The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 2003 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2003 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2003 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 47 68 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 11 7 0 22 514 485 W1 2-4-0
    Home 9 7 2 0 14 250 230 W2 5-1-0
    Visitor 9 4 5 0 8 264 255 L3 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 12 301 254 W1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 213 231 W4 4-2-0

Full 2003 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2003 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.578 4-1-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.417 3-1-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.611
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.278
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.722
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.611
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.056
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.722
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.500
Ottawa Renegades (2) 0.389

Coaches

Head Coach

More Head Coaches

Assistant Coaches
  • Paul LaPolice – Offensive Coordinator
  • Bob Dyce – Running backs
  • Donn Smith – Offensive line
  • Mike Gorton – Defensive Coordinator
  • Eugene Gaines – Defensive backs
  • Less Browne – Special teams

2003 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 29,530
  • Total: 245,025
  • High: 28,495
  • Avg: 27,225 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2002 Avg: -334
  • Low: 25,526
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 92.19
  • Diff from League Avg: +1,984

More 2003 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

20032002 +/-
Average Combined Score 55.50 0.67 +
Average Winning Score 32.00 3.00 -
Average Losing Score 23.14 1.19 -
Average Home Score 27.78 5.67 -
Average Visitor Score 29.33 0.11 -
Average Margin of Victory 9.18 6.65 -
Average Margin of Loss 10.29 2.79 +

Stadium

  • 2003 home stadium: Canad Inns Stadium
  • Capacity: 29,530
  • Playing surface: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 2003 – Artificial turf replacement

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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 4957106 10086186 455398 5668124 250 (27.8)264 (29.3)514 (28.6)
Opponent 444791 6954123 4174115 7680156 255 (28.3)230 (25.6)485 (26.9)

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

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2003 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Charles Roberts
  • Defensive Star

    • 2 – Brian Clark
    • 1 – Ryland Wickman
    • 1 – Maurice Kelly

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Denny Fortney
  • 1 – Daved Benefield
  • Special Teams Star

    • 2 – Troy Westwood

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2003 Player Awards and Nominations

2003 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Charles Roberts (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Daved Benefield (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dave Mudge (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Troy Westwood (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Joseph Morgan (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2003 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–4 (22) [TOR] Todd Krenbrink (OL) Regina
4–6 (32) [OTT, BC] Sebastien Roy (LB) Mount Allison
4–7 (33) Ian Shelswell (DL) Stanford
5–7 (42) Cory Olynick (WR) Regina

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2003 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
RB Charles Roberts
DE Daved Benefield
2 All-Division Selections
RB Charles Roberts*
DE Daved Benefield

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Sat. May 31
9:30 PM
WPG 17 @ SSK 51 L 27,331
C 9
Wed. June 11
8:30 PM
CGY 17 @ WPG 30 W 28,282
1 13
Fri. June 20
10:30 PM
WPG 34 @ BC 27 W 20,191 TSN
2 16
Fri. June 27
7:30 PM
WPG 34 @ OTT 32 W 21,823 TSN
3 19
Tue. July 1
5:00 PM
EDM 12 @ WPG 14 W 28,495 TSN
4 25
Thu. July 10
8:30 PM
SSK 27 @ WPG 29 W 27,374
5 28
Tue. July 15
7:30 PM
WPG 14 @ TOR 24 L 14,089 TSN
6 33
Thu. July 24
8:00 PM
MTL 50 @ WPG 19 L 28,484 TSN, RDS
7 37
Tue. July 29
7:30 PM
WPG 27 @ MTL 37 L 20,202 TSN, RDS
41
Sat. Aug. 2
7:00 PM
WPG 37 @ HAM 20 W 13,809 CBC
9 46
Tue. Aug. 12
8:00 PM
OTT 29 @ WPG 34 W 26,232 TSN
10 52
Fri. Aug. 22
7:30 PM
CGY 17 @ WPG 52 W 28,240 TSN
11 56
Sun. Aug. 31
7:00 PM
WPG 36 @ SSK 18 W 40,320 TSN
12 62
Sun. Sept. 7
1:00 PM
TOR 30 @ WPG 34 W 26,468 TSN
13 66
Sun. Sept. 14
4:00 PM
WPG 19 @ CGY 21 L 29,432 TSN
14 69
Sat. Sept. 20
3:00 PM
BC 26 @ WPG 20 L 27,605 CBC
16 77
Sat. Oct. 4
10:30 PM
WPG 31 @ BC 35 L 25,951
17 79
Fri. Oct. 10
8:00 PM
HAM 9 @ WPG 14 W 25,526 TSN
18 84
Fri. Oct. 17
10:00 PM
WPG 32 @ EDM 41 L 45,164 TSN
19 88
Sat. Oct. 25
3:00 PM
EDM 30 @ WPG 34 W 26,601 CBC
P1 92
Sun. Nov. 2
7:00 PM
SSK 37 @ WPG 21 L 22,110 CBC, RDS