Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Tue Jun 29
WPG 39 @ CGY 27 W 20,000  
B
Tue Jul 6 9:00 PM
HAM 3 @ WPG 38 W 18,374  
D
Mon Jul 12 9:30 PM
WPG 30 @ EDM 32 L 23,924  
D
Thu Jul 15 9:00 PM
BC 24 @ WPG 19 L 17,727  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Jul 22 9:00 PM
TOR 22 @ WPG 16 L 21,433  
2
Tue Jul 27 8:00 PM
WPG 27 @ OTT 38 L 22,541  
3
Tue Aug 3 9:00 PM
CGY 3 @ WPG 49 W 20,438  
4
Tue Aug 10 9:00 PM
EDM 31 @ WPG 30 L 25,210 CBC
5
Tue Aug 17 11:00 PM
WPG 14 @ BC 22 L 21,505 R/C, CBC
6
Fri Aug 27 10:00 PM
WPG 13 @ SSK 12 W 21,362  
7
Wed Sep 1 9:00 PM
CGY 20 @ WPG 29 W 22,345 CTVW
8
Mon Sep 6 8:00 PM
WPG 15 @ HAM 17 L 22,162 CTV
10
Sun Sep 19 3:30 PM
BC 20 @ WPG 22 W 22,809 CBCW
11
Sat Sep 25 9:30 PM
WPG 28 @ EDM 17 W 25,936 CTV
12
Sat Oct 2 9:00 PM
SSK 10 @ WPG 28 W 25,210 CTVW
13
Sat Oct 9 10:00 PM
WPG 10 @ CGY 22 L 22,737  
14
Sun Oct 17 3:30 PM
EDM 33 @ WPG 36 W 24,178 CTVW
15
Sun Oct 24 4:30 PM
WPG 21 @ SSK 19 W 22,508 CBC
16
Sun Oct 31 3:30 PM
MTL 13 @ WPG 23 W 24,146 R/C, CBC
17
Sat Nov 6 11:00 PM
WPG 23 @ BC 17 W 14,469 CTVW
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 14 3:00 PM
EDM 14 @ WPG 12 L 24,320 R/C, CBC
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 126 86 L2 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 10 6 0 20 384 316 W4 5-1-0
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 233 152 W5 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 151 164 W2 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 12 9 3 0 18 303 226 W3 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 81 90 W1 1-3-0

Full 1976 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 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 7 (6-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 6 (3-3-0)
After 2nd 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (3-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 12 (8-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0)
After 3rd 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 10 (8-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.461 5-1-0 (6) 4-2-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.508 1-1-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.188
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.594
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.688
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.469
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.594
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.469
19761975 +/-
Average Combined Score 43.75 -1.44
Average Winning Score 27.20 +4.37
Average Losing Score 18.67 -0.96
Average Home Score 29.13 +10.88
Average Visitor Score 18.88 -5.38
Average Margin of Victory 10.80 +7.13
Average Margin of Loss 6.67 -1.46
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Winnipeg 442771 6981150 401959 8024104 233 (29.1)151 (18.9)384 (24.0)
Opponent 202343 464389 275077 5948107 164 (20.5)152 (19.0)316 (19.8)
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Joe Faragalli – Offensive line
  • Dick Monroe – Linebackers, Defensive backs
  • George Dyer – Linebackers, Defensive line
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1976 Player Awards and Nominations
1976 Most Outstanding
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1976 All-Star Selections
4 All-Canadian Selections
RB Jim Washington
T Haywood “Butch” Norman
MLB Harry Walters
DB Brian Herosian
6 All-Division Selections
RB Jim Washington*
RB Steve Beaird
G Halver “Buddy” Brown, Jr.
T Haywood “Butch” Norman
MLB Harry Walters
DB Brian Herosian

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1976 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–5 (14)   Gord Taylor (QB) Wilfrid Laurier
2–8 (17) [MTL] Ron Mironuck (LB) Whitworth
3–5 (23)   Tim Maitre (WR) Memphis
4–5 (32)   Henry Booy (DE) British Columbia (UBC)
5–5 (41)   Wayne Churchill (DE) Windsor
6–5 (50)   Gary Anderson (DE) Concordia
7–5 (59)   Claude Riopelle (DE) Western Ontario
8–5 (68)   Bruce Young (RB) Manitoba
9–5 (77)   Brian Wagner (DE) Manitoba
10–5 (85)   Mike Kashty (TE) Manitoba

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