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Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 13-3
Finished 1st in the CFL's Western Conference

Postseason: 3-0

Coach: Bud Grant (13-3)

1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Game-by-Game Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 13 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the CFL's Western Conference, and compiled a postseason mark of 3-0. Bud Grant coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Hal Ledyard1689154.213988.3106.095.462 79.4
Kenny Ploen965052.19059.455.244.275 84.8
Leo Lewis7457.19814.0114.3114.337 101.8
Dick Thornton12650.0836.918.300.033 100.3
Charlie Shepard11100.02626.000.000.026 118.8
Gerry James100.000.000.000.039.6
Totals28515253.325108.8176.0144.975 00
Opponents0.02,2620.00.0130.0

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Leo Lewis14610367.163 8
Gerry James1025055.026 4
Ray Jauch864565.319 3
Charlie Shepard864355.121 1
Roger Hagberg794325.519 6
Kenny Ploen431924.520 2
Rick Potter221044.712 0
Carver Shannon20814.126 0
Hal Ledyard37802.211 0
Dick Thornton3268.726 0
Henry Janzen4133.30
Totals62833605.463 24
Opponents2,2310.0

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Farrell Funston4789219.075 8
Ernie Pitts4576216.962 6
Ray Jauch1424417.437 2
Leo Lewis1320615.819 0
Carver Shannon77911.326 1
Charlie Shepard7547.725 0
Rick Potter56713.420 0
Norm Rauhaus56212.426 0
Gerry James56012.021 0
Henry Janzen23718.516 0
Kenny Ploen12929.029 0
Roger Hagberg11818.018 0
Totals152251016.575 17
Opponents2,2620.0

Kicking:

PlayerCACMCP %FGAFGMFG %LongSinglePts.
Gerry James372773.016850.00455
Carver Shannon6583.36350.00014
Leo Lewis2150.0000.0001
Totals453373.3221150.00470
Opponents0.00.00

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongSingle
Charlie Shepard85385545.48915
Jack Delveaux2176436.4471
Dick Thornton1346135.5540
Hal Ledyard417543.8510
Totals123525542.78916
Opponents0.0

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Henry Janzen543947.353 0
Pepe Latourelle461783.914 0
Gordie Rowland11706.417 0
Norm Rauhaus231.50
Kenny Ploen11111.011 0
Nick Miller100.00
Totals1156565.753 0
Opponents0.0 

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Leo Lewis1949526.142 0
Ray Jauch1338029.271 0
Carver Shannon612520.829 0
Ernie Pitts44010.029 0
Charlie Shepard33812.718 0
Nick Miller33612.014 0
Jack Delveaux11313.013 0
Totals49112723.071 0
Opponents0.0 

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Norm Rauhaus34615.336 1
Jack Delveaux25929.559 0
Pepe Latourelle23517.523 0
Douglas Nagle22010.016 0
Totals916017.859 1
Opponents140.0 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Dave Burkholder2191
Jack Delveaux170
Herb Gray200
Roger Hagberg100
Rod Humeniuk100
Ed Kotowich100
Ron Meadmore120
Nick Miller100
Steve Patrick100
Norm Rauhaus140
Frank Rigney0231
Gordie Rowland1221
Roger Savoie200
Dick Thornton100
Gar Warren100
Mike Wright240
Totals000000001981300
Opponents

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGConvSingle2 PtSafPoints
Charlie Shepard1000001521
Gerry James400827479
Jack Delveaux000011
Frank Rigney1006
Norm Rauhaus0010006
Carver Shannon010035020
Kenny Ploen2000012
Gordie Rowland01006
Leo Lewis800001049
Farrell Funston80048
Roger Hagberg6000036
Ray Jauch3200030
Dave Burkholder1006
Ernie Pitts600036
Totals241700013011332001358
Opponents251