Canadian Football League 1996 Season

84th Grey Cup Championship

Full 1996 Schedule and Results

1996 CFL Regular Season Standings

East Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
TOR 18 15 3 0 30 556 359
MTL 18 12 6 0 24 534 469
HAM 18 8 10 0 16 426 576
OTT 18 3 15 0 6 353 524
 
West Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
CGY 18 13 5 0 26 608 365
EDM 18 11 7 0 22 459 354
WPG 18 9 9 0 18 421 496
BC 18 5 13 0 10 410 486
SSK 18 5 13 0 10 360 498

Full 1996 Standings

League Scoring

19961995 +/-
Average Combined Score 50.95 2.66 -
Average Winning Score 31.91 2.39 -
Average Losing Score 19.04 0.27 -
Average Home Score 25.94 2.92 -
Average Visitor Score 25.01 0.27 +
Average Margin of Victory 12.88 2.11 -

Team Leaders

Offence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 CGY (18) 608 (33.78)
2 TOR (18) 556 (30.89)
3 MTL (18) 534 (29.67)
4 EDM (18) 459 (25.50)
5 HAM (18) 426 (23.67)
6 WPG (18) 421 (23.39)
7 BC (18) 410 (22.78)
8 SSK (18) 360 (20.00)
9 OTT (18) 353 (19.61)
Defence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 CGY (18) 608 (33.78)
2 TOR (18) 556 (30.89)
3 MTL (18) 534 (29.67)
4 EDM (18) 459 (25.50)
5 HAM (18) 426 (23.67)
6 WPG (18) 421 (23.39)
7 BC (18) 410 (22.78)
8 SSK (18) 360 (20.00)
9 OTT (18) 353 (19.61)

1996 CFL Regular Season Attendance

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1996 Regular Season TV Ratings

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1996 Player Awards

1996 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Doug Flutie (TOR)
  • Defensive Player — Willie Pless (EDM)
  • Canadian Player — Leroy Blugh (EDM)
  • Offensive Lineman — Mike Kiselak (TOR)
  • Rookie — Kelvin Anderson (CGY)
1996 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Michael “Pinball” Clemons (TOR)

1996 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Doug Flutie* TOR
RB Robert Mimbs SSK
FB Robert Drummond TOR
SB Mac Cody HAM
SB Darren Flutie EDM
WR Eddie Brown EDM
WR Joseph Rogers OTT
C Mike Kiselak* TOR
G Leo Groenewegen EDM
G Rocco Romano CGY
T Freddie Childress CGY
T Chris Perez TOR

Defense

DT Bennie Goods EDM
DT Rob Waldrop TOR
DE Grant Carter MTL
DE Malvin Hunter EDM
LB Tracy Gravely MTL
LB Willie Pless EDM
LB K.D. Williams WPG
DHB Charles Gordon MTL
DHB Glenn Rogers, Jr. EDM
CB Marvin Coleman CGY
CB Al Jordan CGY
S Trent Brown EDM

Special Teams

P Paul Osbaldiston HAM
K Mark McLoughlin CGY
ST Jimmy “The Jet” Cunningham TOR

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1996 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Robert Mimbs (SSK)
  • 2 – Sean Fleming (EDM)
  • 1 – David Archer (OTT)
  • 1 – Anthony Calvillo (HAM)
  • 1 – Norman Bradford (MTL)

Defensive Star

  • 3 – K.D. Williams (WPG)
  • 2 – Lamar McGriggs (MTL)
  • 2 – Singor Mobley (EDM)
  • 2 – Willie Pless (EDM)
  • 2 – Alondra Johnson (CGY)

Lineman Star

  • 2 – Grant Carter (MTL)
  • 2 – Mike Kiselak (TOR)
  • 2 – Gary Rogers (MTL)
  • 2 – Mark Dixon (MTL)
  • 1 – Chris Walby (WPG)

1996 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 EDM [OTT] Don Blair (SB) Calgary
2 TOR Kelly Whiltshire (CB) James Madison
3 SSK Mike Sutherland (OL) Northern Illinois
4 WPG Andrew Henry (DB) Long Island-Post
5 HAM Justin Ring (LB) Simon Fraser
6 BC Mark Pimiskern (LB) Washington State
7 EDM Duane Arrindell (OL) Northern Illinois
8 CGY Farell Duclair (LB) Concordia
9 MTL Denis Montana (WR) Concordia

Complete 1996 CFL Amateur Draft Selections