2017 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season

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2017 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season
Head coach Kent Austin
General manager Eric Tillman
Home field Tim Hortons Field
Record 0–0
Division place TBD, East
Playoff finish TBD
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The 2017 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season will be the 60th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 68th overall. The Tiger-Cats will attempt to improve upon their 7–11 record from 2016, make the playoffs for the fourth straight season and win their 9th Grey Cup championship. This will be the fifth season under head coach Kent Austin and second under general manager Eric Tillman.


Negotiation List

On March 31, 2017 the Tiger-Cats announced they would be the first CFL team in history to publicly announce the players on their negotiation list.[1] Three players will be announced in each segment of Ticats All Access (a free subscriptiuon program); among the first three revealed was former heisman winning quarterback Johnny Manziel.

CFL Draft

The 2017 CFL Draft took place on May 7, 2017.[2] The Tiger-Cats had seven selections in the eight-round draft after trading their fourth round pick and two players for Justin Capicciotti and Xavier Fulton.[3]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team Hometown
1 4 Connor McGough DL Calgary Calgary, AB
2 13 Braden Schram OL Calgary Manning, AB
3 21 Kay Okafor DL St. Francis Xavier Enugu, Nigeria
5 38 Justin Vaughn DL Fordham Hamilton, ON
6 47 Jacob Scarfone WR Guelph London, ON
7 58 Brett Golding OL Wilfrid Laurier Dunnville, ON
8 66 Sean Thomas-Erlington RB Montreal Montreal, QC


Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results TV Venue Attendance Summary
Score Record
A Thurs, June 8 7:30 p.m. EDT at Ottawa Redblacks TSN TD Place Stadium
B Fri, June 16 7:30 p.m. EDT vs. Toronto Argonauts None Tim Hortons Field


Regular season

Season Standings

Team GP W L T Pts PF PA Div Stk
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0–0 Details
Montreal Alouettes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0–0 Details
Ottawa Redblacks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0–0 Details
Toronto Argonauts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0–0 Details

Season Schedule

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results TV Venue Attendance Summary
Score Record
1 Sun, June 25 4:00 p.m. EDT at Toronto Argonauts TSN BMO Field
2 Bye
3 Sat, July 8 10:00 p.m. EDT at Saskatchewan Roughriders TSN Mosaic Stadium
4 Sat, July 15 7:30 p.m. EDT vs. BC Lions TSN Tim Hortons Field
5 Thurs, July 20 7:30 p.m. EDT vs. Edmonton Eskimos TSN Tim Hortons Field
6 Sat, July 29 9:30 p.m. EDT at Calgary Stampeders TSN McMahon Stadium
7 Fri, Aug 4 8:30 p.m. EDT at Edmonton Eskimos TSN Commonwealth Stadium
8 Sat, Aug 12 7:30 p.m. EDT vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers TSN Tim Hortons Field
9 Fri, Aug 18 7:30 p.m. EDT vs. Ottawa Redblacks TSN Tim Hortons Field
10 Bye
11 Mon, Sept 4 6:30 p.m. EDT vs. Toronto Argonauts TSN Tim Hortons Field
12 Sat, Sept 9 6:00 p.m. EDT at Ottawa Redblacks TSN TD Place Stadium
13 Fri, Sept 15 7:00 p.m. EDT vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders TSN Tim Hortons Field
14 Fri, Sept 22 11:00 p.m. EDT at BC Lions TSN BC Place
15 Sat, Sept 30 6:30 p.m. EDT vs. Toronto Argonauts TSN Tim Hortons Field
16 Fri, Oct 6 8:30 p.m. EDT at Winnipeg Blue Bombers TSN Investors Group Field
17 Fri, Oct 13 7:00 p.m. EDT vs. Calgary Stampeders TSN Tim Hortons Field
18 Sun, Oct 22 1:00 p.m. EDT at Montreal Alouettes TSN/RDS Molson Stadium
19 Fri, Oct 27 7:00 p.m. EDT at Ottawa Redblacks TSN TD Place Stadium
20 Fri, Nov 3 7:00 p.m. EDT vs. Montreal Alouettes TSN/RDS Tim Hortons Field




Hamilton Tiger-Cats roster

Running backs


Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen


Defensive Backs

Special Teams

1-Game injured list
  • Currently vacant

6-Game injured list

  • Currently vacant

Practice squad

  • Currently vacant

Italics indicate International player
Roster updated 2017-05-11
Depth ChartTransactions
79 Active, 0 Injured, 0 Six-Game Injured,
0 Practice

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Coaching staff

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Staff
Front Office

Head Coach

Offensive Coaches


Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Coaching Staff
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  1. ^ "Ticats to become first CFL team to reveal negotiation list - Article - TSN". TSN. 2017-03-31. Retrieved 2017-04-03. 
  2. ^ Marquee moments highlight 2017 CFL schedule in Canada's 150th year
  3. ^ Capicciotti, Gaydosh switch sides as Riders and Ticats deal
  4. ^ a b 2017 Schedule
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