December 27, 2019

Bombers release Rose to pursue NFL opportunities

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WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have granted defensive back Winston Rose his release in order to further pursue NFL opportunities, the team announced Friday.

Rose was a key figure during the team’s run to the 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw, leading the league with nine interceptions. He added a key interception in the Western Final vs. Saskatchewan, and totaled 15 tackles throughout the Grey Cup Playoffs.

Winnipeg was the third team in as many years for the 26-year-old following stints with Ottawa and BC.