1979 Calgary Stampeders Game-by-Game Results

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 12-4 24
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Final
Coach: Jack Gotta (12-4)
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1979 Calgary Stampeders Statistics
1979 Calgary Stampeders Roster

The Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses for 24 points, finishing second in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Stampeders piled up points with 382 points, and the solid defense conceded 278. Ken Johnson passed for 2,344 yards. Tom Forzani led the receiving corps, grabbing 58 receptions, while Willie Armstead contributed 968 receiving yards.

James Sykes carried the ball for a team-high 703 yards for Calgary, while Willie Burden also contributed to the rushing attack.

The larcenous defense pounced on 59 turnovers. Al Burleson picked off 9 opponent throws.

Jack Gotta coached the team. The 1979 Calgary Stampeders lost in the Division Final.

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Regular Season Points For: 382
Regular Season Points Against: 278

Date Game Res Home Road Record
July 18, 1979 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7 at Calgary Stampeders 35 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
July 25, 1979 Calgary Stampeders 19 at Montreal Alouettes 7 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
July 31, 1979 Calgary Stampeders 9 at Edmonton Eskimos 44 L 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
August 8, 1979 Ottawa Rough Riders 17 at Calgary Stampeders 27 W 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
August 15, 1979 BC Lions 10 at Calgary Stampeders 22 W 3-0-0 1-1-0 4-1-0
August 22, 1979 Calgary Stampeders 6 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 5 W 3-0-0 2-1-0 5-1-0
August 28, 1979 Calgary Stampeders 17 at BC Lions 18 L 3-0-0 2-2-0 5-2-0
September 3, 1979 Edmonton Eskimos 27 at Calgary Stampeders 1 L 3-1-0 2-2-0 5-3-0
September 16, 1979 Calgary Stampeders 52 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 10 W 3-1-0 3-2-0 6-3-0
September 23, 1979 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 23 at Calgary Stampeders 28 W 4-1-0 3-2-0 7-3-0
September 30, 1979 Edmonton Eskimos 19 at Calgary Stampeders 26 W 5-1-0 3-2-0 8-3-0
October 8, 1979 Calgary Stampeders 18 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13 W 5-1-0 4-2-0 9-3-0
October 14, 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 26 at Calgary Stampeders 16 L 5-2-0 4-2-0 9-4-0
October 20, 1979 Calgary Stampeders 37 at BC Lions 32 W 5-2-0 5-2-0 10-4-0
October 28, 1979 Calgary Stampeders 28 at Toronto Argonauts 12 W 5-2-0 6-2-0 11-4-0
November 4, 1979 Saskatchewan Roughriders 8 at Calgary Stampeders 41 W 6-2-0 6-2-0 12-4-0
November 10, 1979 BC Lions 2 at Calgary Stampeders 37 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 Western Semi-Final
November 18, 1979 Calgary Stampeders 7 at Edmonton Eskimos 19 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 Western Final


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