‘It was kind of a whirlwind experience’: Winnipeg’s Geoff Gray back from NFL after signing with Blue Bombers

Who says you can’t go home again?Former Manitoba Bisons offensive lineman Geoff Gray signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers through the 2020 season. Instead of waiting for another NFL offer, the 24-year-old decided the time was right to put on the blue and gold.Story continues below

“Winnipeg is a place where I grew up obviously,” Gray said. “I just want to get to a football situation where I feel a little more stable and comfortable and something I could really move forward with. Definitely appreciate my time in the NFL, but this is really long-term, a place where I’d like to be.”RELATED: Bombers agree to terms with Winnipeg-born Geoff GrayAfter being named the Canada West conference’s top offensive lineman, the Bombers selected Gray with the eighth overall pick in the 2017 CFL Draft. He had brief stints with the Green Bay Packers, New York Jets, and Cleveland Browns before getting released in August when he had a tryout with the Seattle Seahawks.“It was a bit of, not a bumpy road, but lots of changes,” Gray said.“It was lots of moving around. It’s pretty crazy to be in three different states in a whole other country for within basically four months, so it was kind of a whirlwind experience.”WATCH: Raw Geoff Gray Media Conference