The Montreal Alouettes’ 1998 Season

Season Summary

Montreal Alouettes 1998 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1998 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 62 39 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 12 5 1 25 470 435 W3 4-2-0
    Home 9 6 3 0 12 251 232 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 9 6 2 1 13 219 203 W2 4-1-1
   Divisional opponent 10 5 4 1 11 266 285 W3 3-2-1
   Non-divisional opponent 8 7 1 0 14 204 150 W5 5-1-0

Full 1998 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1998 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.478 2-3-0 (5) 3-1-1 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.486 4-0-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.694
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.167
BC Lions (2) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.667
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.500
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.278

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Charlie Taffe – Offensive Coordinator
  • Bill Stewart – Offensive line
  • Danny Maciocia – Running backs
  • Eugene Gaines – Defensive backs
  • Jacques Dussault – Defensive line
  • Rodney Rust – Linebackers

1998 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 18,027
  • Total: 150,100
  • High: 21,175
  • Avg: 16,677 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1997 Avg: +7,092
  • Low: 14,050
  • Sellouts: 2
  • % of Capacity: 92.52
  • Diff from League Avg: -5,910

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Team Scoring

19981997 +/-
Average Combined Score 50.28 7.56 -
Average Winning Score 30.25 3.13 -
Average Losing Score 15.20 0.20 +
Average Home Score 27.89 5.22 -
Average Visitor Score 24.33 0.89 +
Average Margin of Victory 9.00 2.46 +
Average Margin of Loss 14.60 7.00 -

Stadium

  • 1998 home stadium: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
  • Capacity: 18,027
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1998 – Reduction

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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)
Montreal 593695 7661137 355186 8171152 251 (27.9)219 (24.3)470 (26.1)
Opponent 374683 6971140 413475 8552137 203 (22.6)232 (25.8)435 (24.2)

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 6 (5-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (3-1-1) 10 (8-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (3-3-1)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-2-1) 8 (8-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (3-5-1)
After 3rd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-2-1) 12 (12-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-5-1)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 12 (12-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0)

Montreal Alouettes 1998 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 4 – Mike Pringle
  • 1 – Chris Armstrong

Defensive Star

  • None

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Elfrid Payton
  • 1 – Pierre Vercheval
  • 1 – Mike Sutherland
  • 1 – Uzooma Okeke
  • 1 – Swift Burch

Montreal Alouettes 1998 Player Awards and Nominations

1998 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Mike Pringle (Winner)
  • Defensive Player — Elfrid Payton (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Uzooma Okeke (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Doug Petersen (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Barron Miles (Division Finalist)

Montreal Alouettes 1998 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6) Ben Cahoon (WR) Brigham Young
2–6 Forfeited pick for Tracy Ham signing
3–3 (15) [WPG, BC] Scott Flory (OL) Saskatchewan
3–6 (18) Will Loftus (DB) Manitoba
5–6 (34) Daniel Lafontaine (OL) McGill
6–6 (41) Kelly Ireland (OL) Saint Mary's

Montreal Alouettes 1998 All-Star Selections

4 All-Canadian Selections
RB Mike Pringle*
G Pierre Vercheval
T Uzooma Okeke
DE Elfrid Payton
5 All-Division Selections
RB Mike Pringle*
G Pierre Vercheval
T Uzooma Okeke
DT Doug Petersen
DE Elfrid Payton

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Thu. June 18
7:30 PM
MTL 18 @ TOR 21 L 12,645
B 6
Thu. June 25
7:30 PM
WPG 18 @ MTL 44 W 11,752
1 9
Wed. July 1
3:00 PM
MTL 27 @ WPG 24 W 22,013
2 14
Thu. July 9
7:30 PM
SSK 24 @ MTL 30 W 14,338
3 18
Thu. July 16
9:30 PM
MTL 29 @ CGY 26 W 27,515
4 21
Thu. July 23
7:30 PM
HAM 23 @ MTL 21 L 16,149
5 28
Fri. July 31
9:00 PM
MTL 10 @ EDM 22 L 30,813
6 29
Thu. Aug. 6
7:00 PM
BC 16 @ MTL 22 W 14,050
7 34
Thu. Aug. 13
7:30 PM
TOR 20 @ MTL 24 W 21,175
8 40
Fri. Aug. 21
9:30 PM
MTL 13 @ SSK 12 W 22,042
9 44
Fri. Aug. 28
7:30 PM
CGY 32 @ MTL 40 W 17,501
10 45
Sat. Sept. 5
10:30 PM
MTL 26 @ BC 15 W 14,408
11 51
Sun. Sept. 13
1:00 PM
HAM 30 @ MTL 9 L 18,262
12 56
Sun. Sept. 20
1:00 PM
MTL 31 @ HAM 31 OT T 18,509
13 57
Fri. Sept. 25
8:00 PM
MTL 23 @ WPG 34 L 22,539
14 62
Sun. Oct. 4
1:00 PM
EDM 3 @ MTL 34 W 16,152
15 67
Mon. Oct. 12
1:00 PM
TOR 40 @ MTL 13 L 16,268
16 70
Sat. Oct. 17
1:00 PM
MTL 38 @ TOR 28 W 24,230
17 74
Sun. Oct. 25
2:00 PM
WPG 44 @ MTL 58 W 16,205
18 79
Sun. Nov. 1
1:00 PM
MTL 22 @ HAM 11 W 20,025
P1 81
Sun. Nov. 8
1:00 PM
TOR 28 @ MTL 41 W 17,495 CBC
P2 83
Sun. Nov. 15
1:00 PM
MTL 20 @ HAM 22 L 25,731 CBC