Edmonton Eskimos 26 vs Ottawa Rough Riders 23

Game Details

  • The 69th The Grey Cup
  • 95th Game of 1981
  • Sunday, Nov. 22, 1981 1:30 PM EST ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, QC
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 53,307
    • Capacity: 66,308
  • Broadcasters:
    • CTV
    • CBC
Awards
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
    • J.C. Watts, Jr. (QBOTT)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Defensive Player
    • John Glassford (LBOTT)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
    • Neil Lumsden (RBEDM)
1980 and 1981 Ottawa and Edmonton Matchups
1980Week BEDM 25 @ OTT 13
Week 8OTT 20 @ EDM 45
1981Week 1EDM 47 @ OTT 21
Week 15OTT 6 @ EDM 24
The Grey CupEDM 26 vs OTT 23

Rough Riders record vs Eskimos (Grey Cup)

Last decade (1971 to 1980)
  • Ottawa Total 1–0–0 (1.000)
All-time (through 1980)
  • Ottawa Total 2–0–0 (1.000)

Streaks as of Nov. 22, 1981 (Grey Cup)

Rough Riders streak at home vs Eskimos
  • 1W — Nov. 25, 1973
Rough Riders streak overall vs Eskimos
  • 2W — Nov. 26, 1960 to Nov. 25, 1973

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 0 1 14 11 26
Rough Riders 13 7 0 3 23
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 0 1 15 26 26
Rough Riders 13 20 20 23 23

Eskimos coach: Hugh Campbell (W)
Rough Riders coach: George Brancato (L)

Game Time Weather in Montreal, QC

November 22nd Hourly Weather Summary for Montreal
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
Montreal/St-Hubert A 1:00 PM Cloudy -0.2°C NNE (260°) at 30 km/h 77% -7 100.11 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 2:00 PM Cloudy -0.2°C NNE (260°) at 33 km/h 76% -7 100.15 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 3:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -0.3°C NNE (270°) at 30 km/h 75% -7 100.21 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 4:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -0.5°C NNE (260°) at 28 km/h 75% -7 100.25 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 5:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -0.7°C NNE (260°) at 26 km/h 80% -7 100.32 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 6:00 PM Cloudy -0.8°C NNE (260°) at 24 km/h 80% -7 100.38 kPa

Conditions at Montreal/St-Hubert A (11.68 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

League Records Set and Approached in EDM vs OTT
Including known plays over 55 yards

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