Toronto Argonauts 47 vs Saskatchewan Roughriders 23

Game Details

  • The 85th The Grey Cup
  • 85th Game of 1997
  • Sunday, Nov 16, 1997 4:30 PM EST ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, AB
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 60,431 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 60,081
  • Broadcaster:
    • CBC 2.50 million Avg. Viewers
Awards
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
    • Doug Flutie (QBTOR)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
    • Paul Masotti (WRTOR)
1996 and 1997 Saskatchewan and Toronto Matchups
1996Week 5TOR 40 @ SSK 16
Week 11SSK 13 @ TOR 31
1997Week 3TOR 23 @ SSK 27
Week 9SSK 1 @ TOR 27
The Grey CupTOR 47 vs SSK 23

Boxscore

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter

1. SSK: Field Goal MCCALLUM (28 yards)
2. TOR: Touchdown MITCHELL (14 yard pass from FLUTIE)
  TOR: Convert Kick VANDERJAGT

2nd Quarter

3. TOR: Touchdown DRUMMOND (6 yard pass from FLUTIE)
  TOR: Convert Kick VANDERJAGT
4. TOR: Field Goal VANDERJAGT (22 yards)
5. SSK: Touchdown DANIELS (3 yards)
  SSK: Convert Kick MCCALLUM failed
6. TOR: Field Goal VANDERJAGT (12 yards)

3rd Quarter

7. TOR: Touchdown SMITH (95 yard Kickoff return)
  TOR: Convert Kick VANDERJAGT
8. TOR: Touchdown FLUTIE (10 yards)
  TOR: Convert Kick VANDERJAGT
9. TOR: Touchdown CLEMONS (5 yard pass from FLUTIE)
  TOR: Convert Kick VANDERJAGT

4th Quarter

10. TOR: Field Goal VANDERJAGT (22 yards)
11. SSK: Touchdown SAUNDERS (51 yard pass from SLACK)
  SSK: Convert Kick MCCALLUM
12. TOR: Field Goal VANDERJAGT (31 yards)
13. SSK: Touchdown SLACK (1 yard)
  SSK: Convert Kick MCCALLUM

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Argonauts 7 13 21 6 47
Roughriders 3 6 0 14 23
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Argonauts 7 20 41 47 47
Roughriders 3 9 9 23 23
Statistics
TORSSK
First Downs3421
Net Rushing20862
Net Passing352268
Net Offence540330
Pass Att/Com30/38
78.9%
22/38
57.9%
Interceptions by21
Fumbles Lost00
Punts/Net Avg.2/22.55/6.2
Penalties/Yards10/717/40
Time of Possession35:4324:17
Individual
PASSING

TORFLUTIE: 30/38, 352 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT; SSKSLACK: 22/37, 268 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT; MASON: 0/1, 0 YDS, 0 TD, 0 INT;

RUSHING

TORDRUMMOND: 16/128 YDS, 0 TD; CLEMONS: 6/45 YDS, 0 TD; FLUTIE: 5/35 YDS, 1 TD; SSKDANIELS: 9/35 YDS, 1 TD; SAUNDERS: 7/26 YDS, 0 TD; SLACK: 1/1 YDS, 1 TD;

RECEIVING

TORMASOTTI: 6/102 YDS, 0 TD; DRUMMOND: 6/59 YDS, 1 TD; MITCHELL: 5/58 YDS, 1 TD; DMYTRYSHYN: 6/56 YDS, 0 TD; CLEMONS: 5/53 YDS, 1 TD; CASOLA: 1/13 YDS, 0 TD; KIRWAN: 1/11 YDS, 0 TD; SSKSAUNDERS: 6/103 YDS, 1 TD; NARCISSE: 7/60 YDS, 0 TD; MAYFIELD: 4/55 YDS, 0 TD; FARTHING: 4/42 YDS, 0 TD; WALTERS: 1/8 YDS, 0 TD;


Argonauts coach: Don Matthews (W)
Roughriders coach: Jim Daley (L)

Game Extra

Lead Changes (Experimental)
  • Total: 2
  • Times TOR held lead: 1
  • Times tied: 1
  • Times SSK held lead: 1
Lead/Trailed and Time in Lead
TORSSK
Largest Lead / Deficit+35 / -3+3 / -35
Final+24-24
TORTiedSSK
Time in Lead47:1303:0809:39
Consecutive Points
TOR 17 27 3 
SSK3 6 7 7

Game Time Weather in Edmonton, AB

November 16th Hourly Weather Summary for Edmonton
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
City Centre A 2:00 PM Snow Grains,Fog -6.6°C N (30°) at 7 km/h 97% -10 94.09 kPa
City Centre A 3:00 PM Snow Grains,Fog -7.0°C N (40°) at 11 km/h 95% -12 94.06 kPa
City Centre A 4:00 PM Fog -7.5°C N (40°) at 11 km/h 91% -13 94.06 kPa
City Centre A 5:00 PM Cloudy -7.8°C N (30°) at 6 km/h 93% -11 94.06 kPa
City Centre A 6:00 PM Snow,Fog -8.0°C N (30°) at 11 km/h 93% -13 94.09 kPa
City Centre A 7:00 PM Cloudy -8.1°C N (50°) at 7 km/h 94% -12 94.06 kPa

Conditions at Edmonton City Centre A (4.09 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

League Records Set and Approached in TOR vs SSK
Including known plays over 55 yards

Grey Cup
CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Longest Rush – Play -- -- 35 yards Robert Drummond
Rushing Yards – Game -- -- 128 yards Robert Drummond

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