The men in charge

TED WYMAN -- Winnipeg Sun

, Last Updated: 7:28 AM ET

Blue Bombers coach staff a glance:

- Mike Gibson, offensive co-ordinator and offensive line coach

THE SKINNY: Spent last season in same position as the Bombers went 5-13 but produced the league's leading rusher in Charles Roberts ... offensive line finished third in the league with 31 sacks allowed ... Bombers finished fourth with 474 points, and quarterbacks threw for 31 touchdowns ... Gibson has coached for 25 years and has been involved in six major NCAA college programs.

- Bob Dyce, receivers coach and college draft co-ordinator

THE SKINNY: Entering fourth season as a member of the Bombers coaching staff ... worked as running backs and special teams coach in 2003 and as receivers coach since 2004 ... a Winnipegger who played for the University of Manitoba Bisons.

- Cory McDiarmid, RBs coach and special teams co-ordinator

THE SKINNY: Held the same position with the Montreal Alouettes last season ... Als running backs Eric Lapointe and Robert Edwards combined for 1,622 yards, and kicker Damon Duval led league in scoring with 191 points ... previously coached with the Calgary Stampeders, Toronto Argonauts and B.C. Lions.

- Gregg Butler, DBs coach

THE SKINNY: Served as Alouettes defensive backs coach from 1999-01 ... four of his five starters in 2000 were named to the East Division all-star team and two were CFL all-stars ... played with Montreal and Toronto of the CFL and the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL before joining coaching ranks ... recently was the defensive co-ordinator at Morgan State University in Baltimore.

- Defensive co-ordinator: TBA

- Defensive line coach: TBA

- Quarterbacks coach: TBA


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