1996 Toronto Argonauts Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 15-3 30
Finishing 1st in the CFL's East Division
Postseason: 2-0 Won Grey Cup
Coach: Don Matthews (15-3)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1996 Toronto Argonauts Roster
1996 Toronto Argonauts Results

The Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 15 wins and 3 losses for 30 points, finishing first in the CFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-0.

On offense, Toronto scored 660 points, best in the league. The defense proved to be a force, as the Argonauts conceded 327 points, the lowest total in the circuit. Doug Flutie triggered the aerial attack, passing for 5,720 yards. Michael Clemons paced the receiving corps, snagging 116 passes for 1,268 yards. Paul Masotti was targeted regularly, too.

Robert Drummond carried the ball for a team-best 935 yards, and Doug Flutie also contributed to the rushing attack.

The opportunistic defense manufactured 65 turnovers, best in the league. Adrion Smith and Donald Smith each seized 5 opponent throws. Tim Cofield and Rob Waldrop each sacked opposing passers 9 times.

Don Matthews coached the team. The 1996 Toronto Argonauts won the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Doug Flutie67743464.157208.4294.3172.59794.5
Mike Vanderjagt2150.02814.000.000.02895.8
Marquel Fleetwood10550.0161.600.0330.01416.7
Michael Clemons100.
Robert Drummond100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robert Drummond1609355.879 11
Doug Flutie1017567.537 9
Michael Clemons612864.723 5
Marquel Fleetwood78311.928 1
Jimmy Cunningham199.00
Duane Dmytryshyn252.50
Reggie Givens111.00
Totals33320756.279 26


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michael Clemons116126810.952 4
Paul Masotti73102314.097 7
Robert Drummond7279811.145 6
Jimmy Cunningham6280012.937 1
Tyrone Williams6089514.945 7
Mike Morreale1937819.947 0
Jeff Fairholm1421815.630 1
Duane Dmytryshyn1321816.828 2
John Morton88610.821 1
Norm Casola27135.536 0
J.P. Izquierdo199.00
Totals440576413.197 29


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Mike Vanderjagt5959100.0564071.41485493358.0832195


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Mike Vanderjagt103445943.3703

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jimmy Cunningham8597611.593 2
Michael Clemons1114513.249 0
Totals96112111.793 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michael Clemons3388326.872 0
Jimmy Cunningham3869318.249 0
Sean Reade23216.018 0
Cooper Harris177.00
Mike O'Shea155.00
J.P. Izquierdo122.00
Mike Morreale221.00
Duane Dmytryshyn100.00
Totals79163520.772 0

Missed Field Goal Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jimmy Cunningham515030.055 0
Michael Clemons14444.044 0
Dan Murphy122.00
Totals719628.055 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Donald Smith57214.444 0
Adrion Smith57114.244 1
Dan Murphy25226.048 0
Mike O'Shea22412.014 0
Ken Benson22311.520 0
Ed Berry15151.051 0
Don Wilson14242.042 0
Les Smith14040.040 0
Marcello Simmons11010.010 0
George Nimako166.00
Reggie Givens100.00
Totals2239117.851 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Rob Waldrop9.065.07.2
Tim Cofield9.061.06.8
Reggie Givens8.058.07.2
Andrew Stewart4.031.07.8
Alex Gordon4.029.07.2
Oscar Giles3.030.010.0
Noah Cantor2.025.012.5
Ken Benson2.021.010.5
Don Wilson2.015.07.5
Demetrious Maxie1.04.04.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Mike Vanderjagt405919198
Robert Drummond116000102
Doug Flutie900054
Michael Clemons5400000054
Tyrone Williams700042
Paul Masotti700042
Jimmy Cunningham0120000018
Duane Dmytryshyn02000012
Adrion Smith010006
John Morton10006
Marquel Fleetwood10006
Jeff Fairholm10006


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