Blue Bomber Report Record: 6–6–0

Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Redblacks to sign Burris

  • Print
Henry Burris

RYAN REMIORZ / CANADIAN PRESS FILES Enlarge Image

Henry Burris

The Ottawa Redblacks are set to make a major announcement this morning – the signing of veteran CFL quarterback Henry Burris.

Free Press columnist Gary Lawless tweeted this morning the Winnipeg Blue Bombers were told that Burris has signed with Ottawa.

TSN is also reporting Burris is off the market, meaning the Bombers will have to go in another direction in order to find a starting pivot for the 2014 season.

Burris, 38, spent the past two seasons in Hamilton, throwing for over 10,000 yards. He tossed for almost 5,000 yards in 2013, making 373 completions on 567 attempts.

He's played for 15 years for such teams as the Ticats, the Calgary Stampeders and the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

The Ottawa club sent out a release early today inviting media to an event at 10 a.m. CST.

"Members of the media are invited to join Marcel Desjardins, general manager and Rick Campbell, head coach of the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League for an important announcement," said the release.

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Your Vote: The Blue Bombers All-Time Team

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • PHIL.HOSSACK@FREEPRESS.MB.CA 100527-Winnipeg Free Press THe Provencher Foot Bridge is lit up
  • Water lilys are reflected in the pond at the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden Tuesday afternoon. Standup photo. Sept 11,  2012 (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)

View More Gallery Photos

 

Poll

Do you think Ray Rice should be given a lifetime ban from the NFL?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google