Blue Bomber Report Record: 3–15–0

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Muamba, Matthews work out for Vikings' brass

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HENOC MUAMBA'S work with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers has not gone unnoticed down south.

And ditto for Chris Matthews.

The Bombers confirmed Thursday the two players have had workouts with the Minnesota Vikings as part of the window that allows prospective free agents to sniff around for work, begining Dec. 1.

Muamba, the CFL East Division's Most Outstanding Canadian -- he was also voted the Bombers' Most Oustanding and Most Outstanding Defensive Player -- put up some dandy numbers in the club's disastrous campaign, racking up 106 tackles and 18 special-teams tackles, registering one sack and adding one interception.

Matthews' 2013 campaign was limited due to injury. The 6-5 Kentucky product finished with just 14 receptions for 138 yards in four games before being shut down in August with turf toe. But in 2012, the 24-year old was the CFL's Most Outstanding Rookie after pulling in 81 catches for 1,192 yards for seven TDs.

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Sunshine and an NFL spotlight will beam down on Bisons star Evan Gill in February, with the defensive tackle pegged to play in the East-West Shrine Game.

Gill, a third-year Bison and 2013 CIS Canada West all-star, was picked to represent the western schools at the prestigious university all-star game, which is set for Jan. 18 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. The game, which will be broadcast live on the NFL Network and streamed live at shrinegame.com, is a prime showcase for young football talent, as scouts from all NFL teams will be in attendance.

-- staff

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 13, 2013 C6

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