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The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1978 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 66 82 W1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 4 11 1 9 330 459 W1 2-3-1
Home 8 2 5 1 5 167 222 L1 2-3-1
Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 163 237 W1 2-4-0
Intra-division 12 3 9 0 6 223 334 W1 3-3-0
Inter-division 4 1 2 1 3 107 125 T1 1-2-1

Full 1978 League Standings

Roughriders 1978 Opponent Appearances and Record

Opponent@ SSKSSK @
BC Lions (3)0-1-0 (1)1-1-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3)1-0-0 (1)0-2-0 (2)
Edmonton Eskimos (3)0-2-0 (2)1-0-0 (1)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1)--0-1-0 (1)
Montreal Alouettes (1)0-0-1 (1)--
Ottawa Rough Riders (1)--0-1-0 (1)
Toronto Argonauts (1)1-0-0 (1)--
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3)0-2-0 (2)0-1-0 (1)

Head Coaches

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1978 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 22,000
  • High: 22,451
  • Avg: 20,337 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Variance over 1977 Avg: -821.0
  • Low: 19,341
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 92.44%
  • Variance from League Avg: -11,532

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Stadium

  • 1978 home stadium: Taylor Field
  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1968 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st2nd3rd4th
HVTHVTHVTHVT
Saskatchewan1540554766113432669623193
Opponent466210848459348721208058138

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 Schedule

Week Game Date Time (EDT clock icon ) Result Attendance TV
A 4 Wed. June 14 9:00 PM SSK 14 @ WPG 23 L 22,527
B 6 Sun. June 18 4:00 PM HAM 18 @ SSK 11 L 17,510
C 14 Thu. June 29 11:00 PM SSK 25 @ BC 30 L 19,796
D 18 Wed. July 5 8:00 PM CGY 11 @ SSK 16 W 17,293
2 26 Wed. July 19 8:00 PM SSK 23 @ HAM 27 L 22,746 CTV
3 29 Wed. July 26 10:00 PM EDM 46 @ SSK 11 L 19,587
4 34 Wed. Aug. 2 9:00 PM SSK 13 @ WPG 23 L 26,619
5 36 Tue. Aug. 8 10:00 PM BC 43 @ SSK 14 L 19,584
6 39 Tue. Aug. 15 11:00 PM SSK 23 @ BC 24 L 24,860
7 43 Tue. Aug. 22 10:00 PM SSK 22 @ CGY 43 L 28,876 CBCW
8 47 Sun. Aug. 27 4:30 PM TOR 10 @ SSK 31 W 19,341 CBC
9 53 Mon. Sept. 4 4:30 PM WPG 31 @ SSK 29 L 22,451
10 55 Sat. Sept. 9 11:00 PM SSK 15 @ BC 9 W 23,473
11 62 Sun. Sept. 17 4:30 PM EDM 25 @ SSK 20 L 21,149
12 65 Sun. Sept. 24 2:00 PM SSK 18 @ OTT 53 L 24,960 R/C, CBC
13 70 Sun. Oct. 1 2:30 PM CGY 19 @ SSK 20 W 20,065
14 72 Sun. Oct. 8 4:30 PM MTL 35 @ SSK 35 T 20,907 CBC
15 76 Sun. Oct. 15 4:00 PM SSK 13 @ CGY 32 L 26,526
16 82 Sun. Oct. 22 5:00 PM WPG 13 @ SSK 7 L 19,614
17 84 Sun. Oct. 29 4:30 PM SSK 36 @ EDM 26 W 42,673 CTV

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