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1977 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head Coach George Brancato
Home Field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 8–8
Place 2nd, East
Playoff Finish Lost Eastern Finals
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1976 1978

The 1977 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 2nd place in the East division with a 8–8 record. Richard Holmes became the first player in CFL history to rush for 1,000 yards with two different teams. He rushed for 1016 yards while playing for the Argonauts and the Ottawa Rough Riders.[1]

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A June 14 vs. Toronto Argonauts 7–7 Tie 0–0–1
A June 18 at Edmonton Eskimos 27–24 Loss 0–1–1
C June 28 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 36–20 Win 1–1–1
D July 7 at Toronto Argonauts 28–6 Loss 1–2–1

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Montreal Alouettes 16 11 5 0 311 245 22
Ottawa Rough Riders 16 8 8 0 368 344 16
Toronto Argonauts 16 6 10 0 251 266 12
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 5 11 0 283 394 10

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 July 13 vs. Montreal Alouettes 27–17 Loss 0–1
2 Bye
3 July 27 at Toronto Argonauts 17–1 Loss 0–2
4 Aug 3 vs. Toronto Argonauts 41–11 Win 1–2
5 Aug 9 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 27–17 Loss 1–3
6 Aug 16 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 31–17 Win 2–3
7 Aug 23 at Montreal Alouettes 27–20 Loss 2–4
8 Aug 31 vs. BC Lions 27–24 Loss 2–5
8 Sept 5 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33–18 Win 3–5
9 Sept 11 vs. Montreal Alouettes 16–11 Loss 3–6
10 Bye
11 Sept 24 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 36–24 Loss 3–7
12 Oct 1 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 34–17 Win 4–7
13 Oct 8 at Calgary Stampeders 27–17 Win 5–7
14 Oct 15 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 36–26 Win 6–7
15 Oct 22 at Montreal Alouettes 28–16 Loss 6–8
16 Oct 30 vs. Toronto Argonauts 14–4 Win 7–8
17 Nov 6 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 25–24 Win 8–8

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PostseasonEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
East Semi-Final Nov 13 vs. Toronto Argonauts 21–16 Win 9–8
East Final Nov 19 at Montreal Alouettes 21–18 Loss 9–9
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Player statsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Attempts Completions Percentage Yards Touchdowns Interceptions
Tom Clements298 18261.0280416
Condredge Holloway[3]10262 60.897255

ReceivingEdit

Player Games Played Receptions Yards Average Long Touchdowns
Jeff Avery12 34 62518.4824
Tony Gabriel[4]16 65 136221.0758

RushingEdit

Player Games Played Rushes Yards Avg. Touchdowns
Greg Woods34184.51

Awards and honoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

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