Canadian Football League 1998 Season

86th Grey Cup Championship

Full 1998 Schedule and Results

1998 CFL Regular Season Standings

East Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
HAM 18 12 5 1 25 503 351
MTL 18 12 5 1 25 470 435
TOR 18 9 9 0 18 452 410
WPG 18 3 15 0 6 399 588
West Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
CGY 18 12 6 0 24 558 397
EDM 18 9 9 0 18 396 450
BC 18 9 9 0 18 394 427
SSK 18 5 13 0 10 411 525

Full 1998 Standings

League Scoring

19981997 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.76 3.21 -
Average Winning Score 31.42 2.07 -
Average Losing Score 18.17 1.15 -
Average Home Score 25.64 3.00 -
Average Visitor Score 24.13 0.21 -
Average Margin of Victory 13.07 1.26 -

Team Leaders

Offence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 CGY (18) 558 (31.00)
2 HAM (18) 503 (27.94)
3 MTL (18) 470 (26.11)
4 TOR (18) 452 (25.11)
5 SSK (18) 411 (22.83)
6 WPG (18) 399 (22.17)
7 EDM (18) 396 (22.00)
8 BC (18) 394 (21.89)
Defence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 CGY (18) 558 (31.00)
2 HAM (18) 503 (27.94)
3 MTL (18) 470 (26.11)
4 TOR (18) 452 (25.11)
5 SSK (18) 411 (22.83)
6 WPG (18) 399 (22.17)
7 EDM (18) 396 (22.00)
8 BC (18) 394 (21.89)

1998 Team Category League Leaders (CFL.ca)

1998 CFL Regular Season Attendance

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1998 Regular Season TV Ratings

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1998 Player Awards

1998 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Mike Pringle (MTL)
  • Defensive Player — Joe Montford (HAM)
  • Canadian Player — Mike Morreale (HAM)
  • Offensive Lineman — Freddie Childress (CGY)
  • Rookie — Mustafah Muhammad (née Stephen C. Wilson) (BC)
1998 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Glen Scrivener (WPG)

1998 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Jeff Garcia CGY
RB Mike Pringle* MTL
RB Kelvin Anderson CGY
SB Derrell Mitchell TOR
SB Allen Pitts CGY
WR Don Narcisse SSK
WR Terry Vaughn CGY
C Carl Coulter HAM
G Freddie Childress CGY
G Pierre Vercheval MTL
T Mo Elewonibi BC
T Uzooma Okeke MTL

Defense

DT Joe Fleming WPG
DT Johnny Scott BC
DE Joe Montford HAM
DE Elfrid Payton MTL
LB Alondra Johnson CGY
LB Willie Pless EDM
LB Calvin Tiggle HAM
DHB Orlondo Steinauer HAM
DHB Gerald Vaughn HAM
CB Eric Carter HAM
CB Mustafah Muhammad BC
S Dale Joseph BC

Special Teams

P Tony Martino CGY
K Paul Osbaldiston HAM
ST Eric Blount* WPG

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1998 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 4 – Mike Pringle (MTL)
  • 3 – Kerwin Bell (TOR)
  • 2 – Derrell Mitchell (TOR)
  • 2 – Jeff Garcia (CGY)
  • 1 – Dave Dickenson (CGY)

Defensive Star

  • 3 – Orlondo Steinauer (HAM)
  • 2 – Gerald Vaughn (HAM)
  • 1 – Eric Carter (HAM)
  • 1 – Rio Wells (EDM)
  • 1 – Antonio Armstrong (BC)

Lineman Star

  • 3 – Joe Montford (HAM)
  • 2 – Malvin Hunter (EDM)
  • 2 – Freddie Childress (CGY)
  • 1 – Jamie Crysdale (CGY)
  • 1 – Chris Gioskos (TOR)

1998 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 HAM Tim Fleiszer (DL) Harvard
2 TOR [WPG] Dave Miller-Johnston (K) Concordia
3 BC Steve Hardin (OT) Oregon
4 CGY Marc Pilon (LB) Syracuse
5 EDM Philippe Girard (DB) Mount Allison
6 MTL Ben Cahoon (WR) Brigham Young
7 SSK Curtis Galick (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
-- TOR Forfeited pick for 1997 Supplemental Draft Pick Andre Kirwan - 1974

Complete 1998 CFL Amateur Draft Selections