WINNIPEG -- A jack of all trades last season for the troubled Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Demond Washington is hoping to add even more to his resume in 2013. "I played probably every position on the field last year," said Washington, who apart from helping out on defence also ranked third in the CFL in combined return yards. The Auburn product wasnt signed until April 2012 but his return credentials were already solid after compiling 1,117 yards in his senior year, good for fourth in all of U.S. college football. Now Washington is challenging for a starters job on a defence that must get a lot better -- especially in the secondary. "I told the first group of secondary people last night I wasnt happy with their performance and if they dont pick it up, theyre going to be gone," Bombers head coach Tim Burke said Tuesday at training camp. He says his defensive backs lack intensity and thats exactly what he sees in Washington. "Hes fast, hes quick, hes got really good hips and feet, and he plays with a lot of intensity," Burke said. "Thats what I like about him." Washingtons combined 2,011 return yards last season could have been even higher if not for some dropped balls -- an issue he has said he has been working hard to correct. "Last year was the most I had in my whole career combined so Ive got to eliminate those things," he said. Whether or not he gets the return job again as well is something that hasnt yet been determined, but Burke says he would have no problem with it if thats what special teams coach Craig Dickenson wants. Washington is currently pencilled in at weak-side linebacker, a position usually occupied by a player strong enough to support the run but also athletic enough to drop into coverage "I have Demond working the weak side of the coverage to put some pressure on some people," said Burke, who has also tried Washington at halfback in the secondary. "This is my first time playing boundary halfback and I think its coming along pretty good right now," Washington said after practice. One member of the defence who isnt on Burkes naughty list is middle linebacker Henoc Muamba. The Bombers have been nothing but impressed with their first pick in the 2011 CFL draft. Muamba says with all the newcomers, the competition is stiff for starting jobs. "Weve got a bunch of great athletes, great defensive players. That is only going to make our team better," he said. "The competition is very high at every position and Im loving it." One of those newcomers is brother Cauchy Muamba, who has moved to the Bombers from the B.C. Lions. Henoc Muamba says his older (but not bigger) brother is fitting in well. The Bombers have him slated to start at safety. "Thats just a credit to how smart he is and how much he can pick up," Henoc Muamba said. "Its just a matter of being comfortable now and getting enough reps with each other at the position so we can react to each other very well and instinctively in games." Henoc Muamba is also glad to see the return of Casey Creehan as defensive co-ordinator, who was linebacker coach when Muamba joined the team. "I know how he coaches. I know what he expects of me," Muamba said. "He knows my game. Hes always told me hes going to help me take my game to the next level." Nickelback Johnny Sears has yet to return from off-season surgery and the Bombers secondary has also been hurt this season by the defection of linebacker Marcellus Bowman to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Cornerback Jovon Johnson, the CFLs outstanding defensive player in 2011, says Creehans return should also help get some of that intensity back for the secondary. A new diet and workout regime has seen Johnson gain 10 or 15 pounds of what looks to be pretty solid muscle. 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Former Syracuse ball boys Bobby Davis and Mike Lang say they were molested by assistant coach Bernie Fine, who has since been fired and has denied the allegations.Brandon Glover made quite the impression on his new teammates in his debut for the Seattle Thunderbirds. The 20-year-old goaltender, who spent last season with the Calgary Hitmen, stopped 55 of 57 shots as Seattle defeated the host Portland Winterhawks 5-2 on Friday in Western Hockey League action. Riley Sheen scored twice for the Thunderbirds (1-0-0) while Tyler Alos, Luke Lockhart and Alexander Delnov added a goal apiece. Nicolas Petan and Oliver Bjorkstrand each scored for the Winterhawks (0-1-0). Brendan Burke made 22 saves in a losing effort. Seattle went 2 for 4 on the power play as Portland failed to score on five chances with the man advantage. Elsewhere in the WHL, it was: Brandon 3, Regina 2; Lethbridge 4, Medicine Hat 2; Moose Jaw 4, Swift Current 3 (OT); Saskatoon 2, Prince Albert 1 (SO); Calgary 3, Red Deer 2; Kamloops 6, Kelowna 5 (OT) and Victoria 6, Vancouver 4. At Portland, Ore., After a scoreless first period, Seattle scored four straight goals in the second period to grab a commanding lead. Alos scored at 5:13, Lockhart scored on the power play at 9:46, Sheen added another power-play goal at 15:25 and followed it up with his second of the night in the final minute of the period. Delnov increased the Thunderbirds lead to 5-0 26 seconds into the third period before Portland finally got on the board. 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