1982 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1982 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach George Brancato
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 5–11–0
Division place 3rd, East
Playoff finish Lost in East Final
Uniform
CFL OTT Jersey 1980.png

The 1982 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 3rd place in the East Division with a 5–11–0 record. After winning the East-Semi Final playoff game against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the Riders lost to the Toronto Argonauts in the East Final. This season marked the last time an Ottawa football franchise won a playoff game until 2015, when the second-year Redblacks won two playoff games.

Offseason[edit]

CFL Draft[edit]

Rd Pick Player Position School
0 0 Mark Seale DT Richmond
0 0 Kevin Dalliday OG/DT Carleton
0 0 Ron St. Poulton DB McGill
3 26 Terry Cahill DB East Stroudsberg State
4 35 Bruce Milks DB South Arkansas
5 44 Terry Elik LB Simon Fraser
6 53 Greg Clarke OT British Columbia

Preseason[edit]

Date Opponent Final Score Result Attendance Record
June 12 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 11–5 Loss 12,906 0–1
June 17 vs. Toronto Argonauts 26–10 Loss 15,075 0–2
June 22 at Montreal Concordes 26–13 Win 7,665 1–2
June 29 vs. Montreal Concordes 31–13 Win 14,997 2–2

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

East Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Argonauts 16 9 6 1 426 426 19
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 8 7 1 396 401 17
Ottawa Rough Riders 16 5 11 0 376 462 10
Montreal Concordes 16 2 14 0 267 502 4

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
1 July 11 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 55–7 Loss 21,435 0–1
2 July 17 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20–14 Loss 15,860 0–2
3 Bye
4 July 29 vs. Montreal Concordes 55–5 Win 18,991 1–2
5 Aug 6 at Calgary Stampeders 30–19 Loss 29,038 1–3
6 Aug 12 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 26–19 Loss 21,455 1–4
7 Aug 19 at Toronto Argonauts 35–25 Loss 38,258 1–5
8 Aug 28 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 27–20 Loss 25,904 1–6
9 Sept 3 vs. BC Lions 45–13 Loss 20,609 1–7
10 Sept 12 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 47–11 Loss 54,622 1–8
11 Sept 18 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 38–28 Win 17,227 2–8
12 Sept 24 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 30–19 Win 27,601 3–8
13 Oct 3 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18–13 Loss 23,670 3–9
14 Bye
15 Oct 16 at BC Lions 28–22 Loss 20,068 3–10
16 Oct 23 vs. Calgary Stampeders 42–19 Win 18,748 4–10
17 Oct 31 at Montreal Concordes 34–32 Win 17,179 5–10
18 Nov 6 vs. Toronto Argonauts 28–14 Loss 25,868 5–11

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Postseason[edit]

Round Date Opponent Score Result Attendance
East Semi-Final Nov 14 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30–20 Win 20,087
East Final Nov 21 at Toronto Argonauts 44–7 Loss 44,432

Awards and honours[edit]

CFL All-Stars[edit]

Eastern All-Stars[edit]

References[edit]