1979 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 4-12 8
Finishing 4th in the CFL's Western Conference
Coach: Ray Jauch (4-12)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1979 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1979 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 4 wins and 12 losses for 8 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's Western Conference.

The Blue Bombers scored 283 points, but the defense allowed 340. Dieter Brock passed for 2,383 yards. Mike Holmes led pass catchers, catching 60 balls for 1,034 yards, while Walt Passaglia contributed to the receiving game also.

Jim Washington rushed for a team-high 918 yards for Winnipeg.

Ricky Wesson picked off 4 opponent throws.

Ray Jauch coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Dieter Brock35419454.823836.7154.2123.47575.8
Bill Troup1488154.79636.532.085.45359.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Washington2049184.531 1
Larry Washington511953.818 1
Richard Holmes291304.518 0
Dieter Brock30973.217 1
Bill Troup16322.01
John McCorquindale4112.80
Gary Rosolowich100.00
Rick House1-1-1.00
Mike Holmes1-1-1.00
Totals33713814.131 4


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Holmes60103417.275 10
Walt Passaglia5162612.362 2
Gord Paterson4045411.431 1
Jim Washington372597.032 2
Brian Gervais3541311.838 1
Rick House1526117.448 1
Bob O'Doherty79814.032 0
Larry Washington7456.420 0
John McCorquindale7314.414 0
Tennie Pierce55110.226 1
Richard Holmes5265.211 0
Joe Poplawski33511.717 0
Billy Howard3134.30
Totals275334612.275 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Bernie Ruoff1818100.0523975.0850297659.5855148


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bernie Ruoff133599945.1683

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Holmes433007.041 0
Ricky Wesson252058.240 0
Vince Phason1015315.348 0
Gary Rosolowich19522.711 0
Ron Mabra4328.019 0
Reggie Pierson11010.010 0
Charles Williams111.00
Totals1037537.348 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vince Phason1843424.144 0
Mike Holmes1540126.747 0
Ricky Wesson920022.239 0
Richard Holmes38829.350 0
Duncan MacKinlay23919.539 0
Brian Gervais11717.017 0
John Bonk100.00
John McCorquindale100.00
Totals50117923.650 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ricky Wesson4184.510 0
Reggie Pierson3248.020 0
Gary Rosolowich22512.525 0
Frank Dark242.00
Vince Phason12626.026 0
James Reed12020.020 0
Harry Kruger11414.014 0
Leo Ezerins188.00
Bob Toogood155.00
Totals161449.026 0

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 Ruoff391816151
Mike Holmes0100000060
Jim Washington1200018
Walt Passaglia200012
Rick House010006
Brian Gervais100006
Tennie Pierce10006
Gord Paterson10006
Dieter Brock10006
Bill Troup10006
Larry Washington100006


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