The Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1970 Season

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1970 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 98 83 W1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 2 14 0 4 184 332 L5 1-5-0
    Home 8 1 7 0 2 107 184 L5 1-5-0
    Visitor 8 1 7 0 2 77 148 L3 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 12 0 12 0 0 125 267 L12 0-6-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 59 65 W2 2-2-0

Full 1970 League Standings

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 4 (1-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 4 (1-3-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 8 (2-6-0) 3 (0-3-0) 5 (0-5-0)
After 2nd 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 5 (2-3-0) 3 (0-3-0) 8 (0-8-0)
After 3rd 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (1-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 13 (1-12-0)
After 4th 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 14 (0-14-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Tue Jul 7 8:00 PM
WPG 23 @ MTL 27 L 10,000  
A
Thu Jul 9
WPG 29 @ HAM 12 W 16,150  
B
Mon Jul 13
SSK 22 @ WPG 21 L 19,400  
D
Tue Jul 21
BC 22 @ WPG 25 W 13,100  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Jul 29 11:00 PM
WPG 10 @ CGY 34 L 19,436 CTVW
2
Tue Aug 4 9:00 PM
BC 48 @ WPG 21 L 17,340 CTVW
3
Wed Aug 12 9:00 PM
MTL 16 @ WPG 10 L 17,110 CTV
4
Sat Aug 22 8:00 PM
WPG 6 @ HAM 27 L 19,723 CBC
5
Wed Aug 26 9:00 PM
TOR 22 @ WPG 28 W 19,108 CTV
6
Wed Sep 2 9:00 PM
CGY 29 @ WPG 8 L 23,553 CTVW
7
Mon Sep 7 4:00 PM
WPG 11 @ SSK 30 L 15,433  
8
Sun Sep 13 5:00 PM
WPG 13 @ BC 16 L 36,250 CTVW
9
Sun Sep 20 3:30 PM
EDM 33 @ WPG 15 L 16,500 CTVW
10
Sun Sep 27 3:30 PM
SSK 5 @ WPG 2 L 16,528  
11
Sat Oct 3 2:00 PM
WPG 15 @ OTT 0 W 19,575 CBC
12
Sun Oct 11 4:00 PM
WPG 10 @ SSK 19 L 15,606 CTV
13
Sat Oct 17
EDM 20 @ WPG 17 L 15,717  
14
Wed Oct 21
WPG 1 @ BC 7 L 22,510  
14
Sat Oct 24 11:00 PM
WPG 11 @ EDM 15 L 20,157 CBCW
15
Sun Nov 1
CGY 11 @ WPG 6 L 10,131  

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1970 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.594 0-6-0 (6) 0-6-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.500 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.563
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.563
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.875
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.607
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.536
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.286
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.571

Team Scoring

19701969 +/-
Average Combined Score 32.25 -2.19
Average Winning Score 21.50 +5.17
Average Losing Score 10.07 +0.15
Average Home Score 13.38 +1.38
Average Visitor Score 9.63 -2.38
Average Margin of Victory 10.50 +8.83
Average Margin of Loss 12.07 -2.26

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Winnipeg 402161 171734 72229 431760 107 (13.4)77 (9.6)184 (11.5)
Opponent 381149 424688 473178 5760117 148 (18.5)184 (23.0)332 (20.8)

Coaches

Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Bert Clark – Defensive assistant
  • John Payne – Assistant

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1970 Player Awards and Nominations

1970 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Bill Frank, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Bill Frank, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Paul Brule (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1970 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
T Bill Frank, Jr.
3 All-Division Selections
SE Rick Shaw
T Bill Frank, Jr.
DB Paul Brule

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1970 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–7 (7) [TOR] Bob LaRose (DE) Western Ontario
2–1 (10)   John Senst (FL) Simon Fraser
2–5 (14) [HAM] Rick Sugden (DB) Simon Fraser
3–1 (19)   Wayne Powell (DE) Ottawa
4–1 (28)   John Storey (DB) Saskatchewan
5–1 (37)   Lorne Prokopy (DB) Calgary
6–1 (45)   Laurence Stockton (LB) Manitoba
7–1 (53)   Terry Moss (DB) Manitoba
8–1 (62)   Len Sitter (C) Brandon
9–1   Pass
10–1   Pass

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