1982 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1982 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach George Brancato
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record5–11
Division place3rd, East
Playoff finishLost in East Final
Uniform
CFL OTT Jersey 1980.png

The 1982 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 3rd place in the East Division with a 5–11 record. After winning the East-Semi Final playoff game against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the Riders lost to the Toronto Argonauts in the East Final. This season marked the last time an Ottawa football franchise won a playoff game until 2015, when the second-year Redblacks won two playoff games.

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

RdPickPlayerPositionSchool
00Mark SealeDTRichmond
00Kevin DallidayOG/DTCarleton
00Ron St. PoultonDBMcGill
326Terry CahillDBEast Stroudsberg State
435Bruce MilksDBSouth Arkansas
544Terry ElikLBSimon Fraser
653Greg ClarkeOTBritish Columbia

Preseason

DateOpponentFinal ScoreResultAttendanceRecord
June 12at Hamilton Tiger-Cats11–5Loss12,9060–1
June 17vs. Toronto Argonauts26–10Loss15,0750–2
June 22at Montreal Concordes26–13Win7,6651–2
June 29vs. Montreal Concordes31–13Win14,9972–2

Regular season

Standings

East Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Toronto Argonauts 1696142642619
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1687139640117
Ottawa Rough Riders 16511037646210
Montreal Concordes 1621402675024

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultAttendanceRecord
1July 11vs. Edmonton Eskimos55–7Loss21,4350–1
2July 17at Hamilton Tiger-Cats20–14Loss15,8600–2
3Bye
4July 29vs. Montreal Concordes55–5Win18,9911–2
5Aug 6at Calgary Stampeders30–19Loss29,0381–3
6Aug 12vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders26–19Loss21,4551–4
7Aug 19at Toronto Argonauts35–25Loss38,2581–5
8Aug 28at Winnipeg Blue Bombers27–20Loss25,9041–6
9Sept 3vs. BC Lions45–13Loss20,6091–7
10Sept 12vs. Edmonton Eskimos47–11Loss54,6221–8
11Sept 18vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers38–28Win17,2272–8
12Sept 24at Saskatchewan Roughriders30–19Win27,6013–8
13Oct 3vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats18–13Loss23,6703–9
14Bye
15Oct 16at BC Lions28–22Loss20,0683–10
16Oct 23vs. Calgary Stampeders42–19Win18,7484–10
17Oct 31at Montreal Concordes34–32Win17,1795–10
18Nov 6vs. Toronto Argonauts28–14Loss25,8685–11

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Postseason

RoundDateOpponentScoreResultAttendance
East Semi-FinalNov 14at Hamilton Tiger-Cats30–20Win20,087
East FinalNov 21at Toronto Argonauts44–7Loss44,432

Awards and honours

CFL All-Stars

Eastern All-Stars

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