The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1996 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1996 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1996 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 63 66 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 9 9 0 18 421 496 L1 3-3-0
    Home 9 5 4 0 10 217 254 L1 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 4 5 0 8 204 242 W1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 12 252 259 W2 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 169 237 L1 3-3-0

Full 1996 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1996 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.433 3-2-0 (5) 3-2-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.528 2-2-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.278
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.722
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.278
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.444
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.667
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.833

Team Scoring

19961995 +/-
Average Combined Score 50.94 -7.78
Average Winning Score 31.00 +2.86
Average Losing Score 15.78 -3.04
Average Home Score 24.11 -4.22
Average Visitor Score 22.67 +6.11
Average Margin of Victory 10.22 +4.79
Average Margin of Loss 18.56 -7.54

1996 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,675
  • Total: 232,189
  • High: 28,744
  • Avg: 25,798 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1995 Avg: +2,910
  • Low: 24,882
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 76.61
  • Diff from League Avg: +3,553

More 1996 Attendance Numbers

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Mike Kelly – Offensive backfield
  • Rod Humeniuk – Offensive line
  • Don Burrell – Defensive secondary
  • Mike Roach – Linebackers
  • Dick Adams – Special teams

Stadium

  • 1996 home stadium: Winnipeg Stadium
  • Capacity: 33,675
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1995 – 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 433679 395695 494897 8664150 217 (24.1)204 (22.7)421 (23.4)
Opponent 6668134 8586171 613495 425496 242 (26.9)254 (28.2)496 (27.6)

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 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (3-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (2-4-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 11 (5-6-0)
After 2nd 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (4-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 14 (5-9-0)
After 3rd 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (4-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 14 (5-9-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1996 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Myron Wise

Defensive Star

  • 3 – K.D. Williams
  • 1 – Charlie Clemons
  • 1 – Greg Clark

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Angelo Snipes
  • 1 – Chris Walby

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1996 Player Awards and Nominations

1996 Most Outstanding
  • Player — K.D. Williams (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Angelo Snipes (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Chris Walby (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Chris Walby (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Eric Guliford (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1996 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4)   Andrew Henry (DB) Long Island-Post
2–2 (11) [TOR] Harry Van Hofwegen (DL) Carleton
2–4 (13)   Sean Reade (RB) Western Ontario
3–4 (22)   Shane Speena (LB) Henderson State
4–4 (31)   Leonard Jean-Pierre (RB) York
5–4 (40)   Stuart MacKenzie (OT) Western Kentucky
6–4 (48)   Mark Holmstrom (LB) Manitoba
7–4 (57)   Gerald Lewis (LB) Eastern Michigan

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1996 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
LB K.D. Williams
3 All-Division Selections
T Chris Walby
LB Angelo Snipes
LB K.D. Williams

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Mon. June 10 8:30 PM
BC 35 @ WPG 29 L 22,959  
B
Fri. June 21 9:30 PM
WPG 34 @ EDM 31 W 34,091  
1
Sat. June 29 9:30 PM
WPG 12 @ CGY 39 L 23,081  
2
Sat. July 6 8:30 PM
BC 22 @ WPG 25 W 25,416 TSN
3
Thu. July 11 8:30 PM
TOR 35 @ WPG 14 L 24,882 PPV
4
Wed. July 17 9:30 PM
WPG 27 @ EDM 16 W 28,751  
5
Wed. July 24 7:30 PM
WPG 10 @ MTL 36 L 32,364 RDS, ESPN2, TSN
5
Mon. July 29 8:30 PM
CGY 36 @ WPG 38 W 24,900  
7
Fri. Aug. 9 8:00 PM
OTT 27 @ WPG 31 W 25,219 TSN
8
Thu. Aug. 15 10:30 PM
WPG 38 @ BC 13 W 15,531  
9
Mon. Aug. 26 8:30 PM
BC 22 @ WPG 20 L 25,209  
10
Sun. Sept. 1 4:00 PM
WPG 23 @ SSK 41 L 25,876  
11
Sun. Sept. 8 2:00 PM
HAM 15 @ WPG 33 W 25,690  
13
Fri. Sept. 20 8:30 PM
EDM 41 @ WPG 12 L 28,744 TSN
14
Sat. Sept. 28 8:00 PM
WPG 37 @ SSK 15 W 19,861 CBC
15
Sat. Oct. 5 1:00 PM
WPG 12 @ TOR 28 L 17,310 CBC
16
Sun. Oct. 13 2:00 PM
SSK 14 @ WPG 20 W 26,161 CBC
17
Fri. Oct. 18 7:30 PM
WPG 15 @ HAM 25 L 17,567 TSN, RDS
18
Sat. Oct. 26 7:30 PM
WPG 30 @ OTT 29 W 15,095 RDS, TSN
19
Fri. Nov. 1 8:00 PM
MTL 42 @ WPG 24 L 25,968 TSN, RDS
P1
Sun. Nov. 10 4:00 PM
WPG 7 @ EDM 68 L 13,472 CBC