1969 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1969 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Frank Clair
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record11–3
Division place1st, East
Playoff finishWon Grey Cup

The 1969 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 1st place in the Eastern Conference with an 11–3 record and won the Grey Cup, repeating as Grey Cup Champions. Russ Jackson retired from the Canadian Football League after this game, having won three Grey Cup championships. He retired with the team record for total career passing yards with 24,952. [1]

Contents

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
AJuly 5at Montreal Alouettes26–20Win1–0
BJuly 14vs. Edmonton Eskimos15–13Loss1–1
CJuly 18at Saskatchewan Roughriders6–5Loss1–2
DJuly 22vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders39–8Win2–2

Regular season

Standings

Eastern Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Ottawa Rough Riders 14113039929822
Toronto Argonauts 14104040628020
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1485130731517
Montreal Alouettes 1421023043956

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
1July 30vs. Montreal Alouettes47–15Win1–0
2Aug 6at Calgary Stampeders35–19Win2–0
3Aug 13vs. BC Lions41–24Win3–0
4Aug 20at Montreal Alouettes17–15Win4–0
5Sept 1at Hamilton Tiger-Cats27–22Loss4–1
6Sept 6vs. Montreal Alouettes47–22Win5–1
7Sept 13vs. Toronto Argonauts25–23Win6–1
8Sept 20at Toronto Argonauts34–27Win7–1
9Sept 27vs. Edmonton Eskimos17–0Win8–1
10Oct 4vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats28–20Win9–1
11Oct 12at Saskatchewan Roughriders38–21Loss9–2
11Oct 15at Winnipeg Blue Bombers38–31Win10–2
12Oct 25vs. Toronto Argonauts20–9Win11–2
13Nov 1at Hamilton Tiger-Cats28–7Loss11–3

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Postseason

Playoffs

RoundDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
East Final #1Nov 16at Toronto Argonauts22–14Loss11–4
East Final #2Nov 22vs. Toronto Argonauts32–3Win12–4
Grey CupNov 30Saskatchewan Roughriders29–11Win13–4

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Grey Cup

Teams1 Q2 Q3 Q4 QFinal
Saskatchewan Roughriders902011
Ottawa Roughriders0147829

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Player stats

Passing

PlayerGames PlayedAttemptsCompletionsPercentageYardsTouchdownsInterceptions
Russ Jackson1435819353.9%36413312

Awards and honours

CFL All-Stars

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