Alouettes QB Johnny Manziel didn’t sustain concussion, coach says

Missed practice Tuesday is unrelated to vicious shot quarterback absorbed during Saturday’s loss in Ottawa, Als head coach Mike Sherman says.

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Blue Bombers D gets an A for improvement

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ offence gets a lot of attention.

After all, the unit leads the CFL in points scored with 268 — the Edmonton Eskimos are second with 221 — …

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Personal stats don’t matter to QB Matt Nichols

Matt Nichols probably isn’t going to break any throwing records this season, but as long as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers continue to win, that’s fine by him.

Nichols didn’t exactly light ……

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Fragile fans ride the wave of anxiety after Nichols’ less-than-stellar outing

So I’m driving home from Investors Group Field Friday night after what I thought was an impressive Winnipeg Blue Bombers win and the first caller into Bob Irving’s post-game show …

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Manziel doesn’t throw a pick but takes a blow to the head in second CFL start

The good news is that Johnny Manziel’s second Canadian Football League start went far better than his first. The bad news is that his Montreal Alouettes lost yet again, and the concerning news is that the former Cleveland Browns quarterback took what a…

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Bombers’ emerging defence a paradigm shift for team

The more and varied ways you can win a football game, the more football games you can win.

On Friday night, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers predominantly relied on a different recipe …

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Good times roll with strong defence

The good times continue to roll for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, who after defeating the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 29-23 on Friday night at Investors Group Field find themselves on a bit ……

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Playing OK, but Ticats can’t claw out a win against Winnipeg

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but the Hamilton Tiger-Cats head into a bye week off a loss.

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Zurkowsky: QB Manziel better, but Alouettes still lose to Redblacks

Als head coach Mike Sherman’s cautiously optimistic his team may have found its quarterback of the future

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Alouettes come close, but lose yet another game

Als rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel showed improvement over his first game but it still wasn’t enough.

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The Snap: Alouettes’ notebook

New Alouettes cornerback Joe Rankin goes from the classroom to the field following his recent signing by Montreal.

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Alouettes at Ottawa Redblacks: Five things you should know

Montreal has the CFL’s worst record at 1-6, while the Redblacks are first in the East at 4-3, despite a shocking loss to Toronto last week.

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Inside the CFL: Alouettes’ coaching gig a family affair for Shermans

“He understands me better than anybody and knows what my wants are,” head coach Mike Sherman says about hiring his son Ben as an assistant.

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Pesky Ticats defence had Nichols struggling

Matt Nichol’s stat line wasn’t much to brag about after Winnipeg’s narrow 29-23 triumph over the pesky Hamilton Tiger-Cats Friday night, but win was still a satisfying outcome for the …

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Bombers defence holds Ticats off for 29-23 win

Andrew Harris has 128 yards, one TD to power Blue Bombers past Tiger-Cats 29-23

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Bombers win nail-biter over Ticats

It started to look like the kind of game that has haunted the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the past.

But the defence, a unit known in recent years to break down ……

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Als’ Johnny Manziel getting used to being in the eye of CFL media storm

“It’s been my life for about six or seven years now, one that I must deal with and move forward and try to continue on,” Manziel says.

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Ed Willes: From grief to belief, can these Lions restore roar for rest of season?

So, was this win a one-off or the start of something special in coach Wally Buono’s final season? Who knows.

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Nobody’s happier to see Johnny Manziel start than his next opponents

Harsh but fair.

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Ed Willes: Lions bend early but refuse to break in 31-23 win over Eskimos

The B.C. Lions, who needed a win the way roses need water, survived an early 14-3 deficit, a dizzying array of their own mistakes and a late scare to record a 31-23 victory over the Eskimos and old friend Mike Reilly.

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