The 2004 Renegades vs the 2016 Redblacks (A statistical look)

If you really want to be impressed with everything the Redblacks organization has accomplished in their short existence, look no further than where the Ottawa Renegades were in their third year. It’s a stark contrast that really becomes evident when you break down the numbers. Though the Redblacks only finished with a few more wins than the Renegades, as the stats bear out, the Redblacks were head and shoulders above their previous incarnation both on and off the field.

Game One:




Renegades win in Winnipeg 37-25

Redblacks win in Edmonton 45-37 (OT)

Game Two:

Renegades win at home vs Toronto 20-10

Redblacks win in Montreal 28-13

Game Three:

Renegades win at home vs Edmonton 44-15

Redblacks tie at home vs Calgary 26-26

Game Four:

Renegades lose in Montreal 46-22

Redblacks win in Toronto 30-20

Game Five:

Renegades lose at home vs Winnipeg 29-1

Redblacks lose in Saskatchewan 30-29

Game Six:

Renegades lose in Toronto 28-25

Redblacks lose at home vs Toronto 23-20

Game Seven:

Renegades win at home vs Calgary 31-30

Redblacks win at home vs Edmonton 23-20

Game Eight:

Renegades lose in BC 47-27

Redblacks lose at home vs Montreal 43-19

Game Nine:

Renegades lose at home vs Hamilton 31-19

Redblacks lose at home vs BC 29-23

Game Ten:

Renegades lose in Edmonton 56-17

Redblacks win in Montreal 19-14

Game Eleven:

Renegades lose at home vs Montreal 23-16

Redblacks lose in Calgary 48-23

Game Twelve:

Renegades lose at home vs BC 31-13

Redblacks win at home vs Toronto 29-12

Game Thirteen:

Renegades win in Calgary 26-24

Redblacks lose in BC 40-33

Game Fourteen:

Renegades lose in Saskatchewan 36-22

Redblacks lose at home vs Saskatchewan 32-30 (OT)

Game Fifteen:

Renegades lose at home vs Saskatchewan 32-25

Redblacks win in Hamilton 30-29

Game Sixteen:

Renegades lose in Hamilton 20-17

Redblacks lose at home vs Hamilton 39-36 (OT)

Game Seventeen:

Renegades lose in Montreal 52-21

Redblacks win in Winnipeg 23-10

Game Eighteen:

Renegades lose at home vs Hamilton 27-17

Redblacks lose at home vs Winnipeg 33-20

Final Regular Season Records:

The Renegades went 5-13 with 401 Points For and 560 Points Against equaling a difference of -159

The Redblacks went 8-9-1 with 486 Points For and 498 Points Against equaling a difference of -12

Playoffs:

The Renegades finished 4th in the East and failed to qualify for the postseason

The Redblacks finished 1st in the East, beat Edmonton in the East Final and upset Calgary in the Grey Cup.

Attendance:

Renegades: 0 sellouts with an average crowd of 23,049

Redblacks: 10 sellouts with an average crowd of 24,630 (including the East Final)

Quick Takeaways:

The Renegades averaged 22.2 points a game, scoring more than 20 points in twelve games, more than 30 in three and more than 40 once.

The Redblacks averaged 27 points a game, scoring more than 20 points in sixteen games, more than 30 six times, and more than 40 once.

The Renegades gave up 31.1 points a game to the Redblacks’ 27.6 points per game and were blown out seven times to the Redblacks two (A blow out meaning losing by 14 or more points)

The Renegades standard margin of victory was 10.8 points while their standard margin of loss was 16.3 points.

The Redblacks standard margin of victory was 9 points while their standard margin of loss was 9.3 points.

The Renegades lost 2 games by three points or less while the Redblacks lost 4 games by less than a field goal.

The Renegades had nine players start every game, whereas the injury ravaged Redblacks only had two (Jon Gott and Damaso Munoz).

By the end of their third years, both the Renegades and the Redblacks beat every other team in the league at least once.

Individual Stat Leaders:

QBs:

Kerry Joseph threw for 2762 yards with 13 TDs, 10 INTs and a 62.1% completion rate

vs

Trevor Harris throwing for 3301 yards with 16 TDs, 4 INTs and a 73.3% completion rate

RBs:

Josh Ranek rushed for 1060 yards and 8 TDs while averaging 4.8 yards per carry

vs

Mossis Madu rushing for 480s yards and 3TDs while averaging 5.3 yards per carry

WRs:

Yo Murphy made 61 catches for 1090 yards and 6 TDs

vs

Greg Ellingson making 76 catches for 1260 yards and 4 TDs

Defensive tackles:

Kelly Wiltshire made 76 tackles vs Damaso Munoz making 84

Interceptions:

Jonathan Ordway hauled in 3 INTs vs Abdul Kanneh and Mitchell White amassing 3 each

Sacks:

Roger Dunbrack had 5 sacks vs Zack Evans and Arnaud Gascon-Nadon having 6

Special Teams Tackles:

Kyries Hebert made 27 tackles on special teams vs Andrew Marshall’s 16

Field goals:

Sandro Sciortino converted 17/30 FG attempts and 35/36 PATs

vs

Chris Milo converting 47/58 FGs and 32/35 PATs

Punting:

Pat Fleming punted 135 times for 5359 yards, averaging 39.7 yards per kick

vs

Zach Medeiros punting 63 times for 2750 yards, for 43.7 yards per kick

Player Awards:

Renegades: None

Redblacks: None (but had four finalists)

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