1998 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season

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1998 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season
Head coach Ron Lancaster
Home field Ivor Wynne Stadium
Results
Record 12–5–1
Division place 1st, East
Playoff finish Lost in Grey Cup
Team MOP Danny McManus
Team MOC Mike Morreale
Team MOR Seth Dittman

The 1998 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season was the 41st season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 49th overall. The Tiger-Cats finished in 1st place in the East division for the first time since 1989, when they last appeared in the Grey Cup, with a 12–5–1 record. They appeared in the Grey Cup where they lost to the Stampeders.

Offseason[edit]

CFL Draft[edit]

Rd Pick Player Position School
1 1 Tim Fleiszer DL Harvard
3 13 Devin Grant OL Utah
4 21 Tarek Jayoussi WR Calgary
5 29 Jeff Brown CB Acadia
6 36 Benjie Hutchison DL British Columbia
6 43 Robert Yelenich LB York

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A June 18 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 17–9 Loss 0–1
B June 24 vs. Toronto Argonauts 22–14 Loss 0–2

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

East Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 12 5 1 503 351 25
Montreal Alouettes 18 12 5 1 470 435 25
Toronto Argonauts 18 9 9 0 452 410 18
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 3 15 0 399 588 6

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 July 1 at Calgary Stampeders 21–20 Loss 0–1
2 July 8 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 33–13 Win 1–1
3 July 17 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29–7 Win 2–1
4 July 23 at Montreal Alouettes 23–21 Win 3–1
5 July 30 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 26–8 Win 4–1
6 Aug 7 at Edmonton Eskimos 39–10 Win 5–1
7 Aug 13 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 48–23 Win 6–1
8 Aug 20 at Toronto Argonauts 42–6 Loss 6–2
9 Aug 27 vs. BC Lions 28–8 Win 7–2
10 Sept 7 vs. Toronto Argonauts 26–7 Win 8–2
11 Sept 13 at Montreal Alouettes 30–9 Win 9–2
12 Sept 20 vs. Montreal Alouettes 31–31 Tie 9–2–1
13 Sept 27 at BC Lions 34–31 Loss 9–3–1
14 Oct 4 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 35–21 Win 10–3–1
15 Oct 11 vs. Calgary Stampeders 35–18 Loss 10–4–1
16 Oct 16 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 34–31 Win 11–4–1
17 Oct 23 at Toronto Argonauts 45–8 Win 12–4–1
18 Nov 1 vs. Montreal Alouettes 22–11 Loss 12–5–1

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Postseason[edit]

Round Date Opponent Score Result
Nov 15 East Final vs. Montreal Alouettes 22–20 Win
Nov 22 Grey Cup Calgary Stampeders 26–24 Loss

Grey Cup[edit]

Main article: 86th Grey Cup
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 3 13 2 6 24
Calgary Stampeders 4 6 7 9 26

Awards and honours[edit]

1998 CFL All-Stars[edit]

References[edit]