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Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Ottawa Redblacks July 3, 2014

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers face the Ottawa Redblacks for the first time at Investors Group Field. The Bombers won 36-28.

  • Former Winnipeg Blue Bombers player Jovon Johnson, left, now playing with the Ottawa Redblacks, leads his team onto the field for the Redblacks' first-ever CFL game at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.

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    Former Winnipeg Blue Bombers player Jovon Johnson, left, now playing with the Ottawa Redblacks, leads his team onto the field for the Redblacks' first-ever CFL game at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.

  • Ottawa Redblacks hit the field for their CFL game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in Winnipeg on Thursday.

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    Ottawa Redblacks hit the field for their CFL game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in Winnipeg on Thursday.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Demond Washington strips the ball from  Ottawa Redblacks' Kierre Johnson during the first half of Thursday's game.

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    Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Demond Washington strips the ball from Ottawa Redblacks' Kierre Johnson during the first half of Thursday's game.

  • CFL commissioner Mark Cohon was in Winnipeg to see the Ottawa Redblacks' first-ever CFL game at  Investors Group Field against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Thursday night.

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    CFL commissioner Mark Cohon was in Winnipeg to see the Ottawa Redblacks' first-ever CFL game at Investors Group Field against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Thursday night.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers could only watch as Ottawa Redblacks' Dobson Collins dives in for a first-quarter touchdown during CFL action at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg Thursday night.

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    Winnipeg Blue Bombers could only watch as Ottawa Redblacks' Dobson Collins dives in for a first-quarter touchdown during CFL action at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg Thursday night.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers Maurice Leggett ties it up with Ottawa Redblacks Chevon Walker during the first half of Thursday's game at Investors Group Field.

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    Winnipeg Blue Bombers Maurice Leggett ties it up with Ottawa Redblacks Chevon Walker during the first half of Thursday's game at Investors Group Field.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Nick Moore is surrounded by Ottawa Redblacks' Eric Frazer, left, and Jerell Gavins in the end zone during first half of Winnipeg's game.

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    Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Nick Moore is surrounded by Ottawa Redblacks' Eric Frazer, left, and Jerell Gavins in the end zone during first half of Winnipeg's game.

  • Ottawa Redblacks' Chevon Walker (29) breaks the tackle by Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Maurice Leggett (31) and runs the ball in for the touchdown during the first half of CFL action in Winnipeg on Thursday.

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    Ottawa Redblacks' Chevon Walker (29) breaks the tackle by Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Maurice Leggett (31) and runs the ball in for the touchdown during the first half of CFL action in Winnipeg on Thursday.

  • Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris (1) throws a touchdown pass to Chevon Walker (29) as Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Teague Sherman (27) attempts to knock it down during the first half of Thursday's game.

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    Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris (1) throws a touchdown pass to Chevon Walker (29) as Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Teague Sherman (27) attempts to knock it down during the first half of Thursday's game.

  • Ottawa Redblacks' Chevon Walker (29) runs the ball in for the team's first touchdown during the first half of Thursday's game against the Blue Bombers.

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    Ottawa Redblacks' Chevon Walker (29) runs the ball in for the team's first touchdown during the first half of Thursday's game against the Blue Bombers.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Nic Grigsby (32) disputes an out-of-bounds call in the Ottawa Redblacks' end zone during the first half Thursday's game.

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    Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Nic Grigsby (32) disputes an out-of-bounds call in the Ottawa Redblacks' end zone during the first half Thursday's game.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers' quarterback Drew Willy (5) gets sacked by Ottawa Redblacks' Jonathan Williams (75) during the first half Thursday's game.

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    Winnipeg Blue Bombers' quarterback Drew Willy (5) gets sacked by Ottawa Redblacks' Jonathan Williams (75) during the first half Thursday's game.

  • Ottawa Redblacks' quarterback Henry Burris (1) gets set to throw against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers during the first half of Thursday's game at Investors Group Field.

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    Ottawa Redblacks' quarterback Henry Burris (1) gets set to throw against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers during the first half of Thursday's game at Investors Group Field.

  • Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris (1) calls for the ball deep in the Winnipeg Blue Bombers' zone during the first half of Thursday's game.

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    Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris (1) calls for the ball deep in the Winnipeg Blue Bombers' zone during the first half of Thursday's game.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Michel-Pierre Pontbriand (39) and Nic Grigsby (32) celebrate Grigsby's touchdown against the Ottawa Redblacks during the first half Thursday's game.

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    Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Michel-Pierre Pontbriand (39) and Nic Grigsby (32) celebrate Grigsby's touchdown against the Ottawa Redblacks during the first half Thursday's game.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers' quarterback Drew Willy takes a big hit from Ottawa Redblacks' Jonathan Williams during the second half of Thursday's game.

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    Winnipeg Blue Bombers' quarterback Drew Willy takes a big hit from Ottawa Redblacks' Jonathan Williams during the second half of Thursday's game.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Nic Grisby celebrates his team's fourth-quarter touchdown against the Ottawa Redblacks during CFL game at Investors Group Field Thursday night. The Bombers won 36-28.

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    Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Nic Grisby celebrates his team's fourth-quarter touchdown against the Ottawa Redblacks during CFL game at Investors Group Field Thursday night. The Bombers won 36-28.

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