Season Summary

  • Finished 3rd (in tiebreaker) in the West Division
  •  
  • West Division Semi-final
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Sat Jun 7 12:00 PM
WPG 35 vs MTL 10 W 11,463  
A
Mon Jun 9 8:30 PM
EDM 7 @ WPG 22 W 21,526  
B
Fri Jun 13 9:30 PM
WPG 17 @ CGY 15 W 25,557  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Jun 26 10:00 PM
WPG 17 @ BC 28 L 41,704 CBC
2
Sat Jul 5 8:30 PM
SSK @ WPG 56 W 26,746 CBC
3
Sat Jul 12 7:30 PM
WPG 11 @ HAM 28 L 13,664 CTV
5
Thu Jul 24 8:30 PM
CGY 20 @ WPG 25 W 25,197 CBCW
6
Fri Aug 1 7:30 PM
WPG 37 @ MTL 10 W 14,127  
7
Thu Aug 7 8:30 PM
HAM 30 @ WPG 36 W 25,982 CBCW
8
Fri Aug 15 9:30 PM
WPG 5 @ EDM 33 L 40,617  
9
Fri Aug 22 8:30 PM
OTT 14 @ WPG 46 W 23,918 CTV
10
Sun Aug 31 3:30 PM
WPG 30 @ SSK 34 L 25,274 CBC
11
Fri Sep 5 9:30 PM
SSK 14 @ WPG 38 W 24,996 CTV
12
Thu Sep 11 9:30 PM
WPG 27 @ CGY 28 L 26,184 CBC
13
Thu Sep 18 8:30 PM
MTL 14 @ WPG 39 W 21,899 CBC
14
Sun Sep 28 1:30 PM
WPG 26 @ TOR 16 W 25,300 CBC
15
Sun Oct 5 3:00 PM
TOR 20 @ WPG 48 W 28,356 CBC
16
Mon Oct 13 1:30 PM
WPG 18 @ OTT 16 W 13,572 CBC
18
Sat Oct 25 9:30 PM
EDM 20 @ WPG 42 W 32,946  
19
Sun Nov 2 3:00 PM
BC 26 @ WPG 20 L 31,817 CBC
20
Sat Nov 8 10:00 PM
WPG 24 @ BC 36 L 54,723 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 15 4:00 PM
WPG 14 @ BC 21 L 40,381 CBC
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 3 0 0 6 74 32 W3 3-0-0
Regular Season 18 11 7 0 22 545 387 L2 4-2-0
    Home 9 8 1 0 16 350 158 L1 5-1-0
    Visitor 9 3 6 0 6 195 229 L1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 10 4 6 0 8 284 239 L2 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 7 1 0 14 261 148 W7 6-0-0

Full 1986 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) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (1-3-0) 7 (6-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 8 (5-3-0)
After 2nd 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 11 (9-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 3rd 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 12 (10-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (0-5-0)
After 4th 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.581 4-1-0 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.375 4-0-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.611
Edmonton Elks (2) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.361
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.528
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.222
Ottawa RedBlacks (2) 0.194
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.556
19861985 +/-
Average Combined Score 51.78 +4.34
Average Winning Score 37.36 +2.61
Average Losing Score 19.14 -1.61
Average Home Score 38.89 +5.26
Average Visitor Score 21.67 -7.21
Average Margin of Victory 21.55 -1.87
Average Margin of Loss 11.29 +1.29
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Winnipeg 484290 9859157 9738135 10756163 350 (38.9)195 (21.7)545 (30.3)
Opponent 3172103 413677 284674 5875133 229 (25.4)158 (17.6)387 (21.5)
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • John Gregory – Offensive line
  • Pal Sartori – Receivers
  • Fred Glick – Linebackers
  • Gene Gaines – Defensive secondary
  • Urban Bowman – Defensive line
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1986 Stars of the Week
Offensive Star
  • 2 – John Hufnagel
  • 1 – James Sykes
  • 1 – Joe Poplawski
  • 1 – Tom Clements
  • 1 – Trevor Kennerd
  • 1 – Willard Reaves
Defensive Star
  • 1 – James West
Lineman Star
  • 2 – Chris Walby
1986 Player Awards and Nominations
1986 Most Outstanding
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1986 All-Star Selections
6 All-Canadian Selections
SB Joe Poplawski
WR James Murphy*
T Chris Walby
OLB Tyrone Jones
DB Roy Bennett
S Scott Flagel
6 All-Division Selections
SB Joe Poplawski
WR James Murphy*
T Chris Walby
OLB Tyrone Jones
DB Roy Bennett
S Scott Flagel

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1986 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–7 (7)   Brian Belway (DL) Calgary
2–7 (16)   Darryl Sampson (DB) York
4–7 (34)   David Taylor (TE) Simon Fraser
5–4 (40) [HAM, OTT] Ian McLellan (TE) Simon Fraser
6–7 (52)   Trevor Hoilett (DB) Manitoba
7–7 (61)   Craig Watson (OG) Calgary
8–7 (70)   Jadran Mlnarivic (K) St. Francis Xavier

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