Just heard an interview with LaPo on CJOB at 6:20 or so, he states the Bombers are very close to signing Buck Pierce, other teams are apparently interested but Buck wants to sign with a team where he has the best shot to start and has quoted saying "Winnipeg has a great market and great fans and i love a chance to play in a top notch city".
Other teams interested include T.O and Hamilton,Winnipeg had officially made an offer to Buck today and it is said that he is this past most interested in the Winnipeg Job and an announcement will come as early as Tuesday. Lapo has also maintained that he has been in contact with Buck for the past few weeks and Lapo stated he will beat any teams offer.
I am 100% sure the Bombers will announce Bucks signing early next week, LaPo wants him and he wants a team where he can be starter, Toronto made an offer that was MUCH less than Winnipeg's and Hamilton offer was also lower, but very close in salary, Buck maintains Winnipeg is the BEST FIT for him and his family. Mack and LaPo will have him signed by mid-week next week. I AM ALSO CERTAIN THAT BUCK HAS ALREADY SIGNED WITH THE BOMBERS BUT ARE HOLDING THIS INFO FROM THE MEDIA AND PUBLIC UNTIL NEXT WEEK!!
And about his injury situation, he passed an independent medical this past week and he apparently has been in Winnipeg sometime after he was released from BC and Winnipeg medical staff has cleared him as well, so who do the Bomber's release/trade come TC? Huge question
AND NO THIS IS NOT AN APRIL FOOLS JOKE, LAPOLICE WAS EVEN ON CJOB AT 6:20 AND STATED THESE FACTS HIMSELF. HE ALSO STATED THAT IF BY SOME MIRACLE BUCK SIGNS WITH ANOTHER TEAM THE BOMBERS ARE NOT INTERESTED IN KERRY JOSEPH OR MICHAEL BISHOP.