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1966 Saskatchewan Roughriders season
Head Coach Eagle Keys
Home Field Taylor Field
Results
Record 9–6–1
Place 1st, West
Playoff Finish Won Grey Cup
Uniform
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1965 1967

The 1966 Saskatchewan Roughriders season was the 57th in franchise history. Following a first place finish in the regular season, the Roughriders won their first Grey Cup over the Ottawa Rough Riders. It was Saskatchewan's first championship in franchise history.

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance
A Tues, July 12 at Montreal Alouettes 23–17 Win 18,000
A Thurs, July 14 at Ottawa Rough Riders 19–10 Loss 14,000
B Fri, July 22 vs. Montreal Alouettes 20–1 Win

Regular seasonEdit

Season StandingsEdit

Western Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 9 6 1 351 318 19
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 8 7 1 264 230 17
Edmonton Eskimos 16 6 9 1 251 328 13
Calgary Stampeders 16 6 9 1 227 459 13
BC Lions 16 5 11 0 254 269 10

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ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
1 Fri, July 29 at Edmonton Eskimos 40–13 Win 16,400 1–0
2 Sun, Aug 7 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 38–14 Win 20,009 2–0
3 Fri, Aug 12 vs. BC Lions 16–14 Win 20,379 3–0
4 Wed, Aug 17 at Calgary Stampeders 1–26 Loss 22,119 3–1
4 Mon, Aug 22 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 17–18 Loss 18,052 3–2
5 Sun, Aug 28 at BC Lions 30–29 Win 31,560 4–2
6 Mon, Sept 5 vs. Montreal Alouettes 44–0 Win 19,451 5–2
7 Sun, Sept 11 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 27–24 Win 21,655 6–2
8 Sun, Sept 18 vs. Toronto Argonauts 23–7 Win 19,339 7–2
9 Sat, Sept 24 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 7–29 Loss 7–3
9 Mon, Sept 26 at Ottawa Rough Riders 18–8 Loss 22,954 7–4
10 Sun, Oct 2 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 11–11 Tie 19,045 7–4–1
11 Sat, Oct 8 vs. Calgary Stampeders 18–35 Loss 16,392 7–5–1
12 Sat, Oct 15 at BC Lions 22–21 Win 34,163 8–5–1
13 Sat, Oct 22 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 21–33 Loss 18,000 8–6–1
14 Tues, Oct 25 at Calgary Stampeders 28–26 Win 18,435 9–6–1
  • † denotes that the week, date and score of this game is unknown.

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PostseasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
West Final 1 Sun, Nov 13 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14–7 Win 14,013 1–0
West Final 2 Wed, Nov 16 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 21–19 Win 13,624 2–0
Grey Cup Sat, Nov 26 Ottawa Rough Riders 29–14 Win 36,553 3–0

Grey CupEdit

Teams 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q Final
Saskatchewan Roughriders 14 0 0 15 29
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 8 0 0 14
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Awards and honoursEdit

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