The Toronto Argonauts’ 2008 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 3rd in the East Division and lost a playoff position in the crossover

Toronto Argonauts 2008 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 2008 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 1 1 1 55 62 L1 0-1-1
Regular Season 18 4 14 0 8 397 627 L9 0-6-0
    Home 9 2 7 0 4 198 301 L6 0-6-0
    Visitor 9 2 7 0 4 199 326 L4 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 6 202 319 L4 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 1 7 0 2 195 308 L6 0-6-0

Full 2008 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 2008 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.411 1-4-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.639 1-3-0 (4) 0-4-0 (4)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.167
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.611
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (4) 0.444
BC Lions (2) 0.611
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.722
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.556
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.667

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Steve Buratto – Offensive Coordinator
  • Bill Macdermott – Offensive line
  • Jerome Erdman – Receivers
  • Kavis Reed – Defensive Coordinator
  • Marcello Simmons – Defensive backs

2008 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 31,074
  • Total: 262,702
  • High: 30,822
  • Avg: 29,189 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2007 Avg: -1,742
  • Low: 28,273
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 93.93
  • Diff from League Avg: +415

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Team Scoring

20082007 +/-
Average Combined Score 56.89 13.78 +
Average Winning Score 27.75 2.70 -
Average Losing Score 20.43 5.43 +
Average Home Score 22.00 5.33 -
Average Visitor Score 22.11 0.56 +
Average Margin of Victory 5.50 11.77 -
Average Margin of Loss 18.00 5.71 +

Stadium

  • 2008 home stadium: Rogers Centre
  • Capacity: 31,074
  • Playing surface: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 2008 – 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 563591 6468132 335184 454590 198 (22.0)199 (22.1)397 (22.1)
Opponent 503989 11197208 6285147 78105183 326 (36.2)301 (33.4)627 (34.8)

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 (1-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 9 (2-7-0) 1 (0-1-0) 8 (2-6-0)
After 2nd 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (3-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 12 (1-11-0)
After 3rd 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (1-7-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 15 (2-13-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 14 (0-14-0)

Toronto Argonauts 2008 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Kerry Joseph
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Jonathan Brown
    • 1 – Willie Middlebrooks

Canadian Star

  • 1 – Mike O'Shea
  • Special Teams Star

    • 4 – Dominique Dorsey

Toronto Argonauts 2008 Player Awards and Nominations

2008 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Dominique Dorsey (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Willie Pile (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Taylor Robertson (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Andre Talbot (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Kenny Heatly, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Special Teams Player — Dominique Dorsey (Winner)

Toronto Argonauts 2008 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–5 (13) Mike Bradwell (SB) McMaster
3–5 (21) Jean-Nicolas Carriere (LB) McGill
4–5 (29) Delroy Clarke (DB) Ottawa
5–5 (37) Richard Zulys (OL) Western Ontario
6–4 (44) [MTL] Tyler Scott (WR) Western Ontario
6–5 (45) Matt Black (DB) Saginaw Valley State

Toronto Argonauts 2008 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
ST Dominique Dorsey
4 All-Division Selections
R Arland Bruce, III
DE Jonathan Brown
S Kenny Wheaton
ST Dominique Dorsey

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Thu. June 12
7:00 PM
TOR 34 @ MTL 34 T 20,202
B 5
Thu. June 19
7:00 PM
HAM 28 @ TOR 21 L 21,422
1 11
Fri. June 27
8:00 PM
TOR 23 @ WPG 16 W 26,155 TSN
2 13
Thu. July 3
7:00 PM
HAM 32 @ TOR 13 L 30,822 TSN
3 18
Thu. July 10
10:00 PM
TOR 28 @ EDM 47 L 31,707 TSN
4 24
Sun. July 20
4:00 PM
EDM 31 @ TOR 35 W 28,522 TSN
5 28
Sun. July 27
7:00 PM
TOR 22 @ SSK 28 L 28,800 TSN
6 31
Fri. Aug. 1
7:00 PM
WPG 11 @ TOR 19 W 28,523 TSN
7 33
Thu. Aug. 7
7:00 PM
TOR 21 @ HAM 45 L 19,324 TSN
8 38
Fri. Aug. 15
7:30 PM
MTL 32 @ TOR 14 L 30,521 TSN, RDS
10 44
Mon. Sept. 1
7:30 PM
TOR 34 @ HAM 31 W 25,911 TSN
11 47
Sun. Sept. 7
1:00 PM
TOR 19 @ MTL 45 L 20,202 TSN, RDS
12 49
Fri. Sept. 12
7:00 PM
WPG 39 @ TOR 9 L 28,453 TSN
13 54
Sat. Sept. 20
6:30 PM
TOR 4 @ CGY 34 L 33,135 TSN
14 58
Sat. Sept. 27
7:00 PM
CGY 44 @ TOR 16 L 28,672 TSN
15 61
Fri. Oct. 3
7:00 PM
BC 24 @ TOR 20 L 28,273 TSN
16 65
Fri. Oct. 10
7:30 PM
TOR 16 @ WPG 25 L 27,268 TSN
17 70
Sat. Oct. 18
3:00 PM
MTL 43 @ TOR 34 L 30,262 TSN, RDS
18 75
Sat. Oct. 25
10:00 PM
TOR 32 @ BC 55 L 35,994 TSN
19 77
Thu. Oct. 30
7:30 PM
SSK 45 @ TOR 38 L 28,654 TSN