1985 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1985 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Joe Moss
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 7–9–0
Division place 3rd, East
Playoff finish Lost in East Semi-Final
Uniform
CFL OTT Jersey 1984.png

The 1985 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 3rd place in the East Division with a 7–9–0 record. The team lost the East-Semi Final game to the Montreal Concordes.

Offseason[edit]

CFL Draft[edit]

Rd Pick Player Position School
1 1 Nicholas Benjamin OL Concordia
2 10 Tom Munroe WR British Columbia
3 19 Neri Fratin RB Ottawa
4 35 Marty Palazeti DE Marshall
6 46 Lance Chomyc K/P Toronto
7 55 George Ganas RB York
8 64 Morris Elfenbaum OL Minot State

Preseason[edit]

Date Opponent Final Score Result Attendance Record
June 8 at Montreal Concordes 34–10 Loss 11,196 0–1
June 13 vs. Montreal Concordes 37–22 Loss 11,918 0–2
June 24 vs. Toronto Argonauts 23–22 Win 12,695 1–2
June 29 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33–14 Loss 16,753 1–3

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

East Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 8 8 0 377 315 16
Montreal Concordes 16 8 8 0 284 332 16
Ottawa Rough Riders 16 7 9 0 272 402 14
Toronto Argonauts 16 6 10 0 344 397 12

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
1 July 7 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 46–22 Loss 20,785 0–1
2 Bye
3 July 18 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 41–19 Win 20,425 1–1
4 July 28 vs. Calgary Stampeders 14–12 Win 20,153 2–1
5 Aug 2 at Edmonton Eskimos 49–14 Loss 41,493 2–2
6 Aug 8 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 58–15 Loss 27,709 2–3
7 Aug 15 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 17–4 Win 20,348 3–3
8 Aug 22 at Toronto Argonauts 18–8 Win 29,637 4–3
9 Aug 30 vs. BC Lions 18–13 Loss 23,611 4–4
10 Sept 7 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 42–14 Loss 19,165 4–5
11 Sept 14 at Calgary Stampeders 32–7 Loss 12,076 4–6
12 Sept 22 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 32–11 Loss 16,101 4–7
13 Sept 29 vs. Montreal Concordes 23–7 Win 24,909 5–7
14 Oct 6 vs. Toronto Argonauts 19–15 Win 18,363 6–7
15 Bye
16 Oct 19 at Montreal Concordes 30–7 Win 15,951 7–7
17 Oct 26 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 34–4 Loss 23,692 7–8
18 Nov 1 at BC Lions 17–10 Loss 38,661 7–9

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Postseason[edit]

Round Date Opponent Score Result Attendance
East Semi-Final Nov 10 at Montreal Concordes 30–20 Loss 11,372

Awards and honours[edit]

CFL Awards[edit]

  • None

CFL All-Stars[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1985 Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL)". Profootballarchives.com. Retrieved 2010-06-26.