The 2007 CFL season
was the 54th season of modern Canadian professional football. Officially, it was the 50th season of the league, and many special events were held to commemorate the event. Regular-season play began on June 28, 2007 at the Rogers Centre
in Toronto, Ontario
and concluded on Saturday, November 3, 2007. The playoffs began on Sunday, November 11, 2007, and ended with the championship game, the 95th Grey Cup
, at the Rogers Centre
, on November 25, 2007, with the Saskatchewan Roughriders
CFL News in 2007
On February 14, 2007, the CFL announced the game schedule for the 2007 season, introducing a 19-week schedule that included 18 regular-season games and one bye week
for each team. Bye weeks were taken consecutively by each division beginning with the East
in Week 8, creating two weeks of divisional rivalry games.
The year's regular-season schedule kicked off on Canada Day weekend and included the CFL's annual traditional rivalries — highlighted by the Labour Day
and Thanksgiving Classics. The Canadian Football Hall of Fame
game returned to Ivor Wynne Stadium
on induction weekend and featured the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
on September 15.
The regular-season concluded with a triple-header on Saturday, November 3, as teams finalized post-season positioning before the Division Semi-Finals began eight days later on Sunday, November 11. The CFL's Division Championships qualified the season's two......