Bombers begins quest to end 22-year Grey Cup drought

Bombers QB Buck Pierce. (Brian Donogh/WINNIPEG SUN)

Bombers QB Buck Pierce. (Brian Donogh/WINNIPEG SUN)

KIRK PENTON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:26 AM ET

WINNIPEG - The latest long CFL off-season in Winnipeg has finally come to a halt, and the quest to end that 22-year Grey Cup drought kicks off on Sunday morning.

The Bombers have a brand new stadium they hope will give them the energy -- and perhaps the luck -- to snap the league's longest championship skid.

What they don't have are a ton of new players, as GM Joe Mack kept a good chunk of last year's 6-12 team together. There are 53 returnees, 27 new players, and 19 were given their walking papers.

Here is the Bombers' position-by-position breakdown going into training camp:


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