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

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

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

Coaches

Head Coaches

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

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