1984 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season

Last updated
1984 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season
Head coach Cal Murphy
Home field Winnipeg Stadium
Results
Record11–4–1
Division place2nd, West
Playoff finishWon Grey Cup
Uniform
CFL WPG Jersey 1983.png

The 1984 Winnipeg Blue Bombers finished in 2nd place in the West Division with an 11–4–1 record. They closed out the season by winning the Grey Cup 47–17 over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Their first Grey Cup victory since 1962.

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

RdPickPlayerPositionSchool

Roster

1979 Winnipeg Blue Bombers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Slotbacks

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Inactive List


Practice Roster

Active, Inactive Practice Roster

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
AJune 3at Saskatchewan Roughriders21–14Win1–0
BJune 10vs. Calgary Stampeders29–13Win2–0
CJune 15at Edmonton Eskimos25–11Win3–0
DJune 21vs. BC Lions13–4Loss3–1

Regular season

Standings

West Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
BC Lions 16123144528125
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16114152330923
Edmonton Eskimos 1697046444318
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1669134847913
Calgary Stampeders 16610031442512

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
1June 29at Calgary Stampeders24–17Loss0–1
2July 8vs. Toronto Argonauts28–26Win1–1
3July 22vs. BC Lions25–3Win2–1
4July 28at Hamilton Tiger-Cats42–20Win3–1
5Aug 3at Edmonton Eskimos22–21Win4–1
6Aug 10vs. Montreal Concordes45–15Win5–1
7Aug 17at Ottawa Rough Riders46–17Win6–1
8Aug 26vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders48–28Win7–1
9Sept 2at Saskatchewan Roughriders30–25Loss7–2
10Sept 7vs. Ottawa Rough Riders65–25Win8–2
11Sept 15vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats48–16Win9–2
12Sept 22at Montreal Concordes14–14Tie9–2–1
13Sept 30at Toronto Argonauts31–19Loss9–3–1
14Oct 8vs. Calgary Stampeders46–8Win10–3–1
15Oct 13vs. Edmonton Eskimos30–11Win11–3–1
16Oct 27at BC Lions20–3Loss11–4–1

Playoffs

West Semi-Final

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Total
Edmonton Eskimos 077620
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 158102255

West Final

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Total
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 3148631
BC Lions 167014

Grey Cup

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Total
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1430017
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 32731447

Awards

1984 CFL All-Stars

Related Research Articles

Canadian Football League Professional Canadian football league

The Canadian Football League is a professional sports league in Canada. The CFL is the highest level of competition in Canadian football. The league consists of nine teams, each located in a city in Canada. They are divided into two divisions: four teams in the East Division and five teams in the West Division.

Grey Cup Championship game and trophy of the Canadian Football League

The Grey Cup is the name of both the championship game of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the trophy awarded to the victorious team playing in the namesake championship of professional Canadian football. It is contested between the winners of the CFL's East and West Divisional playoffs and is one of Canadian television's largest annual sporting events. The Toronto Argonauts have the most Grey Cup wins (17) since its introduction in 1909, while the Edmonton Football Team have the most Grey Cup wins (11) since the creation of the CFL in 1958. The latest, the 107th Grey Cup, took place in Calgary, Alberta, on November 24, 2019, when the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33–12.

Saskatchewan Roughriders Professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Roughriders compete in the Canadian Football League (CFL) as a member club of the league's West division.

Calgary Stampeders Canadian football team

The Calgary Stampeders are a professional Canadian football team based in Calgary, Alberta. The Stampeders compete in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The club plays its home games at McMahon Stadium and are the third-oldest active franchise in the CFL. The Stampeders were officially founded in 1945, although there were clubs operating in Calgary as early as 1909.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Canadian Football League team from Hamilton, Ontario

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a professional Canadian football team based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. They are currently members of the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Tiger-Cats play their home games at Tim Hortons Field. They were founded in 1869 as the Hamilton Football Club. In 1950, the Tigers merged with cross-town upstart Hamilton Wildcats and adopted the nickname "Tiger-Cats".

The West Division is one of the two regional divisions of the Canadian Football League (CFL), their counterpart being the East Division. Although the CFL was not founded until 1958, the West Division and its clubs are descended from earlier leagues.

Mike OShea (Canadian football) Canadian Football League head coach

Michael O'Shea is the head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He is a former Canadian football linebacker and former special teams coordinator of the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL from 2010 to 2013, winning the Grey Cup in 2012. O'Shea played 16 seasons in the CFL for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts from 1993 to 2008. He retired second all-time in career tackles with 1,154 and is one of only three players to record over 1,000 tackles. He won the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 1999 after recording 84 tackles, 13 special teams tackles and three interceptions that year. O'Shea is a three-time Grey Cup champion as a player, having won all three with the Argonauts in 1996, 1997, and 2004. He is also a one time Grey Cup winning head coach, having won with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2019, O'Shea also won the Grey Cup previously as a special teams coach with the Toronto Argonauts in the 100th Grey Cup.

The Grey Cup's Most Valuable Player award is awarded annually since 1959 to the player of the winning team who deemed to have had the best performance in the Grey Cup Game, the Canadian Football League's championship game.

The Dick Suderman Trophy for the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Canadian is awarded annually to the Canadian player deemed to have the best performance in the Grey Cup game, the championship of the Canadian Football League.

95th Grey Cup

The 95th Grey Cup was held in Toronto at the Rogers Centre on November 25, 2007. The Grey Cup, first awarded in 1909, is the championship game of the Canadian Football League. It was played between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, with the Roughriders winning 23–19. It was the first Grey Cup meeting between the two teams, and was also the first time any Labour Day Classic matchup has been played in the Grey Cup.

The 49th Grey Cup was the Canadian Football League's championship game of the 1961 season on December 2, 1961. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21 to 14 at CNE Stadium in Toronto before 32,651 fans. It is considered to be one of the 10 greatest Grey Cup Games of all time.

Garney Henley is an American former professional football player, who played in the Canadian Football League.

102nd Grey Cup

The 102nd Grey Cup was a Canadian football game played November 30, 2014, between the West Division champion Calgary Stampeders and East Division champion Hamilton Tiger-Cats, to determine the Canadian Football League (CFL) championship for the 2014 season. The contest was held at BC Place stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Stampeders won the contest 20–16 to claim their seventh Grey Cup championship in franchise history and first since 2008. Calgary quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell was named the Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, while Hamilton's Andy Fantuz received the Dick Suderman Trophy as most outstanding Canadian.

99th Grey Cup

The 99th Grey Cup was a Canadian football game between the East Division champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the West Division champion BC Lions to decide the champion of the Canadian Football League in the 2011 season. The Lions defeated the Blue Bombers 34–23 and became the first team in CFL history to win the Grey Cup after starting the season with five straight losses. They also became the first team to win the championship game at home since the 1994 Lions did it in the 82nd Grey Cup, and were only the fourth team in the modern era to do so. This, a rematch of the 76th Grey Cup, was the second time that these two teams met for the championship.

100th Grey Cup

The 100th Grey Cup was a Canadian football game between the East Division champion Toronto Argonauts and the West Division champion Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League to decide the Grey Cup champions of the 2012 season.

104th Grey Cup

The 104th Grey Cup was a Canadian football game that was played on November 27, 2016, between the Calgary Stampeders and the Ottawa Redblacks, that decided the champion for the 2016 CFL season. In an upset, the Redblacks defeated the heavily favoured Stampeders 39–33 in overtime to win a championship in just their third season of existence. This was the third Grey Cup game to go into overtime. This also marked a first that a CFL team won its division with a losing record (8-9-1) and became the 3rd worst team to win the Grey Cup.

105th Grey Cup

The 105th Grey Cup was played on November 26, 2017 between the Calgary Stampeders and the Toronto Argonauts at TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, Ontario.

106th Grey Cup Canadian Football League

The 106th Grey Cup was the Canadian Football League (CFL) championship game for the 2018 season. It was played on November 25, 2018, between the Ottawa Redblacks and the Calgary Stampeders at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta.

107th Grey Cup 2019 CFL championship game, held in Calgary, Alberta

The 107th Grey Cup decided the champion of the 2019 season in the Canadian Football League (CFL). The match was played on November 24, 2019 between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at McMahon Stadium in Calgary, Alberta. Winnipeg defeated Hamilton, 33–12. This was the Blue Bombers' first Grey Cup victory since 1990, ending one of the longest championship droughts in CFL history. Winnipeg's Andrew Harris was named both Most Valuable Player and Most Valuable Canadian of the game.

References