Whitehead jerseys selling like hotcakes: Bombers

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are “Lucky” to have a new star wide receiver – both on the field and when it comes to the team’s merchandise.The team’s creative director Rhéanne Marcoux told 680 CJOB jerseys with Lucky Whitehead’s number 7 on them have been flying off shelves as the 27-year-old American continues to light up the Canadian Football League.READ MORE: Lucky Whitehead with 104-yard kickoff return as Blue Bombers beat up ArgonautsStory continues below“It’s definitely one of our most-requested jerseys right now,” said Marcoux.“We have 40 Whitehead jerseys coming into…

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Bombers’ Chris Matthews says he’s ready to go Friday – but remains on injured list

Listen to the game live: https://bluebombers.leanplayer.com/Following the Winnipeg Blue Bombers closed practice on Wednesday afternoon at IG Field, Chris Matthews told reporters he was healthy and ready to go for Friday night’s 7:30 p.m. kickoff against the Ottawa RedBlacks.But on Thursday morning, Matthews remained on the Blue Bombers one-game injured list when the team’s week six roster was revealed.Story continues belowREAD MORE: Blue Bombers’ Chris Matthews ready to make impact after being slowed by injuriesWhen Head Coach Mike O’Shea was asked if Matthews was a ‘healthy scratch’ during his media…

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Ed Tait’s Five Things for Friday night’s Blue Bomber game versus Ottawa

Listen to the game live: https://bluebombers.leanplayer.com/Friday night, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers go for the sweep of the home-and-home series against Ottawa for only the second time since the RedBlacks returned to the CFL in 2014.Story continues belowAnd the visitors have enjoyed success in Winnipeg, winning three of their last four games at IG Field. The 680 CJOB Broadcast team of Bob Irving, Doug Brown, Greg Mackling and Christian Aumell will kick off six plus hours of coverage with the pregame show starting at 5:30 p.m. from the tail gate area…

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Another top performer nod for Blue Bombers running back Andrew Harris

For the second time this season, Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Andrew Harris was named one of the CFL’s top performers of the week.Harris was named the third star for week five after gaining 123 all-purpose yards in the win over the Toronto Argonauts last Friday. He had 14 carries for 116 yards to surpass the century mark in rushing for the second time this season. Harris also caught five passes for seven yards with a touchdown.Story continues belowHarris managed to eclipse 8,000 rushing yards for his career in the…

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CFL fan sports his team’s colours on prosthetic eye

Winnipeg Blue Bombers supporters may need to step up their fandom after a recent move by a fan of the rival Saskatchewan Roughriders.Riders fan Jim Boychuk wears his team’s green logo in a unique way – on his prosthetic eye.“I was just in the doctor’s office getting fit for another one, and as he was painting the iris onto the eyeball, it just popped into my head- I said, ‘hey do you do anything funky, like painting things on the eye?’READ MORE: Winnipeg Blue Bombers spend the day at Assiniboine…

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Ed Tait’s ‘Five Things’ for Friday night’s Blue Bomber vs Argo game

LISTEN TO THE GAME HERE: https://bluebombers.leanplayer.com/It’s a battle of the undefeated versus an opponent looking to “get off the schneid” when the Winnipeg Blue Bombers host the Toronto Argonauts in a 7:30 p.m. kickoff Friday Night at IG Field.And in addition to the present, the past has also not been on the visitors’ side as the Boatmen have not won in the ‘Peg since 2015 –  losing by scores of 46-29, 33-25, and 40-14 during that three season stretch.Story continues belowREAD MORE: Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols expects to…

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers spend the day at Assiniboine Park Zoo

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers visited the Assiniboine Park Zoo Sunday afternoon for some fun in the sun.Bomber fans got the chance to visit with players, mascots and the cheer team while taking part in football-themed activities.READ MORE: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Redblacks but lose starting QB Matt NicholsAutograph tables, airbrush tattoo stations and inflatable football games were also set up around the zoo.The event marks the team’s first day at the zoo this season.Valour FC is scheduled to have their day at the zoo later this month.READ MORE: Winnipeg Blue…

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No Bighill for Winnipeg Blue Bombers Friday night in Ottawa

If the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are going to start a season 3-0 for the first time since 2014, they will have to do it without their best defensive player Friday night in Ottawa.The Blue Bombers have confirmed that middle linebacker Adam Bighill has been placed on the one game injured list and will not have the chance to duplicate his game-saving play from last Oct. 5 at TD Place.https://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2019/07/oct-5-18-game-ender.mp3It will be the first time Bighill has missed a regular season game since sitting out the 2014 finale versus Calgary when…

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Ed Tait’s Five Things You Should Know for Friday’s Blue Bomber Game in Ottawa

Listen to the game here: bluebombers.leanplayer.com/ For the second consecutive week, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers will face a 2-0 opponent when they take on the East Division co-leading Ottawa RedBlacks on Friday Night at TD Place.The broadcast on 680 CJOB with Bob Irving and Ed Tait gets underway at 4 p.m. with the pregame show, leading into the play-by-play at 6:30 p.m.Story continues belowAnd before he settles in for the six-hour broadcast with “Knuckles” – the director of digital content for Bluebombers.com shares his nuggets of knowledge to get you properly…

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‘Bring Back Gainer’ petition trending online as Riders reveal mascot’s new look

Many Saskatchewan football fans are up in arms after the CFL franchise revealed Gainer the Gopher’s new look at the Roughriders‘ season home opener against the Toronto Argonauts on Monday.The beloved mascot appears to have lost some weight as well as received an eye adjustment.Story continues belowRelatedView original article here Source

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