1997 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season

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1997 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season
Head coach Jeff Reinebold
Home field Winnipeg Stadium
Results
Record4–14
Division place3rd, East
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Uniform
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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). [1]

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

RoundPickPlayerPositionSchool/Club Team
323 (via Edmonton)Marice HenriquesS Colorado
538Jonathan SwiftLB Tennessee-Martin
642Wayne WeathersDE Manitoba

Ottawa Rough Riders Dispersal Draft

RoundPickPlayerPos
213Obrad SpanicDL
321Stacy EvansDE
428Lubo ZizakovicDT

Regular season

Season standings

East Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Toronto Argonauts 18153066032730
Montreal Alouettes 18135050953226
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1841404435488
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1821603625494

Season schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
1June 27at Toronto Argonauts 38–23Loss0–1
2July 3vs. Montreal Alouettes 27–24Loss0–2
3July 11at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33–18Win1–2
4July 19at BC Lions 21–17Loss1–3
5July 25vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats36–21Loss1–4
6Aug 1at Calgary Stampeders 43–22Loss1–5
7Aug 7at Edmonton Eskimos 45–11Loss1–6
8Aug 14vs. Calgary Stampeders35–24Loss1–7
9Aug 22vs. Montreal Alouettes26–21Loss1–8
10Aug 31at Saskatchewan Roughriders 43–12Win2–8
11Sept 7vs. Toronto Argonauts66–25Loss2–9
12Sept 12at Montreal Alouettes29–28Loss2–10
13Sept 19vs. BC Lions26–14Win3–10
14Sept 28vs. Toronto Argonauts41–9Loss3–11
15Oct 5at Hamilton Tiger-Cats27–25Loss3–12
16Oct 12vs. Edmonton Eskimos20–2Loss3–13
17Oct 19at Montreal Alouettes41–34Loss3–14
18Oct 24vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders55–9Win4–14

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Awards and records

1997 CFL All-Stars

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