caused fallen trees, many on cars, and power lines in Winnipeg early Friday morning, October 11, 2019. Snow clearing crews were forced to hit the streets to clean up the damage. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers rookie receiver Kenny Lawler was doing snow angels on the turf on Friday.

It might be a sign of things to come.

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Blue Bombers Dealt 33-13 Loss as Tiger-Cats’ Dane Evans Throws Three TD Passes

Blue Bombers Dealt 33-13 Loss as Tiger-Cats’ Dane Evans Throws Three TD Passes

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ Tyrell Sutton (19) and his teammates celebrate after he scores the touchdown against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers during the second half of CFL action in Winnipeg Friday, September 27, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Hamilton quarterback Dane Evans chatted with his Winnipeg counterpart Chris Streveler before Friday’s game between the CFL’s top two teams.

Evans then went out and threw for 359 yards and three touchdowns as the Tiger-Cats (11-3) remained the league’s best after a 33-13 victory over the Blue Bombers.

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Bombers QB Matt Nichols Finished for the Season with Injury

Bombers QB Matt Nichols Finished for the Season with Injury

Matt Nichols
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols (15) on the bench after his final possession during second half CFL football game action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Hamilton, Ont. on Friday, July 26, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols is finished for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery on Thursday.

Head coach Mike O’Shea released the following statement today:

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Look to Rebound Against Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Look to Rebound Against Hamilton Tiger-Cats

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Adam Bighill - Chris Randle
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Adam Bighill (50) and Chris Randle (8) chat on the sideline during the first half of pre-season CFL action against the Edmonton Eskimos in Winnipeg Friday, June 1, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Adam Bighill thinks the timing is perfect for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to have a big bounce-back game.

The Bombers (9-4) host the CFL-leading Hamilton Tiger-Cats (10-3) Friday and can make amends for giving up a 24-point lead in a loss to Montreal last weekend. It was the biggest blown lead in Bombers history.

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QB Chris Streveler Leads Blue Bombers Over Roughriders to Maintain First in West

QB Chris Streveler Leads Blue Bombers Over Roughriders to Maintain First in West

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Winston Rose
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Winston Rose (30) celebrates his interception of the pass intended for Saskatchewan Roughriders’ Shaq Evans (1) during the second half of CFL action in Winnipeg Saturday, September 7, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Willie Jefferson didn’t want to break a promise to his mother.

When the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive lineman sacked Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo on Saturday and forced a fumble, the six-foot-seven, 248-pound star did a backflip on the field.

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