1961 Ottawa Rough Riders Game-by-Game Results

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 8-6 16
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Frank Clair (8-6)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1961 Ottawa Rough Riders Statistics
1961 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster

The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 8 wins and 6 losses for 16 points, finishing second in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Frank Clair coached the team. The 1961 Ottawa Rough Riders lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Regular Season Points For: 359
Regular Season Points Against: 285

Date Game Res Home Road Record
August 12, 1961 BC Lions 7 at Ottawa Rough Riders 41 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
August 17, 1961 Ottawa Rough Riders 19 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
August 26, 1961 Ottawa Rough Riders 32 at Calgary Stampeders 1 W 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
August 28, 1961 Ottawa Rough Riders 29 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 10 W 1-0-0 2-1-0 3-1-0
September 2, 1961 Montreal Alouettes 24 at Ottawa Rough Riders 25 W 2-0-0 2-1-0 4-1-0
September 9, 1961 Edmonton Eskimos 35 at Ottawa Rough Riders 26 L 2-1-0 2-1-0 4-2-0
September 16, 1961 Ottawa Rough Riders 12 at Montreal Alouettes 26 L 2-1-0 2-2-0 4-3-0
September 24, 1961 Ottawa Rough Riders 29 at Toronto Argonauts 10 W 2-1-0 3-2-0 5-3-0
September 30, 1961 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21 at Ottawa Rough Riders 47 W 3-1-0 3-2-0 6-3-0
October 9, 1961 Ottawa Rough Riders 14 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 10 W 3-1-0 4-2-0 7-3-0
October 14, 1961 Montreal Alouettes 24 at Ottawa Rough Riders 14 L 3-2-0 4-2-0 7-4-0
October 21, 1961 Toronto Argonauts 21 at Ottawa Rough Riders 7 L 3-3-0 4-2-0 7-5-0
October 28, 1961 Ottawa Rough Riders 29 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 44 L 3-3-0 4-3-0 7-6-0
November 4, 1961 Toronto Argonauts 23 at Ottawa Rough Riders 35 W 4-3-0 4-3-0 8-6-0
November 11, 1961 Toronto Argonauts 43 at Ottawa Rough Riders 19 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 Eastern Semi-Final