Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
B
Fri Jun 13 9:30 PM
WPG 21 @ SSK 39 W 19,681  
B
Thu Jun 19 9:30 PM
SSK 17 @ EDM 18 L 32,291  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Jun 26 10:30 PM
SSK 24 @ BC 23 W 18,881 RDS, TSN
2
Fri Jul 4 9:30 PM
EDM 24 @ SSK 18 L 25,751 TSN, RDS
3
Sat Jul 12 8:00 PM
TOR 23 @ SSK 27 W 22,956 TSN
4
Fri Jul 18 9:30 PM
SSK 13 @ CGY 22 L 30,366 RDS, TSN
5
Sat Jul 26 3:30 PM
CGY 19 @ SSK 21 W 26,483 TSN
6
Thu Jul 31 9:30 PM
SSK 34 @ EDM 37 L 30,917  
7
Fri Aug 8 7:30 PM
SSK 30 @ HAM 20 W 12,582 TSN
8
Fri Aug 15 9:30 PM
BC 39 @ SSK 26 L 28,556 TSN, RDS
9
Thu Aug 21 7:30 PM
SSK 1 @ TOR 27 L 17,330 TSN
10
Sun Aug 31 4:00 PM
WPG 43 @ SSK 12 L 29,788 TSN
11
Sun Sep 7 3:00 PM
BC 12 @ SSK 46 W 22,966 CBC
12
Sun Sep 14 3:00 PM
SSK 24 @ CGY 28 L 28,414 CBC
13
Sun Sep 21 4:00 PM
MTL 24 @ SSK 22 L 25,570 TSN
14
Sun Sep 28 4:00 PM
EDM 15 @ SSK 29 W 29,361  
15
Fri Oct 3 7:30 PM
SSK 29 @ MTL 30 L 12,322 RDS
16
Fri Oct 10 11:00 PM
SSK 26 @ BC 19 W 22,399 TSN
17
Sun Oct 19 4:00 PM
HAM 19 @ SSK 22 W 31,909 TSN
18
Fri Oct 24 8:00 PM
SSK 9 @ WPG 55 L 30,222 RDS, TSN
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 2 3:45 PM
SSK 33 @ CGY 30 W 20,369 CBC
P2
Sun Nov 9 3:45 PM
SSK 31 @ EDM 30 W 38,258 CBC
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Nov 16 4:30 PM
TOR 47 vs SSK 23 L 60,431 CBC
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 56 39 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 8 10 0 16 413 479 L1 3-3-0
    Home 9 5 4 0 10 223 218 W2 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 3 6 0 6 190 261 L1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 10 5 5 0 10 261 238 W2 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 152 241 L1 1-5-0

Full 1997 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 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 6 (3-3-0) 2 (2-0-0) 10 (3-7-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 8 (5-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (3-7-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 7 (5-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (3-8-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.544 3-2-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.472 2-2-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
BC Lions (4) 0.444
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.556
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.667
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.111
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.722
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.833
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.222
19971996 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.56 +1.89
Average Winning Score 28.13 -4.08
Average Losing Score 18.80 +3.49
Average Home Score 24.78 +1.22
Average Visitor Score 21.11 +4.67
Average Margin of Victory 9.38 -1.62
Average Margin of Loss 14.10 -0.75
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Saskatchewan 284977 7847125 353166 8263145 223 (24.8)190 (21.1)413 (22.9)
Opponent 5066116 4666112 6361124 5968127 261 (29.0)218 (24.2)479 (26.6)
Head Coach
  • Jim Daley (Jan. 19, 1996 – Nov. 27, 1998)
Assistant Coaches
  • Gary Hoffman – Offensive Coordinator
  • Bill Dole – Offensive line
  • Alex Smith – Linebackers
  • Greg Marshall – Defensive line
  • Richie Hall – Defensive secondary
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1997 Stars of the Week
Offensive Star
  • 1 – Paul McCallum
Defensive Star
  • 2 – Ron Goetz
  • 1 – Bryce Bevill
  • 1 – Lamar McGriggs
  • 1 – K.D. Williams
Lineman Star
  • 1 – Bobby Jurasin
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1997 Player Awards and Nominations
1997 Most Outstanding
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1997 All-Star Selections
1 All-Canadian Selections
DE Bobby Jurasin
3 All-Division Selections
T John Terry, III
DE Bobby Jurasin
DHB Dale Joseph

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1997 Saskatchewan Roughriders Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2)   Ben Fairbrother (OL) Calgary
2–4 (13) [WPG] Chris Szarka (FB) Eastern Illinois
4–2 (26)   Mark Raphael (CB) Ottawa
5–1 (34)   Andre Batson (WR) York
6–1 (42)   Dan Comisky (OL) Windsor

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