1998 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season

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1998 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season
Head coach Jeff Reinebold
Home field Winnipeg Stadium
Results
Record3–15
Division place4th, East
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Uniform
CFL WPG Jersey 1998.png

The 1998 Winnipeg Blue Bombers finished in 4th place in the East Division with a 3–15 record and failed to make the playoffs.

The 1998 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 45th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 41st Canadian Football League season.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Canadian Football Team

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian football team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They are currently members of the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). They play their home games at Investors Group Field after many years of playing at the since demolished Canad Inns Stadium.

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
4 22 Garrett Sutherland LB Northern Illinois
4 23 Jean Daniel Roy DL Ottawa
4 26 Eddie Williams WR Southwest Minnesota State
6 37 John Baunemann K Manitoba
6 38 Chad Vath LB Manitoba

Regular season

Season standings

East Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 12 5 1 503 351 25
Montreal Alouettes 18 12 5 1 470 435 25
Toronto Argonauts 18 9 9 0 452 410 18
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 3 15 0 399 588 6

Season schedule

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 July 1 vs. Montreal Alouettes 27–24 Loss 0–1
2 July 8 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33–13 Loss 0–2
3 July 17 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 29–7 Loss 0–3
4 July 24 vs. Calgary Stampeders 44–25 Loss 0–4
5 July 30 at BC Lions 20–13 Loss 0–5
6 Aug 6 at Toronto Argonauts 29–14 Loss 0–6
7 Aug 14 vs. BC Lions 24–22 Loss 0–7
8 Aug 21 at Edmonton Eskimos 25–16 Loss 0–8
9 Aug 27 vs. Toronto Argonauts 37–16 Loss 0–9
10 Sept 6 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 32–18 Loss 0–10
11 Sept 13 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 36–35 Win 1–10
12 Sept 19 at Toronto Argonauts 46–22 Loss 1–11
13 Sept 25 vs. Montreal Alouettes 34–23 Win 2–11
14 Oct 4 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 35–21 Loss 2–12
15 Oct 12 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 40–20 Loss 2–13
16 Oct 18 at Calgary Stampeders 39–23 Loss 2–14
17 Oct 25 at Montreal Alouettes 58–44 Loss 2–15
18 Oct 30 vs. Toronto Argonauts 31–12 Win 3–15

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Awards and records

Tom Pate Memorial Award, selected annually by the Canadian Football League Players' Association, is awarded to a player with outstanding sportsmanship and someone who has made a significant contribution to his team, his community and Association. The award winner must display these qualities such that it distinguishes him from his peers.

Glen Scrivener is a former football player in the Canadian Football League for 12 years. Scrivener played defensive tackle for five different teams from 1990-2001. His brother Colin also played in the CFL.

1998 CFL All-Stars

Eric Blount is a former all-star running back in the Canadian Football League and National Football League.

Joe Fleming is a former Canadian Football League defensive end. Over his ten years in the CFL he played for three teams and did not play during the 2002 CFL season.

Eastern All-Star Selections

Christopher Perez is a former American football offensive tackle who played six seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Memphis Mad Dogs, Toronto Argonauts, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and BC Lions. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 1992 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Kansas and attended William Fremd High School in Palatine, Illinois. Perez was also a member of the New England Patriots, Phoenix Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Barcelona Dragons and Chicago Enforcers.

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2001 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season

The 2001 Winnipeg Blue Bombers finished in 1st place in the East Division with a 14–4 record. They appeared in the Grey Cup but lost to the Calgary Stampeders.

2011 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season

The 2011 Winnipeg Blue Bombers was the 54th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 79th overall. The Blue Bombers finished in 1st place in the East Division with a 10–8 record. The team clinched their first playoff berth since 2008 on October 7, 2011 after a 33–17 win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. On November 20, 2011, The Blue Bombers defeated the Tiger-Cats 19–3 in the East Final, advancing to the 99th Grey Cup and extending their Grey Cup appearances record to 24. However, the Bombers lost the Grey Cup game 34–23 to the BC Lions, extending their drought to 21 years without a Grey Cup championship. Their Grey Cup appearance marked their final playoff game played in five seasons, failing to make the playoffs in the four subsequent seasons following their loss to the Lions team. Incidentally, their first playoff game subsequent to their four-year playoff drought was also against the same BC Lions team they lost in the Grey Cup game in 2011, losing in a 32-31 come-from-behind victory for the Lions, ending the 2016 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season. Additionally, the Blue Bombers wouldn't host another playoff game again until the 2017 CFL season, this time losing to the Edmonton Eskimos 39-32.

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