The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will play their first game in nearly two weeks when they face the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Friday night at Canad Inns Stadium.
The Blue Bombers own the best record in the Canadian Football League. Winnipeg is in first place in the East Division at 6-1 while the Tiger-Cats are in third place at 4-3. The Blue Bombers beat the B.C. Lions 30-17 back on August 13th in Vancouver and then enjoyed seven days off before returning to work this past Sunday.
AM 1250 Sports Director Clayton Dreger asked Winnipeg centre Obby Khan to talk about the Blue Bombers offence.
The Winnipeg defence has been outstanding in 2011. The Blue Bombers lead the CFL with 29 quarterback sacks and have allowed the fewest points this season.
Winnipeg safety Ian Logan talked about their first game after the bye week.
Receiver Greg Carr will return to the Blue Bombers lineup. Carr suffered a hamstring injury in game one against the Tiger-Cats at Ivor Wynne Stadium. Defensive tackle Doug Brown will also be back in the lineup after missing two games with a broken toe. Linebacker Marcellus Bowman will not play on Friday. He has turf toe. Linebacker Henoc Muamba, Winnipeg's number one pick in the 2011 Canadian Draft, will make his CFL debut . Muamba missed the first seven games of the season after suffering a knee injury in the Blue Bombers second pre-season game back on June 23rd.