The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 2017 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2017 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2017 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 0 2 2 63 63 T2 0-0-2
Regular Season 18 12 6 0 24 554 492 W1 3-3-0
    Home 9 6 3 0 12 260 243 L1 4-2-0
    Visitor 9 6 3 0 12 294 249 W1 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 12 304 286 W1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 6 2 0 12 250 206 L2 4-2-0

Full 2017 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2017 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.567 3-2-0 (5) 3-2-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.368 3-1-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.389
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.750
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.667
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.556
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.333
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.500
Ottawa RedBlacks (2) 0.472

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Paul LaPolice – Offensive Coordinator, Receivers
  • Kevin Bourgoin – Running backs
  • Marty Costello – Offensive line
  • Buck Pierce – Quarterbacks
  • Richard Hall – Defensive Coordinator
  • Tony Missick – Defensive backs
  • Glen Young – Linebackers
  • Todd Howard – Defensive line
  • Paul Boudreau – Special Teams Coordinator

2017 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,022
  • Total: 249,129
  • High: 33,134
  • Avg: 27,681 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2016 Avg: +1,745
  • Low: 25,034
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 83.83
  • Diff from League Avg: +3,036

More 2017 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

20172016 +/-
Average Combined Score 58.11 5.28 +
Average Winning Score 34.17 1.71 +
Average Losing Score 24.00 4.00 +
Average Home Score 28.89 4.33 +
Average Visitor Score 32.67 2.00 +
Average Margin of Victory 10.42 0.14 +
Average Margin of Loss 10.50 0.50 +

Stadium

  • 2017 home stadium: Investors Group Field
  • Capacity: 33,022
  • Playing surface: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 2017 – Reconfiguration

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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 435396 10588193 5373126 5963122 260 (28.9)294 (32.7)554 (30.8)
Opponent 5968127 6052112 5447101 7071141 249 (27.7)243 (27.0)492 (27.3)

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 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 6 (6-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 10 (4-6-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 9 (8-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 7 (3-4-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 7 (5-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 12 (10-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 4 (4-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (10-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0)
After OT2 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2017 Top Performers of the Week

Top Performer of the Week

  • 2 – Maurice Leggett
  • 1 – Chris Randle
  • 1 – Matt Nichols
  • 1 – Kevin Fogg
  • 1 – Weston Dressler

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2017 Player Awards and Nominations

2017 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Matt Nichols (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Chris Randle (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Stanley Bryant (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Andrew Harris (Winner)
  • Rookie — Brandon Alexander (Team Nominee)
  • Special Teams Player — Jason Medlock (Team Nominee)
2017 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Chris Randle (Team Nominee)
  • Jake Gaudaur Veteran's Award — Jamaal Westerman (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2017 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) [TOR] Faith Ekakitie (DL) Iowa
1–8 (8) [CGY] Geoff Gray (OL) Manitoba
2–6 (15) Qadr Spooner (OL) McGill
3–6 (23) Abubakar Conteh (DB) Grambling State
4–8 (34) [CGY] Felix Menard-Briere (K) Montreal
6–6 (50) Ian Marouf (DL) Guelph
7–6 (59) Brendon Thera-Plamondo (WR) Calgary
8–6 (68) Tylor Henry (WR) Alberta

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2017 All-Star Selections

5 All-Canadian Selections
RB Andrew Harris
OT Stanley Bryant
DHB T.J. Heath, Jr.
CB Chris Randle
S Taylor Loffler
7 All-Division Selections
RB Andrew Harris
R Darvin Adams
OT Jermarcus Hardrick
OT Stanley Bryant
DHB T.J. Heath, Jr.
CB Chris Randle
S Taylor Loffler

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Sat. June 10
9:00 PM
WPG 25 @ SSK 25 T 33,350
B 7
Thu. June 15
8:30 PM
EDM 38 @ WPG 38 T 24,934
2 17
Sat. July 1
9:00 PM
WPG 43 @ SSK 40 OT W 33,350 TSN, ESPNN
3 19
Fri. July 7
8:30 PM
CGY 29 @ WPG 10 L 30,165 TSN, RDS
4 22
Thu. July 13
8:30 PM
TOR 25 @ WPG 33 W 25,085 TSN, RDS
5 28
Fri. July 21
10:00 PM
WPG 42 @ BC 45 L 21,017 TSN
6 31
Thu. July 27
8:30 PM
MTL 40 @ WPG 41 W 25,931 TSN, RDS, ESPN2
7 36
Fri. Aug. 4
7:00 PM
WPG 33 @ OTT 30 W 23,725 TSN, RDS
8 41
Sat. Aug. 12
7:30 PM
WPG 39 @ HAM 12 W 23,517 TSN, RDS
9 43
Thu. Aug. 17
8:30 PM
EDM 26 @ WPG 33 W 30,554 TSN
10 47
Thu. Aug. 24
5:30 PM
WPG 34 @ MTL 31 OT W 18,564 TSN, RDS
11 52
Sun. Sept. 3
4:00 PM
WPG 24 @ SSK 38 L 33,350 TSN
12 56
Sat. Sept. 9
3:00 PM
SSK 28 @ WPG 48 W 33,134 TSN
14 63
Fri. Sept. 22
5:00 PM
OTT 9 @ WPG 29 W 26,588 TSN, RDS
15 70
Sat. Sept. 30
9:30 PM
WPG 28 @ EDM 19 W 30,524 TSN, RDS2
16 71
Fri. Oct. 6
8:30 PM
HAM 30 @ WPG 13 L 26,204 TSN
17 77
Sat. Oct. 14
4:00 PM
BC 20 @ WPG 26 W 26,434 TSN, RDS2
18 80
Sat. Oct. 21
4:00 PM
WPG 28 @ TOR 29 L 15,532 TSN, RDS
19 85
Sat. Oct. 28
4:00 PM
BC 36 @ WPG 27 L 25,034 TSN, RDS2
20 88
Fri. Nov. 3
9:30 PM
WPG 23 @ CGY 5 W 24,281 TSN
P1 92
Sun. Nov. 12
4:30 PM
EDM 39 @ WPG 32 L 27,244 TSN, RDS, ESPN2