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Bombers Feel ‘Happy’ With All-Star Whitehead Returning to Practice Roster – Winnipeg

Bombers Feel ‘Happy’ With All-Star Whitehead Returning to Practice Roster – Winnipeg
Bombers Feel ‘Happy’ With All-Star Whitehead Returning to Practice Roster – Winnipeg

American receiver Lucky Whitehead has been added to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ practice squad, the club announced Monday.

Whitehead, 32, originally signed with Winnipeg in 2019 after 30 games in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys. He was a member of the Bombers’ Grey Cup championship team that year, rushing for 521 yards on 52 catches, 92 yards on nine rushes and five total touchdowns in 15 starts.

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He became a free agent after the cancelled 2020 season, which was not played due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and signed with the BC Lions the following season, where he was named an all-star.

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In addition to Whitehead’s return, the Bombers also announced the release of defensive end Ali Fayad on Monday.


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