The Toronto Argonauts’ 1996 Season

Season Summary

Toronto Argonauts 1996 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1996 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 3 61 43 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 15 3 0 30 556 359 W3 5-1-0
    Home 9 8 1 0 16 269 183 W8 6-0-0
    Visitor 9 7 2 0 14 287 176 W2 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 8 7 1 0 14 292 158 W6 6-0-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 8 2 0 16 264 201 W2 4-2-0

Full 1996 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1996 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.396 3-1-0 (4) 4-0-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.478 5-0-0 (5) 3-2-0 (5)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.444
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.667
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.167
BC Lions (2) 0.278
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.722
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.278
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.500

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Adam Rita – Offensive Coordinator
  • Charlie Carpenter – Offensive line
  • Bill Bradley – Defensive Coordinator
  • Daryl Edralin – Linebackers
  • Mark Nelson – Defensive line

1996 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 52,595
  • Total: 183,891
  • High: 27,209
  • Avg: 20,432 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1995 Avg: +3,773
  • Low: 17,186
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 38.85
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,812

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Team Scoring

19961995 +/-
Average Combined Score 50.83 1.11 +
Average Winning Score 32.40 5.15 +
Average Losing Score 23.33 4.26 +
Average Home Score 29.89 9.00 +
Average Visitor Score 31.89 11.00 +
Average Margin of Victory 15.33 6.33 +
Average Margin of Loss 11.00 1.79 -

Stadium

  • 1996 home stadium: The SkyDome
  • Capacity: 52,595
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1995 – Reconfiguration

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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 5574129 8790177 6277139 6546111 269 (29.9)287 (31.9)556 (30.9)
Opponent 482573 6880148 233154 444084 176 (19.6)183 (20.3)359 (19.9)

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 (3-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 10 (10-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (4-2-0)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 10 (10-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 5 (2-3-0)
After 3rd 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 14 (14-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)
After 4th 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 15 (15-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)

Toronto Argonauts 1996 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Duane Dmytryshyn
  • 1 – Doug Flutie
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Mike O'Shea
    • 1 – Don Wilson

Lineman Star

  • 2 – Mike Kiselak
  • 1 – Oscar Giles
  • 1 – Vic Stevenson

Toronto Argonauts 1996 Player Awards and Nominations

1996 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Doug Flutie (Winner)
  • Defensive Player — Reggie Givens (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Mike Kiselak (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Paul Masotti (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — John Raposo (Team Nominee)
1996 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Michael “Pinball” Clemons (Winner)

Toronto Argonauts 1996 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) Kelly Whiltshire (CB) James Madison
3–2 (20) L.J. Eiben (WR) Humboldt State
6–2 (46) Tim Biakabutuka (RB) Michigan
7–2 (55) Craig Poole (WR) Windsor

Toronto Argonauts 1996 All-Star Selections

6 All-Canadian Selections
QB Doug Flutie*
FB Robert Drummond
C Mike Kiselak*
T Chris Perez
DT Rob Waldrop
ST Jimmy “The Jet” Cunningham
9 All-Division Selections
QB Doug Flutie
FB Robert Drummond
WR Paul Masotti
C Mike Kiselak
T Chris Perez
DT Rob Waldrop
DE Reggie Givens
CB Adrion Smith
ST Jimmy “The Jet” Cunningham

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Thu. June 13
7:30 PM
HAM 37 @ TOR 27 OT L 13,247
B 7
Wed. June 19
7:30 PM
TOR 34 @ OTT 6 W 14,024
1 11
Thu. June 27
7:30 PM
TOR 27 @ MTL 24 W 24,653 RDS, TSN
2 16
Thu. July 4
7:30 PM
HAM 38 @ TOR 36 L 26,333
3 21
Thu. July 11
8:30 PM
TOR 35 @ WPG 14 W 24,882 PPV
4 24
Wed. July 17
7:30 PM
OTT 4 @ TOR 34 W 17,288 TSN
5 30
Fri. July 26
9:30 PM
TOR 40 @ SSK 16 W 24,902 TSN
6 33
Thu. Aug. 1
7:30 PM
MTL 31 @ TOR 40 W 20,302 TSN
7 38
Thu. Aug. 8
7:30 PM
EDM 21 @ TOR 24 W 20,030 TSN
8 42
Thu. Aug. 15
8:00 PM
TOR 42 @ OTT 19 W 15,220 TSN, RDS
9 49
Sat. Aug. 24
1:00 PM
OTT 21 @ TOR 28 W 17,186 RDS, TSN
10 53
Mon. Sept. 2
1:00 PM
TOR 38 @ HAM 7 W 27,517 CBC
11 57
Sun. Sept. 8
1:00 PM
SSK 13 @ TOR 31 W 17,576 CBC
12 60
Sat. Sept. 14
10:30 PM
TOR 11 @ BC 35 L 15,323 TSN
13 64
Sat. Sept. 21
1:00 PM
CGY 22 @ TOR 23 W 27,209 CBC
15 72
Sat. Oct. 5
1:00 PM
WPG 12 @ TOR 28 W 17,310 CBC
16 78
Mon. Oct. 14
7:00 PM
TOR 23 @ CGY 30 L 27,436 CBC
17 82
Sun. Oct. 20
3:00 PM
TOR 24 @ EDM 17 W 27,567 CBC
18 85
Sun. Oct. 27
1:00 PM
BC 21 @ TOR 25 W 20,657 CBC
19 88
Sat. Nov. 2
1:00 PM
TOR 47 @ HAM 14 W 23,001 CBC
P2 93
Sun. Nov. 17
1:00 PM
MTL 7 @ TOR 43 W 28,390 CBC
GC 95
Sun. Nov. 24
6:30 PM
EDM 37 vs TOR 43 W 38,595 CBC