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Some things to think about as Chad Owens catches his breath...
View Full Post | 07/10/2010 2:18 PM |
A few notes from a busy walk-through day at Canad Inns Stadium
View Full Post | 07/8/2010 5:44 PM |
Things in the Bombers secondary have settled down to the point where a bona-fide hunch can be made regarding who’s in and who’s out for Friday game against the Argos.
View Full Post | 07/7/2010 7:48 PM |
Some news from a sunny, windy Tuesday in Bomberland:
View Full Post | 07/6/2010 3:15 PM |
Slow day in Bomberland, what with the team off today and returning to the practice field Monday in preparation for next Friday’s home date against the Toronto Argonauts.
View Full Post | 07/4/2010 1:44 PM |
Jovon Johnson heard the talk heading into Friday's game.
View Full Post | 07/3/2010 2:55 PM |
The question caught the head coach off guard.
View Full Post | 07/1/2010 1:00 PM |
Big news out of CFL headquarters for fans in Canada and the United States...
View Full Post | 06/30/2010 5:31 PM |
The Canadian Football League and the CFL Players’ Association have called a press conference for 9 a.m. CT Tuesday morning at which time the details of the new collective bargaining agreement will be announced.
View Full Post | 06/28/2010 6:00 PM |
After watching Friday come and go (and ultimately making liars out of all of us), the Bombers coaching staff finally revealed which players have agreed to be on the practice roster today. In no particular order, here's who is staying with the club:
View Full Post | 06/26/2010 3:04 PM |
-The Bombers have yet to announce their practice roster players, although almost all of their rivals did so on Friday. It’s not a big deal to the casual fan, but the lack of an announcement is curious and leads us in the media biz to only speculate that they are tinkering with their extras or looking at cast-offs from other teams.
View Full Post | 06/25/2010 5:39 PM |
On a day where one quarterback got clipped (Adam DiMichele) and another was anointed savior for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Buck Pierce), a few things come to mind. Four, in fact:
View Full Post | 06/23/2010 3:24 PM |
TORONTO — Five things rolling around in my little brain about the Bombers last preseason game while waiting for a late flight back to River City:
View Full Post | 06/20/2010 7:05 PM |
HAMILTON -- Arrived here Friday night with Bob 'Knuckles' Irving. Hot, steamy, muggy -- gladly take it after the nasty stretch of rain back home...
View Full Post | 06/19/2010 2:58 PM |
This is what I wrote after practice today: LOOKING GOOD: Thumbs up to WR Kenny Strickland and WR Chris Davis, who made a few nice catches during the first half of the workout. Strickland had his best day in camp, pulling down a number of wet balls.
View Full Post | 06/17/2010 3:38 PM |
A rainy, windy, downright miserable morning at Canad Inns Stadium. Felt sorry for the guys getting the stage ready for the Eagles concert next week. The best rain gear in the world wouldn't have kept those guys dry. Here's what's happening:
View Full Post | 06/17/2010 1:44 PM |
Bombers head coach Paul LaPolice said the club expects to take around 55 players to Hamilton for the second pre-season game (Sunday, noon), with injuries and veteran status dictating most of the decisions on who goes and who gets to stay.
View Full Post | 06/16/2010 2:08 PM |
Two days removed from an encouraging pre-season game, this morning's practice was less than kind to a few Blue Bombers players. So inconsistent was the offence during work against the defence, head coach Paul LaPolice threatened to shut things down and start practice all over again. This was a couple hours into the four-plus hour session.
View Full Post | 06/15/2010 1:57 PM |
Some things that have been rattling around in my brain since Sunday’s Bomber exhibition win over Montreal:
View Full Post | 06/14/2010 9:42 PM |
I don’t feel like leaving the press box yet, so let’s fire off some first impressions from Winnipeg’s 34-10 victory over the Montreal Alouettes before heading out:
View Full Post | 06/13/2010 7:48 PM |
The Blue Bombers held their walk-through at Canad Inns Stadium this morning. Here’s what’s shaking heading into the pre-season game with the Montreal Alouettes Sunday afternoon (1 p.m.):
View Full Post | 06/12/2010 4:55 PM |
11:30 a.m. - Canad Inns Stadium
Reaction: “Did you hear about Darian Durant? Yeah, it turns out the Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback broke the thumb on his throwing hand Thursday morning. It’s true. That’s what I heard anyway. Looks like it’s Ryan Dinwiddie! Doug Berry must be thrilled!”
Analysis: This was the basic framework for any and all Durant conversation at Canad Inns Stadium Thursday morning, as word leaked about his supposed thumb injury.
View Full Post | 06/10/2010 3:03 PM |
STARS OF THE DAY: DB Jason Tate picked off another pass and stood out again, but we also liked the work of LB Thaine Carter and DE Phillip Hunt on a day when the rain-soaked footballs looked like they were coated in grease and as difficult to pick up as a wet bar of soap.
View Full Post | 06/9/2010 4:11 PM |
We'll have more on this after we have a chance to talk to Buck Pierce et al later. But for now football fans might be intrigued by this news from CFL headquarters:
View Full Post | 06/8/2010 9:38 AM |
You can read about the cuts, suspension of Stefan LeFors and Ian Logan’s move to the disabled list in Sunday’s On7, but here’s some leftover stuff from Saturday that won’t make the paper...
View Full Post | 06/5/2010 7:04 PM |