1972 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1972 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Jack Gotta
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record11–3
Division place2nd, East
Playoff finishLost Eastern Finals
Uniform
CFL OTT Jersey 1971.png

The 1972 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference with an 11–3 record, with all three losses coming at the hands of the 1st place Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The team lost in the Eastern Finals series to those same Tiger-Cats by a total points score of 30–27.

Contents

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
AJuly 6at Hamilton Tiger-Cats22–21Win1–0
BJuly 12vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders19–16Win2–0
CJuly 19vs. Toronto Argonauts51–7Win3–0
DJuly 25at Winnipeg Blue Bombers29–28Loss3–1

Regular season

Standings

Eastern Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14113037226222
Ottawa Rough Riders 14113029822822
Montreal Alouettes 1441002463538
Toronto Argonauts 1431102542986

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
1Aug 2vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders22–7Win1–0
2Aug 10at Montreal Alouettes28–19Win2–0
3Aug 16at Toronto Argonauts14–8Win3–0
4Bye
5Aug 30vs. Toronto Argonauts14–13Win4–0
5Sept 4at Hamilton Tiger-Cats17–16Loss4–1
6Sept 9vs. Montreal Alouettes38–23Win5–1
7Sept 16vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats30–22Loss5–2
8Sept 23at Edmonton Eskimos10–9Win6–2
9Sept 26at BC Lions20–17Win7–2
9Oct 1vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats25–20Loss7–3
10Oct 9vs. Calgary Stampeders45–30Win8–3
11Bye
12Oct 22at Montreal Alouettes17–7Win9–3
13Oct 28at Toronto Argonauts21–16Win10–3
14Nov 4vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers11–7Win11–3

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Postseason

RoundDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
East Semi-FinalNov 11vs. Montreal Alouettes14–11Win12–3
East Final Game 1Nov 18vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats19–7Win13–3
East Final Game 2Nov 26at Hamilton Tiger-Cats8–23Loss13–4

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Player stats

Passing

PlayerAttemptsCompletionsPct.YardsTouchdownsInterceptions
Rick Cassata35717950.125481322

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