Canadian Football League 2016 Season

104th Grey Cup Championship

  • Ottawa defeated Calgary 39–33 in OT
  • (Local)
    at BMO Field in Toronto, ON
  • Attendance: 33,421
  • Broadcaster:
    • ESPN2 in HD
    • RDS in HD (254,000 Viewer Avg.)
    • TSN in HD (3.6 million Viewer Avg.)

Full 2016 Schedule and Results

2016 CFL Regular Season Standings

East Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
OTT 18 8 9 1 17 486 498
HAM 18 7 11 0 14 507 502
MTL 18 7 11 0 14 383 415
TOR 18 5 13 0 10 383 568
 
West Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
CGY 18 15 2 1 31 586 369
BC 18 12 6 0 24 545 454
WPG 18 11 7 0 22 497 454
EDM 18 10 8 0 20 549 496
SSK 18 5 13 0 10 350 530

Full 2016 Standings

League Scoring

20162015 +/-
Average Combined Score 52.91 3.73 +
Average Winning Score 32.60 2.04 +
Average Losing Score 20.33 1.70 +
Average Home Score 26.19 0.36 -
Average Visitor Score 26.73 4.09 +
Average Margin of Victory 12.12 0.20 +

Team Leaders

Offence Rankings
Team (GP) PF (PG) YDS (PG) YDSP (PG) TDP (PG) YDSR (PG) TDR (PG)
1 CGY (18) 586 (32.56) 7399 (411.06) 5655 (314.17) 32 (1.78) 1744 (96.89) 21 (1.17)
2 EDM (18) 549 (30.50) 7789 (432.72) 5922 (329.00) 32 (1.78) 1867 (103.72) 21 (1.17)
3 BC (18) 545 (30.28) 7538 (418.78) 5456 (303.11) 29 (1.61) 2082 (115.67) 23 (1.28)
4 HAM (18) 507 (28.17) 7039 (391.06) 5834 (324.11) 34 (1.89) 1205 (66.94) 13 (0.72)
5 WPG (18) 497 (27.61) 6767 (375.94) 5172 (287.33) 24 (1.33) 1595 (88.61) 13 (0.72)
6 OTT (18) 486 (27.00) 7882 (437.89) 6191 (343.94) 30 (1.67) 1691 (93.94) 13 (0.72)
7 TOR (18) 383 (21.28) 6266 (348.11) 4697 (260.94) 28 (1.56) 1569 (87.17) 7 (0.39)
7 MTL (18) 383 (21.28) 6008 (333.78) 4562 (253.44) 25 (1.39) 1446 (80.33) 12 (0.67)
9 SSK (18) 350 (19.44) 6351 (352.83) 5016 (278.67) 16 (0.89) 1335 (74.17) 11 (0.61)
Defence Rankings
Team (GP) PA (PG) SK (PG) INT (PG) FF (PG) PDEF (PG)
1 CGY (18) 369 (20.50) 52 (2.89) 11 (0.61) 21 (1.17) 80 (4.44)
2 MTL (18) 415 (23.06) 47 (2.61) 14 (0.78) 26 (1.44) 46 (2.56)
3 WPG (18) 454 (25.22) 35 (1.94) 30 (1.67) 25 (1.39) 50 (2.78)
3 BC (18) 454 (25.22) 52 (2.89) 9 (0.50) 14 (0.78) 60 (3.33)
5 EDM (18) 496 (27.56) 33 (1.83) 15 (0.83) 13 (0.72) 50 (2.78)
6 OTT (18) 498 (27.67) 42 (2.33) 16 (0.89) 15 (0.83) 50 (2.78)
7 HAM (18) 502 (27.89) 50 (2.78) 17 (0.94) 16 (0.89) 59 (3.28)
8 SSK (18) 530 (29.44) 29 (1.61) 11 (0.61) 16 (0.89) 71 (3.94)
9 TOR (18) 568 (31.56) 38 (2.11) 13 (0.72) 16 (0.89) 57 (3.17)

2016 Team Category League Leaders (CFL.ca)

2016 CFL Regular Season Attendance

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2016 CFL Regular Season TV Ratings

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2016 Player Awards

2016 Most Outstanding
  • Canadian Player — Jerome Messam (CGY)
  • Defensive Player — Solomon Elimimian (BC)
  • Player — Bo Levi Mitchell (CGY)
  • Offensive Lineman — Derek Dennis (CGY)
  • Rookie — DaVaris Daniels (CGY)
  • Special Teams Player — Jason Medlock (WPG)
2016 Other Awards
  • Jake Gaudaur Veteran's Award — Matt Black (TOR)
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Marco Iannuzzi (BC)

2016 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Bo Levi Mitchell CGY
RB Andrew Harris WPG
RB Jerome Messam CGY
R Emmanuel Arceneaux BC
R Adarius Bowman EDM
R Ernest Jackson OTT
R Derel Walker EDM
C Jon Gott OTT
G Travis Bond WPG
G Spencer Wilson CGY
T Derek Dennis CGY
T Jovan Olafioye BC

Defense

DT Micah Johnson CGY
DT Almondo Sewell EDM
DE John Chick, Jr. HAM
DE Charleston Hughes CGY
LB Adam Bighill BC
LB Solomon Elimimian BC
LB Bear Woods MTL
DHB T.J. Heath, Jr. WPG
DHB Jamar Wall CGY
CB Tommie Campbell CGY
CB Ciante Evans CGY
S Taylor Loffler WPG

Special Teams

P Richie Leone BC
K Justin Medlock WPG
ST Chris Rainey BC

* – indicates unanimous selection

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2016 Top Performers of the Week

By Points (Top 5)

  • 595 – Bo Levi Mitchell (CGY)
  • 400 – Emmanuel Arceneaux (BC)
  • 375 – Chris Williams (OTT)
  • 325 – John White, IV (EDM)
  • 320 – Trevor Harris (OTT)

By Player (Top 5)

  • 3 – Emmanuel Arceneaux (BC)
  • 3 – Solomon Elimimian (BC)
  • 3 – Trevor Harris (OTT)
  • 3 – Jerome Messam (CGY)
  • 3 – Bo Levi Mitchell (CGY)

By Team (Top 5)

  • 11 – Edmonton Eskimos
  • 10 – BC Lions
  • 10 – Ottawa RedBlacks
  • 8 – Calgary Stampeders
  • 8 – Winnipeg Blue Bombers

By Position (Top 5)

  • 15 – QB
  • 10 – LB
  • 10 – RB
  • 8 – SB
  • 5 – WR

2016 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 SSK Josiah St. John (OL) Oklahoma
-- WPG Forfeited pick for 2015 Supplemental Draft Pick Garrett Waggoner - 1990
2 MTL Philippe Gagnon (OL) Laval
3 HAM [BC] Brandon Revenberg (OL) Grand Valley State
4 TOR Brian Jones (WR) Acadia
5 BC [HAM] Charles Vaillancourt (OL) Laval
6 CGY Alex Singleton (LB) Montana State
7 OTT Jason Lauzon-S├ęguin (OL) Laval
8 EDM Tevaun Smith (WR) Iowa

Complete 2016 CFL Amateur Draft Selections