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1978 Montreal Alouettes season
Head Coach Joe Scannella
Home Field Olympic Stadium
Results
Record 8–7–1
Place 2nd, East
Playoff Finish Lost Grey Cup
Uniform
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1977 1979

The 1978 Montreal Alouettes finished the season in 2nd place in the East Division with a 8–7–1 record and appeared in the Grey Cup. The Alouettes would fail to defend their Grey Cup title, losing the championship game to the Edmonton Eskimos, who they had defeated a year earlier.

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Venue Score Result Attendance Record
A June 13 BC Lions Empire Stadium 15–9 Loss 21,608 0–1
B June 20 Calgary Stampeders Olympic Stadium 14–12 Win 28,484 1–1
C June 28 Ottawa Rough Riders Lansdowne Park 25–4 Win 16,961 2–1
D July 4 Toronto Argonauts Olympic Stadium 27–24 Win 34,191 3–1

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Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 16 11 5 0 395 261 22
Montreal Alouettes 16 8 7 1 331 295 17
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 5 10 1 225 403 11
Toronto Argonauts 16 4 12 0 234 389 8

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ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Venue Score Result Attendance Record
1 July 11 Ottawa Rough Riders Lansdowne Park 17–10 Loss 25,391 0–1
2 July 18 Toronto Argonauts Olympic Stadium 30–23 Win 51,388 1–1
3 July 26 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Olympic Stadium 24–12 Win 52,132 2–1
4 Aug 2 Toronto Argonauts Exhibition Stadium 16–11 Loss 52,308 2–2
5 Aug 9 Calgary Stampeders McMahon Stadium 28–14 Win 26,888 3–2
6 Bye
7 Aug 22 BC Lions Olympic Stadium 30–26 Win 65,132 4–2
8 Aug 29 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Winnipeg Stadium 36–10 Loss 27,201 4–3
9 Sept 5 Ottawa Rough Riders Olympic Stadium 23–18 Loss 62,197 4–4
10 Sept 10 Toronto Argonauts Exhibition Stadium 16–11 Win 46,202 5–4
11 Sept 17 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Olympic Stadium 14–4 Win 50,567 6–4
12 Sept 23 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Ivor Wynne Stadium 17–7 Loss 22,794 6–5
13 Oct 1 Edmonton Eskimos Olympic Stadium 42–22 Loss 54,562 6–6
14 Oct 8 Saskatchewan Roughriders Taylor Field 35–35 Tie 20,907 6–6–1
15 Oct 15 Ottawa Rough Riders Lansdowne Park 13–10 Loss 33,976 6–7–1
16 Oct 21 Toronto Argonauts Olympic Stadium 30–7 Win 45,547 7–7–1
17 Bye
18 Nov 4 Ottawa Rough Riders Olympic Stadium 26–8 Win 54,159 8–7–1

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PostseasonEdit

Game Date Opponent Venue Score Result Attendance
East Semi-Final Nov 11 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Olympic Stadium 35–20 Win 37,017
East Final Nov 19 Ottawa Rough Riders Lansdowne Park 21–16 Win 31,960
Grey Cup Nov 26 Edmonton Eskimos Exhibition Stadium 20–13 Loss 54,386

Grey CupEdit

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Edmonton Eskimos 10 4 3 3 20
Montreal Alouettes 3 0 7 3 13

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