Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Western Conference
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jul 4
MTL 23 @ WPG 8 L 16,500  
B
Wed Jul 10
WPG 17 @ TOR 27 L 31,325  
C
Mon Jul 15
SSK 15 @ WPG 30 W 17,600  
D
Thu Jul 18
WPG 16 @ OTT 27 L 12,424  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
2
Wed Jul 31
BC 29 @ WPG 22 L 22,478  
3
Thu Aug 8 11:00 PM
WPG 6 @ BC 26 L 24,569  
4
Fri Aug 16
WPG 13 @ SSK 24 L 16,552  
5
Wed Aug 21
TOR 13 @ WPG 18 W 21,139  
6
Wed Aug 28
CGY 30 @ WPG 31 W 22,644  
7
Mon Sep 2
WPG 20 @ SSK 18 W 19,232  
8
Sun Sep 8 4:00 PM
WPG 2 @ EDM 24 L 21,346 CTVW
10
Wed Sep 18
EDM 13 @ WPG 19 W 24,921  
10
Sat Sep 21 11:00 PM
WPG 10 @ BC 28 L 22,793  
11
Sat Sep 28
MTL 15 @ WPG 24 W 23,126  
12
Sun Oct 6
SSK 21 @ WPG 24 W 24,535  
13
Sat Oct 12 2:00 PM
WPG 10 @ OTT 27 L 15,500 CTVE
13
Mon Oct 14 2:00 PM
WPG 19 @ HAM 12 W 27,491 CTV
14
Sun Oct 20
EDM 17 @ WPG 10 L 24,528  
15
Sun Oct 27
WPG 11 @ CGY 44 L 19,323  
16
Sun Nov 3
CGY 9 @ WPG 19 W 16,569  
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 71 92 L1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 8 8 0 16 258 350 W1 3-3-0
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 167 147 W1 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 91 203 L1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 5 7 0 10 187 283 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 3 1 0 6 71 67 W1 3-1-0

Full 1974 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (3-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (4-7-0)
After 2nd 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (4-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (4-7-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (3-8-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.523 4-2-0 (6) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.477 2-0-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.375
Edmonton Elks (3) 0.656
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.563
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.438
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.625
Ottawa RedBlacks (1) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.406
19741973 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.00 +1.62
Average Winning Score 21.75 -4.75
Average Losing Score 10.50 -2.86
Average Home Score 20.88 +2.25
Average Visitor Score 11.38 -3.38
Average Margin of Victory 5.38 -6.12
Average Margin of Loss 16.88 +8.33
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Winnipeg 112031 434285 50454 632588 167 (20.9)91 (11.4)258 (16.1)
Opponent 464793 335285 394887 295685 203 (25.4)147 (18.4)350 (21.9)
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Fred Hightower – Receivers, Quarterbacks, Offensive backfield
  • Joe Faragalli – Offensive line
  • George Dyer – Linebackers, Defensive line
1974 Player Awards and Nominations
1974 Most Outstanding
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1974 All-Star Selections
2 All-Canadian Selections
C Bob Swift
DB Paul Williams, Jr.
4 All-Division Selections
WR Tom Scott (Tie)
C Bob Swift
DE Jim Heighton
DB Paul Williams, Jr.

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1974 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–1 (19)   Derek Forbes (LB) McMaster
4–1 (28)   David Semple (C) Simon Fraser
5–1 (37)   Geoff Sutherland (FB) Waterloo
6–1 (46)   Jay Chapman (DE) Western Ontario
7–1 (55)   Rick Howse (FB) Waterloo
8–1 (64)   Carl Knovac (DE) Bridgeport
9–1 (72)   John Malus (DE) Manitoba

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