The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1978 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference

1978 Full Schedule and Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 66 82 W1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 4 11 1 9 330 459 W1 2-3-1
Home 8 2 5 1 5 167 222 L1 2-3-1
Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 163 237 W1 2-4-0
Intra-division 12 3 9 0 6 223 334 W1 3-3-0
Inter-division 4 1 2 1 3 107 125 T1 1-2-1

Full 1978 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 Opponent Appearances

Opponent@ SSKSSK @
BC Lions (3)0-1-0 (1)1-1-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3)1-0-0 (1)0-2-0 (2)
Edmonton Eskimos (3)0-2-0 (2)1-0-0 (1)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1)--0-1-0 (1)
Montreal Alouettes (1)0-0-1 (1)--
Ottawa Rough Riders (1)--0-1-0 (1)
Toronto Argonauts (1)1-0-0 (1)--
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3)0-2-0 (2)0-1-0 (1)

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 Attendance

  • Capacity: 22,000
  • High: 22,451
  • Avg: 20,337 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Variance over 1977 Avg: -821
  • Low: 19,341
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 92.44
  • Variance from League Avg: -11,532

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Team Scoring

19781977 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.31 4.38 +
Average Winning Score 25.50 3.13 -
Average Losing Score 17.55 4.92 +
Average Home Score 20.88 7.00 -
Average Visitor Score 20.38 7.00 +
Average Margin of Victory 9.50 0.75 -
Average Margin of Loss 15.18 2.44 -

Stadium

  • 1978 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 154055 4766113 432669 623193 167 (20.9)163 (20.4)330 (20.6)
Opponent 4662108 484593 4872120 8058138 237 (29.6)222 (27.8)459 (28.7)

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 (0-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (1-2-1) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (1-2-0) 9 (3-5-1)
After 2nd 2 (1-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (1-4-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 6 (3-2-1) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 3rd 3 (1-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 5 (2-2-1) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (2-9-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 11 (0-11-0)
Week Game Date Time (CST ) Result Attendance TV
A 4 Wed. June 14 7:00 PM SSK 14 @ WPG 23 L 22,527
B 6 Sun. June 18 2:00 PM HAM 18 @ SSK 11 L 17,510
C 14 Thu. June 29 9:00 PM SSK 25 @ BC 30 L 19,796
D 18 Wed. July 5 6:00 PM CGY 11 @ SSK 16 W 17,293
2 26 Wed. July 19 6:00 PM SSK 23 @ HAM 27 L 22,746 CTV
3 29 Wed. July 26 8:00 PM EDM 46 @ SSK 11 L 19,587
4 34 Wed. Aug. 2 7:00 PM SSK 13 @ WPG 23 L 26,619
5 36 Tue. Aug. 8 8:00 PM BC 43 @ SSK 14 L 19,584 CTVW
6 39 Tue. Aug. 15 9:00 PM SSK 23 @ BC 24 L 24,860
7 43 Tue. Aug. 22 8:00 PM SSK 22 @ CGY 43 L 28,876 CBCW
8 47 Sun. Aug. 27 2:30 PM TOR 10 @ SSK 31 W 19,341 CBC
9 53 Mon. Sept. 4 2:30 PM WPG 31 @ SSK 29 L 22,451
10 55 Sat. Sept. 9 9:00 PM SSK 15 @ BC 9 W 23,473
11 62 Sun. Sept. 17 2:30 PM EDM 25 @ SSK 20 L 21,149
12 65 Sun. Sept. 24 12:00 PM SSK 18 @ OTT 53 L 24,960 R/C, CBC
13 70 Sun. Oct. 1 12:30 PM CGY 19 @ SSK 20 W 20,065
14 72 Sun. Oct. 8 2:30 PM MTL 35 @ SSK 35 T 20,907 CBC
15 76 Sun. Oct. 15 2:00 PM SSK 13 @ CGY 32 L 26,526
16 82 Sun. Oct. 22 3:00 PM WPG 13 @ SSK 7 L 19,614 CTVW
17 84 Sun. Oct. 29 3:30 PM SSK 36 @ EDM 26 W 42,673 CTV