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Saskatchewan Roughriders football, 1970–79

Contents: 1970197119721973197419751976197719781979


1970Edit

1971Edit

1971 Saskatchewan Roughriders season
Head coachDave Skrien
Home fieldTaylor Field
Results
Record9–6–1
Division place2nd, West
Playoff finishLost Western Final

The Roughriders offence had 282 points for, while the defence had 329 points allowed

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record
1 Calgary Stampeders 0–21 0–1
13 Calgary Stampeders 24–17
14 Calgary Stampeders 7–7

PostseasonEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record
Semi-Final Winnipeg Blue Bombers 34–23
Final Game 1 Calgary Stampeders 21–30
Final Game 2 CalgaryStampeders 21–23

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Awards and honoursEdit

1972Edit

1972 Saskatchewan Roughriders season
Head coachDave Skrien
Home fieldTaylor Field
Results
Record8–8
Division place3rd, West
Playoff finishGrey Cup runner-up

The Roughriders offence had 306 points for, while the defence had 251 points allowed

ScheduleEdit

PostseasonEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record
West Semifinal Edmonton Eskimos 8–6 win
West Final Winnipeg Blue Bombers 27–24 win
Grey Cup Hamilton Tiger-Cats 13–10 loss

Awards and honoursEdit

1973Edit

1973 Saskatchewan Roughriders season
Head coachJohn Payne
Home fieldTaylor Field
Results
Record10–6
Division place2nd, West
Playoff finishLost Western Final

The Roughriders offence had 315 points for, while the defence had 280 points allowed

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

PostseasonEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record
West Semifinal B.C. Lions 33–13 win
West Final Edmonton Eskimos 25–23 loss

1974Edit

1974 Saskatchewan Roughriders season
Head coachJohn Payne
Home fieldTaylor Field
Results
Record9–7
Division place2nd, West
Playoff finishLost Western Final

The Roughriders offence had 271 points for, while the defence had 258 points allowed

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

PostseasonEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record
West Semifinal B.C. Lions 24–14 win
West Final Edmonton Eskimos 31–27 loss

1975Edit

1975 Saskatchewan Roughriders season
Head coachJohn Payne
Home fieldTaylor Field
Results
Record10–5–1
Division place2nd, West
Playoff finishLost Western Final

The Roughriders offence had 349 points for, while the defence had 294 points allowed

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

PostseasonEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record
West Semifinal Winnipeg Blue Bombers 42–24 win
West Final Edmonton Eskimos 30–18 loss

1976Edit

1976 Saskatchewan Roughriders season
Head coachJohn Payne
Home fieldTaylor Field
Results
Record11–5
Division place1st, West
Playoff finishGrey Cup runner-up

The Roughriders offence had 361 points for, while the defence had 221 points allowed. This is the most recent season (as of 2016) where the Roughriders finished first overall in the CFL.

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

PostseasonEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

Grey CupEdit

Teams 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q Final
Ottawa Rough Riders 10 0 3 10 23
Saskatchewan Roughriders 0 17 3 0 20

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1977Edit

1977 Saskatchewan Roughriders season
Head coachJim Eddy
Home fieldTaylor Field
Results
Record8–8
Division place4th, West
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The Roughriders offence had 227 points for, while the defence had 305 points allowed

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

Awards and honoursEdit

1978Edit

1978 Saskatchewan Roughriders season
Head coachJim Eddy
Home fieldTaylor Field
Results
Record4–11–1
Division place5th, West
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The Roughriders offence had 330 points for, while the defence had 459 points allowed

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

1979Edit

1979 Saskatchewan Roughriders season
Head coachRon Lancaster
Home fieldTaylor Field
Results
Record2–14
Division place5th, West
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The Roughriders offence scored 194 points while the defence allowed 437 points. In May 1979, the Ottawa Rough Riders traded Tom Clements to the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Ron Lancaster became Saskatchewan's head coach but found "the glorious fifties and sixties were over, and he was the first Roughrider coach in sixteen years who did not have Ron Lancaster at quarterback." [3] The Green Riders finished 2–14, including the worst start to a season in club history, going 0-12 before winning their first game.

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

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