1968 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1968 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Frank Clair
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record9–3–2
Division place1st, East
Playoff finishWon Grey Cup

The 1968 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 1st place in the Eastern Conference with a 9–3–2 record and won the Grey Cup.

Contents

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
AJuly 11vs. Calgary Stampeders15–15Tie0–0–1
BJuly 17vs. BC Lions22–15Win1–0–1
CJuly 22at Winnipeg Blue Bombers43–35Win2–0–1
CJuly 24at Saskatchewan Roughriders29–13Loss2–1–1

Regular season

Standings

Eastern Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Ottawa Rough Riders 1493241627120
Toronto Argonauts 1495028426618
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1467126229213
Montreal Alouettes 143922343278

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
1Aug 1vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats53–13Win1–0
2Aug 9at Toronto Argonauts38–14Win2–0
3Aug 14vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders37–23Win3–0
4Aug 22at Montreal Alouettes25–24Loss3–1
5Sept 4vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers24–17Win4–1
6Sept 11at Edmonton Eskimos25–20Loss4–2
6Sept 14at BC Lions22–22Tie4–2–1
7Sept 21vs. Calgary Stampeders27–24Loss4–3–1
8Sept 28at Montreal Alouettes30–20Win5–3–1
9Oct 6vs. Toronto Argonauts31–10Win6–3–1
10Oct 13at Hamilton Tiger-Cats36–23Win7–3–1
11Oct 19vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats27–24Win8–3–1
12Oct 26vs. Montreal Alouettes19–19Tie8–3–2
13Nov 3at Toronto Argonauts31–9Win9–3–2

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Postseason

Playoffs

RoundDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
East Final #1Nov 17at Toronto Argonauts13–11Loss9–4–2
East Final #2Nov 24vs. Toronto Argonauts36–14Win10–4–2
Grey CupNov 30Calgary Stampeders24–21Win11–4–2

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Grey Cup

Teams1 Q2 Q3 Q4 QFinal
Calgary Stampeders0140721
Ottawa Roughriders1371324

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Player stats

Passing

PlayerGames PlayedAttemptsCompletionsPercentageYardsTouchdownsInterceptions
Russ Jackson1430517156.1%31872516

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CFL All-Stars

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