Ed Tait


Ed Tait is the director of digital content for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He is in the writer's guild of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame following 29 years in the newspaper industry, most recently with the Winnipeg Free Press.

Bombers Quest Through the Decades: 1930s

September 15, 2020 | Ed Tait
It was spring in Winnipeg in 1930 – the early days of the Great Depression – when Leland ‘Tote’ Mitchell gathered together some local businessmen discuss the future of rugby in our fair city. A ...

An oral history of the Banjo Bowl

September 15, 2020 | Ed Tait
BlueBombers.com’s Ed Tait writes an oral history of the Banjo Bowl, looking back at where it all began.

Jefferson: ‘I miss the Labour Day Classic so much’

September 8, 2020 | Ed Tait
A few years ago, Mike O’Shea and his Winnipeg Blue Bombers had settled into Regina on the eve of the 2014 Labour Day Classic. This was to be O’Shea’s first experience of the Prairie version of ...

Hansen hopes to sharpen skills in Poland

September 3, 2020 | Ed Tait
Global defensive lineman Thiadric Hansen is making the best of a cancelled 2020 CFL season, signing with the Wroclaw Panthers of Poland’s LFA in order to continue his development in ...

Bigger Than Sport: Alexander on the intersection of sports and politics

August 29, 2020 | Ed Tait
BlueBombers.com’s Ed Tait chats with DB Brandon Alexander about the merger of sports, social justice, culture and politics which has taken centre stage in recent days.

O’Shea saddened by season cancellation, but confident about the future

August 21, 2020 | Ed Tait
Mike O’Shea laments the loss of the 2020 season, a reality that’s tough for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach to accept. He still sees a bright future for the league, ...

Demski on GC Ring Ceremony: ‘A memory that’s going to last a lifetime’

August 11, 2020 | Ed Tait
BlueBombers.com’s Ed Tait writes about the night that Winnipeg received their 107th Grey Cup rings.

Staying positive the key for Rasheed Bailey

August 4, 2020 | Ed Tait
Bombers receiver Rasheed Bailey has stayed positive throughout his entire career and is continuing that now as he looks to head into his second season in Winnipeg.

Sayles thankful for opportunity in Winnipeg

July 21, 2020 | Ed Tait
Marcus Sayles turned his two years with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers into an opportunity to go down south and join the Minnesota Vikings.

Kongbo reminisces on rookie campaign with Bombers

July 18, 2020 | Ed Tait
Jonathan Kongbo managed to turn an oppourtunity with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in his rookie year into a chance to break into the NFL with the San Fransisco 49ers.