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The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1985 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1985 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 82 100 W1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 10 6 0 20 432 373 L2 4-2-0
Home 8 6 2 0 12 245 168 L1 4-2-0
Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 187 205 L1 4-2-0
Intra-division 8 5 3 0 10 213 199 L1 4-2-0
Inter-division 8 5 3 0 10 219 174 L1 4-2-0

Full 1985 League Standings

Eskimos 1985 Opponent Appearances and Record

Opponent@ EDMEDM @
BC Lions (2)0-1-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Calgary Stampeders (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Ottawa Rough Riders (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2)0-1-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Toronto Argonauts (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Montreal Concordes (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches

  • Paul Boudreau – Offensive line
  • Don Sutherin – Defensive secondary
  • Danny Kepley – Linebackers
  • Steve Goldman – Offensive backfield
  • Denny Creehan – Defensive line

1985 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 60,081
  • High: 48,193
  • Avg: 42,031 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Variance over 1984 Avg: +1,054.0
  • Low: 39,144
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 69.96%
  • Variance from League Avg: +15,533

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Stadium

  • 1985 home stadium: Commonwealth Stadium
  • Capacity: 60,081
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1983 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st2nd3rd4th
HVTHVTHVTHVT
Edmonton653610148641125238908049129
Opponent41621036531961949684363106

Edmonton Eskimos 1985 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Matt Dunigan

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Danny Bass

Lineman Star

  • 1 – James Zachery

 

Edmonton Eskimos 1985 Schedule

Week Game Date Time (PDT clock icon ) Result Attendance TV
B 6 Fri. June 14 6:00 PM EDM 25 @ SSK 28 L 20,552 CTVW
9 Mon. June 17 6:30 PM BC 17 @ EDM 16 L 44,878 CTVW
C 14 Mon. June 24 6:30 PM WPG 22 @ EDM 7 L 19,781
D 17 Fri. June 28 6:30 PM EDM 34 @ CGY 33 W 12,732 CTVW
1 20 Fri. July 5 6:30 PM TOR 23 @ EDM 25 W 40,373 CTV
2 26 Sat. July 13 7:00 PM EDM 10 @ BC 25 L 38,055 CBC
3 27 Thu. July 18 4:30 PM EDM 19 @ OTT 41 L 20,000 CBC
4 31 Thu. July 25 6:30 PM WPG 23 @ EDM 25 W 41,173 CBC
5 37 Fri. Aug. 2 6:30 PM OTT 14 @ EDM 49 W 42,323
6 40 Fri. Aug. 9 4:30 PM EDM 23 @ TOR 43 L 29,056 CTV
8 48 Fri. Aug. 23 6:30 PM SSK 42 @ EDM 34 L 45,894 CTV
9 53 Mon. Sept. 2 1:00 PM EDM 34 @ CGY 28 W 18,000 CTV
10 58 Sun. Sept. 8 1:00 PM HAM 17 @ EDM 27 W 39,144 CTV
11 62 Sun. Sept. 15 10:30 AM EDM 27 @ SSK 15 W 26,205 CBC, R/C
12 64 Sat. Sept. 21 6:30 PM CGY 6 @ EDM 17 W 39,327 CTV
14 72 Sat. Oct. 5 4:30 PM EDM 17 @ HAM 12 W 15,512 CBC, R/C
15 76 Sat. Oct. 12 1:00 PM MTL 1 @ EDM 39 W 39,822 CBC, R/C
16 79 Fri. Oct. 18 5:30 PM EDM 37 @ WPG 18 W 29,162 CTV
17 86 Sun. Oct. 27 1:00 PM BC 42 @ EDM 29 L 48,193 CBC
18 89 Sun. Nov. 3 10:00 AM EDM 20 @ MTL 23 L 15,765 CTV
Playoffs Week 1 92 Sun. Nov. 10 12:30 PM EDM 15 @ WPG 22 L 29,191 CTV

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