|2014 Calgary Stampeders season|
|Head coach||John Hufnagel|
|General manager||John Hufnagel|
|Home field||McMahon Stadium|
|Division place||1st, West|
|Playoff finish||Won Grey Cup|
The 2014 Calgary Stampeders season was the 57th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 80th overall. The Stampeders finished first in the West Division for the second straight season for the first time since the 1996 season. The Stampeders also finished the season with a 15–3 record, tying a team record previously achieved during the 1995 season (and has since been surpassed in 2016 with a 15–2–1 record).With a win in Week 15 the Stampeders qualified for the playoffs for the 10th straight season. On November 30, 2014, the Stampeders won their seventh Grey Cup championship 20–16 over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at BC Place in Vancouver.
The 2014 CFL Draft took place on May 13, 2014. The Stampeders had the most picks in the draft, including trading for the first overall pick in the draft and the rights to Marwan Hage for Jon Gott.Overall, the club had nine selections in the seven-round draft, with two first-round and three third-round picks.
|B||Sat, June 14||7:00 p.m. MDT||vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||W 23–20||1–0||TSN2||McMahon Stadium||27,103||Recap|
|C||Fri, June 20||8:00 p.m. MDT||at BC Lions||L 37–13||1–1||TSN||BC Place||26,445||Recap|
|Winnipeg Blue Bombers||18||7||11||0||397||481||14||Details|
|1||Sat, June 28||1:00 p.m. MDT||vs. Montreal Alouettes||W 29–8||1–0||TSN/RDS/ESPN2||McMahon Stadium||26,135||Recap|
|3||Sat, July 12||4:30 p.m. MDT||at Toronto Argonauts||W 34–15||2–0||TSN||Rogers Centre||16,102||Recap|
|4||Fri, July 18||8:00 p.m. MDT||vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats||W 10–7||3–0||TSN/ESPN2||McMahon Stadium||27,546||Recap|
|5||Thur, July 24||7:00 p.m. MDT||at Edmonton Eskimos||W 26–22||4–0||TSN/ESPN2||Commonwealth Stadium||40,066||Recap|
|6||Fri, Aug 1||8:00 p.m. MDT||vs. BC Lions||L 24–25||4–1||TSN/ESPNews||McMahon Stadium||27,266||Recap|
|7||Sat, Aug 9||5:30 p.m. MDT||vs. Ottawa Redblacks||W 38–17||5–1||TSN/RDS||McMahon Stadium||28,391||Recap|
|8||Sat, Aug 16||1:00 p.m. MDT||at Hamilton Tiger-Cats||W 30–20||6–1||TSN||Ron Joyce Stadium||6,500||Recap|
|9||Sun, Aug 24||1:00 p.m. MDT||at Ottawa Redblacks||W 32–7||7–1||TSN||TD Place Stadium||24,327||Recap|
|10||Mon, Sept 1||2:30 p.m. MDT||vs. Edmonton Eskimos||W 28–13||8–1||TSN||McMahon Stadium||35,400||Recap|
|11||Sat, Sept 6||5:00 p.m. MDT||at Edmonton Eskimos||W 41–34||9–1||TSN/RDS2||Commonwealth Stadium||40,852||Recap|
|12||Sat, Sept 13||5:00 p.m. MDT||vs. Toronto Argonauts||W 40–33||10–1||TSN/RDS2||McMahon Stadium||28,607||Recap|
|13||Sun, Sept 21||11:00 a.m. MDT||at Montreal Alouettes||L 15–31||10–2||TSN/RDS/ESPN2||Molson Stadium||19,892||Recap|
|14||Sat, Sept 27||7:30 p.m. MDT||vs. BC Lions||W 14–7||11–2||TSN/RDS2||McMahon Stadium||30,214||Recap|
|15||Fri, Oct 3||8:00 p.m. MDT||at Saskatchewan Roughriders||W 31–24||12–2||TSN/ESPN2||Mosaic Stadium||33,031||Recap|
|17||Sat, Oct 18||5:00 p.m. MDT||at Winnipeg Blue Bombers||W 33–23||13–2||TSN/RDS2||Investors Group Field||22,320||Recap|
|18||Fri, Oct 24||7:30 p.m. MDT||vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders||W 40–27||14–2||TSN||McMahon Stadium||35,400||Recap|
|19||Sat, Nov 1||2:00 p.m. MDT||vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||L 13–18||14–3||TSN/RDS2||McMahon Stadium||27,076||Recap|
|20||Fri, Nov 7||8:00 p.m. MST||at BC Lions||W 33–16||15–3||TSN||BC Place||33,752||Recap|
With a win in week 15, the Stampeders qualified for the playoffs for the 10th straight season. The team was the first in the CFL to clinch a playoff spot, doing so with four games remaining in the regular season.Following their week 17 win over Winnipeg, the Stampeders clinched first place in the West Division with three games remaining.
|West Final||Sun, Nov 23||2:30 p.m. MST||vs. Edmonton Eskimos||W 43–18||1–0||TSN||McMahon Stadium||31,004||Recap|
|102nd Grey Cup||Sun, Nov 30||4:00 p.m. MST||vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats||W 20–16||2–0||TSN/RDS/ESPN2||BC Place||52,056||Recap|
|2014 Calgary Stampeders roster|
6-Game Injured List
Italics indicate Import player
|2014 Calgary Stampeders staff|
Special Teams Coaches
Strength and Conditioning
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