Johnny Manziel and Matt Nichols Playing under Pressure on Friday

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Friday night’s matchup between the 3-9 Montreal Alouettes and the 5-7 Winnipeg Blue Bombers will feature two quarterbacks who could be playing for their jobs. Montreal’s Johnny Manziel and Winnipeg’s Matt Nichols are starting for their respective clubs. Both quarterbacks have a back up behind them who is pressuring for playing time. 1. Johnny Manziel […] READ MORE


Matt Nichols or Chris Streveler? Analyzing the Banjo Bowl, and Looking Ahead

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Saturday’s 32-27 loss was full of emotions for Matt Nichols, and everyone invested in the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Nichols was sat down after throwing three interceptions (and two more that were cancelled via penalty) in the first half, two of which were returned for 97 and 103-yard Riders touchdowns. Chris Streveler started the whole second […] READ MORE


CFL Studs and Duds Weeks 9 through 12

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Two prairie teams trending in different directions, fun celebrations, an emerging young Alouettes quarterback, Duron Carter’s departure, and Matt Nichols controversy. Here are the studs and duds from the past four weeks of CFL action. CFL Studs Saskatchewan Roughriders Three-straight wins over divisional opponents have propelled the Riders into second place in the CFL. Three wins […] READ MORE


Plenty at Stake Ahead of the 54th Labour Day Classic

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While trash talk remains at a minimum—the biggest trash-talker, Duron Carter, is also absent—and the prairie rivalry has yet to heat up, the 54th annual Labour Day Classic between the visiting Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will be a high stakes game. Teams moving in different directions Both the Bombers (5-5) and the […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4-3 Record is Acceptable

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Heading into their bye week in Week 8, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are currently sitting at 4-3, which is good for third place in the West Division. The Bombers have convincing wins over Montreal, B.C., and Toronto (x2). Of those four victories, Winnipeg has defeated their opponent by a whopping average of 28 points. Winnipeg’s […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Blue Bombers Run Away with 38-20 Victory over Toronto Argonauts

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Led by Andrew Harris’ 177 total yards and two touchdowns, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Toronto Argonauts by a score of 38-20 at BMO Field. Game Recap First Half For 28:50 of the first half, the Blue Bombers controlled the football game. Matt Nichols and the Bombers’ O took advantage of an early Argos fumble, […] READ MORE


Matt Nichols’ Return Boosts Winnipeg Blue Bombers Overall Performance

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Matt Nichols’ season debut wasn’t a jaw-dropping performance from the veteran quarterback, but instead a widely-contributed 41-19 win for Winnipeg over the visiting B.C. Lions. Nichols replaced rookie Chris Streveler – who filled in soundly for Nichols – at quarterback after the former missed the Bombers’ first three games of the 2018 season due to […] READ MORE


Welcome to the CFL, Chris Streveler

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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will open up the 2018 CFL season with a new face behind center. Winnipeg’s new quarterback is a result of Matt Nichols’ absence; last week it was announced that Nichols will be out four to six weeks with a knee injury. On Monday afternoon Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Mike O’Shea revealed that rookie […] READ MORE


The Blue Bombers Collapse

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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers collapse led to their elimination at the hands of the B.C. Lions on Sunday afternoon. Now they are left to pick up the pieces and look towards next season. They might, however, be haunted by the decisions that were made near the end of the game. Decisions like having Matt Nichols throw the ball on […] READ MORE


Revitalized Blue Bombers: Finding Ways To Win

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Friday night’s game wasn’t their best effort as of late, but despite all the mistakes and miscues, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers pulled out a 35-32 win over the B.C. Lions in Vancouver. Winnipeg swept the home-and-home series that started last week in Winnipeg, which the Blue Bombers took 37-35. With the two-game sweep, the revitalized Blue […] READ MORE