Blue Bombers roster - 2023-2024

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According to his highlight video, Montrae Braswell looks like a decent kick returner.



2024-04-17   WPG   MITCHELL, Myron   WR   A   Alabama Birmingham   ADD   


Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign wide receiver Myron Mitchell
April 17, 2024

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed wide receiver Myron Mitchell on Wednesday according to the CFL Transactions page.

Myron Mitchell is six foot one and weighs 180 pounds. The 25-year-old from Jasper, Alabama, signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent on May 14, 2021, and spent most of the season on the practice squad. He appeared in one game for the Vikings before being released on August 29, 2022.

On December 13, 2022, Mitchell signed with the Michigan Panthers and was traded three days later to the Birmingham Stallions. In 2023, Mitchell was targeted 21 times making 15 catches for 138 yards, one touchdown, and one kick return for 23 yards in 10 games helping the Stallions win their second consecutive USFL Championship over the Pittsburgh Maulers. The Stallions released him on March 22, 2024.

Collegiately, Mitchell played two seasons at Butler Community College (2016-17) making 42 catches for 510 yards, two touchdowns, one carry for three yards, eight kick returns for 135 yards, five punt returns for 24 yards, and three tackles (1 solo, 2 assists) in 19 games for the Grizzlies.

Then, Mitchell transferred to the University of Alabama-Birmingham (2019-20) making 63 catches for 990 yards, seven touchdowns, two carries for 13 yards, 23 kick returns for 497 yards, one touchdown, 18 punt returns for 78 yards, and two tackles (2 solo) in 23 games for the Blazers.


New signings with NFL game experience:

KJ Hill receiver - 21 games

Isaiah Coulter
receiver - 4 games

Larnel Coleman oline - 1 game

Terrell Bonds DB - 4 games

Chauncey Rivers DE - 5 games

Myron Mitchell
receiver - 1 game


Blue Bombers Transactions - April 20, 2024

WINNIPEG, MB., April 20, 2024 - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has signed American receiver Myron Mitchell.

Mitchell (6-1, 180; Alabama-Birmingham; born: June 17, 1998, in Jasper, AL) joins the Blue Bombers after spending last season with the Birmingham Stallions. Originally signed by the Michigan Panthers, Mitchell was traded to the Stallions and appeared in 10 games, pulling in 15 passes for 138 yards and one touchdown while helping Birmingham capture its second consecutive USFL title.

Mitchell signed his first pro deal with the Minnesota Vikings in May of 2021 as an undrafted free agent and appeared in one game while spending most of the season on the practice squad before his release in late August of 2022.

He began his collegiate career at Butler Community College (2016-17) before transferring to UAB (2019-20) where he had 63 catches for 990 yards and seven touchdowns while also handling punt and kickoff return chores.

The club has also transferred American defensive lineman Nate Givhan to the retired list.



2024-04-22   WPG   Norman, Isaiah   DB   A   Marshall   ADD


Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign defensive back Isaiah Norman
April 22, 2024

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed defensive back Isaiah Norman on Monday according to the CFL Transactions page.

Isaiah Norman
is six foot and weighs 206 pounds. The 25-year-old from Memphis, Tennessee, made three tackles (2 solo, 1 assist) in three preseason games for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2023. The Chiefs signed Norman as an undrafted free agent on May 8, 2023.

Collegiately, Norman played five seasons at Austin Peay State University (2017-21) with 148 tackles (98 solo, 50 assists), six tackles for loss, three interceptions for 34 yards, one touchdown, 15 pass breakups, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery in 46 games for the Governors.

Then, Norman transferred to Marshall University in 2022 with 23 tackles (11 solo, 12 assist) and one fumble recovery in nine games for the Thundering Herd.



2024-04-29   WPG   Mastrogiuseppe, Dante   P   N   York   ADD   


Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign punter Dante Mastrogiuseppe
April 29, 2024

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed punter Dante Mastrogiuseppe on Monday according to the CFL Transactions page.

Dante Mastrogiuseppe is six foot one and weighs 197 pounds. The 26-year-old from London, Ontario, took part in the 2024 CFL Kicking Showcase at Maranatha Christian Schools in San Diego.

Collegiately, Mastrogiuseppe played four seasons at York University (2017-19, 2021), punting the ball 213 times for 8,424 yards (39.5 AVG) with a long of 80 yards, six touchbacks, 30 from inside the 20-yard line, 27 from 50-plus yards, 78 kickoffs for 4,124 yards (52.9 AVG), one touchback, converted 20 of 40 field goals (50%) with a long of 44 yards, five carries for eight yards, and 12 tackles (8 solo, 4 assists) in 24 games for the Lions.

Then, Mastrogiuseppe transferred to the University of Toronto in 2022 punting the ball 55 times for 2,341 yards (42.6 AVG), with a long of 65 yards, and 11 inside the 20-yard line in eight games for the Varsity Blues. In the playoffs, Mastrogiuseppe punted the ball nine times for 352 yards (39.1 AVG) and two from inside the 20-yard line. He was named Second Team OUA All-Star.