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1987 Saskatchewan Roughriders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 5-12-1 11
Finishing 4th in the CFL's West Division
Coach: John Gregory (5-12-1)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1987 Saskatchewan Roughriders Roster
1987 Saskatchewan Roughriders Results

The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 5 wins and 12 losses and 1 ties for 11 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's West Division.

The Roughriders stumbled, scoring only 364 points, though they the leaky defense gave up 529, most in the circuit. Tom Burgess tossed for 1,691 yards, and Kent Austin took a significant amount of snaps, too. Ray Elgaard led the receiving corps, hauling in 63 receptions for 865 yards.

Walter Bender ran for a team-high 525 yards for Saskatchewan, and Timmy McCray also contributed to the rushing attack.

Harry Skipper intercepted 8 errant tosses from the opposition. Bobby Jurasin topped the defensive unit with 22 quarterback sacks.

John Gregory coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Tom Burgess24312752.316917.072.9145.86260.2
Kent Austin1569359.611727.531.9106.45162.8
Jeff Bentrim1828044.09055.021.1105.54940.2
John Hufnagel292069.02247.713.4310.35263.6
Jeff Tedford7457.1426.000.0114.31635.1
Walter Bender100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Walter Bender1485253.537 6
Timmy McCray864575.334 1
Jeff Bentrim292287.926 1
David Conrad361564.321 2
Kent Austin241385.831 0
Terry Cochrane171156.848 0
Tom Burgess261144.414 1
Denny Ferdinand12554.616 0
John Hufnagel3289.315 0
Glen Suitor11212.012 1
Albert Brown111.00
Ray McDonald1-1-1.00
Terry Baker1-2-2.0-2 0
Don Narcisse1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals38618244.748 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray Elgaard6386513.751 4
David Conrad4753211.352 1
Tony Dennis3440111.843 1
Tron Armstrong3141113.336 3
Walter Bender3030110.030 1
Todd Brown2749518.362 2
Don Narcisse2531912.843 1
Ray McDonald1629518.449 0
Eric Florence1415511.118 0
Terry Cochrane11847.627 0
Timmy McCray11585.315 0
Willis Jacox77310.417 0
Denny Ferdinand4174.20
James Ellingson3248.010 0
Albert Brown144.00
Totals324403412.562 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Dave Ridgway2323100.0574986.0467348952.1830174
Mike McTague3266.73266.70529759.47308


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Terry Baker137560340.9946
Mike McTague33115935.1510

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Fuller524037.845 0
Eric Florence281957.020 0
Willis Jacox151147.633 0
Harry Skipper15442.929 0
Tony Dennis5306.018 0
Billy Jackson11111.011 0
Bobby Jurasin11111.011 0
Tracey Mack221.00
Eddie Lowe100.00
Totals1208106.845 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Fuller1828916.140 0
Walter Bender1526517.738 0
Willis Jacox1024324.366 0
Timmy McCray620133.578 0
Denny Ferdinand719527.959 0
Tron Armstrong815118.929 0
Eric Florence712117.328 0
Albert Brown36923.023 0
Don Narcisse24522.524 0
Terry Cochrane33712.313 0
Tracey Mack11818.018 0
Billy Jackson11515.015 0
Totals81167920.778 0

Missed Field Goal Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Fuller1123020.987 0
Totals1123020.987 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Harry Skipper819824.855 0
Glen Suitor711216.056 2
Dave Sidoo78912.729 0
Joe Fuller5418.221 0
Mike McGruder5265.217 0
Rod Fisher23919.524 0
Eddie Lowe22814.027 0
Tracey Mack12020.020 0
Lynn Madsen11212.012 0
Bobby Jurasin166.00
Totals3957114.656 2


Player No. Yds Avg.
Bobby Jurasin22.00.00.0
James Curry11.00.00.0
Joe Fuller3.00.00.0
Gary Lewis3.00.00.0
Dave Albright2.00.00.0
Billy Jackson2.00.00.0
Nick Hebeler2.00.00.0
Lynn Madsen2.00.00.0
Ken Moore2.00.00.0
Steve Crane1.00.00.0
Mike McGruder1.00.00.0
John Walker1.00.00.0
Eddie Lowe1.00.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Dave Ridgway49234174
Walter Bender61000042
Ray Elgaard400024
Tron Armstrong3000018
Glen Suitor12000018
David Conrad2100018
Todd Brown2000012
Tony Dennis1000018
Mike McTague2208
Nick Hebeler10006
Timmy McCray1000006
Tom Burgess10006
Jeff Bentrim10006
Terry Baker00066
Don Narcisse0100006


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