Statistics and Award Abbreviation and Terminology Glossary

Standings

GP
Games played, total games played by the team.
L
Losses, games lost.
L6
Last six. Record in the last six games, in Win-Loss-Tie format.
OT
Overtime games, number of games to go into overtime.
OTL
Overtime loss, games lost in overtime. An overtime loss was granted 1 point in the standings from 2000-2002.
PA
Points against. Points scored against this team, or points scored by the opposition.
PF
Points for. Points scored by this team, or points scored against the opposition.
PTS
Points, points earned. Generally, wins are awarded 2 points in the standings and ties 1 point in the standings.
Streak
Current streak, win, loss or tie. For example, 2W would be a 2 game win streak while 4L would be a 4 game loss streak.
T
Ties, games tied.
W
Wins, games won.

Player Statistics

2-PT
2-Point converts, successful 2-pt convert attempt.
ATT, PASS
Pass attempts.
AVG
Average gain per attempt, reception or rush.
COM
Pass completions.
COM%
Completion percentage.
FF
Forced fumbles. Number for fumbles forced on the opposition or a player.
FGR, MFGR
Missed field goal returns.
FL
Fumbles lost. Number of times the opposition recovered a fumble of a team or player.
FM
Fumbles made. Number of times a player has fumbled.
FR
Fumbles recovered. Number of fumbles recovered.
GP
Games played, number of games player is on active roster
GS
Games started, number of games player is in a starting position on offence or defence
INT, IR
Interceptions, passes intercepted. INT can be used offensively/defensively, IR, for interception returns, is used defensively to differentiate.
INT%
Interception percentage.
KOR
Kick-off returns.
LG
Long. Longest pass completion, reception, rush or return.
PR
Punt returns.
REC
Receptions, passes caught.
RUSH, RA
Rushing attempts.
SK
Sacks. Number of times a quarterback is tackled behind the line of scrimmage. Used offensively and defensively.
Targeted
Number of times ball is thrown to a receiver, number of times receiver is intended target of pass.
TD
Touchdowns.
TD%
Touchdown percentage.
Thrown to
Number of times ball is thrown to a receiver, number of times receiver is intended target of pass.
TKL
Tackles. Number of tackles a player is responsible for.
PTS
Points scored. Touchdowns are worth 6 points, field goals 3 points, safeties 2 points, 2-point convert 2 points and 1-point convert and rouges are worth 1 point.
YAC
Yards after catch, or the amount the receiver gains after receiving the ball before being tackled. If a player is thrown a pass 10 yards down field and runs 40 yards to score, the 50 yard passing play would have 40 YAC yards credited to the receiver.
YDS
Yards gained, either passing, rushing, receiving or return (interception, fumble, punt, kick and missed field goal).

Awards

MOP
Most Outstanding Player — the CFL awards six Most Outstanding Player awards on an annual basis: Most Outstanding Rookie, Most Outstanding Special Teams Player, Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman, Most Outstanding Canadian Player, Most Outstanding Defensive Player and Most Outstanding Player. These are awarded during Grey Cup week, at a Thursday night gala before the championship game. “Outstanding” designates outstanding performance by a player, regardless of their value to their team. Each team nominates a player, team nominees compete for the nomination of their division, and the two division nominees compete for the award.
MVP
Most Valuable Player — the CFL awards two MVP awards in the Grey Cup Championship game: Most Valuable Canadian Player and Most Valuable Player.