7 Blue Bombers players named CFL’s West Division all-star team

7 Blue Bombers players named CFL’s West Division all-star team, Vladimir Volenyuk

Seven Winnipeg Blue Bombers players were named to the CFL’s West Division all-star team Wednesday, including three members of the offensive line.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive back Taylor Loffler (16), linebacker Adam Bighill (4) and defensive back Anthony Gaitor (23) bring down Ottawa Redblacks wide receiver Diontae Spencer during first half CFL football action in Ottawa on Friday, October 5, 2018.

As a team, the Bombers led the league by a wide margin in rushing yards with 2,419 and tied for third in the CFL in quarterback sacks allowed with 36.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Legacy Gala Dinner is one of Manitoba`s most anticipated events each year for members of the business and the football communities.

This year the event took place at the RBC Convention Centre on October 9th. The event was planned from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m., it was full of people, team members and guests stayed even after it was over. Guests were taking pictures and getting players autographs.

There were few new players that joined the team and the new 2018 team was announced. This year, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers welcomed Terrence Edwards, David Asper, and Gene Dunn into the Blue Bombers Hall of Fame during this evening of fanfare.

The next game is scheduled for Sunday, November 11th, Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Saskatchewan Roughriders, the game starts at 11:30 PM EET. 

Armed standoff on Bannerman Avenue
Winnipeg Blue Bombers sport all-star team
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