The Winnipeg Blue Bombers person brought successful immoderate grooming campy contention for newcomer Marc Liegghio. The Winnipeg Football nine announced connected Tuesday it has travel to presumption with seasoned placekicker Tyler Crapigna, who has been a escaped cause since being precocious released by the Montreal Alouettes.
The defending Grey Cup champs person a sizable spread to capable successful the kicking crippled with the determination by Justin Medlock to not instrumentality for the coming season.
Crapigna, who volition observe his 29th day the time earlier the Blue Bombers’ play opener against Hamilton connected Aug. 5, was primitively selected by Calgary successful the 5th circular of the CFL draught successful 2014. The five-foot-seven, 166-pound autochthonal of Nepean, Ont., returned to McMaster University that twelvemonth and spent astir of 2015 connected the Stampeders’ signifier roster.
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Crapigna was dealt to Saskatchewan successful mid-October for moving backmost Jerome Messam, conscionable up of the CFL trading deadline, and would spell connected to walk the remainder of that play — positive the adjacent 3 years — with the Roughriders.
After helium missed the full 2018 run due to the fact that of injury, Crapigna signed with Toronto for the 2019 play and has a CFL vocation field-goal percent of 85.2 aft having been bully connected 98 of 115 attempts from 2015 to 2019.
The Blue Bombers decided to cancel their grooming campy workout connected Tuesday due to the fact that of mediocre aerial prime successful the Winnipeg country resulting from determination wildfires successful Manitoba and bluish Ontario.
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