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1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1 17
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost Conference Final
Coach: Bud Grant (8-7-1)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1966 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties for 17 points, finishing second in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Blue Bombers chalked up 264 points, and the defensive squad allowed 230. Dave Raimey rushed for a team-high 1,223 yards for Winnipeg.

Kenny Ploen passed for 2,323 yards. Ken Nielsen led pass catchers, catching 44 balls for 719 yards.

Norm Rauhaus picked off 4 opponent throws.

Bud Grant coached the team. The 1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost in the Conference Final.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Kenny Ploen25715359.523239.0166.2114.39692.3
Richard Badar672638.83355.023.069.02927.9
Dick Thornton23939.11155.014.3313.03230.4
Dave Raimey200.000.000.0150.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Raimey18812236.5100 3
Art Perkins1447064.924 4
Kenny Ploen351634.720 0
Leo Lewis311284.110 0
Billy Cooper710114.468 0
Richard Badar11837.523 1
Billy Martin8648.025 0
Marty Rosen20623.120 0
Dick Thornton9515.715 0
Dennis Liebrecht6416.818 0
Dick Wozney4184.50
Ed Ulmer5183.61
Totals46826585.7100 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ken Nielsen4471916.372 11
Billy Cooper3253416.750 2
Art Perkins2935712.337 1
Dave Raimey2838913.996 1
Marty Rosen1723013.532 0
Noel Dunford1517411.628 2
Farrell Funston1120518.640 0
Leo Lewis45914.828 0
Ernie Pitts23216.029 0
Gord Brown22412.015 0
Dick Thornton11616.016 1
Kenny Ploen11313.013 1
Dick Wozney11313.013 0
Ed Ulmer188.00
Totals188277314.896 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Norm Winton312683.9201155.0543227853.068064
Ken Danchuk00100.0000


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Ed Ulmer126539642.8868
Dick Thornton622237.0430

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Billy Martin232189.520 0
Dick Wozney392015.217 0
Marty Rosen201185.917 0
Billy Cooper35962.723 0
Ed Ulmer4215.20
Barry Hansen188.00
Norm Rauhaus100.00
Totals1236625.423 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Raimey2147422.648 0
Marty Rosen412531.245 0
Dick Thornton410426.040 0
Billy Martin34816.036 0
Leo Lewis13030.030 0
Art Perkins11919.019 0
Al Miller11919.019 0
Billy Cooper11515.015 0
Farrell Funston100.00
Totals3783422.548 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Norm Rauhaus45814.532 0
Ed Ulmer37324.353 1
Al Miller242.00
Barry Hansen200.00
Ernie Pitts15252.052 0
Phil Minnick12020.020 0
Marty Rosen144.00
Dick Thornton100.00
Ken Danchuk100.00
Totals1621113.253 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
Norm Winton11126570
Ken Nielsen1100066
Art Perkins41000030
Dave Raimey31000024
Ed Ulmer1001000820
Billy Cooper020000012
Noel Dunford200012
Norm Rauhaus0010006
Richard Badar10006
Kenny Ploen010006
Dick Thornton01000006


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