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1955 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 7-9 14
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union
Postseason: 1-3 Lost Final
Coach: Allie Sherman (7-9)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1955 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1955 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1955 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses for 14 points, finishing third in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

The Blue Bombers scored 210 points, and the defense yielded 195. Gerry James rushed for a team-high 1,205 yards for Winnipeg.

Buddy Leake tossed for 1,370 yards. Bud Grant led all receivers, catching 36 balls for 556 yards.

Gordie Rowland intercepted 6 opponent throws.

Allie Sherman coached the team. The 1955 Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost in the Final.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Buddy Leake2109143.313706.521.0188.66232.8
Billy Hooper221150.01637.400.0313.62735.0
Leo Lewis9444.410211.3222.200.037125.9
Tom Casey22100.07035.0150.000.056158.3
George Elliott4125.030.800.0250.030.0
Gerry James100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerry James18912056.460 7
Leo Lewis1358346.241 5
Lorne Benson854605.418 1
George Elliott422295.528 2
Tom Casey372236.020 1
Buddy Leake811391.720 6
Billy Hooper13997.646 1
Bob McNamara9515.710 0
Bill Robinson9505.621 0
Elton Taylor7142.01
Pat Oleksiak1170.613 0
Totals61833115.460 24


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bud Grant3655615.462 2
Al Bruno1928214.856 1
Glenn McWhinney1722012.928 0
Leo Lewis1134531.459 1
Gerry James1113612.427 0
Lorne Benson46416.037 1
Pat Oleksiak33010.016 0
George Elliott362.011 0
Buddy Tinsley23517.524 0
Tom Casey2147.011 0
Bob McNamara12020.020 0
Totals109170815.762 5


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS Pts.
Buddy Leake302893.319736.8655


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Tom Casey92393242.7784
Gerry Vincent2495639.8541
Lorne Benson13838.0380

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gordie Rowland494288.729 0
Glenn McWhinney583796.524 0
Gerry James10585.814 0
Tom Casey8465.819 0
George Elliott4297.211 0
Lorne Benson100.00
Totals1309407.229 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerry James1838221.253 0
George Elliott1734320.248 0
Bill Robinson611719.536 0
Gordie Rowland510921.831 0
Bob McNamara26834.036 0
Lorne Benson23517.520 0
Totals50105421.153 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gordie Rowland6345.720 0
Tom Casey34414.744 1
George Elliott300.00
Brian Mulhern273.50
Billy Hooper200.00
Lorne Benson14040.040 0
Gene Mears11717.017 0
Bill Robinson100.00
Elton Taylor100.00
Stan Canakes100.00
Totals211426.844 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Buddy Leake6728685
Gerry James7000000035
Leo Lewis51000030
Tom Casey1001000414
Lorne Benson1100000010
Bud Grant200010
George Elliott20000000010
Al Bruno10005
Elton Taylor1000005
Billy Hooper100005
Gerry Vincent0011


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