The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1985 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1985 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1985 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 67 52 W2 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 12 4 0 24 500 259 W1 4-2-0
    Home 8 7 1 0 14 269 125 L1 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 5 3 0 10 231 134 W2 5-1-0
   Divisional opponent 8 6 2 0 12 262 121 W1 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 6 2 0 12 238 138 L1 5-1-0

Full 1985 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1985 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.484 3-1-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.453 4-0-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.813
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.188
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.313
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.375
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.500

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • John Gregory – Offensive line
  • Pal Sartori – Receivers
  • Fred Glick – Linebackers
  • Mike Riley – Defensive backs
  • Urban Bowman – Defensive line

1985 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,946
  • Total: 229,449
  • High: 32,946
  • Avg: 28,681 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1984 Avg: +359
  • Low: 25,428
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 87.05
  • Diff from League Avg: +2,183

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Team Scoring

19851984 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.44 4.56 -
Average Winning Score 34.75 5.70 -
Average Losing Score 20.75 4.75 +
Average Home Score 33.63 8.25 -
Average Visitor Score 28.88 5.38 +
Average Margin of Victory 23.42 0.23 +
Average Margin of Loss 10.00 0.25 -

Stadium

  • 1985 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 554297 10068168 513687 6385148 269 (33.6)231 (28.9)500 (31.3)
Opponent 252651 425698 201939 383371 134 (16.8)125 (15.6)259 (16.2)

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 5 (5-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 10 (8-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (3-2-0)
After 2nd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 10 (9-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (2-3-0)
After 3rd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 11 (11-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 4th 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 12 (12-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1985 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Jeff Boyd
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Scott Flagel
    • 1 – Darrell Patterson
    • 1 – Tyrone Jones
    • 1 – Frank Robinson
    • 1 – David Shaw

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Nick Bastaja
  • 1 – John Bonk
  • 1 – John Sturdivant

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1985 Player Awards and Nominations

1985 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jeff Boyd (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Tyrone Jones (Winner)
  • Offensive Lineman — Nick Bastaja (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Joe Poplawski (Division Finalist)
  • Rookie — Roy Bennett (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1985 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6) [TOR] Pat Langdon (TE) Tennessee
1–9 (9) Bob Molle (DE) Simon Fraser
2–9 (18) Derron Vernon (RB) Eastern Michigan
3–9 (27) Rob Prodanovic (DL) Calgary
5–9 (45) Glenn Steele (RB) British Columbia (UBC)
6–9 (54) Greg Miller (LB) Concordia
7–7 (61) [BC] Doug Campbell (LB) Alberta
7–9 (63) Randy Saunders (TE) Simon Fraser
8–9 (72) Randy Fabi (WR) Western Ontario
9–9 (81) Rob St. Mars (LB) Manitoba

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1985 All-Star Selections

9 All-Canadian Selections
RB Willard Reaves
IR Joe Poplawski
WR Jeff Boyd
C John Bonk
G Nick Bastaja
T Chris Walby
OLB Tyrone Jones
DB Ken Hailey
K Trevor Kennerd
13 All-Division Selections
RB Willard Reaves
IR Joe Poplawski
WR Jeff Boyd
C John Bonk
G Nick Bastaja
T Chris Walby
DE Tony Norman
OLB Tyrone Jones
DB Wylie Turner (Tie)
DB David Shaw
DB Scott Flagel
DB Ken Hailey
K Trevor Kennerd

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Mon. June 10
8:30 PM
SSK 9 @ WPG 7 L 22,027
B 7
Sun. June 16
2:30 PM
CGY 18 @ WPG 10 L 23,826
C 12
Fri. June 21
10:00 PM
WPG 28 @ BC 18 W 26,921
14
Mon. June 24
9:30 PM
WPG 22 @ EDM 7 W 19,781
1 19
Thu. July 4
7:30 PM
WPG 18 @ MTL 34 L 23,627 CBC
2 24
Thu. July 11
8:30 PM
HAM 11 @ WPG 16 W 25,428 CBC
3 29
Sat. July 20
8:30 PM
TOR 27 @ WPG 28 W 27,641 CBC
4 31
Thu. July 25
9:30 PM
WPG 23 @ EDM 25 L 41,173 CBC
6 39
Thu. Aug. 8
8:30 PM
OTT 15 @ WPG 58 W 27,709 CBC
7 46
Sun. Aug. 18
1:30 PM
WPG 28 @ HAM 10 W 14,026
8 50
Sun. Aug. 25
3:00 PM
CGY 6 @ WPG 43 W 28,166 CBC, R/C
9 52
Sun. Sept. 1
3:30 PM
WPG 18 @ SSK 10 W 29,588 CTV
10 56
Sat. Sept. 7
1:30 PM
WPG 42 @ OTT 14 W 19,165 CTV, R/C
11 59
Fri. Sept. 13
8:30 PM
MTL 0 @ WPG 24 W 30,593 CTV
12 66
Sun. Sept. 22
3:00 PM
SSK 3 @ WPG 49 W 27,804 CBC
13 67
Fri. Sept. 27
7:30 PM
WPG 24 @ TOR 27 L 28,052 CTV
14 74
Sun. Oct. 6
4:00 PM
BC 26 @ WPG 33 W 32,946 CTV
15 75
Fri. Oct. 11
10:00 PM
WPG 31 @ BC 10 W 59,478 CBC
16 79
Fri. Oct. 18
8:30 PM
EDM 37 @ WPG 18 L 29,162 CTV
17 83
Fri. Oct. 25
7:30 PM
WPG 47 @ CGY 4 W 11,185 CTV
P1 92
Sun. Nov. 10
3:30 PM
EDM 15 @ WPG 22 W 29,191 CTV
P2 94
Sun. Nov. 17
3:00 PM
WPG 22 @ BC 42 L 59,478 CBC, R/C