1967 CFL season

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The 1967 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 14th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the tenth Canadian Football League (CFL) season.

CFL news in 1967

The offices of the CFL was set up at 11 King Street, inside the Montreal Trust Building in Toronto, with Senator Keith Davey as CFL Commissioner. Later on, Davey was succeeded on Thursday, February 23 by Ted Workman and then later, Allan McEachern.

The Committee on One League (COO) made recommendations to bring operating matters to be under the control of the league; it was later approved by the Board of Governors.

The Canadian Rugby Union changed their name to Canadian Amateur Football Association (now Football Canada) on Sunday, January 1 and turned over the Grey Cup trophy to the CFL.

In addition, the CFL set up and establishes the Players' Pension Fund.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats wore special helmets to commemorate Canada's Centennial as the country turned 100 years old.

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

Western Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary Stampeders 16 12 4 0 382 219 24
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 12 4 0 346 282 24
Edmonton Eskimos 16 9 6 1 266 246 19
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 4 12 0 212 414 8
BC Lions 16 3 12 1 239 319 7
Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 10 4 0 250 195 20
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 9 4 1 337 209 19
Toronto Argonauts 14 5 8 1 252 266 11
Montreal Alouettes 14 2 12 0 166 302 4
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
  • Calgary and Hamilton have first round byes.

Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1967

Conference Semi-Finals

Western Semi-Finals
Edmonton Eskimos @ Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date Away Home
November 11 Edmonton Eskimos 5 Saskatchewan Roughriders 21
Eastern Semi-Finals
Toronto Argonauts @ Ottawa Rough Riders
Date Away Home
November 12 Toronto Argonauts 22 Ottawa Rough Riders 38

Conference Finals

Western Finals
Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Calgary Stampeders
Game Date Away Home
1 November 18 Saskatchewan Roughriders 11 Calgary Stampeders 15
2 November 22 Calgary Stampeders 9 Saskatchewan Roughriders 11
3 November 26 Saskatchewan Roughriders 17 Calgary Stampeders 13
Saskatchewan wins the best of three series 2–1
Eastern Finals
Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa Rough Riders
Game Date Away Home
1 November 19 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 11 Ottawa Rough Riders 3
2 November 25 Ottawa Rough Riders 0 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 26
Hamilton won 2 game total-point series 37–3

Playoff bracket

  Division Semifinals     Division Finals     55th Grey Cup
                           
  East     E1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37
(11+26)
 
  E2 Ottawa Rough Riders 38     E2 Ottawa Rough Riders 3
(3+0)
   
  E3 Toronto Argonauts 22         E1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24
      W2 Saskatchewan Roughriders 1
  West     W1 Calgary Stampeders 1
(15,9,13)
   
  W2 Saskatchewan Roughriders 21     W2 Saskatchewan Roughriders 2
(11,11,17)
 
  W3 Edmonton Eskimos 5  

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Grey Cup Championship

December 2

55th Annual Grey Cup Game: Lansdowne ParkOttawa, Ontario

Western Champion Eastern Champion
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are the 1967 Grey Cup Champions

CFL Leaders

1967 CFL All-Stars

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Defence

1967 Eastern All-Stars

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1967 Western All-Stars

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1967 CFL Awards

References

  1. ^ "1967". 
  2. ^ "CFLapedia". 
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