2017 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season

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2017 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season
Head coach Mike O'Shea
General manager Kyle Walters
Home field Investors Group Field
Record 0–0
Division place TBD, West
Playoff finish TBD
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The 2017 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season will be the 60th season for the team in the Canadian Football League (CFL) and their 85th season overall. This will be the fourth season under head coach Mike O'Shea and the fourth full season under general manager Kyle Walters. The Blue Bombers will attempt to win their 11th Grey Cup championship.


CFL Draft

The 2017 CFL Draft took place on May 7, 2017.[1] The Blue Bombers had eight selections in the eight-round draft after trading former starting quarterback Drew Willy for the first overall pick.[2] They lost fourth and fifth round picks in trades for quarterbacks Kevin Glenn and Matt Nichols, respectively.[2][3] The Bombers obtained another fourth round pick after trading down in the draft with the Stampeders.[4]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team Hometown
1 1 Faith Ekakitie DL Iowa Brampton, ON
1 8 Geoff Gray OL Manitoba Winnipeg, MB
2 15 Qadr Spooner OL McGill Brossard, QC
3 23 Abubakar Conteh DB Grambling State Winnipeg, MB
4 34 Felix Menard-Briere K Montreal Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, QC
6 50 Ian Marouf DL Guelph Fort Erie, ON
7 59 Brendon Thera-Plamondon WR Calgary St. Albert, AB
8 68 Taylor Henry WR Alberta Camrose, AB


Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results TV Venue Attendance Summary
Score Record
A Sat, June 10 8:00 p.m. CDT at Saskatchewan Roughriders None Mosaic Stadium
B Thurs, June 15 7:30 p.m. CDT vs. Edmonton Eskimos None Investors Group Field


Regular season


Team GP W L T Pts PF PA Div Stk
BC Lions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0–0 Details
Calgary Stampeders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0–0 Details
Edmonton Eskimos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0–0 Details
Saskatchewan Roughriders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0–0 Details
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0–0 Details


Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results TV Venue Attendance Summary
Score Record
1 Bye
2 Sat, July 1 8:00 p.m. CDT at Saskatchewan Roughriders TSN Mosaic Stadium
3 Fri, July 7 7:30 p.m. CDT vs. Calgary Stampeders TSN Investors Group Field
4 Thurs, July 13 7:30 p.m. CDT vs. Toronto Argonauts TSN Investors Group Field
5 Fri, July 21 9:00 p.m. CDT at BC Lions TSN BC Place
6 Thurs, July 27 7:30 p.m. CDT vs. Montreal Alouettes TSN/RDS Investors Group Field
7 Fri, Aug 4 6:00 p.m. CDT at Ottawa Redblacks TSN TD Place Stadium
8 Sat, Aug 12 6:30 p.m. CDT at Hamilton Tiger-Cats TSN Tim Hortons Field
9 Thurs, Aug 17 7:30 p.m. CDT vs. Edmonton Eskimos TSN Investors Group Field
10 Thurs, Aug 24 6:30 p.m. CDT at Montreal Alouettes TSN/RDS Molson Stadium
11 Sun, Sept 3 3:00 p.m. CDT at Saskatchewan Roughriders TSN Mosaic Stadium
12 Sat, Sept 9 2:00 p.m. CDT vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders TSN Investors Group Field
13 Bye
14 Fri, Sept 22 7:00 p.m. CDT vs. Ottawa Redblacks TSN Investors Group Field
15 Sat, Sept 30 8:30 p.m. CDT at Edmonton Eskimos TSN Commonwealth Stadium
16 Fri, Oct 6 7:30 p.m. CDT vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats TSN Investors Group Field
17 Sat, Oct 14 3:00 p.m. CDT vs. BC Lions TSN Investors Group Field
18 Sat, Oct 21 3:00 p.m. CDT at Toronto Argonauts TSN BMO Field
19 Sat, Oct 28 3:00 p.m. CDT vs. BC Lions TSN Investors Group Field
20 Fri, Nov 3 8:30 p.m. CDT at Calgary Stampeders TSN McMahon Stadium




Winnipeg Blue Bombers roster

Running Backs


Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen


Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Injured List
  • Currently vacant

6-Game Injured List

  • Currently vacant

Practice Roster

  • Currently vacant



Territorial Exemption

Italics indicate International players
Roster updated 2017-05-14
Depth ChartTransactions
78 Active, 0 Injured, 0 Six-Game Injured,
0 Practice

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Coaching staff

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Staff
Front Office
  • Owner – Community owned (non-profit corporation owned by members)
  • Chairperson of the Board of Governors – Brock Bulbuck
  • President/CEO – Wade Miller
  • General Manager of Football Operations – Kyle Walters
  • Assistant General Manager / Director of U.S. Scouting – Danny McManus
  • Assistant General Manager / Director of Player Personnel – Ted Goveia
  • National Scout - Craig Smith
  • Director of Football Operations - Dave Siddall
  • Head Equipment Manager - Brad Fotty
  • Assistant Equipment Manager - Kevin Todd
  • Assistant Equipment Manager - Jared Cronk

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches


Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams Coordinator – Mike O'Shea
  • Special Teams Assistant - Paul Boudreau

Coaching Staff
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  1. ^ Marquee moments highlight 2017 CFL schedule in Canada's 150th year
  2. ^ a b Blue Bombers ship Willy to Argos; acquire Glenn in trade with Als
  3. ^ Bound for Bomberland: Esks trade Nichols for pick
  4. ^ Round 1 Recap: Surprises, star receivers headline eventful first 9 picks
  5. ^ a b 2017 Schedule
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