Expectations are high for new look Winnipeg Blue Bombers

With training camp now in the rear view mirror, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers had their first practice on Tuesday with the new-look squad.“Waking up today, it was just a lot of excitement,” quarterback Matt Nichols said.“To get in here with the official team for this year, and get to work, and start normal work weeks, and get back on that routine.”Story continues below

READ MORE: ‘Friday night was a long night’: Blue Bombers GM explains final cutsThe team is coming off a 10-win season that saw them win their first playoff game in seven years. The roster underwent a makeover in the off-season, though, with major changes to both the offensive line and the secondary.But once again, expectations are still extremely high.“I think we’re definitely better in a lot of areas,” running back Andrew Harris said.“And the competition at training camp definitely was amazing, and there was some tough decisions to be made. A lot of guys were pushed to get better, and I think it’s going to continue to happen throughout the season. So I think overall, we got better in a lot of areas, and we got some dynamic players that can make plays a lot of different ways.”WATCH: Raw Andrew Harris Interview – June 11