The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 2008 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the East Division

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2008 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2008 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 40 31 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 18 3 15 0 6 441 593 L4 1-5-0
    Home 9 2 7 0 4 223 266 L1 2-4-0
    Visitor 9 1 8 0 2 218 327 L8 0-6-0
   Divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 6 283 327 L2 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 0 8 0 0 158 266 L8 0-6-0

Full 2008 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2008 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.444 2-3-0 (5) 1-4-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.639 0-4-0 (4) 0-4-0 (4)
Montreal Alouettes (4) 0.611
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.222
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.444
BC Lions (2) 0.611
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.722
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.556
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.667

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Marcel Bellefeuille – Offensive Coordinator
  • Jeff Bleamer – Offensive line
  • Dennis Goldman – Receivers
  • Denny Creehan – Defensive Coordinator
  • Chip Garber – Defensive backs
  • John Kropke – Defensive line
  • Dave Easley – Special Teams Coordinator

2008 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 29,600
  • Total: 186,962
  • High: 25,911
  • Avg: 20,773 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2007 Avg: -2,427
  • Low: 18,723
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 70.18
  • Diff from League Avg: -8,000

More 2008 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

20082007 +/-
Average Combined Score 57.44 11.33 +
Average Winning Score 40.33 11.00 +
Average Losing Score 21.33 6.20 +
Average Home Score 24.78 5.56 +
Average Visitor Score 24.22 8.44 +
Average Margin of Victory 16.33 7.33 +
Average Margin of Loss 13.40 1.73 -

Stadium

  • 2008 home stadium: Ivor Wynne Stadium
  • Capacity: 29,600
  • Playing surface: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 2005 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Hamilton 324476 5756113 5844102 7674150 223 (24.8)218 (24.2)441 (24.5)
Opponent 4979128 10192193 4687133 7069139 327 (36.3)266 (29.6)593 (32.9)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (0-6-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (1-4-0) 4 (2-2-0) 3 (0-3-0) 11 (1-10-0)
After 2nd 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 14 (0-14-0)
After 3rd 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (0-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 13 (0-13-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 15 (0-15-0)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2008 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Quinton Porter
  • 1 – Richie Williams

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Chris Thompson
  • 1 – Cameron Siskowic

Canadian Star

  • 2 – Jesse Lumsden

Special Teams Star

  • None

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2008 Player Awards and Nominations

2008 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Chris Thompson (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Chris Thompson (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Marwan Hage (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ray Mariuz (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Prechae Rodriguez (Division Finalist)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2008 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) Dylan Barker (S) Saskatchewan
1–8 (8) [MTL] Samuel Giguére (WR) Sherbrooke
3–1 (17) Mike Giffin (FB) Queen's
5–1 (33) Lauren Lavigne-Massey (WR) Laval

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2008 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
DHB Chris Thompson
P Nick Setta
3 All-Division Selections
LB Markeith Knowlton
DHB Chris Thompson
P Nick Setta

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Thu. June 12
7:00 PM
WPG 10 @ HAM 12 W 15,231
B 5
Thu. June 19
7:00 PM
HAM 28 @ TOR 21 W 21,422
1 9
Thu. June 26
7:00 PM
MTL 33 @ HAM 10 L 20,589 TSN, RDS
2 13
Thu. July 3
7:00 PM
HAM 32 @ TOR 13 W 30,822 TSN
3 20
Sat. July 12
4:00 PM
SSK 33 @ HAM 28 L 20,874 TSN
4 21
Thu. July 17
9:00 PM
HAM 16 @ CGY 43 L 31,116 TSN
5 26
Fri. July 25
7:00 PM
EDM 19 @ HAM 13 L 21,402 TSN
6 29
Thu. July 31
7:00 PM
HAM 33 @ MTL 40 L 20,202 TSN, RDS
7 33
Thu. Aug. 7
7:00 PM
TOR 21 @ HAM 45 W 19,324 TSN
8 37
Thu. Aug. 14
8:00 PM
HAM 24 @ WPG 37 L 25,484 TSN
10 44
Mon. Sept. 1
7:30 PM
TOR 34 @ HAM 31 L 25,911 TSN
11 46
Sat. Sept. 6
4:00 PM
BC 35 @ HAM 12 L 18,723 TSN
12 51
Sat. Sept. 13
7:00 PM
HAM 33 @ EDM 38 L 37,500 TSN
13 53
Fri. Sept. 19
7:30 PM
WPG 25 @ HAM 23 L 19,102 TSN
14 59
Sat. Sept. 27
10:00 PM
HAM 10 @ BC 40 L 31,161 TSN
15 63
Sat. Oct. 4
4:00 PM
MTL 38 @ HAM 44 W 20,423 TSN, RDS
16 67
Mon. Oct. 13
1:00 PM
HAM 11 @ MTL 42 L 20,202 TSN, RDS
17 72
Sun. Oct. 19
3:00 PM
HAM 29 @ SSK 30 L 30,945 TSN
18 73
Fri. Oct. 24
7:30 PM
CGY 28 @ HAM 17 L 20,614 TSN
19 79
Sat. Nov. 1
2:00 PM
HAM 30 @ WPG 44 L 24,595 TSN