The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 2008 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2008 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2008 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 29 28 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 8 10 0 16 435 490 W2 4-2-0
    Home 9 5 4 0 10 250 259 W3 4-2-0
    Visitor 9 3 6 0 6 185 231 W1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 12 256 244 W6 6-0-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 2 6 0 4 179 246 L2 2-4-0

Full 2008 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2008 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.322 3-2-0 (5) 3-2-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.639 2-2-0 (4) 0-4-0 (4)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.167
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.611
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.222
BC Lions (2) 0.611
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.722
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.556
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.667

Coaches

Head Coaches

More Head Coaches

Assistant Coaches
  • Richard Harris – Defensive line
  • Greg Marshall – Defensive Coordinator
  • Bob Wylie – Offensive line
  • Kit Cartwright – Quarterbacks
  • Dan Daniel – Defensive backs
  • Bob Dyce – Receivers
  • Cory McDiarmid – Running backs

2008 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 29,530
  • Total: 244,357
  • High: 29,794
  • Avg: 27,150 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2007 Avg: -550
  • Low: 24,595
  • Sellouts: 2
  • % of Capacity: 91.94
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,622

More 2008 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

20082007 +/-
Average Combined Score 51.39 4.56 +
Average Winning Score 32.00 5.90 +
Average Losing Score 17.90 1.96 -
Average Home Score 27.78 3.33 +
Average Visitor Score 20.56 3.78 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.00 0.00
Average Margin of Loss 13.50 4.21 +

Stadium

  • 2008 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 504292 6266128 534194 8536121 250 (27.8)185 (20.6)435 (24.2)
Opponent 454691 61114175 7632108 7739116 231 (25.7)259 (28.8)490 (27.2)

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

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2008 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Ryan Dinwiddie
  • 1 – Ricky Ray
  • Defensive Star

    • None

Canadian Star

  • 1 – Doug Brown
  • Special Teams Star

    • 3 – Jason Armstead
    • 1 – Alexis Serna

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2008 Player Awards and Nominations

2008 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Doug Brown (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Doug Brown (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dan Goodspeed (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Doug Brown (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Brendon LaBatte (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2008 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6) Brendon LaBatte (OL) Regina
2–7 (15) Aaron Hargreaves (WR) Simon Fraser
3–8 (24) [EDM] Daryl Stephenson (RB) Windsor
4–7 (31) Marc Beswick (DB) Saint Mary's
5–7 (39) Don Oramasionwu (DL) Manitoba
6–7 (47) Pierre-Luc Labbe (LB) Sherbrooke

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2008 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
T Dan Goodspeed
DT Doug Brown
LB Zeke Moreno
6 All-Division Selections
RB Fred Reid
T Dan Goodspeed
DT Doug Brown
DE Gavin Walls
LB Zeke Moreno
DHB Kelly Malveaux

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Thu. June 12
7:00 PM
WPG 10 @ HAM 12 L 15,231
B 6
Thu. June 19
8:00 PM
MTL 16 @ WPG 19 W 29,553
1 11
Fri. June 27
8:00 PM
TOR 23 @ WPG 16 L 26,155 TSN
2 15
Fri. July 4
7:00 PM
WPG 24 @ MTL 38 L 20,202 TSN, RDS
3 19
Fri. July 11
8:00 PM
BC 42 @ WPG 24 L 26,735 TSN
4 22
Fri. July 18
10:00 PM
WPG 18 @ BC 27 L 37,174 TSN
5 25
Thu. July 24
8:00 PM
CGY 28 @ WPG 32 W 26,882 TSN
6 31
Fri. Aug. 1
7:00 PM
WPG 11 @ TOR 19 L 28,523 TSN
7 35
Fri. Aug. 8
7:30 PM
MTL 39 @ WPG 11 L 27,674 TSN, RDS
8 37
Thu. Aug. 14
8:00 PM
HAM 24 @ WPG 37 W 25,484 TSN
10 42
Sun. Aug. 31
3:00 PM
WPG 6 @ SSK 19 L 30,985 TSN
11 48
Sun. Sept. 7
4:00 PM
SSK 34 @ WPG 31 L 29,770 TSN
12 49
Fri. Sept. 12
7:00 PM
WPG 39 @ TOR 9 W 28,453 TSN
13 53
Fri. Sept. 19
7:30 PM
WPG 25 @ HAM 23 W 19,102 TSN
14 57
Fri. Sept. 26
8:00 PM
EDM 23 @ WPG 30 W 29,794 TSN
15 64
Sat. Oct. 4
7:00 PM
WPG 22 @ EDM 36 L 40,453 TSN
16 65
Fri. Oct. 10
7:30 PM
TOR 16 @ WPG 25 W 27,268 TSN
17 71
Sat. Oct. 18
6:30 PM
WPG 16 @ CGY 37 L 30,110 TSN
18 76
Sun. Oct. 26
1:00 PM
WPG 24 @ MTL 23 W 20,202 TSN, RDS
19 79
Sat. Nov. 1
2:00 PM
HAM 30 @ WPG 44 W 24,595 TSN
P1 81
Sat. Nov. 8
1:00 PM
EDM 29 @ WPG 21 L 27,493 TSN