1978 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-7 18
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Semifinal
Coach: Ray Jauch (9-7)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1978 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1978 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses for 18 points, finishing third in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Blue Bombers scored 371 points, and the defensive squad allowed 351. Dieter Brock led the charge, throwing for 3,755 yards. Joe Poplawski led pass catchers, catching 75 balls for 998 yards. Mike Holmes and Gord Paterson contributed to the receiving game as well.

Jim Washington rushed for a team-high 1,032 yards for Winnipeg.

Reggie Pierson and Gary Rosolowich each intercepted 5 opponent throws.

Ray Jauch coached the team. The 1978 Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost in the Division Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Dieter Brock48629460.537557.7234.7183.79085.0
Harry Knight301653.32277.613.300.03089.2
Terry Luck18738.9703.900.000.01750.7
Jim Washington100.
Joe Poplawski100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Washington20010325.231 6
Richard Crump804715.9103 3
Dieter Brock28471.712 3
Mike Holmes12929.029 0
John McCorquindale4153.80
Harry Knight294.50
Terry Luck2-2-1.00
Totals31716015.1103 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Poplawski7599813.344 8
Gord Paterson6986612.655 3
Mike Holmes5187217.190 8
Richard Crump4858512.278 3
Jim Washington382526.630 1
Leo Ezerins2325211.030 0
Brian Gervais510921.850 1
Bill Carroll55711.420 0
Tom Walker24120.531 0
John McCorquindale12020.020 0
Totals317405212.890 24


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Bernie Ruoff343397.1433172.11068413260.8903139


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bernie Ruoff132619046.97610

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Richard Crump423638.640 0
Mike Holmes2124711.841 0
Gary Rosolowich221406.432 0
Merv Walker813617.026 0
Reggie Pierson131108.544 0
Vince Phason5408.014 0
Brian Herosian11010.010 0
Totals11210469.344 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vince Phason3079626.549 0
Richard Crump2777328.665 0
Mike Holmes24422.051 0
John McCorquindale23115.518 0
Harry Walters11616.016 0
Leo Ezerins11313.013 0
Tom Walker2105.010 0
Reggie Pierson111.00
Totals66168425.565 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Reggie Pierson57515.043 0
Gary Rosolowich57414.830 0
Brian Herosian45112.816 0
Harry Walters34715.726 0
Ron Southwick23718.535 1
Merv Walker22512.525 0
Bob Toogood11111.011 0
Vince Phason133.00
Totals2332314.043 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
Bernie Ruoff313323149
Joe Poplawski800048
Mike Holmes080000048
Jim Washington6100042
Richard Crump330000036
Dieter Brock300018
Gord Paterson300018
Ron Southwick10006
Brian Gervais10006


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