1982 CFL season

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1982 CFL season
Playoffs
East Champions Toronto Argonauts
West Champions Edmonton Eskimos
70th Grey Cup
ChampionsEdmonton Eskimos
  1981 CFL seasons 1983  

The 1982 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 29th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 25th Canadian Football League season.

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CFL News in 1982

After the 1981 season, the Montreal Alouettes folded. However, one day later in 1982 the CFL granted the city of Montreal a new franchise called the Concordes, which assumed the Alouettes' history and player contracts.

The 1982 Grey Cup game between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Toronto Argonauts attracted 7,862,000 television viewers, the largest television audience in the history of Canadian television.

NBC broadcast four CFL games in the United States over three weeks during the 1982 NFL players' strike. [1]

The Edmonton Eskimos won their fifth straight Grey Cup championship.

Regular season standings

Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

West Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Edmonton Eskimos 16115054432322
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16115044435222
Calgary Stampeders 1696140344019
BC Lions 1697044939018
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1669142743613
East Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Toronto Argonauts 1696142642619
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1687139640117
Ottawa Rough Riders 16511037646210
Montreal Concordes 1621402675024
  • Bold text means that they had clinched the playoffs.
  • Edmonton and Toronto had first round byes.

Grey Cup playoffs

The Edmonton Eskimos were the 1982 Grey Cup champions, defeating the Toronto Argonauts, 32–16, in front of their home crowd at Toronto's Exhibition Stadium. That was Edmonton's fifth-straight championship, becoming the CFL's most successful dynasty. The Eskimos' Warren Moon (QB) was named the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Player on Offence and Dave "Dr. Death" Fennell (DT) was named the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Player on Defence and was the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Canadian.

Playoff bracket

 November 14: Division Semifinals  November 21: Division Finals  November 28: 70th Grey Cup @ Exhibition StadiumToronto, Ontario
              
 East  E3 Ottawa Rough Riders 7 
 E3 Ottawa Rough Riders 30  E1 Toronto Argonauts 44  
 E2 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20    E1 Toronto Argonauts 16
   W1 Edmonton Eskimos 32
 West  W2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 21  
 W3 Calgary Stampeders 3  W1 Edmonton Eskimos 24 
 W2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24 

CFL Leaders

1982 CFL All-Stars

Offence

Defence

Special teams

1982 Western All-Stars

Offence

Defence

Special teams

1982 Eastern All-Stars

Offence

Defence

Special teams

1982 CFL Awards

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References

  1. "CFL – NBC". Archived from the original on 2009-10-21. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
  2. "CFLapedia".