1983 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-7 18
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's West Division
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Final
Coach: Cal Murphy (9-7)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1983 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1983 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses for 18 points, finishing second in the CFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Winnipeg scored 412 points, while the defense allowed 402. Dieter Brock passed for 1,892 yards, and Carl Hall spent time under center as well. James Murphy led pass catchers, catching 61 balls for 1,126 yards, while Joe Poplawski and Jeff Boyd were targeted regularly also.

Willard Reaves rushed for a team-high 898 yards for the Blue Bombers.

Paul Bennett picked off 4 opponent throws. Tyrone Jones topped the defensive unit with 17.5 quarterback sacks, part of an overall team total of 53 sacks.

Cal Murphy coached the team. The 1983 Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost in the Division Final.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Dieter Brock22311551.618928.5104.594.08278.5
Carl Hall1456645.510927.542.842.84869.1
John Hufnagel965355.295610.055.255.27585.2
Tom Clements603050.04247.123.311.74677.4
Norman Gibbs331545.52206.700.026.13542.5
Mark Jackson11436.4555.000.000.03953.2
Bob Cameron22100.02914.500.000.025118.8
Trevor Kennerd100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willard Reaves1648985.575 9
Carl Hall271937.122 0
Milson Jones341805.369 1
Sean Kehoe34882.614 2
James Sykes12625.215 0
John Hufnagel14533.814 0
Dieter Brock13382.911 2
Dan Huclack15332.22
Rick Paulitsch11515.015 0
Mark Jackson3134.30
Tom Clements8131.60
Pat Cantner4102.50
Norman Gibbs10101.01
Jeff Boyd294.50
Darrell Smith1-7-7.0-7 0
Totals34216084.775 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Murphy61112618.582 4
Joe Poplawski5897116.741 8
Jeff Boyd5097419.575 7
Dan Huclack3134811.239 0
Rick House2854519.554 0
Willard Reaves1618511.624 0
Sean Kehoe131209.228 0
Jerome Erdman711115.946 0
Pat Cantner77210.325 0
Nate Johnson48320.829 2
Ricky Martin46817.029 0
Milson Jones23115.516 0
Steve Hall22211.015 0
Darrell Smith177.00
Scott Flagel155.00
Totals285466816.482 21


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Trevor Kennerd353497.1504080.0860348958.2734166


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bob Cameron135633746.9758

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Bennett978909.252 0
Kirby Wilson1618611.644 0
Nate Johnson1315812.234 0
Scott Flagel188.00
Reggie Pierson100.00
Totals12812429.752 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kirby Wilson1329422.642 0
James Murphy1022122.133 0
Nate Johnson919421.641 0
Ken Hailey618530.869 0
Willard Reaves516432.841 0
Darrell Smith49423.529 0
Paul Bennett23216.011 0
Pat Cantner100.00
Joe Poplawski200.00
Totals52118422.869 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Bennett49323.258 0
Wylie Turner3227.322 0
John Pointer24924.549 1
Reggie Pierson23819.038 0
Donovan Rose23517.523 0
David Shaw22211.022 0
Kirby Wilson252.50
Tyrone Jones12222.022 0
Totals1828615.958 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Tyrone Jones17.50.00.0
Tony Norman8.50.00.0
Vernon Pahl8.00.00.0
Aaron Brown6.00.00.0
John Pointer5.00.00.0
Pete Catan4.00.00.0
David Shaw1.00.00.0
Paul Bennett1.00.00.0
Ken Ciancone1.00.00.0
Doug MacIver1.00.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Trevor Kennerd403412166
Willard Reaves900000156
Joe Poplawski8000048
Jeff Boyd0700042
James Murphy4000024
Dan Huclack20000012
Dieter Brock200012
Nate Johnson20000012
Sean Kehoe2000012
Bob Cameron0088
Milson Jones100006
John Pointer100006
Norman Gibbs10006


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