1996 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head Coach John Payne
Home Field Frank Clair Stadium
Results
Record 3–15–0
Place 4th, East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
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1995

The 1996 Ottawa Rough Riders finished 4th place in the East division with a 3–15–0 record and failed to make the playoffs. This was the final season in Ottawa Rough Riders franchise history as they folded after the season ended.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

CFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Rd Pick Player Position School
3 19 Sammie Brennan DB Bishop's
4 28 Grayson Shillingford SB British Columbia
5 37 Darcy Curtis DT/OL Simon Fraser
5 38 George Savard OL Ottawa
6 45 Robert McElwain DB Windsor
7 54 Micheal Hendricks LB Ottawa

Preseason[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Final Score Result Attendance Record
June 13 Montreal Alouettes 38–7 Loss 11,215 0–1
June 19 Toronto Argonauts 34–6 Loss 14,024 0–2

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Season standings[edit | edit source]

East Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Argonauts 18 15 3 0 556 359 30
Montreal Alouettes 18 12 6 0 536 467 24
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 8 10 0 426 576 16
Ottawa Rough Riders 18 3 15 0 352 524 6

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Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Final Score Result Attendance Record
1 June 28 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 35–23 Loss 19,149 0–1
2 July 3 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 29–14 Loss 10,125 0–2
3 July 12 vs. BC Lions 32–21 Win 13,489 1–2
4 July 17 at Toronto Argonauts 34–4 Loss 17,288 1–3
5 July 25 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 34–18 Loss 13,323 1–4
6 Aug 3 at Edmonton Eskimos 30–2 Loss 25,773 1–5
7 Aug 9 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 31–27 Loss 25,219 1–6
8 Aug 15 vs. Toronto Argonauts 42–19 Loss 15,220 1–7
9 Aug 24 at Toronto Argonuts 28–21 Loss 17,182 1–8
10 Aug 30 vs. Montreal Alouettes 17–6 Win 28,451 2–8
11 Bye
12 Sept 15 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 18–16 Win 19,567 3–8
13 Sept 22 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24–21 Loss 26,813 3–9
14 Sept 27 at Calgary Stampeders 24–17 Loss 21,607 3–10
15 Oct 5 vs. Calgary Stampeders 31–27 Loss 15,025 3–11
16 Oct 14 vs. Montreal Alouettes 25–18 Loss 14,080 3–12
17 Oct 19 at Montreal Alouettes 39–25 Loss 18,671 3–13
18 Oct 26 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30–29 Loss 15,095 3–14
19 Nov 2 at BC Lions 35–24 Loss 18,308 3–15

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Awards and honours[edit | edit source]

CFL All-Stars[edit | edit source]

Eastern All-Stars[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


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