1987 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1987 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Fred Glick
Home field Lansdowne Park
Division place4th, East
Playoff finishdid not qualify
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The 1987 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 4th place in the East Division with a 3–15 record and failed to qualify for the post-season.



CFL Draft

11Leo GroenewegenOLBritish Columbia
210Kyle HallDBWestern Ontario
212Patrick WayneLBSimon Fraser
428Rae RobirtisOCBritish Columbia
537Brent LewisLBWestern Ontario
646Gary LehmbergDLSimon Fraser
755Rick WolkenspergWRWestern Ontario
864David WaterhouseOTOttawa


DateOpponentFinal ScoreResultAttendanceRecord
June 9at Toronto Argonauts29–14Win23,1562–0
June 15vs. Montreal Alouettes18–15Win2–0

Regular season


East Division
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18126055440924
Toronto Argonauts 18116148442723
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18711047050914
Ottawa Rough Riders 1831503775986


1June 26vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats36–32Win20,1291–0
2July 3at Winnipeg Blue Bombers51–24Loss23,1211–1
3July 11vs. Toronto Argonauts34–27Win19,6992–1
4July 19vs. Montreal AlouettesCanceled
4July 19vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders27–23Loss20,0062–2
5July 25at BC Lions21–1Loss33,7712–3
6July 30at Montreal AlouettesCanceled
7Aug 9vs. Calgary Stampeders39–38Loss21,0362–4
8Aug 16at Saskatchewan Roughriders36–33Loss24,3462–5
9Aug 23at Edmonton Eskimos45–24Loss32,1672–6
10Aug 29at Hamilton Tiger-Cats28–23Loss17,4472–7
11Sept 3at Montreal AlouettesCanceled
12Sept 11vs. BC Lions55–16Loss19,2012–8
13Sept 18at Calgary Stampeders41–19Loss21,4832–9
14Sept 26vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers36–13Loss17,1012–10
15Oct 2at Edmonton Eskimos34–19Loss31,3312–11
16Oct 9vs. Toronto Argonauts30–22Loss16,5412–12
17Oct 16at Toronto Argonauts20–17Loss21,1272–13
18Oct 24vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats28–2Loss16,3702–14
19Oct 30at Saskatchewan Roughriders12–9Win21,7733–14
20Nov 7vs. Edmonton Eskimos39–21Loss15,1073–15


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