2013 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season

The 2013 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season was the 56th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 81st overall. The Blue Bombers finished in 4th place in the East Division with a 3–15 record and missed the playoffs for the second straight year. This was the first season for the Blue Bombers at their new stadium, Investors Group Field. Originally, They were supposed to start playing there in 2012, but delays in construction pushed the opening date to 2013.

2013 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season
Head coachTim Burke
General managerJoe Mack 1–5
Kyle Walters (Interim GM) 2–10
Home fieldInvestors Group Field
Results
Record3–15
Division place4th, East
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Team MOPHenoc Muamba
Team MOCHenoc Muamba
Team MORIan Wild
Uniform
CFL WPG Jersey 2013.png

This was the last season for the Blue Bombers as a member of the East Division, as the Ottawa Redblacks are to take the field in 2014. The Blue Bombers will move back to the West Division after having played in the East Division since the suspension of the Ottawa Renegades in 2006.

OffseasonEdit

CFL DraftEdit

The 2013 CFL Draft took place on May 6, 2013. The Blue Bombers had six selections in the seven-round draft, after making a single trade, sending their fifth round pick to Saskatchewan.[1]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 2 Andy Mulumba DE Eastern Michigan
2 11 Kristopher Robertson DB Concordia
3 20 Carl Fitzgerald WR Saint Mary's
4 29 Michael DiCroce WR McMaster
6 46 Stephen Alli WR Florida
7 54 Billy Pavopoulos PK British Columbia

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
A Wed, June 12 vs. Toronto Argonauts 24–6 Loss 28,642 0–1
B Thurs, June 20 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 52–0 Loss 12,732 0–2

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

East Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Argonauts 18 11 7 0 507 458 22 Details
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 10 8 0 453 468 20 Details
Montreal Alouettes 18 8 10 0 459 471 16 Details
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 3 15 0 361 585 6 Details

Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record TV
1 Thurs, June 27 vs. Montreal Alouettes 38–33 Loss 33,500 0–1 TSN/RDS/NBCSN
2 Thurs, July 4 at Montreal Alouettes 19–11 Win 22,134 1–1 TSN/RDS/ESPN2
3 Sat, July 13 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 25–20 Loss 13,085 1–2 TSN/ESPN3
4 Fri, July 19 vs. Toronto Argonauts 35–19 Loss 31,257 1–3 TSN/ESPN3
5 Fri, July 26 vs. Calgary Stampeders 37–24 Loss 31,567 1–4 TSN/RDS2/ESPN3
6 Mon, Aug 5 at BC Lions 27–20 Loss 26,856 1–5 TSN/NBCSN
7 Bye
8 Fri, Aug 16 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37–18 Loss 32,409 1–6 TSN/RDS2/ESPN3
9 Sat, Aug 24 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37–14 Loss 13,138 1–7 TSN/RDS2/ESPN3
10 Sun, Sept 1 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 48–25 Loss 44,910 1–8 TSN/ESPN3
11 Sun, Sept 8 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 25–13 Win 33,500 2–8 TSN/ESPN3
12 Sat, Sept 14 at Edmonton Eskimos 25–7 Loss 29,499 2–9 TSN/ESPN3
13 Fri, Sept 20 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 35–27 (OT) Loss 28,859 2–10 TSN/RDS2/ESPN2
14 Fri, Sept 27 vs. BC Lions 53–17 Loss 29,457 2–11 TSN/RDS2/ESPN3
15 Sat, Oct 5 at Calgary Stampeders 38–11 Loss 26,293 2–12 TSN/ESPN3
16 Mon, Oct 14 at Montreal Alouettes 34–27 Win 22,853 3–12 TSN/RDS/ESPN3
17 Sat, Oct 19 vs. Toronto Argonauts 26–20 Loss 28,869 3–13 TSN/ESPN3
18 Thurs, Oct 24 at Toronto Argonauts 36–21 Loss 18,478 3–14 TSN/NBCSN
19 Sat, Nov 2 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37–7 Loss 26,316 3–15 TSN/RDS2/ESPN3

RosterEdit

2013 Winnipeg Blue Bombers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Slotbacks

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Injured List

9-Game Injured List

Practice Roster


Italics indicate Import player
Roster updated 2013-11-03
Depth ChartTransactions
46 Active, 21 Inactive, 8 Practice Roster

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Coaching staffEdit

2013 Winnipeg Blue Bombers staff
Front Office
  • Owner – Community owned (non-profit corporation owned by members)
  • Chairperson of the Board of Governors – Brock Bulbuck
  • President/CEO – Wade Miller
  • Vice President and General Manager of Football Operations – Kyle Walters (Interim)
  • Director of Football Operations – vacant
  • Director of Player Personnel – Ken Moll

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches


Coaching Staff
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-21. Retrieved 2013-09-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)