The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1974 Season

Season Summary

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1974 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1974 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 1 1 5 95 86 W1 2-1-1
Regular Season 16 9 7 0 18 305 289 W3 4-2-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 165 124 W3 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 140 165 W1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 8 4 0 16 259 223 W2 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 46 66 W1 1-3-0

Full 1974 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1974 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.508 4-2-0 (6) 4-2-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.477 1-1-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.656
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.500
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.438
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.625
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.406

Coaches

Head Coach

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1974 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Total: 149,113
  • High: 22,394
  • Avg: 18,639 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1973 Avg: -1,544
  • Low: 15,688
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 84.72
  • Diff from League Avg: -4,415

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Team Scoring

19741973 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.13 3.31 -
Average Winning Score 23.56 3.24 -
Average Losing Score 13.29 2.05 -
Average Home Score 20.63 5.25 -
Average Visitor Score 17.50 1.63 -
Average Margin of Victory 9.56 2.14 -
Average Margin of Loss 10.00 2.67 +

Stadium

  • 1974 home stadium: Taylor Field
  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1968 – 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)
Saskatchewan 212142 6938107 482068 276188 165 (20.6)140 (17.5)305 (19.1)
Opponent 314576 5456110 234669 161834 165 (20.6)124 (15.5)289 (18.1)

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

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1974 Player Awards and Nominations

1974 Most Outstanding
  • Player — George Reed (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — George Wells (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Ralph Galloway (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Lorne Richardson (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Ken McEachern (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1974 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6) Vic McLeod (TE) Western Ontario
2–6 (15) Leif Pettersen (WR) Otterbein
3–6 (24) Duncan Findlay (RB) Whitworth
4–6 (33) Brian Berg (G) Augsburg
5–6 (42) Bruce Pazarena (DB) Puget Sound
6–6 (51) Vance Curtis (TE) Alberta

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1974 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
RB George Reed
DE George Wells
DB Lorne Richardson (Tie)
6 All-Division Selections
RB George Reed
G Ralph Galloway
DE George Wells
OLB Pete Wysocki
DB Ted Provost
DB Lorne Richardson

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 5
Wed. July 3
SSK 25 @ TOR 25 T 30,650
B 9
Tue. July 9
CGY 16 @ SSK 19 W
C 14
Mon. July 15
SSK 15 @ WPG 30 L 17,600
D 19
Fri. July 19
TOR 15 @ SSK 36 W
1 23
Fri. July 26
SSK 7 @ EDM 31 L 21,456
2 25
Wed. July 31
10:00 PM
SSK 24 @ CGY 18 W 22,000
3 32
Fri. Aug. 9
10:00 PM
EDM 23 @ SSK 24 W 19,461
4 36
Fri. Aug. 16
WPG 13 @ SSK 24 W 16,552
5 39
Wed. Aug. 21
SSK 10 @ CGY 8 W 26,200
6 43
Sun. Aug. 25
TOR 17 @ SSK 13 L 15,688
7 48
Mon. Sept. 2
WPG 20 @ SSK 18 L 19,232
8 50
Sat. Sept. 7
SSK 38 @ BC 16 W 30,187
9 56
Fri. Sept. 13
EDM 24 @ SSK 18 L 21,826
10 59
Wed. Sept. 18
SSK 10 @ HAM 23 L 30,026
63
Sun. Sept. 22
SSK 6 @ OTT 24 L 16,048
11 69
Sun. Sept. 29
CGY 10 @ SSK 34 W 17,168
12 73
Sun. Oct. 6
SSK 21 @ WPG 24 L 24,535
13 77
Sun. Oct. 13
BC 15 @ SSK 17 W 16,792
14 80
Sat. Oct. 19
SSK 24 @ BC 21 W 30,348
15 86
Sun. Oct. 27
MTL 2 @ SSK 17 W 22,394
P1 92
Sun. Nov. 10
4:00 PM
BC 14 @ SSK 24 W 20,485 CTV
P2 94
Sun. Nov. 17
4:00 PM
SSK 27 @ EDM 31 L 25,026 CBC