1968 Toronto Argonauts season

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1968 Toronto Argonauts season
Head coach Leo Cahill[1]
Home field Exhibition Stadium[2]
Results
Record 9–5–0
Division place 2nd, East
Playoff finish Lost East Final
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1967 1969 >

The 1968 Toronto Argonauts finished in second place in the Eastern Conference with a 9–5–0 record. They appeared in the East Final.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 11 3 0 399 298 22
Toronto Argonauts 14 10 4 0 406 280 20
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 8 5 1 307 315 17
Montreal Alouettes 14 2 10 2 304 395 6

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Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Location Final Score Attendance Record
1 August 2 Eskimos Exhibition Stadium W 32–4 26,236 1–0
2 August 9 Rough Riders Exhibition Stadium L 38–14 33,052 1–1
3 Bye
4 August 21 @ Stampeders McMahon Stadium W 19–7 23,380 2–1
4 August 25 @ Roughriders Taylor Field L 32–17 20,336 2–2
5 September 2 @ Tiger-Cats Civic Stadium W 18–15 27,153 3–2
6 September 8 Tiger-Cats Exhibition Stadium L 20–6 33,135 3–3
7 September 15 @ Alouettes Autostade W 23–8 27,214 4–3
8 September 22 Alouettes Exhibition Stadium W 37–16 30,303 5–3
9 September 29 @ Blue Bombers Winnipeg Stadium W 15–9 17,012 6–3
10 October 6 @ Rough Riders Landsdowne Park L 31–10 23,454 6–4
11 October 12 Lions Exhibition Stadium W 43–29 22,373 7–4
12 October 20 Alouettes Exhibition Stadium W 29–25 21,142 8–4
13 October 27 @ Tiger-Cats Civic Stadium W 12–1 24,206 9–4
14 November 3 Rough Riders Exhibition Stadium L 31–9 33,135 9–5

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Postseason[edit]

Round Date Opponent Location Final Score Attendance
East Semi-Final November 9 Tiger-Cats Exhibition Stadium W 33–21 25,723
East Final Game 1 November 17 Rough Riders Exhibition Stadium W 13–11 32,304
East Final Game 2 November 23 @ Rough Riders Landsdowne Park L 36–14 25,085

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Awards and honours[edit]

Bill Symons – CFL Most Outstanding Player, 1107 yds rushing[5] (This was the first time a Toronto Argonaut had been so honored.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Time Coaching". Toronto Argonauts. Archived from the original on 22 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  2. ^ "Toronto Argonauts Stadium History". Toronto Argonauts. Archived from the original on 22 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  3. ^ "1968 Regular Season Standings". Canadian Football League. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  4. ^ a b "1968 Toronto Argonauts". Pro Football Archives. Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  5. ^ 2010 Toronto Argonauts Media Guide. Toronto Argonauts. 2010. p. 168. Archived from the original on 30 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-07.