Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jun 13 7:30 PM
OTT 7 @ MTL 38 L 11,216  
B
Wed Jun 19 7:30 PM
TOR 34 @ OTT 6 L 14,024  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Jun 28 7:30 PM
OTT 23 @ HAM 35 L 19,179 TSN
2
Wed Jul 3 7:30 PM
SSK 29 @ OTT 14 L 10,125  
3
Fri Jul 12 7:30 PM
BC 31 @ OTT 32 W 13,489 TSN
4
Wed Jul 17 7:30 PM
OTT 4 @ TOR 34 L 17,288 TSN
5
Thu Jul 25 7:30 PM
EDM 34 @ OTT 18 L 13,323  
6
Sat Aug 3 9:30 PM
OTT 2 @ EDM 30 L 25,773 TSN
7
Fri Aug 9 8:00 PM
OTT 27 @ WPG 31 L 25,219 TSN
8
Thu Aug 15 8:00 PM
TOR 42 @ OTT 19 L 15,220 TSN, RDS
9
Sat Aug 24 1:00 PM
OTT 21 @ TOR 28 L 17,186 RDS, TSN
10
Fri Aug 30 7:30 PM
MTL 6 @ OTT 17 W 28,451 RDS, TSN
12
Sun Sep 15 2:00 PM
OTT 18 @ SSK 16 W 19,567 CBC
13
Sun Sep 22 1:00 PM
HAM 24 @ OTT 21 L 26,813 CBC
14
Fri Sep 27 9:30 PM
OTT 17 @ CGY 24 L 21,607 TSN
15
Sat Oct 5 7:30 PM
CGY 31 @ OTT 24 L 15,025 RDS, TSN
16
Mon Oct 14 2:00 PM
MTL 25 @ OTT 18 L 14,080 CBC
17
Sat Oct 19 1:00 PM
OTT 25 @ MTL 39 L 18,671 CBC, RDS
18
Sat Oct 26 7:30 PM
WPG 30 @ OTT 29 L 15,095 RDS, TSN
19
Sat Nov 2 10:30 PM
OTT 24 @ BC 35 L 18,308  
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 13 72 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 18 3 15 0 6 353 524 L7 0-6-0
    Home 9 2 7 0 4 192 252 L4 1-5-0
    Visitor 9 1 8 0 2 161 272 L3 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 8 1 7 0 2 148 233 L3 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 2 8 0 4 205 291 L4 1-5-0

Full 1996 League Standings

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 (1-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (1-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 10 (2-8-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)
After 2nd 4 (1-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (1-7-0) 5 (1-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 13 (2-11-0)
After 3rd 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (1-7-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 15 (2-13-0)
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)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.674 1-3-0 (4) 0-4-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.478 1-4-0 (5) 1-4-0 (5)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.444
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.667
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.833
BC Lions (2) 0.278
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.722
Edmonton Elks (2) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.278
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.500
19961995 +/-
Average Combined Score 48.72 -8.67
Average Winning Score 22.33 -2.00
Average Losing Score 19.07 +0.73
Average Home Score 21.33 -1.33
Average Visitor Score 17.89 +1.89
Average Margin of Victory 4.67 -6.00
Average Margin of Loss 12.33 -12.27
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Ottawa 192 (21.3) 161 (17.9) 353 (19.6)
Opponent 272 (30.2) 252 (28.0) 524 (29.1)
1st Ottawa 46 (5.1) 34 (3.8) 80 (4.4)
Opponent 44 (4.9) 38 (4.2) 82 (4.6)
2nd Ottawa 59 (6.6) 50 (5.6) 109 (6.1)
Opponent 116 (12.9) 73 (8.1) 189 (10.5)
3rd Ottawa 31 (3.4) 35 (3.9) 66 (3.7)
Opponent 69 (7.7) 59 (6.6) 128 (7.1)
4th Ottawa 56 (6.2) 42 (4.7) 98 (5.4)
Opponent 43 (4.8) 82 (9.1) 125 (6.9)
Head Coaches
Assistant Coaches
  • Dieter Brock – Offensive Coordinator
  • Mike Murphy – Receivers
  • Joe Moss – Defensive Coordinator
  • Jimmy Carr – Defensive backs
Ottawa Rough Riders 1996 Stars of the Week
Offensive Star
  • 1 – David Archer
Defensive Star
  • None
Lineman Star
  • 1 – Mike Withycombe
1996 Player Awards and Nominations
1996 Most Outstanding
Ottawa Rough Riders 1996 All-Star Selections
1 All-Canadian Selections
WR Joseph Rogers
3 All-Division Selections
WR Joseph Rogers
LB Lamar McGriggs
DHB Kenny Wilhite

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1996 Ottawa Rough Riders Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–1 (19)   Sammie Brennan (DB) Bishop's
4–1 (28)   Grayson Shillingford (SB) British Columbia (UBC)
5–1 (37)   Darcy Curtis (DT) Simon Fraser
5–2 (38) [TOR] George Savard (OL) Ottawa
6–1 (45)   Robert McElwain (DB) Windsor
7–1 (54)   Michael Hendricks (LB) Ottawa

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