1981 Saskatchewan Roughriders Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 9-7 18
Finishing 4th in the CFL's West Division
Coach: Joe Faragalli (9-7)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1981 Saskatchewan Roughriders Roster
The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1981 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses for 18 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's West Division.
Saskatchewan scored 431 points, while the defensive squad allowed 371. John Hufnagel passed for 2,743 yards, and Joe Barnes spent time under center, too. Joey Walters led pass catchers, hauling in 91 receptions for 1,715 yards. Chris DeFrance was targeted regularly also.
Lester Brown ran for a team-high 804 yards for the Roughriders.
Steve Dennis picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition. Vince Goldsmith topped the defensive unit with 17 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 62 sacks.
Joe Faragalli coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 431
Regular Season Points Against: 371
|July 2, 1981||Saskatchewan Roughriders 19 at Toronto Argonauts 18||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|July 12, 1981||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 22 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 20||L||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|July 24, 1981||Calgary Stampeders 25 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 16||L||0-2-0||1-0-0||1-2-0|
|August 2, 1981||Saskatchewan Roughriders 43 at Montreal Alouettes 23||W||0-2-0||2-0-0||2-2-0|
|August 9, 1981||BC Lions 28 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 24||L||0-3-0||2-0-0||2-3-0|
|August 15, 1981||Saskatchewan Roughriders 32 at Ottawa Rough Riders 16||W||0-3-0||3-0-0||3-3-0|
|August 23, 1981||Toronto Argonauts 14 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 38||W||1-3-0||3-0-0||4-3-0|
|August 30, 1981||Saskatchewan Roughriders 34 at Edmonton Eskimos 44||L||1-3-0||3-1-0||4-4-0|
|September 6, 1981||Montreal Alouettes 26 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 35||W||2-3-0||3-1-0||5-4-0|
|September 12, 1981||Saskatchewan Roughriders 32 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 25||W||2-3-0||4-1-0||6-4-0|
|September 20, 1981||Ottawa Rough Riders 23 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 26||W||3-3-0||4-1-0||7-4-0|
|October 4, 1981||Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 26||L||3-4-0||4-1-0||7-5-0|
|October 12, 1981||Saskatchewan Roughriders 28 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 12||W||3-4-0||5-1-0||8-5-0|
|October 18, 1981||Edmonton Eskimos 41 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 29||L||3-5-0||5-1-0||8-6-0|
|October 25, 1981||Saskatchewan Roughriders 24 at Calgary Stampeders 11||W||3-5-0||6-1-0||9-6-0|
|October 31, 1981||Saskatchewan Roughriders 5 at BC Lions 13||L||3-5-0||6-2-0||9-7-0|