|1997 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season|
|Head coach||Jeff Reinebold|
|Home field||Winnipeg Stadium|
|Division place||3rd, East|
|Playoff finish||did not qualify|
The 1997 Winnipeg Blue Bombers finished in 3rd place in the East Division with a 4–14 record and failed to make the playoffs. This ended the second longest playoff streak in CFL history at 17 years (1980–1996).
|3||23 (via Edmonton)||Marice Henriques||S||Colorado|
|Winnipeg Blue Bombers||18||4||14||0||443||548||8|
|1||June 27||at Toronto Argonauts||38–23||Loss||0–1|
|2||July 3||vs. Montreal Alouettes||27–24||Loss||0–2|
|3||July 11||at Hamilton Tiger-Cats||33–18||Win||1–2|
|4||July 19||at BC Lions||21–17||Loss||1–3|
|5||July 25||vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats||36–21||Loss||1–4|
|6||Aug 1||at Calgary Stampeders||43–22||Loss||1–5|
|7||Aug 7||at Edmonton Eskimos||45–11||Loss||1–6|
|8||Aug 14||vs. Calgary Stampeders||35–24||Loss||1–7|
|9||Aug 22||vs. Montreal Alouettes||26–21||Loss||1–8|
|10||Aug 31||at Saskatchewan Roughriders||43–12||Win||2–8|
|11||Sept 7||vs. Toronto Argonauts||66–25||Loss||2–9|
|12||Sept 12||at Montreal Alouettes||29–28||Loss||2–10|
|13||Sept 19||vs. BC Lions||26–14||Win||3–10|
|14||Sept 28||vs. Toronto Argonauts||41–9||Loss||3–11|
|15||Oct 5||at Hamilton Tiger-Cats||27–25||Loss||3–12|
|16||Oct 12||vs. Edmonton Eskimos||20–2||Loss||3–13|
|17||Oct 19||at Montreal Alouettes||41–34||Loss||3–14|
|18||Oct 24||vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders||55–9||Win||4–14|
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