1995 Calgary Stampeders season

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1995 Calgary Stampeders season
Head coach Wally Buono
Home field McMahon Stadium
Results
Record15–3
Division place1st, North
Playoff finishLost Grey Cup
Uniform
CFL CAL Jersey 1994.png

The 1995 Calgary Stampeders finished in first place in the North Division with a 15–3 record. They appeared in the 83rd Grey Cup but lost to the Baltimore Stallions. That Grey Cup game marked the only time an American-based team won the Grey Cup.

The 1995 Canadian Football League season was the 38th season of the CFL, and the 42nd in the modern era of Canadian football.

Calgary Stampeders Canadian football team

The Calgary Stampeders are a professional Canadian football team based in Calgary, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Stampeders play their home games at McMahon Stadium and are the third-oldest active franchise in the CFL. The Stampeders were officially founded in 1945, although there were clubs operating in Calgary as early as 1909.

83rd Grey Cup

The 83rd Grey Cup a.k.a. The Wind Bowl was the 1995 Canadian Football League championship game played between the Baltimore Stallions and the Calgary Stampeders at Taylor Field in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Stallions won the game by a score of 37-20. It marked the only time that an American-based team won the Grey Cup.

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

RdPickPlayerPositionSchool

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultAttendanceRecord
ASat, June 17at BC Lions36–18Loss29,3010–1
BThurs, June 22vs. Edmonton Eskimos42–31Win1–1

Regular season

Season Standings

North Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Calgary Stampeders 18153063140430
Edmonton Eskimos 18135059935926
BC Lions 18108053547020
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18810042750916
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18711040465314
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18612042245112
Toronto Argonauts 1841403765198
Ottawa Rough Riders 1831503486856

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Season schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultAttendanceRecord
1Thurs, June 29vs. Memphis Mad Dogs 24–18Win25,0711–0
2Sat, July 8at Shreveport Pirates 48–17Win14,0262–0
3Thurs, July 13at Ottawa Rough Riders 57–7Win24,8613–0
4Fri, July 21vs. BC Lions 46–24Win30,0124–0
5Fri, July 28vs. Shreveport Pirates27–19Win21,0985–0
6Sun, Aug 6vs. Baltimore Stallions 29–15Win24,4636–0
7Sat, Aug 12at San Antonio Texans 38–32Win22,0437–0
8Fri, Aug 18vs. Birmingham Barracudas 31–28Loss25,1297–1
9Sat, Aug 26at Birmingham Barracudas37–14Win19,6528–1
10Mon, Sept 4vs. Edmonton Eskimos 51–26Win37,3179–1
11Fri, Sept 8at Edmonton Eskimos33–17Win49,43410–1
12Tues, Sept 19vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 43–28Win21,73811–1
13Sun, Sept 24at Winnipeg Blue Bombers43–39Win24,59812–1
14Sat, Sept 30vs. Toronto Argonauts 26–19Win22,57013–1
15Mon, Oct 9at BC Lions41–27Win32,90714–1
16Sat, Oct 14at Saskatchewan Roughriders 25–20Loss55,43814–2
17Sun, Oct 22vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders18–15Win33,25815–2
18Fri, Oct 27at Toronto Argonauts31–22Loss23,19615–3

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Awards and records

1995 CFL All-Stars

Northern All-Star Selections

Playoffs

North Semi-Final

Due to the unbalanced divisional alignment used this season as well as the league's preference to maintain regional rivalries, some North Division teams did not play one another in the regular season, including Calgary and Hamilton. Their 1995 North Division Semi-Final remains the only non-Grey Cup postseason game in the history of professional Canadian football to be played between teams that did not face one another in the regular season.

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Total
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 0100313
Calgary Stampeders 3302430

North Final

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Total
Edmonton Eskimos 04004
Calgary Stampeders 10203437

Grey Cup

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Total
Calgary Stampeders 677020
Baltimore Stallions 7168637

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