The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1987 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1987 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1987 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 49 41 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 12 6 0 24 554 409 L1 4-2-0
    Home 9 8 1 0 16 331 178 W6 6-0-0
    Visitor 9 4 5 0 8 223 231 L2 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 7 5 2 0 10 228 150 L1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 11 7 4 0 14 326 259 L1 3-3-0

Full 1987 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1987 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.433 3-0-0 (3) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.556 5-1-0 (6) 2-3-0 (5)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.389
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.639
BC Lions (3) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.556
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.306

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Bruce Lemmerman – Receivers
  • Scott Schuhmann – Offensive line
  • Bob Padilla – Linebackers
  • Eugene Gaines – Defensive secondary
  • Urban Bowman – Defensive line

1987 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,946
  • Total: 241,567
  • High: 31,655
  • Avg: 26,840 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1986 Avg: -32
  • Low: 22,808
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 81.47
  • Diff from League Avg: +850

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Team Scoring

19871986 +/-
Average Combined Score 53.50 1.72 +
Average Winning Score 35.58 1.78 -
Average Losing Score 21.17 2.02 +
Average Home Score 36.78 2.11 -
Average Visitor Score 24.78 3.11 +
Average Margin of Victory 17.42 4.13 -
Average Margin of Loss 10.67 0.62 -

Stadium

  • 1987 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 6338101 10682188 7738115 8565150 331 (36.8)223 (24.8)554 (30.8)
Opponent 414990 6166127 316293 455499 231 (25.7)178 (19.8)409 (22.7)

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

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1987 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Willard Reaves
  • 2 – Tom Clements
  • 1 – James Murphy

Defensive Star

  • 3 – Tyrone Jones
  • 1 – James Jefferson
  • 1 – Roy Bennett

Lineman Star

  • 2 – Mike Gray
  • 1 – Nick Bastaja
  • 1 – Chris Walby
  • 1 – Rob Prodanovic

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1987 Player Awards and Nominations

1987 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tom Clements (Winner)
  • Defensive Player — James West (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Chris Walby (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Scott Flagel (Winner)
  • Rookie — Ken Pettway (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1987 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6) Andrew McConnell (DL) St. Francis Xavier
2–6 (15) Sean Orr (OL) British Columbia (UBC)
3–1 (19) [OTT] Jeff Johnson (FB) Cornell
3–4 (22) [TOR] Steve Rodehutskors (OL) Calgary
3–6 (24) Matt McLeod (K) Oregon
4–6 (33) Rob Pavan (LB) Guelph
5–6 (42) Gus Alevizos (OL) Guelph
6–6 (51) John Sutton (RB) McMaster
7–6 (60) Allan Lekun (C) McGill
8–6 (69) Pete Riley (QB) Livingston

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1987 All-Star Selections

10 All-Canadian Selections
QB Tom Clements*
RB Willard Reaves
SB Perry Tuttle
T Chris Walby
MLB James West
OLB Tyrone Jones
DB Roy Bennett
DB James Jefferson, III
DB Ken Hailey
S Scott Flagel
12 All-Division Selections
QB Tom Clements*
RB Willard Reaves*
SB Perry Tuttle
WR James Murphy
G Nick Bastaja
T Chris Walby
MLB James West
OLB Tyrone Jones
DB Roy Bennett
DB James Jefferson, III
DB Ken Hailey
S Scott Flagel

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Sat. June 6
9:00 PM
WPG 14 @ SSK 27 L 17,381
5
Thu. June 11
8:00 PM
BC 14 @ WPG 35 W 19,730
1 11
Thu. June 25
7:30 PM
WPG 38 @ TOR 30 W 33,412 TSN
2 16
Fri. July 3
8:00 PM
OTT 24 @ WPG 51 W 23,121 CFN
3 19
Fri. July 10
8:00 PM
CGY 22 @ WPG 38 W 22,808 CFN
4 22
Thu. July 16
9:30 PM
WPG 21 @ CGY 14 W 20,553 TSN
5 27
Fri. July 24
8:00 PM
EDM 42 @ WPG 28 L 29,260 CFN
7 34
Sat. Aug. 8
8:00 PM
BC 22 @ WPG 30 W 29,296 CBC
37
Fri. Aug. 14
8:00 PM
WPG 14 @ HAM 26 L 18,503 CFN
8 41
Sat. Aug. 22
8:00 PM
SSK 6 @ WPG 35 W 28,591 CBC
9 45
Sun. Aug. 30
4:00 PM
WPG 23 @ BC 24 L 38,338 CFN
10 46
Sun. Sept. 6
4:00 PM
WPG 29 @ SSK 25 W 27,457 CFN
11 51
Sun. Sept. 13
4:00 PM
CGY 5 @ WPG 40 W 25,549 CFN
12 55
Sun. Sept. 20
4:00 PM
WPG 20 @ BC 30 L 39,859 CFN
56
Sat. Sept. 26
8:00 PM
WPG 36 @ OTT 13 W 17,101 CBC
14 62
Sun. Oct. 4
4:00 PM
HAM 14 @ WPG 47 W 31,655 CFN
15 66
Mon. Oct. 12
3:00 PM
EDM 20 @ WPG 38 W 24,999 CBC
16 72
Sun. Oct. 25
2:00 PM
WPG 24 @ EDM 49 L 33,376 CBC
17 76
Sun. Nov. 1
2:30 PM
TOR 23 @ WPG 24 W 26,288 CBC
18 80
Sun. Nov. 8
1:30 PM
WPG 18 @ TOR 20 L 21,042 CBC
P2 84
Sun. Nov. 22
1:30 PM
TOR 19 @ WPG 3 L 32,946 CFN