Saskatchewan Roughriders 31 @ Edmonton Eskimos 30

Game Details

  • West Division Final
  • 84th Game of 1997
  • Sunday, Nov 9, 1997 3:45 PM EST ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, AB
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 38,258
    • Capacity: 60,081
  • Broadcaster:
    • CBC
1996 and 1997 Edmonton and Saskatchewan Matchups
1996Week BEDM 18 @ SSK 23
Week 3EDM 24 @ SSK 27
Week 8SSK 8 @ EDM 25
1997Week BSSK 17 @ EDM 18
Week 2EDM 24 @ SSK 18
Week 6SSK 34 @ EDM 37
Week 14EDM 15 @ SSK 29
Division FinalSSK 31 @ EDM 30

Eskimos record vs Roughriders (Playoffs)

Last decade (1987 to 1996)
  • at Edmonton 3–2–0 (0.600)
  • Edmonton Total 3–2–0 (0.600)
All-time (through 1997)
  • at Edmonton 10–3–0 (0.769)
  • at Saskatchewan 2–5–0 (0.286)
  • Edmonton Total 12–8–0 (0.600)

1 – All-time game results for playoffs allow ties, as record is for games, not series.

Streaks as of Nov. 9, 1997 (Playoffs)

Eskimos streak at home vs Roughriders
Eskimos streak overall vs Roughriders

Boxscore

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter

1. SSK: Touchdown SLACK (5 yards) 5:30
  SSK: Convert Kick MCCALLUM
2. EDM: Touchdown FLUTIE (5 yard pass from MCMANUS) 8:59
  EDM: Convert Kick FLEMING
3. SSK: Touchdown MAYFIELD (37 yard pass from SLACK) 12:32
  SSK: Convert Kick MCCALLUM

2nd Quarter

4. SSK: Field Goal MCCALLUM (21 yards) 8:06
5. EDM: Single FLEMING (51 yards off a Punt) 12:03
6. SSK: Touchdown MAYFIELD (95 yard Punt return) 13:45
  SSK: Convert Kick MCCALLUM 13:45
7. EDM: Touchdown BROWN (20 yard pass from MCMANUS) 14:03
  EDM: Convert Kick FLEMING 14:03

3rd Quarter

8. EDM: Single FLEMING (43 yards off a Missed Field Goal) 10:02

4th Quarter

9. EDM: Field Goal FLEMING (26 yards) 5:19
10. EDM: Field Goal FLEMING (30 yards) 10:30
11. SSK: Touchdown SLACK (14 yards) 14:34
  SSK: Convert Kick MCCALLUM 14:34
12. EDM: Touchdown WILLIAMS (1 yard) 14:53
  EDM: 2-point convert FLUTIE (5 yard pass from MCMANUS) 14:53

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Roughriders 14 10 0 7 31
Eskimos 7 8 1 14 30
Statistics
SSKEDM
First Downs1724
Net Rushing13819
Net Passing199407
Net Offence291426
Pass Att/Com9/20
45.0%
28/47
59.6%
Interceptions by10
Fumbles Lost00
Punts/Net Avg.9/4.16/7.3
Penalties/Yards5/7110/77
Time of Possession28:4831:12
Individual
PASSING

SSKSLACK: 9/20, 199 YDS, 1 TD, 0 INT; EDMMCMANUS: 28/47, 407 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT;

RUSHING

SSKSLACK: 7/62 YDS, 2 TD; SAUNDERS: 8/42 YDS, 0 TD; DANIELS: 10/34 YDS, 0 TD; EDMBLOUNT: 7/16 YDS, 0 TD; MCMANUS: 2/2 YDS, 0 TD; WILLIAMS: 1/1 YDS, 1 TD; BURSE: 2/0 YDS, 0 TD;

RECEIVING

SSKWINANS: 3/90 YDS, 0 TD; MAYFIELD: 3/85 YDS, 1 TD; SAUNDERS: 1/12 YDS, 0 TD; NARCISSE: 2/12 YDS, 0 TD; EDMGORDON: 6/130 YDS, 0 TD; BROWN: 7/107 YDS, 1 TD; BLAIR: 5/84 YDS, 0 TD; FLUTIE: 6/68 YDS, 1 TD; BURSE: 3/18 YDS, 0 TD; BLOUNT: 1/7 YDS, 0 TD;


Roughriders coach: Jim Daley (W)
Eskimos coach: Ron Lancaster (L)

Game Extra

Lead Changes (Experimental)
  • Total: 3
  • Times SSK held lead: 2
  • Times tied: 2
  • Times EDM held lead: 0
Lead/Trailed and Time in Lead
SSKEDM
Largest Lead / Deficit+16 / NoneNone / -16
Final+1-1
SSKTiedEDM
Time in Lead50:5709:0300:00
Consecutive Points
SSK7 10 7 7 
EDM 7 1 14 8

Game Time Weather in Edmonton, AB

November 9th Hourly Weather Summary for Edmonton
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
City Centre A 1:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 1.3°C NNE (150°) at 22 km/h 68% 94.54 kPa
City Centre A 2:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 1.3°C NNE (180°) at 22 km/h 67% 94.44 kPa
City Centre A 3:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 2.1°C NNE (160°) at 24 km/h 63% 94.38 kPa
City Centre A 4:00 PM Clear 1.4°C NNE (160°) at 15 km/h 66% 94.35 kPa
City Centre A 5:00 PM Clear -0.3°C NNE (130°) at 11 km/h 73% -4 94.31 kPa

Conditions at Edmonton City Centre A (4.09 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

League Records Set and Approached in SSK @ EDM
Including known plays over 55 yards

CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR

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