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1981 Saskatchewan Roughriders Game-by-Game Results

Canadian Football League (CFL)
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 Statistics
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

Date Game Res Home Road Record
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


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