Bombers’ O’Shea sticks to phrase and makes use of McGuire over Collaros after Streveler goes down


CALGARY — When a banged-up Chris Streveler lastly needed to come out of the sport within the fourth quarter Saturday, it was rookie Sean McGuire, not veteran Zach Collaros, who went in at quarterback for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Bombers coach Mike O’Shea stayed true to his phrase along with his plan for the quarterbacks, sending in McGuire, who has been with the crew since coaching camp, over Collaros, who was simply acquired in a commerce final week.

“In follow, he’s proper and all the things like that,” O’Shea stated after a 37-33 loss to the Calgary Stampeders. “Additionally, if we get in a state of affairs the place we’ve received to run hurry-up, Sean’s been doing that each one yr. Zach’s had every week of it.”

McGuire ran two performs — the primary a protracted move try to Fortunate Whitehead that fell incomplete — and the second a brief dump completion to Andrew Harris which was not ok for a primary down. Streveler got here again in for the Bombers’ ultimate two sequence.

They had been the primary two move makes an attempt of McGuire’s CFL profession. Collaros has thrown 2,076 passes in his eight-year profession.

“I needed to get (McGuire) in there, get him unfastened and see what he might do,” O’Shea stated. “He was proper. He delivered the ball and he simply missed that one to Fortunate, which was unlucky.”