1996 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1996 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Jim Gilstrap (fired)
John Payne
Home field Frank Clair Stadium
Results
Record3–15
Division place4th, East
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Uniform
CFL OTT Jersey 1996.png

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.

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

RdPickPlayerPositionSchool
319Sammie BrennanDBBishop's
428Grayson ShillingfordSBBritish Columbia
537Darcy CurtisDT/OLSimon Fraser
538George SavardOLOttawa
645Robert McElwainDBWindsor
754Micheal HendricksLBOttawa

Preseason

DateOpponentFinal ScoreResultAttendanceRecord
June 13Montreal Alouettes38–7Loss11,2150–1
June 19Toronto Argonauts34–6Loss14,0240–2

Regular season

Season standings

East Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Toronto Argonauts 18153055635930
Montreal Alouettes 18126053646724
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18810042657616
Ottawa Rough Riders 1831503525246

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Regular season

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentFinal ScoreResultAttendanceRecord
1June 28at Hamilton Tiger-Cats35–23Loss19,1490–1
2July 3vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders29–14Loss10,1250–2
3July 12vs. BC Lions32–21Win13,4891–2
4July 17at Toronto Argonauts34–4Loss17,2881–3
5July 25vs. Edmonton Eskimos34–18Loss13,3231–4
6Aug 3at Edmonton Eskimos30–2Loss25,7731–5
7Aug 9at Winnipeg Blue Bombers31–27Loss25,2191–6
8Aug 15vs. Toronto Argonauts42–19Loss15,2201–7
9Aug 24at Toronto Argonauts28–21Loss17,1821–8
10Aug 30vs. Montreal Alouettes17–6Win28,4512–8
11Bye
12Sept 15at Saskatchewan Roughriders18–16Win19,5673–8
13Sept 22vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats24–21Loss26,8133–9
14Sept 27at Calgary Stampeders24–17Loss21,6073–10
15Oct 5vs. Calgary Stampeders31–27Loss15,0253–11
16Oct 14vs. Montreal Alouettes25–18Loss14,0803–12
17Oct 19at Montreal Alouettes39–25Loss18,6713–13
18Oct 26vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers30–29Loss15,0953–14
19Nov 2at BC Lions35–24Loss18,3083–15

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Awards and honours

CFL All-Stars

Eastern All-Stars

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