The Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1971 Season

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1971 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 63 55 W1 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 7 8 1 15 366 349 W2 3-2-1
    Home 8 4 3 1 9 204 154 W2 4-1-1
    Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 162 195 W1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 5 6 1 11 287 278 L1 2-3-1
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 79 71 W2 2-2-0

Full 1971 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 6 (3-2-1) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 8 (4-3-1) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-2-1) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (2-7-1)
After 3rd 7 (4-2-1) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 9 (6-2-1) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 8 (0-8-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Mon Jul 5
WPG 19 @ OTT 17 W 13,513  
A
Wed Jul 7
WPG 16 @ HAM 14 W 19,075  
B
Mon Jul 12
TOR 14 @ WPG 11 L 17,500  
D
Wed Jul 21
SSK 10 @ WPG 17 W 16,125  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Jul 28 8:00 PM
WPG 20 @ TOR 21 L 33,135 CTV
2
Mon Aug 2
OTT 28 @ WPG 22 L 21,851  
3
Mon Aug 9
BC 29 @ WPG 16 L 19,981  
3
Fri Aug 13
WPG 32 @ SSK 22 W 14,358  
4
Mon Aug 16
WPG 12 @ CGY 36 L 23,425  
4
Thu Aug 19
SSK 31 @ WPG 25 L 20,980  
5
Wed Aug 25 11:00 PM
WPG 40 @ EDM 31 W 20,149 CTV
6
Wed Sep 1 8:00 PM
CGY 15 @ WPG 31 W 22,553  
8
Sat Sep 11 9:00 PM
EDM 14 @ WPG 26 W 22,553 CBC
9
Wed Sep 15 11:00 PM
WPG 7 @ CGY 20 L 23,616 CTV
9
Sun Sep 19 3:30 PM
BC 31 @ WPG 31 T 22,083 CTV
10
Sat Sep 25
WPG 18 @ BC 25 L 28,063  
11
Sat Oct 2
SSK 2 @ WPG 35 W 20,717  
12
Sun Oct 10 5:00 PM
WPG 14 @ EDM 22 L 18,762 CTV
13
Sun Oct 17
HAM 4 @ WPG 18 W 20,345  
14
Sun Oct 24
WPG 19 @ MTL 18 W 19,312  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 6 4:00 PM
WPG 23 @ SSK 34 L 14,488  

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1971 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.492 3-2-1 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.518 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.594
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.594
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.429
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.714

Team Scoring

19711970 +/-
Average Combined Score 44.69 +12.44
Average Winning Score 28.71 +7.21
Average Losing Score 16.75 +6.68
Average Home Score 25.50 +12.12
Average Visitor Score 20.25 +10.62
Average Margin of Victory 13.57 +3.07
Average Margin of Loss 9.75 -2.32

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Winnipeg 592685 424284 7059129 333568 204 (25.5)162 (20.3)366 (22.9)
Opponent 384078 4977126 243458 434487 195 (24.4)154 (19.3)349 (21.8)

Coaches

Head Coach

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1971 Player Awards and Nominations

1971 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Don Jonas (Winner)
  • Lineman — Bill Frank, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bob LaRose (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1971 All-Star Selections

No Winnipeg Blue Bombers Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1971.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1971 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) [TOR] Pete Ribbins (DB) Ottawa
1–7 (7) [HAM] Bob Kraemer (QB) Manitoba
1–9 (9) [MTL] John Gauthier (T) Ottawa
2–1 (10) [WPG] Joe Petrone (K) Calgary
3–1 (19)   Clay McEvoy (FB) Simon Fraser
4–1 (28)   Walter McKee (K) Manitoba
5–1 (37)   Steve Howell (E) Windsor
6–1 (46)   Paul Paddon (QB) Ottawa
6–6 (51) [SSK] Roy Parker (FL) Manitoba
7–1 (55)   Bob Labovitch (E) Carleton
7–6 (59) [SSK] Art Rochette (QB) Queen's
8–1 (63)   Ian Jukes (G) British Columbia (UBC)
9–1 (68)   Dennis Hryclako (HB) Manitoba

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