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1972 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head Coach Jack Gotta
Home Field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 11–3
Place 2nd, East
Playoff Finish Lost Eastern Final
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1971 1973

The 1972 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 2nd place in the CFL East division with an 11–3 record, with all three losses coming at the hands of the 1st place Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The team lost in the East Final series to those same Tiger-Cats by a total points score of 30–27.

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A July 6 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 22–21 Win 1–0
B July 12 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 19–16 Win 2–0
C July 19 vs. Toronto Argonauts 51–7 Win 3–0
D July 25 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29–28 Loss 3–1

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 11 3 0 372 262 22
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 11 3 0 298 228 22
Montreal Alouettes 14 4 10 0 246 353 8
Toronto Argonauts 14 3 11 0 254 298 6

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Aug 2 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 22–7 Win 1–0
2 Aug 10 at Montreal Alouettes 28–19 Win 2–0
3 Aug 16 at Toronto Argonauts 14–8 Win 3–0
4 Bye
5 Aug 30 vs. Toronto Argonauts 14–13 Win 4–0
5 Sept 4 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17–16 Loss 4–1
6 Sept 9 vs. Montreal Alouettes 38–23 Win 5–1
7 Sept 16 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30–22 Loss 5–2
8 Sept 23 at Edmonton Eskimos 10–9 Win 6–2
9 Sept 26 at BC Lions 20–17 Win 7–2
9 Oct 1 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 25–20 Loss 7–3
10 Oct 9 vs. Calgary Stampeders 45–30 Win 8–3
11 Bye
12 Oct 22 at Montreal Alouettes 17–7 Win 9–3
13 Oct 28 at Toronto Argonauts 21–16 Win 10–3
14 Nov 4 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 11–7 Win 11–3
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PostseasonEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
East Semi-Final Nov 11 vs. Montreal Alouettes 14–11 Win 12–3
East Final Game 1 Nov 18 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 19–7 Win 13–3
East Final Game 2 Nov 26 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 8–23 Loss 13–4
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Player statsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Attempts Completions Pct. Yards Touchdowns Interceptions
Rick Cassata357 17950.125481322

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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