|1971 Ottawa Rough Riders season|
|Head coach||Jack Gotta|
|Home field||Lansdowne Park|
|Division place||3rd, East|
|Playoff finish||Lost Eastern Semi-Final|
The 1971 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference with a 6–8 record and lost in the Eastern Semi-Final game to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
|A||July 5||vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||19–17||Loss||0–1|
|B||July 9||at Edmonton Eskimos||5–1||Win||1–1|
|B||July 12||at BC Lions||41–14||Win||2–1|
|C||July 19||vs. BC Lions||22–20||Loss||2–2|
|Ottawa Rough Riders||14||6||8||0||291||277||12|
|1||July 27||vs. Edmonton Eskimos||22–11||Win||1–0|
|2||Aug 2||at Winnipeg Blue Bombers||28–22||Win||2–0|
|2||Aug 4||at Calgary Stampeders||9–8||Loss||2–1|
|3||Aug 11||vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats||20–17||Loss||2–2|
|4||Aug 19||at Toronto Argonauts||30–28||Loss||2–3|
|5||Aug 27||at Saskatchewan Roughriders||42–21||Loss||2–4|
|6||Sept 6||vs. Montreal Alouettes||40–17||Win||3–4|
|7||Sept 11||at Montreal Alouettes||25–6||Loss||3–5|
|8||Sept 19||vs. Toronto Argonauts||26–17||Loss||3–6|
|9||Sept 26||at Hamilton Tiger-Cats||19–7||Loss||3–7|
|10||Oct 3||vs. Toronto Argonauts||12–3||Loss||3–8|
|11||Oct 9||vs. BC Lions||45–21||Win||4–8|
|13||Oct 23||at Hamilton Tiger-Cats||40–16||Win||5–8|
|14||Oct 30||vs. Montreal Alouettes||9–7||Win||6–8|
|East Semi-Final||Nov 7||at Hamilton Tiger-Cats||23–4||Loss||6–9|
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