1983 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season

1983 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season
Head coach Bud Riley (4-8)
Al Bruno (interim)
Home field Ivor Wynne Stadium
Results
Record 5–10–1
Division place 3rd, East
Playoff finish Lost East Final
Team MOP Johnny Shepherd
Team MOC Bernie Ruoff
Team MOR Johnny Shepherd
Uniform
Timeline
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< 1982 1984 >

The 1983 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season was the 26th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 35th overall. The Tiger-Cats finished in 3rd place in the East division with a 5–10–1 record. They defeated the Ottawa Rough Riders in the East Semi-Final, but lost to the eventual Grey Cup champion Toronto Argonauts in the East Final.

Preseason

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A June 10 at Toronto Argonauts 24–6 Loss 1–0
B June 15 vs. Toronto Argonauts 35–24 Win 1–1
C June 22 vs. Montreal Concordes 25–18 Win 2–1
D June 29 at Ottawa Rough Riders 47–40 Loss 2–2

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Regular season

Season Standings

East Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Argonauts 16 12 4 0 452 328 24
Ottawa Rough Riders 16 8 8 0 384 424 16
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 5 10 1 389 498 11
Montreal Concordes 16 5 10 1 367 447 11

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Season schedule

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 July 9 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 35–32 Loss 0–1
2 July 16 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 50–19 Win 1–1
3 July 22 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29–18 Loss 1–2
4 July 30 vs. BC Lions 34–20 Loss 1–3
5 Aug 6 at Toronto Argonauts 31–18 Win 2–3
6 Aug 13 vs. Ottawa Rough Riders 24–22 Win 3–3
7 Aug 21 at Calgary Stampeders 26–15 Loss 3–4
8 Bye
9 Sept 5 vs. Montreal Concordes 35–30 Win 4–4
10 Sept 11 at Edmonton Eskimos 50–21 Loss 4–5
11 Sept 18 vs. Toronto Argonauts 50–16 Loss 4–6
12 Sept 25 at Ottawa Rough Riders 29–25 Loss 4–7
13 Oct 1 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 34–19 Loss 4–8
14 Bye
15 Oct 15 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 34–22 Win 5–8
16 Oct 22 at BC Lions 41–16 Loss 5–9
17 Oct 30 vs. Calgary Stampeders 35–12 Loss 5–10
18 Nov 6 at Montreal Concordes 21–21 Tie 5–10–1

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Postseason

Schedule

Game Date Opponent Score Result
East Semi-Final Nov 13 at Ottawa Rough Riders 33–31 Win
East Final Nov 20 at Toronto Argonauts 41–36 Loss

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Awards and honours

1983 CFL All-Stars

References

  1. ^ a b c http://www.cfl.ca/schedule/year/1983/time_zone/0
  2. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/standings/1983/reg
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