1985 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1985 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Joe Moss
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record7–9
Division place3rd, East
Playoff finishLost in East Semi-Final
Uniform
CFL OTT Jersey 1984.png

The 1985 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 3rd place in the East Division with a 7–9 record. The team lost the East-Semi Final game to the Montreal Concordes.

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

RdPickPlayerPositionSchool
11Nicholas BenjaminOLConcordia
210Tom MunroeWRBritish Columbia
319Neri FratinRBOttawa
435Marty PalazetiDEMarshall
646Lance ChomycK/PToronto
755George GanasRBYork
864Morris ElfenbaumOLMinot State

Preseason

DateOpponentFinal ScoreResultAttendanceRecord
June 8at Montreal Concordes34–10Loss11,1960–1
June 13vs. Montreal Concordes37–22Loss11,9180–2
June 24vs. Toronto Argonauts23–22Win12,6951–2
June 29at Hamilton Tiger-Cats33–14Loss16,7531–3

Regular season

Standings

East Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1688037731516
Montreal Concordes 1688028433216
Ottawa Rough Riders 1679027240214
Toronto Argonauts 16610034439712

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultAttendanceRecord
1July 7at Saskatchewan Roughriders46–22Loss20,7850–1
2Bye
3July 18vs. Edmonton Eskimos41–19Win20,4251–1
4July 28vs. Calgary Stampeders14–12Win20,1532–1
5Aug 2at Edmonton Eskimos49–14Loss41,4932–2
6Aug 8at Winnipeg Blue Bombers58–15Loss27,7092–3
7Aug 15vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders17–4Win20,3483–3
8Aug 22at Toronto Argonauts18–8Win29,6374–3
9Aug 30vs. BC Lions18–13Loss23,6114–4
10Sept 7vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers42–14Loss19,1654–5
11Sept 14at Calgary Stampeders32–7Loss12,0764–6
12Sept 22at Hamilton Tiger-Cats32–11Loss16,1014–7
13Sept 29vs. Montreal Concordes23–7Win24,9095–7
14Oct 6vs. Toronto Argonauts19–15Win18,3636–7
15Bye
16Oct 19at Montreal Concordes30–7Win15,9517–7
17Oct 26vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats34–4Loss23,6927–8
18Nov 1at BC Lions17–10Loss38,6617–9

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Postseason

RoundDateOpponentScoreResultAttendance
East Semi-FinalNov 10at Montreal Concordes30–20Loss11,372

Awards and honours

CFL Awards

CFL All-Stars

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References

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