Edmonton Eskimos 7 @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers 26

Game Details

  • Week 1
  • 18th Game of Regular Season (18th Overall)
  • Tuesday, Aug 2, 1966 9:00 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Winnipeg Stadium in Winnipeg, MB
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 15,112
    • Capacity: 21,652
1965 and 1966 Winnipeg and Edmonton Matchups
1965Week 1WPG 21 @ EDM 14
Week 7WPG 25 @ EDM 30
Week 13EDM 24 @ WPG 40
1966Week ExWPG 28 @ EDM 27
Week 1EDM 7 @ WPG 26
Week 3WPG 10 @ EDM 9
Week 12EDM 14 @ WPG 16
Division Semi-FinalEDM 8 @ WPG 16

Blue Bombers record vs Eskimos (Regular Season)

Last decade (1956 to 1965)
  • at Winnipeg 10–7–0 (0.588)
  • at Edmonton 12–5–0 (0.706)
  • Winnipeg Total 22–12–0 (0.647)
All-time (through 1966)
  • at Winnipeg 23–13–1 (0.635)
  • at Edmonton 18–19–0 (0.486)
  • Winnipeg Total 41–32–1 (0.561)

Streaks as of Aug. 2, 1966 (Regular Season)

Blue Bombers streak at home vs Eskimos
Blue Bombers streak overall vs Eskimos

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 0 0 0 7 7
Blue Bombers 2 21 1 2 26

Eskimos coach: Neill Armstrong (L)
Blue Bombers coach: Harold “Bud” Grant (W)

Eskimos (0-2-0) Next @ Lions Aug 09
Blue Bombers (1-0-0) Next @ Roughriders Aug 07

Game Time Weather in Winnipeg, MB

August 2nd Hourly Weather Summary for Winnipeg
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
Richardson Int'l A 8:00 PM Mainly Clear 22.8°C NNE (180°) at 8 km/h 55% 26 98.58 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 9:00 PM Mainly Clear 22.8°C NNE (180°) at 16 km/h 55% 26 98.56 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 10:00 PM Mainly Clear 22.8°C NNE (180°) at 19 km/h 52% 25 98.52 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 11:00 PM Mainly Clear 21.7°C NNE (180°) at 23 km/h 58% 25 98.51 kPa

Conditions at Winnipeg Richardson Int'l A (4.27 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

League Records Set and Approached in EDM @ WPG
Including known plays over 55 yards

Regular Season
CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Longest Rush – Play 6th 6th 100 yards Jim Thomas (TD)

Sources

  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)

Contributors

Notices

  • Data is missing (Game time)
  • Data is missing (Hourly weather)