The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario, . In the first season of the CFL, the Ottawa Rough Riders and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats made history when they played the first regular season CFL Grey Cup wins : , , , , . Naaman Roosevelt is still a big hit with the Riders The officials working tonight's CFL game at Mosaic Stadium should keep their eyes on Peter Dyakowski. VANCOUVER – The BC Lions looked confident on both sides of the football en route to a victory over the visiting Saskatchewan. West looks best in Week 4. Sign Up for E-News. Ottawa captures first championship in 40 years Game Capsule: Throughout most of the s and s, despite having two. Kent Austin Assistant coaches: This eventually led to rookie quarterback Brett Smith getting a shot as the starter. Kevin Glenn made up for his mistake July 9, Ian Hamilton.