1998 CFL season
Regular season
DatesJuly 1 – November 1, 1998
Playoffs
Start dateNovember 8, 1998
East ChampionsHamilton Tiger-Cats1998-11-15
West ChampionsCalgary Stampeders1998-11-15
86th Grey Cup
DateNovember 22, 1998
SiteWinnipeg Stadium, Winnipeg
ChampionsCalgary Stampeders
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Canadian Football League team locations:
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West,
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East

The 1998 CFL season is considered to be the 45th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 41st Canadian Football League season.

CFL News in 1998

The Canadian Football League signed a five-year television contract with TSN. With the deal, TSN had the right to all CFL television broadcasts. The league also made a sponsorship deal with Adidas, which made them the official footwear, practice wear, and sport glove provider of the CFL.

For only the second time in history, the city of Winnipeg hosted the Grey Cup game.

Regular season standings

Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

West Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary Stampeders 18 12 6 0 558 397 24
Edmonton Eskimos 18 9 9 0 396 450 18
BC Lions 18 9 9 0 394 427 18
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 5 13 0 411 525 10
East Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 12 5 1 503 351 25
Montreal Alouettes 18 12 5 1 470 435 25
Toronto Argonauts 18 9 9 0 452 410 18
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 3 15 0 399 588 6

Grey Cup playoffs

Main article: 86th Grey Cup

The Calgary Stampeders are the 1998 Grey Cup Champions, defeating the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 26–24, at Winnipeg's Winnipeg Stadium on Mark McLoughlin's winning field goal. The Stampeders have won their first championship since 1992. The Stampeders' Jeff Garcia (QB) was named the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Player and Vince Danielsen (SB) was the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Canadian.

Playoff bracket

November 8: Division Semifinals November 15: Division Finals November 22: 86th Grey Cup @ Winnipeg StadiumWinnipeg, MB
E2 Montreal Alouettes 20
E3 Toronto Argonauts 28 E1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 22
E2 Montreal Alouettes 41 E1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24
W1 Calgary Stampeders 26
W2 Edmonton Eskimos 10
W3 BC Lions 33 W1 Calgary Stampeders 33
W2 Edmonton Eskimos 40

CFL Leaders

1998 CFL All-Stars

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1998 Western All-Stars

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1998 Eastern All-Stars

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1998 Intergold CFLPA All-Stars

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1998 CFL Awards

References

  1. ^ "CFLapedia".
  2. ^ 1998 Intergold CFLPA All-Stars