1974 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 8-8 16
Finishing 4th in the CFL's Western Conference
Coach: Bud Riley (8-8)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1974 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1974 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1974 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses for 16 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's Western Conference.

The Blue Bombers struggled to score 258 points, worst in the circuit, and the wobbly defensive unit allowed 350, most in the league. John Bledsoe rushed for a team-high 623 yards for Winnipeg, while Jim Washington also contributed to the rushing attack.

Don Jonas threw for 1,309 yards. Tom Scott caught 40 balls for 638 yards. Dave Bailey contributed to the receiving game, too.

Tommy Pharr, Merv Walker and Paul Williams each picked off 3 opponent throws.

Bud Riley coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Don Jonas1699053.313097.784.795.35772.3
Chuck Ealey1477450.39756.685.464.14572.8
Dieter Brock271244.41766.500.027.44235.4


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Bledsoe1346234.633 4
Jim Washington1175825.041 3
Dave Buchanan953283.518 0
Chuck Ealey553005.525 1
Tom Scott422285.430 0
Tom Walker221526.943 0
Jimmy Poulos34892.610 0
Don Jonas8111.40
Dieter Brock263.00
Bob Kraemer252.50
Gene Lakusiak111.00
Jim Duke111.00
Totals51323264.543 8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Scott4063816.057 7
Dave Bailey3555015.740 2
Brian Jack2541316.545 2
Bob LaRose2435614.828 4
John Bledsoe161559.726 1
Bob Kraemer1013013.027 0
Dave Buchanan10929.221 0
Jimmy Poulos8425.216 0
Tom Walker45213.022 0
Jim Washington2115.50
Walt McKee12020.020 0
Bob Swift111.00
Totals176246014.057 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Walt McKee282071.4351542.91144229052.070076
Don Jonas00100.0100001


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Walt McKee142592941.8753

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gord Paterson493657.432 0
Tommy Pharr211205.716 0
Paul Williams10676.719 0
Dave Montagano9657.217 0
Merv Walker25125.551 0
Pete Ribbins4369.017 0
Jeff Kolberg21261.20
Doug Strong7192.70
Jim Washington155.00
Walt McKee144.00
Don Jonas100.00
Rob Pyne200.00
Totals1287585.951 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Scott2875226.965 0
Paul Williams2064832.4109 1
Merv Walker23919.528 0
Gord Paterson23115.519 0
Jim Washington12626.026 0
Jeff Kolberg22211.015 0
John Bonk166.00
Totals56152427.2109 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Merv Walker315852.7112 1
Paul Williams33612.030 0
Tommy Pharr372.30
Bob Pritchett22010.020 0
Bob Toogood273.50
Charlie Potts15353.053 0
Pete Ribbins13333.033 0
Gord Paterson12121.021 0
Ted McEachern100.00
Totals1733519.7112 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
Walt McKee0015201479
Tom Scott07000042
John Bledsoe4100030
Bob LaRose400024
Jim Washington300000018
Dave Bailey200012
Brian Jack2000012
Jim Heighton10006
Merv Walker0010006
Chuck Ealey10006
Paul Williams01000006
Don Jonas000011


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