The Toronto Argonauts’ 1986 Season

Season Summary

Toronto Argonauts 1986 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1986 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 31 34 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 10 8 0 20 417 441 W2 3-3-0
    Home 9 5 4 0 10 212 217 W2 4-2-0
    Visitor 9 5 4 0 10 205 224 W1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 8 7 1 0 14 198 145 W2 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 6 219 296 L4 1-5-0

Full 1986 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1986 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.330 4-0-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.600 1-4-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.528
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.222
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.194
BC Lions (2) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.611
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.361
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.611

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Art Asselta – Receivers
  • Ellis Rainsberger – Offensive line
  • John Meyer – Defensive backs
  • Sam Sanders – Defensive line

1986 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 54,000
  • Total: 236,538
  • High: 29,714
  • Avg: 26,282 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1985 Avg: -2,774
  • Low: 23,488
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 48.67
  • Diff from League Avg: +506

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Team Scoring

19861985 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.67 1.35 +
Average Winning Score 27.60 4.07 -
Average Losing Score 17.63 2.23 +
Average Home Score 23.56 3.06 +
Average Visitor Score 22.78 0.28 +
Average Margin of Victory 8.00 4.00 -
Average Margin of Loss 13.00 0.50 +

Stadium

  • 1986 home stadium: Exhibition Stadium
  • Capacity: 54,000
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1976 – Expansion/artificial turf

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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)
Toronto 325082 5268120 7134105 5753110 212 (23.6)205 (22.8)417 (23.2)
Opponent 392463 9656152 266793 5677133 224 (24.9)217 (24.1)441 (24.5)

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

Toronto Argonauts 1986 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Condredge Holloway

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Willie Pless

Lineman Star

  • None

Toronto Argonauts 1986 Player Awards and Nominations

1986 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Lance Chomyc (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — David Marshall (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dan Ferrone (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Lance Chomyc (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Willie Pless (Division Finalist)

Toronto Argonauts 1986 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) Marcus Koch (DE) Boise State
2–1 (10) [CGY] Donnohue Grant (DB) Simon Fraser
2–3 (12) Dwayne Derban (LB) British Columbia (UBC)
3–4 (22) [OTT] Mike Siroishka (WR) Calgary
5–3 (39) Brian Cluff (OG) Guelph
6–3 (48) Bruce Elliot (LB) Western Ontario
7–3 (57) Eric Jensen (OT) York
8–3 (66) Steve Delzotto (WR) York

Toronto Argonauts 1986 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
OLB Willie Pless
P Hank Ilesic
K Lance Chomyc
6 All-Division Selections
G Dan Ferrone
DE Rodney Harding
OLB Willie Pless
DB Carl Brazley
P Hank Ilesic
K Lance Chomyc

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Wed. June 11
7:30 PM
TOR 7 @ HAM 21 L 17,750
B 8
Tue. June 17
7:30 PM
MTL 13 @ TOR 24 W 21,780
1 12
Thu. June 26
7:30 PM
HAM 20 @ TOR 21 W 24,100
2 18
Fri. July 4
7:30 PM
TOR 20 @ MTL 12 W 13,287 CTV
3 21
Fri. July 11
8:00 PM
TOR 17 @ BC 28 L 43,326 CTV
4 24
Thu. July 17
7:30 PM
SSK 21 @ TOR 14 L 23,500 CBCE
6 31
Sat. July 26
9:00 PM
TOR 27 @ SSK 17 W 18,307 CTV
34
Fri. Aug. 1
9:30 PM
TOR 35 @ EDM 34 W 38,672 CTV
8 38
Fri. Aug. 8
7:30 PM
CGY 31 @ TOR 26 L 25,752 CTV
10 47
Sat. Aug. 23
7:30 PM
EDM 20 @ TOR 26 W 28,833
48
Fri. Aug. 29
7:30 PM
TOR 25 @ OTT 12 W 22,357 CTV
12 54
Sun. Sept. 7
1:30 PM
HAM 23 @ TOR 25 W 28,531 CBC
13 58
Sun. Sept. 14
1:30 PM
BC 34 @ TOR 24 L 29,714 CTV
15 66
Sun. Sept. 28
1:30 PM
WPG 26 @ TOR 16 L 25,300 CBC
16 71
Sun. Oct. 5
3:00 PM
TOR 20 @ WPG 48 L 28,356 CBC
17 75
Mon. Oct. 13
4:00 PM
TOR 14 @ CGY 37 L 25,939
18 78
Sun. Oct. 19
1:30 PM
OTT 21 @ TOR 35 W 27,320
19 82
Sun. Oct. 26
1:30 PM
TOR 10 @ HAM 20 L 24,430 CTV
20 86
Sun. Nov. 2
1:30 PM
MTL 21 @ TOR 25 W 23,488 CTV
90
Sun. Nov. 9
1:30 PM
TOR 37 @ MTL 16 W 9,045 CBC
P1 93
Sun. Nov. 16
1:30 PM
TOR 31 @ HAM 17 W 23,126 CTV
P2 95
Sun. Nov. 23
1:30 PM
HAM 42 @ TOR 25 L 32,041 CBC