1971 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1971 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Jack Gotta
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 6–8
Division place 3rd, East
Playoff finish Lost Eastern Semi-Final
Uniform
CFL OTT Jersey 1971.png

The 1971 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference with a 6–8 record and lost in the East Semi-Final game to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A July 5 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 19–17 Loss 0–1
B July 9 at Edmonton Eskimos 5–1 Win 1–1
B July 12 at BC Lions 41–14 Win 2–1
C July 19 vs. BC Lions 22–20 Loss 2–2

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Argonauts 14 10 4 0 289 248 20
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 7 7 0 242 246 14
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 6 8 0 291 277 12
Montreal Alouettes 14 6 8 0 226 248 12

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 July 27 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 22–11 Win 1–0
2 Aug 2 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28–22 Win 2–0
2 Aug 4 at Calgary Stampeders 9–8 Loss 2–1
3 Aug 11 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20–17 Loss 2–2
4 Aug 19 at Toronto Argonauts 30–28 Loss 2–3
5 Aug 27 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 42–21 Loss 2–4
6 Sept 6 vs. Montreal Alouettes 40–17 Win 3–4
7 Sept 11 at Montreal Alouettes 25–6 Loss 3–5
8 Sept 19 vs. Toronto Argonauts 26–17 Loss 3–6
9 Sept 26 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 19–7 Loss 3–7
10 Oct 3 vs. Toronto Argonauts 12–3 Loss 3–8
11 Oct 9 vs. BC Lions 45–21 Win 4–8
12 Bye
13 Oct 23 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 40–16 Win 5–8
14 Oct 30 vs. Montreal Alouettes 9–7 Win 6–8

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Postseason[edit]

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
East Semi-Final Nov 7 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 23–4 Loss 6–9

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Player stats[edit]

Passing[edit]

Player Attempts Completions Pct. Yards Touchdowns Interceptions
Rick Cassata 181 77 42.5 1100 7 14

Awards and honours[edit]

  • Jerry Campbell, Linebacker, CFL All-Star

References[edit]