1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Game-by-Game Results

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 6-10 12
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Semifinal
Coach: John Payne (6-10)
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Statistics
1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Roster

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses for 12 points, finishing third in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Tiger-Cats scored 280 points, but the defense conceded 338. Tom Clements threw for 1,809 yards. Leif Pettersen led the receiving corps, grabbing 56 receptions for 838 yards.

Ron Rowland carried the ball for a team-high 814 yards for Hamilton.

Harold Woods picked off 5 opponent throws.

John Payne coached the team. The 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats lost in the Division Semifinal.

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Regular Season Points For: 280
Regular Season Points Against: 338

Date Game Res Home Road Record
July 11, 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 19 at Ottawa Rough Riders 30 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
July 18, 1979 Toronto Argonauts 18 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 11 L 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0
July 25, 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 20 W 0-1-0 1-1-0 1-2-0
August 1, 1979 Montreal Alouettes 21 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 8 L 0-2-0 1-1-0 1-3-0
August 8, 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 0 at Toronto Argonauts 25 L 0-2-0 1-2-0 1-4-0
August 14, 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 27 L 0-2-0 1-3-0 1-5-0
August 21, 1979 BC Lions 22 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 L 0-3-0 1-3-0 1-6-0
September 3, 1979 Ottawa Rough Riders 9 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 W 1-3-0 1-3-0 2-6-0
September 8, 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 4 at Ottawa Rough Riders 44 L 1-3-0 1-4-0 2-7-0
September 16, 1979 Montreal Alouettes 21 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 L 1-4-0 1-4-0 2-8-0
September 23, 1979 Edmonton Eskimos 22 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21 L 1-5-0 1-4-0 2-9-0
September 29, 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17 at Toronto Argonauts 16 W 1-5-0 2-4-0 3-9-0
October 8, 1979 Toronto Argonauts 3 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 42 W 2-5-0 2-4-0 4-9-0
October 14, 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 26 at Calgary Stampeders 16 W 2-5-0 3-4-0 5-9-0
October 21, 1979 Ottawa Rough Riders 3 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21 W 3-5-0 3-4-0 6-9-0
November 4, 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20 at Montreal Alouettes 41 L 3-5-0 3-5-0 6-10-0
November 11, 1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 26 at Ottawa Rough Riders 29 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 Eastern Semi-Final


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