The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 2002 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2002 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2002 Record
GP W L T OTL PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 0 2 26 33 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 12 6 0 0 24 566 421 W5 5-1-0
    Home 9 8 1 0 0 16 301 185 W5 5-1-0
    Visitor 9 4 5 0 0 8 265 236 W3 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 0 12 305 282 W4 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 6 2 0 0 12 261 139 W2 4-2-0

Full 2002 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2002 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.511 4-1-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.444 4-0-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.556
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.333
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.722
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.444
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.389
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.722
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.444
Ottawa Renegades (2) 0.222

Team Scoring

20022001 +/-
Average Combined Score 54.83 +5.28
Average Winning Score 35.00 +4.00
Average Losing Score 24.33 +5.58
Average Home Score 33.44 +3.00
Average Visitor Score 29.44 +3.33
Average Margin of Victory 15.83 +5.40
Average Margin of Loss 7.50 +2.50

2002 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 29,530
  • Total: 248,037
  • High: 29,503
  • Avg: 27,559 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2001 Avg: +526
  • Low: 24,063
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 93.33
  • Diff from League Avg: +2,771

More 2002 Attendance Numbers

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Paul LaPolice – Offensive Coordinator
  • Roger French – Offensive line
  • Andy McAvoy – Offensive assistant
  • Less Browne – Linebackers
  • Gene Gaines – Defensive backs
  • Mike Gorton – Defensive line
  • Darryl Sampson – Special teams

Stadium

  • 2002 home stadium: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
  • Capacity: 20,002
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 2002 – 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 313263 10670176 6780147 8780167 301 (33.4)265 (29.4)566 (31.4)
Opponent 305181 4765112 443882 5782139 236 (26.2)185 (20.6)421 (23.4)

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) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (2-4-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (5-5-0)
After 2nd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 10 (9-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (3-5-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (9-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 8 (3-5-0)
After 4th 7 (7-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 10 (10-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
After OT1 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2002 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 3 – Milt Stegall
  • 2 – Charles Roberts
  • 2 – Khari Jones

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Marvin Coleman
  • 1 – Ryland Wickman
  • 1 – Brian Clark

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Wayne Weathers
  • 1 – Daved Benefield

Special Teams Star

  • 2 – Troy Westwood

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2002 Player Awards and Nominations

2002 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Milt Stegall (Winner)
  • Defensive Player — Denny Fortney (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dave Mudge (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Doug Brown (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Benedict Ibisi (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2002 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–8 (26)   Michael Shaver (FB) Ottawa
4–8 (35)   Mike Faisthuber (SB) Manitoba
5–4 (40) [BC] Lloyd Orris (RB) Simon Fraser
5–8 (44)   Joey Mikawoz (LB) Manitoba

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2002 All-Star Selections

5 All-Canadian Selections
RB Charles Roberts
SB Milt Stegall
T Dave Mudge
DT Denny Fortney
DT Doug Brown
8 All-Division Selections
QB Khari Jones
RB Charles Roberts
SB Milt Stegall
T Dave Mudge
DT Denny Fortney
DT Doug Brown
DHB Harold Nash, Jr.
S Tom Europe

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Sat. June 8 8:30 PM
SSK 6 @ WPG 22 W 28,044  
B
Tue. June 18 10:30 PM
WPG 4 @ BC 27 L 9,544  
1
Fri. June 28 8:30 PM
TOR 15 @ WPG 39 W 24,063  
2
Fri. July 5 8:30 PM
HAM 15 @ WPG 24 W 25,609 TSN
3
Thu. July 11 7:30 PM
WPG 24 @ OTT 25 L 22,436  
4
Wed. July 17 8:30 PM
OTT 7 @ WPG 55 W 26,671 TSN
5
Tue. July 23 7:30 PM
WPG 42 @ TOR 15 W 21,724 TSN
5
Sat. July 27 7:30 PM
WPG 22 @ MTL 31 L 20,002 RDS, TSN
7
Fri. Aug. 9 8:30 PM
BC 29 @ WPG 21 L 28,734 TSN
8
Thu. Aug. 15 9:00 PM
WPG 32 @ EDM 35 L 32,174 TSN
9
Fri. Aug. 23 8:30 PM
CGY 48 @ WPG 51 OT W 27,876 TSN
10
Sun. Sept. 1 5:00 PM
WPG 19 @ SSK 33 L 30,220 TSN
11
Sun. Sept. 8 5:00 PM
BC 28 @ WPG 44 W 27,298  
13
Fri. Sept. 20 8:30 PM
MTL 24 @ WPG 27 W 29,503 RDS, TSN
14
Fri. Sept. 27 10:30 PM
WPG 28 @ BC 38 L 20,191 TSN
15
Sun. Oct. 6 4:00 PM
WPG 35 @ SSK 32 OT W 24,157  
16
Sat. Oct. 12 3:00 PM
SSK 11 @ WPG 20 W 29,503 CBC
17
Fri. Oct. 18 9:30 PM
WPG 35 @ CGY 20 W 30,776 TSN
18
Sun. Oct. 27 1:00 PM
WPG 28 @ HAM 7 W 18,839 TSN
19
Sat. Nov. 2 3:00 PM
EDM 8 @ WPG 20 W 28,780 CBC
P1
Sun. Nov. 10 4:00 PM
BC 3 @ WPG 30 W 22,508 CBC, RDS
P2
Sun. Nov. 17 4:00 PM
WPG 30 @ EDM 33 L 34,322 RDS, CBC