1979 Toronto Argonauts season

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1979 Toronto Argonauts season
Head coach Forrest Gregg[1]
Home field Exhibition Stadium[2]
Results
Record 5–11–0
Division place 4th, East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
CFL TOR Jersey 1979.png
Timeline
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The 1979 Toronto Argonauts finished in fourth place in the East Conference with a 5–11–0 record and failed to make the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Montreal Alouettes 16 11 4 1 351 284 23
Ottawa Rough Riders 16 8 6 2 349 315 18
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 6 10 0 280 338 12
Toronto Argonauts 16 5 11 0 234 352 10

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Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Location Final Score Attendance Record
1 July 10 Alouettes Exhibition Stadium L 11–9 42,108 0–1
2 July 18 @ Tiger-Cats Ivor Wynne Stadium W 18–11 25,109 1–1
3 July 24 Rough Riders Exhibition Stadium L 31–2 42,160 1–2
4 July 31 @ Rough Riders Landsdowne Park W 18–16 27,034 2–2
5 August 8 Tiger-Cats Exhibition Stadium W 25–0 41,282 3–2
6 August 15 Roughriders Exhibition Stadium W 21–12 41,251 4–2
7 Bye
8 August 28 @ Eskimos Commonwealth Stadium L 28–13 42,778 4–3
9 September 4 Alouettes Exhibition Stadium L 28–25 45,202 4–4
9 September 9 @ Alouettes Olympic Stadium L 31–11 51,203 4–5
10 Bye
11 September 22 @ Lions Empire Stadium L 34–25 25,819 4–6
12 September 29 Tiger-Cats Exhibition Stadium L 17–16 37,023 4–7
13 October 8 @ Tiger-Cats Ivor Wynne Stadium L 42–3 27,293 4–8
14 October 13 Blue Bombers Exhibition Stadium W 19–15 35,106 5–8
15 October 20 @ Alouettes Olympic Stadium L 25–11 37,690 5–9
16 October 28 Stampeders Exhibition Stadium L 28–12 36,226 5–10
17 November 3 @ Rough Riders Landsdowne Park L 23–6 21,490 5–11

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Time Coaching". Archived from the original on 22 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  2. ^ "Toronto Argonauts Stadium History". Archived from the original on 22 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  3. ^ "1979 Regular Season Standings". Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  4. ^ "1979 Toronto Argonauts". Retrieved 2010-11-07.