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Blue Bombers Sign Veteran QB Darian Durant

Blue Bombers Sign Veteran QB Darian Durant

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Demond Washington (7) and Teague Sherman (27) chase down Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant (4) in CFL action at Investors Group Field on Sunday, September 7, 2014. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have shored up their quarterback depth by signing Darian Durant to a one-year deal.

The 12-year veteran played last season with the Montreal Alouettes and previously with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, posting career totals of 31,740 yards and 167 touchdowns in 174 games (128 starts).

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Blue Bombers Sign Cornerback Chris Randle to Two-Year Contract

Blue Bombers Sign Cornerback Chris Randle to Two-Year Contract

By The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Chris Randle, bottom, tackles Calgary Stampeders’ Jerome Messam during second half CFL football action in Calgary, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed cornerback Chris Randle to a two-year contract, the CFL team said Friday in a release.

Randle, who was scheduled to be a free agent next month, will enter his fifth season with Winnipeg in 2018.

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Jordan Younger Named Defensive Backs Coach with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Jordan Younger Named Defensive Backs Coach with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

By The Canadian Press

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WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers hired Jordan Younger as defensive backs coach Friday and added defensive line duties to linebackers coach Glen Young’s job title.

Younger, who spent nine seasons with Toronto over his 12-year pro career, most recently served two seasons as the Argonauts’ defensive backs coach.

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Blue Bombers Sign Weston Dressler to One-Year Deal

Blue Bombers Sign Weston Dressler to One-Year Deal

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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)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have come to terms with slotback Weston Dressler on a one-year contract.

The North Dakota native was set to become a free agent in February.

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Winnipeg Quarterback Matt Nichols Ready for Lions, Glove or No Glove

Winnipeg Quarterback Matt Nichols Ready for Lions, Glove or No Glove

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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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 on October 6, 2017. Even if wet weather forces Matt Nichols to take the glove off his injured throwing hand, the Blue Bombers quarterback says he’ll be able to play just fine Saturday afternoon when Winnipeg hosts the B.C. Lions with the opportunity to clinch a playoff spot. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg quarterback Matt Nichols isn’t worried if wet weather forces him to take the glove off his injured throwing hand.

The Blue Bombers host the B.C. Lions Saturday afternoon, with the forecast including a chance of rain or wet flurries.

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Bombers’ Andrew Harris Named Ronald McDonald House Ambassador

Bombers’ Andrew Harris Named Ronald McDonald House Ambassador

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Winnipeg Blue Bomber Andrew Harris and his daughter Hazel fly a kite at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Saturday, May 13, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Andrew Harris will champion Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba as its newest ambassador.

Harris will attend RMHC Manitoba and third party events as part of his community duties, be a spokesperson for the charity and advocate for its fundraising campaigns.

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