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Bryant on staying in Winnipeg: ‘No doubt this is where I wanted to be’

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Stanley Bryant is right there standing alongside Chris Walby in the pantheon of Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive linemen legends.

Put Frank Rigney among those two greats as well, along with Buddy Tinsley, John Bonk and Bill Frank.

Still, with respect to Bryant let’s take this one step further and not-so subtly suggest that if the folks at the Canadian Football Hall of Fame want to get a jump on things, they could start working on his bust for the shrine right now because he is an absolute lock.

The Bombers announced that Bryant, who turns 35 in May, has signed a one-year contract extension with the club, knocking another vital name off the pending free-agent list. And ‘vital’ doesn’t even begin to describe the value of the two-time winner of the Canadian Football League’s Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award; a guy who could have won it for a third time in 2019 but fell two votes shy of Hamilton’s Chris Van Zeyl.

“No doubt this is where I wanted to be,” began Bryant in a media conference call. “It’s unfortunate that last season we didn’t get the chance to play because of the pandemic. Right now I’m just looking forward to getting back out there with my guys, my teammates and........


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