1997 Calgary Stampeders season

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1997 Calgary Stampeders season
Head coach Wally Buono
Home field McMahon Stadium
Results
Record10–8
Division place2nd, West
Playoff finishLost West Semi-Final
Uniform
CFL CAL Jersey 1996.png

The 1997 Calgary Stampeders finished in 2nd place in the West Division with a 10–8 record. They appeared in the West Semi-Final and lost to the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

The 1997 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 44th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 40th Canadian Football League season.

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.

Saskatchewan Roughriders professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Roughriders play in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

RdPickPlayerPositionSchool
15 (via Winnipeg) Doug Brown DL Simon Fraser
17Jason ClemettLBSImon Fraser
215Jeff TraversyDT Edinboro
321Frank RoccaOL Eastern Michigan
429Uzo UbaniSB Concordia
537Trent BagnailOL Saskatchewan
644Paul DonkersleyRB Acadia

Ottawa Rough Riders Dispersal Draft

RoundPickPlayerPos
17 Joseph Rogers WR
215Ray BernardLB
323 Troy Mills RB
430Charles EstyG

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultAttendanceRecord
ASat, June 7at Winnipeg Blue Bombers24–20Win23,4381–0
BTue, June 17vs. BC Lions30–18Win29,0002–0

Regular season

Season standings

West Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Edmonton Eskimos 18126047940024
Calgary Stampeders 18108052244220
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18810041347916
BC Lions 18810042953616

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Season schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultAttendanceRecord
1Wed, June 25vs. Edmonton Eskimos23–22Loss24,8680–1
2Tue, July 3at BC Lions17–16Loss17,2060–2
3Wed, July 9at Montreal Alouettes34–28Loss7,6690–3
4Fri, July 18vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders22–13Win30,3661–3
5Sat, July 26at Saskatchewan Roughriders21–19Loss26,4831–4
6Fri, Aug 1vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers43–22Win22,7522–4
7Thu, Aug 7vs. Toronto Argonauts45–35Win25,3113–4
8Thu, Aug 14at Winnipeg Blue Bombers35–24Win19,6744–4
9Fri, Aug 22at BC Lions37–23Loss20,3034–5
10Mon, Sep 1vs. Edmonton Eskimos27–14Win37,6115–5
11Fri, Sept 5at Edmonton Eskimos24–20Loss43,9135–6
12Sun, Sep 14vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders28–24Win28,4146–6
13Sun, Sep 21at Hamilton Tiger-Cats25–21Win13,0107–6
14Sun, Sep 28vs. Montreal Alouettes43–22Win27,1538–6
15Sun, Oct 5at Edmonton Eskimos42–32Loss31,5728–7
16Mon, Oct 13vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats31–13Win29,2989–7
17Sat, Oct 18at Toronto Argonauts48–17Loss24,0839–8
18Sun, Oct 26vs. BC Lions43–9Win24,69010–8

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Awards and records

1997 CFL All-Stars

Western All-Star selections

Playoffs

West Semi-Final

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Saskatchewan Roughriders ????33
Calgary Stampeders ????30

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