The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1984 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1984 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1984 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 79 51 L1 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 11 4 1 23 523 309 L1 3-2-1
    Home 8 8 0 0 16 335 132 W8 6-0-0
    Visitor 8 3 4 1 7 188 177 L2 2-3-1
   Divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 216 145 L1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 6 1 1 13 307 164 L1 4-1-1

Full 1984 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1984 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.531 4-0-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.414 4-0-0 (4) 2-1-1 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.781
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.563
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.406
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.406
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.250
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.594
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.406

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Art Asselta – Receivers, Quarterbacks
  • John Gregory – Offensive line
  • Bob Vespaziani – Defensive line, Special teams
  • Fred Glick – Linebackers
  • Mike Riley – Defensive secondary

1984 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,946
  • Total: 226,570
  • High: 32,946
  • Avg: 28,321 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1983 Avg: +3,707
  • Low: 25,235
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 85.96
  • Diff from League Avg: +955

More 1984 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

19841983 +/-
Average Combined Score 52.00 1.13 +
Average Winning Score 40.45 9.01 +
Average Losing Score 16.00 2.43 -
Average Home Score 41.88 11.75 +
Average Visitor Score 23.50 2.13 +
Average Margin of Victory 23.18 10.07 +
Average Margin of Loss 10.25 5.18 -

Stadium

  • 1984 home stadium: Winnipeg Stadium
  • Capacity: 32,946
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1981 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Winnipeg 561773 12679205 8448132 6944113 335 (41.9)188 (23.5)523 (32.7)
Opponent 135164 433073 95160 6745112 177 (22.1)132 (16.5)309 (19.3)

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 7 (7-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-3-1) 9 (8-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (2-3-1)
After 2nd 7 (7-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 11 (9-1-1) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 3rd 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 12 (10-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 4th 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 11 (11-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1984 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 3 – Tom Clements
  • 3 – Willard Reaves
  • Defensive Star

    • 2 – Tyrone Jones
    • 2 – Aaron Brown
    • 1 – Scott Flagel

Lineman Star

  • 2 – John Bonk
  • 1 – Tony Norman

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1984 Player Awards and Nominations

1984 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Willard Reaves (Winner)
  • Defensive Player — Aaron Brown (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — John Bonk (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Joe Poplawski (Division Finalist)
  • Rookie — Kevin Neiles (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1984 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) [HAM] Trevor Williams (DB) York
2–7 (16) Richard Nemeth (WR) Western Ontario
3–7 (25) David Black (TE) Wilfrid Laurier
5–7 (43) Tom Hrechkosy (DT) Manitoba
6–7 (52) Doug Ploen (DB) North Dakota
7–7 (61) James Rybachuk (DL) British Columbia (UBC)
8–7 (70) Jim Stevens (DB) Manitoba

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1984 All-Star Selections

10 All-Canadian Selections
QB Tom Clements
RB Willard Reaves
IR Joe Poplawski
C John Bonk
G Nick Bastaja
T Chris Walby
MLB Aaron Brown
OLB Tyrone Jones
DB David Shaw
DB Ken Hailey
12 All-Division Selections
QB Tom Clements
RB Willard Reaves
IR Joe Poplawski
C John Bonk
G Nick Bastaja
T Chris Walby
DE Tony Norman
MLB Aaron Brown
OLB Tyrone Jones
DB Ken Hailey
DB David Shaw
P Bob Cameron

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Sun. June 3
3:30 PM
WPG 21 @ SSK 14 W 20,918
B 6
Sun. June 10
9:30 PM
CGY 13 @ WPG 29 W 22,500 CTVR
C 11
Fri. June 15
9:30 PM
WPG 25 @ EDM 11 W 31,382
D 15
Thu. June 21
8:30 PM
BC 13 @ WPG 4 L 24,809
1 19
Fri. June 29
9:00 PM
WPG 17 @ CGY 24 L 21,869 CTV
2 26
Sun. July 8
5:00 PM
TOR 26 @ WPG 28 W 25,235 CBC, R/C
4 34
Sun. July 22
5:00 PM
BC 3 @ WPG 25 W 31,113 CBC, R/C
5 36
Sat. July 28
7:30 PM
WPG 42 @ HAM 20 W 17,301
6 39
Fri. Aug. 3
10:00 PM
WPG 22 @ EDM 21 W 40,470 CTV
7 43
Fri. Aug. 10
8:30 PM
MTL 15 @ WPG 45 W 26,716 CTV
8 47
Fri. Aug. 17
7:30 PM
WPG 46 @ OTT 17 W 24,204 CTV
9 54
Sun. Aug. 26
5:00 PM
SSK 28 @ WPG 48 W 27,213 CBC
10 56
Sun. Sept. 2
3:30 PM
WPG 25 @ SSK 30 L 25,208 CTV
11 59
Fri. Sept. 7
8:30 PM
OTT 25 @ WPG 65 W 26,187 CTV
12 65
Sat. Sept. 15
8:00 PM
HAM 16 @ WPG 48 W 32,946 CTV
13 68
Sat. Sept. 22
1:30 PM
WPG 14 @ MTL 14 T 17,854 CTV
14 73
Sun. Sept. 30
1:30 PM
WPG 19 @ TOR 31 L 35,401 CBC
15 78
Mon. Oct. 8
5:00 PM
CGY 8 @ WPG 46 W 28,025 CBC
17 86
Sun. Oct. 21
5:00 PM
EDM 11 @ WPG 30 W 29,135 CBC
18 88
Sat. Oct. 27
10:00 PM
WPG 3 @ BC 20 L 59,421 CTV
P1 92
Sun. Nov. 4
3:00 PM
EDM 20 @ WPG 55 W 27,711 CBC
P2 94
Sun. Nov. 11
3:30 PM
WPG 31 @ BC 14 W 59,421 CTV, R/C
GC 95
Sun. Nov. 18
11:30 AM
HAM 17 vs WPG 47 W 60,081 R/C, CBC, CTV