1988 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-9 18
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's East Division
Postseason: 3-0 Won Grey Cup
Coach: Mike Riley (9-9)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1988 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1988 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 9 wins and 9 losses for 18 points, finishing second in the CFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

The Blue Bombers racked up 407 points, but the defensive squad conceded 458. Tom Muecke passed for 1,892 yards, and Sean Salisbury spent time under center also. James Murphy caught 76 balls for 1,409 yards.

Walter Bender rushed for a team-high 384 yards for Winnipeg, while Tim Jessie and Tony Johns additionally contributed to the rushing attack.

Rod Hill seized 7 opponent throws. Mike Gray topped the defensive unit with 11 quarterback sacks.

Mike Riley coached the team. The 1988 Winnipeg Blue Bombers won the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Tom Muecke25012449.618927.6114.4114.45271.3
Sean Salisbury20210049.515667.8115.452.57283.5
Roy Dewalt1315844.37195.521.564.64847.9
Lee Saltz231147.81576.814.328.74148.6
Perry Tuttle100.
Bob Cameron200.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Walter Bender773845.041 3
Tim Jessie933593.926 1
Tony Johns882943.324 4
Tom Muecke25793.210 1
Gary Allen8536.620 0
Willie Cannon18482.712 0
Lee Saltz44611.527 1
Terry Cochrane10434.312 0
Roy Dewalt9313.413 0
Buster Rhymes11818.018 0
Sean Salisbury393.00
Vernon Pahl372.30
Roy Hurd310.30
Perry Tuttle1-8-8.0-8 0
Totals34313644.041 10


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Murphy76140918.572 10
Perry Tuttle4582218.364 8
Randy Fabi4045911.536 1
Jeff Smith3943611.221 1
Tony Johns2122910.926 0
Tim Jessie1319615.154 2
Jeff Jenkins1014614.633 1
Todd Brown1012112.127 1
Roy Hurd914816.452 0
Walter Bender9829.122 0
Buster Rhymes815018.841 1
Terry Cochrane4256.20
Paul Shorten33411.320 0
Ken Winey23618.018 0
Vernon Pahl22010.015 0
Willie Cannon2199.513 0
Lyle Bauer020
Totals293433414.872 25


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Trevor Kennerd403997.5473472.3774409255.3801149


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bob Cameron188821443.7826

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Jefferson716509.275 1
Paul Shorten24883.725 0
Ken Pettway14735.215 0
Jeff Smith8324.00
Gary Allen8253.10
Roy Hurd2199.524 0
Ken Winey188.00
Michael Allen133.00
Terry Cochrane122.00
Bennie Thompson100.00
Buster Rhymes100.00
Jeff Jenkins100.00
Darryl Sampson100.00
Totals1349006.775 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Jefferson2866623.894 1
Michael Allen1324118.537 0
Roy Hurd922324.873 0
Gary Allen717024.347 0
Ken Pettway35719.026 0
Buster Rhymes23618.018 0
Ken Winey4369.015 0
Walter Bender3299.715 0
Paul Shorten11515.015 0
Dan Wicklum2157.50
Vernon Pahl2105.016 0
Aaron Brown199.00
Terry Cochrane199.00
Stan Mikawos420.50
Brad Tierney100.00
Totals81151818.794 1

Missed Field Goal Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Jefferson914315.945 0
Paul Shorten12525.025 0
Totals1016816.845 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rod Hill7547.723 0
Bennie Thompson45814.543 0
James West36321.040 0
Aaron Brown3268.714 0
James Jefferson25628.034 0
Ken Hailey252.50
Darryl Sampson12121.021 0
Greg Battle11212.012 0
Ken Pettway155.00
Dan Wicklum133.00
Totals2530312.143 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Mike Gray11.00.00.0
James West8.00.00.0
Bennie Thompson7.00.00.0
Greg Battle5.00.00.0
Dan Wicklum4.00.00.0
Stan Mikawos4.00.00.0
Aaron Brown3.00.00.0
Rod Calloway2.00.00.0
Delbert Fowler2.00.00.0
Ken Hailey2.00.00.0
Romel Andrews2.00.00.0
Willie Fears1.00.00.0
Mark Seale1.00.00.0
Rob Prodanovic1.00.00.0

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 Kennerd34398149
James Murphy1000060
Perry Tuttle0800048
Tony Johns4000024
Michael Allen00300018
Walter Bender30000018
Tim Jessie1200018
James Jefferson110000012
Jeff Smith100006
Darryl Sampson0010006
Lee Saltz10006
Jeff Jenkins100006
Buster Rhymes01000006
Tom Muecke10006
Randy Fabi10006
Greg Battle010006
Todd Brown10006
Bob Cameron0066


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