|1995 Ottawa Rough Riders season|
|Head coach||Jim Gilstrap|
|Home field||Frank Clair Stadium|
|Division place||8th, North|
|Playoff finish||did not qualify|
The 1995 Ottawa Rough Riders finished 8th place in the North Division with a 3–15 record and failed to make the playoffs.
|1||2||Stefan Reid||LB||Boise State|
|2||18||Stewart Masi||G||Western Michigan|
|3||25||Keith Hiscock||G||Simon Fraser|
|3||31||Steve Sarty||WR||St. Mary's|
|4||39||Sean Marriott||LB||St. Mary's|
|June 17||at Baltimore Stallions||45–11||Loss||20,642||0–1|
|June 19||vs. Memphis Mad Dogs||28–21||Loss||19,696||0–2|
|Winnipeg Blue Bombers||18||7||11||0||404||653||14|
|Ottawa Rough Riders||18||3||15||0||348||685||6|
|1||June 28||vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||25–15||Win||23,241||1–0|
|2||July 6||at Toronto Argonauts||37–24||Loss||18,404||1–1|
|3||July 13||vs. Calgary Stampeders||57–7||Loss||24,861||1–2|
|4||July 19||vs. Memphis Mad Dogs||23–20||Loss||21,221||1–3|
|5||July 27||at BC Lions||48–11||Loss||22,226||1–4|
|6||Aug 4||vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders||31–20||Loss||20,830||1–5|
|7||Aug 13||vs. Edmonton Eskimos||18–17||Win||20,012||2–5|
|8||Aug 18||at Shreveport Pirates||61–11||Loss||11,554||2–6|
|9||Aug 23||at Saskatchewan Roughriders||31–16||Loss||21,615||2–7|
|10||Aug 27||at Edmonton Eskimos||63–3||Loss||28,135||2–8|
|11||Sept 1||vs. Birmingham Barracudas||56–46||Loss||20,062||2–9|
|12||Sept 9||vs. BC Lions||43–24||Loss||22,564||2–10|
|13||Sept 17||at Birmingham Barracudas||40–9||Loss||5,289||2–11|
|15||Sept 30||vs. San Antonio Texans||49–14||Loss||19,957||2–12|
|16||Oct 8||at Memphis Mad Dogs||26–7||Loss||12,437||2–13|
|17||Oct 12||at San Antonio Texans||43–30||Loss||10,027||2–14|
|18||Oct 21||vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats||30–9||Win||17,160||3–14|
|19||Oct 29||at Winnipeg Blue Bombers||36–33||Loss||27,022||3–15|
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The 1970 BC Lions finished in fourth place in the Western Conference with a 6–10 record and failed to make the playoffs. New coach Jackie Parker had lead the team to a 4-2 record in the final 6 games of 1969 after taking over for Jim Champion and there was reason for optimism after a 5-3 start to 1970. However, the wheels fell off in the fall as the Lions won only 1 game in the second half of the season.
The 1971 BC Lions finished in fourth place in the Western Conference, with a 6–9–1 record, and failed to make the playoffs.
The 1972 BC Lions finished in fifth place in the Western Conference with a 5–11 record and failed to make the playoffs.
The 1973 BC Lions finished in third place in the Western Conference with a 5–9–2 record. They beat the Calgary Stampeders in the final game of the regular season to make the playoffs. However, the Lions would lose to Saskatchewan in the Western Semi-Final 33–13.
The 1968 Calgary Stampeders finished in 2nd place in the Western Conference with a 10–6 record. They appeared in the Grey Cup where they lost to the Ottawa Rough Riders.
The 1996 Ottawa Rough Riders finished 4th place in the East Division with a 3–15 record and failed to make the playoffs. This was the final season in Ottawa Rough Riders franchise history as they folded after the season ended. Jim Gilstrap was the coach through the second game of the regular season before being fired and replaced with John Payne for the remainder of the season.
The 1994 Ottawa Rough Riders finished 4th place in the East Division with a 4–14 record. They were defeated in the East Semi-Final by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
The 1993 Ottawa Rough Riders finished 3rd place in the East Division with a 4–14 record. They were defeated in the East Semi-Final by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
The 1992 Ottawa Rough Riders finished 3rd place in the East Division with a 9–9 record. They were defeated in the East Semi-Final by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
The 1991 Ottawa Rough Riders finished 3rd place in the East Division with a 7–11 record. They were defeated in the East Semi-Final by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
The 1976 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 1st place in the Eastern Conference with a 9–6–1 record and won the Grey Cup. This would be the last time in their franchise history that they would win the Grey Cup. The Ottawa Redblacks would subsequently win the 105th Grey Cup game at the conclusion of the 2016 CFL season, ending a 40-year Grey Cup drought for the City of Ottawa, which begun subsequent to their Grey Cup victory in 1976.
The 1990 Ottawa Rough Riders finished 3rd place in the East Division with a 7–11 record. They were defeated in the East Semi-Final by the Toronto Argonauts.
The 1977 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference with an 8–8 record. Richard Holmes became the first player in CFL history to rush for 1,000 yards with two different teams. He rushed for 1016 yards while playing for the Argonauts and the Ottawa Rough Riders.