The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 2005 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the West Division and won a playoff position in the crossover
  • East Division Semi-final

Saskatchewan Roughriders 2005 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 2005 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 37 55 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 18 9 9 0 18 441 433 W1 3-3-0
    Home 9 5 4 0 10 266 210 L2 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 4 5 0 8 175 223 W1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 12 256 236 W1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 185 197 L1 2-4-0

Full 2005 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 2005 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.528 3-2-0 (5) 3-2-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.458 2-2-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.611
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.611
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.278
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.278
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.556
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.611
Ottawa Renegades (2) 0.389

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Marcel Bellefeuille – Offensive Coordinator
  • Carl Brennan – Offensive line
  • Tim Kearse – Receivers
  • Ronnie Estay – Defensive line
  • Alex Smith – Special teams
  • Richard Hall – Assistant Head Coach

2005 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 28,800
  • Total: 230,090
  • High: 28,800
  • Avg: 25,565 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2004 Avg: +782
  • Low: 22,779
  • Sellouts: 2
  • % of Capacity: 88.77
  • Diff from League Avg: -2,883

More 2005 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

20052004 +/-
Average Combined Score 48.56 2.56 -
Average Winning Score 29.22 8.11 -
Average Losing Score 19.78 4.22 +
Average Home Score 29.56 0.89 +
Average Visitor Score 19.44 4.78 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.11 4.78 -
Average Margin of Loss 9.22 2.11 -

Stadium

  • 2005 home stadium: Taylor Field
  • Capacity: 28,800
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 2005 – 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 423375 9942141 6156117 6444108 266 (29.6)175 (19.4)441 (24.5)
Opponent 355186 4774121 8244126 4654100 223 (24.8)210 (23.3)433 (24.1)

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 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 8 (5-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (3-6-0)
After 2nd 8 (5-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (3-3-0) 11 (6-5-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (3-4-0)
After 3rd 7 (4-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (3-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 13 (7-6-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 2005 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Nealon Greene
  • 1 – Kenton Keith
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Jackie Mitchell
    • 1 – Omarr Morgan
    • 1 – LaDouphyous McCalla
    • 1 – T.J. Stancil

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Fred Perry
  • Special Teams Star

    • 4 – Corey Holmes

Saskatchewan Roughriders 2005 Player Awards and Nominations

2005 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Corey Holmes (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — Eddie Davis (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Gene Makowsky (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Scott Schultz (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — T.J. Stancil (Team Nominee)
  • Special Teams Player — Corey Holmes (Winner)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 2005 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) [TOR, WPG] Matt O'Meara (OT) McMaster
1–4 (4) Chris Best (OL) Waterloo
1–7 (7) [MTL] Nathan Hoffart (SB) Saskatchewan
3–4 (21) Matt Kudu (DL) Eastern Michigan
4–4 (30) J.O. Gagnon-Gordillo (DL) Eastern Michigan
5–4 (39) Dustin Cherniawski (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
6–4 (48) Ryan Gottselig (DL) Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Roughriders 2005 All-Star Selections

6 All-Canadian Selections
G Andrew Greene
T Gene Makowsky
DT Scott Schultz
DHB Eddie Davis
CB Omarr Morgan
ST Corey Holmes
8 All-Division Selections
WR Elijah Thurmon
C Jeremy O'Day
G Andrew Greene
T Gene Makowsky
DT Scott Schultz
DHB Eddie Davis
CB Omarr Morgan
ST Corey Holmes

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Tue. June 7
9:00 PM
SSK 14 @ CGY 18 L 24,700
5
Sun. June 12
5:00 PM
BC 37 @ SSK 23 L 25,771
1 13
Sat. June 25
10:00 PM
WPG 15 @ SSK 42 W 23,067 TSN
2 17
Sat. July 2
7:00 PM
SSK 23 @ HAM 21 W 29,032 CBC
3 21
Sat. July 9
7:00 PM
SSK 26 @ TOR 27 L 26,218 CBC
4 25
Sun. July 17
6:00 PM
HAM 13 @ SSK 32 W 23,421 TSN
5 29
Sat. July 23
10:00 PM
SSK 18 @ CGY 44 L 35,652 TSN
6 31
Fri. July 29
9:00 PM
OTT 21 @ SSK 16 L 25,198
7 35
Thu. Aug. 4
7:30 PM
SSK 13 @ MTL 42 L 20,202 TSN, RDS
8 39
Thu. Aug. 11
7:30 PM
SSK 17 @ OTT 22 L 20,607 TSN
10 50
Sat. Aug. 27
7:00 PM
BC 19 @ SSK 15 L 25,899 CBC
11 52
Sun. Sept. 4
7:00 PM
WPG 26 @ SSK 45 W 28,800 TSN
12 58
Sat. Sept. 10
8:00 PM
SSK 19 @ WPG 17 W 29,653 CBC
13 62
Sun. Sept. 18
4:30 PM
EDM 36 @ SSK 37 W 25,226 TSN
14 64
Fri. Sept. 23
9:00 PM
TOR 13 @ SSK 24 W 22,779 TSN
15 70
Sat. Oct. 1
10:00 PM
SSK 28 @ BC 19 W 34,711 TSN
16 72
Sat. Oct. 8
7:00 PM
MTL 38 @ SSK 34 L 26,900 TSN, RDS
17 76
Sat. Oct. 15
3:00 PM
SSK 18 @ EDM 19 L 53,216 CBC
18 82
Sun. Oct. 23
4:00 PM
CGY 29 @ SSK 21 L 28,800 TSN
20 89
Sat. Nov. 5
10:00 PM
SSK 13 @ BC 12 W 38,847 TSN
P1 91
Sun. Nov. 13
3:00 PM
SSK 14 @ MTL 30 L 31,199 RDS, CBC