Articles posted in July 2017

Centennial Cats Roared

Published on July 26, 2017

This following is a guest post by Terry Ott, looking back 50 years at the 1967 Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Canada’s Centennial year.


Greatest Defence Ever, Were They GOAT Team?

At the conclusion of the 1966 CFL playoffs, the defending Grey Cup champion Hamilton Tiger-Cats were defeated and humbled, appearing to be at the end of an incredible ten season run which included eight Grey Cup berths—including five straight appearances—and three national championships. The Ottawa Rough Riders had demolished and embarrassed the Tiger-Cats by an aggregate score of 72-17 in the two game Eastern Conference total point final played at the Autostade in Montreal due to the refurbishing of Lansdowne Park in preparation for the 1967 Grey Cup.

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Rulebook Updated to 2017 Version

Published on July 23, 2017

I am happy to announce that the Official Playing Rules for the Canadian Football League 2017 is now available in searchable permalink web format on CFLdb. The major area of change this year is the rewrite of the Statistical Scoring Rules section, so if that is your area of interest, give it a read to increase your familiarity.

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