The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1998 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the West Division

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1998 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1998 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 21 46 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 18 5 13 0 10 411 525 L4 2-4-0
    Home 9 4 5 0 8 233 224 L2 2-4-0
    Visitor 9 1 8 0 2 178 301 L2 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 10 2 8 0 4 232 343 L3 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 179 182 L1 2-4-0

Full 1998 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1998 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.567 2-3-0 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.514 2-2-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.667
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.500
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.694
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.694
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.167

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Bill Dole – Offensive line
  • Clarence Murphy – Quarterbacks
  • Samuel Garza – Receivers
  • Gregory Marshall – Defensive Coordinator
  • Alex Smith – Linebackers
  • Richard Hall – Defensive secondary

1998 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,732
  • Total: 228,282
  • High: 33,058
  • Avg: 25,364 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1997 Avg: -1,673
  • Low: 21,686
  • Sellouts: 2
  • % of Capacity: 91.46
  • Diff from League Avg: +2,776

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Team Scoring

19981997 +/-
Average Combined Score 52.00 2.44 +
Average Winning Score 24.80 3.33 -
Average Losing Score 22.08 3.28 +
Average Home Score 25.89 1.11 +
Average Visitor Score 19.78 1.33 -
Average Margin of Victory 9.00 0.38 -
Average Margin of Loss 12.23 1.87 -

Stadium

  • 1998 home stadium: Taylor Field
  • Capacity: 27,732
  • Playing surface: Sand Filled Artificial Turf (OmniTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1996 – 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 462268 6370133 6451115 603595 233 (25.9)178 (19.8)411 (22.8)
Opponent 4184125 5869127 324072 74108182 301 (33.4)224 (24.9)525 (29.2)

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 5 (3-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (0-6-0) 7 (4-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (0-6-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 11 (1-10-0)
After 3rd 5 (4-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 7 (5-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (0-10-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 12 (0-12-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1998 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Mike Saunders
  • 1 – Reggie Slack
  • Defensive Star

    • None

Lineman Star

  • 1 – R-Kal Truluck
  • 1 – DeWayne Patterson

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1998 Player Awards and Nominations

1998 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Reggie Slack (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — DeWayne Patterson (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — John Terry, III (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Dan Rashovich (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Mario Smith (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1998 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–7 (7) Curtis Galick (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
2–1 (8) [HAM] Ousmane Tounkara (WR) Ottawa
3–7 (19) Kevin Pressburger (LB) Waterloo
4–7 (27) Jason Van Geel (LB) Waterloo
6–7 (42) James Rapesse (LB) Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1998 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
WR Don Narcisse
2 All-Division Selections
WR Don Narcisse
T John Terry, III

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Fri. June 19
9:30 PM
EDM 22 @ SSK 3 L 17,999
B 8
Thu. June 25
10:30 PM
SSK 18 @ BC 24 L 11,376
1 12
Fri. July 3
9:30 PM
TOR 10 @ SSK 19 W 21,714
2 14
Thu. July 9
7:30 PM
SSK 24 @ MTL 30 L 14,338
3 17
Thu. July 16
9:30 PM
EDM 14 @ SSK 28 W 21,686
4 24
Fri. July 24
9:30 PM
BC 25 @ SSK 20 L 25,055
5 25
Thu. July 30
7:00 PM
SSK 8 @ HAM 26 L 18,276
6 32
Fri. Aug. 7
9:30 PM
CGY 46 @ SSK 27 OT L 33,058
7 35
Thu. Aug. 13
10:30 PM
SSK 24 @ CGY 47 L 31,057
8 40
Fri. Aug. 21
9:30 PM
MTL 13 @ SSK 12 L 22,042
9 43
Thu. Aug. 27
10:00 PM
SSK 13 @ EDM 35 L 31,894
10 46
Sun. Sept. 6
5:00 PM
WPG 18 @ SSK 32 W 30,152
11 52
Sun. Sept. 13
2:00 PM
SSK 35 @ WPG 36 L 23,726
12 53
Fri. Sept. 18
9:30 PM
SSK 18 @ CGY 35 L 30,633
13 60
Sun. Sept. 27
3:30 PM
CGY 22 @ SSK 27 W 26,145
14 61
Sat. Oct. 3
1:00 PM
SSK 18 @ TOR 15 W 15,272
15 65
Fri. Oct. 9
11:00 PM
SSK 14 @ BC 31 L 22,465
16 69
Fri. Oct. 16
9:30 PM
HAM 34 @ SSK 31 L 21,893
17 75
Sun. Oct. 25
4:30 PM
BC 42 @ SSK 37 L 26,537
18 80
Sun. Nov. 1
3:30 PM
SSK 24 @ EDM 46 L 28,470