BC Lions 43 @ Edmonton Eskimos 28

Game Details

  • Week 17
  • 61st Game of Regular Season (69th Overall)
  • Friday, Oct 17, 2008 9:00 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, AB
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 34,342
    • Capacity: 59,537
  • Broadcaster:
    • TSN in HD
2007 and 2008 Edmonton and BC Matchups
2007Week CBC 12 @ EDM 18
Week 2EDM 9 @ BC 29
Week 16BC 24 @ EDM 18
Week 17EDM 26 @ BC 37
2008Week 6BC 24 @ EDM 35
Week 7EDM 34 @ BC 40
Week 16EDM 27 @ BC 20
Week 17BC 43 @ EDM 28

Eskimos record vs Lions (Regular Season)

Last decade (1998 to 2007)
  • at Edmonton 8–6–0 (0.571)
  • at BC 5–11–0 (0.313)
  • Edmonton Total 13–17–0 (0.433)
All-time (through 2008)
  • at Edmonton 52–30–1 (0.633)
  • at BC 46–35–3 (0.565)
  • Edmonton Total 98–65–4 (0.599)

Streaks as of Oct. 17, 2008 (Regular Season)

Eskimos streak at home vs Lions
Eskimos streak overall vs Lions

Boxscore

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter

1. BC: Touchdown ROBERTS (1 yard) 6:06
  BC: Convert Kick MCCALLUM 5:54
2. EDM: Touchdown HARRIS (2 yards) 2:59
  EDM: Convert Kick PREFONTAINE 2:46
3. BC: Touchdown JACKSON (25 yard pass from PIERCE) 0:01
  BC: Convert Kick MCCALLUM 15:00

2nd Quarter

4. EDM: Touchdown MCCARTY (3 yard pass from RAY) 4:50
  EDM: Convert Kick PREFONTAINE 4:42
5. BC: Field Goal MCCALLUM (25 yards) 0:59
6. EDM: Touchdown MANN (12 yard pass from RAY) 0:04
  EDM: Convert Kick PREFONTAINE 0:03

3rd Quarter

7. BC: Field Goal MCCALLUM (16 yards) 12:09
8. EDM: Touchdown CAMPBELL (11 yard pass from RAY) 10:34
  EDM: Convert Kick PREFONTAINE 10:26
9. BC: Field Goal MCCALLUM (16 yards) 4:23

4th Quarter

10. BC: Touchdown ROBERTS (2 yards) 12:42
  BC: 2-point convert by PIERCE failed 12:22
11. BC: Touchdown SIMON (31 yard pass from PIERCE) 8:42
  BC: Convert Kick MCCALLUM 8:30
12. BC: Touchdown SIMON (36 yard pass from PIERCE) 0:54
  BC: Convert Kick MCCALLUM 0:54

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Lions 14 3 6 20 43
Eskimos 7 14 7 0 28
Statistics
BCEDM
First Downs
(Pass/Rush/Penalty)
27
(13/14/0)
14
(11/3/0)
Net Rushing14132
Net Passing378369
Net Offence519401
Pass Att/Com25/40
62.5%
24/33
72.7%
Interceptions by00
Fumbles Lost03
Turnovers on Downs00
2nd Down Conversions 17/289/18
Two and Out 35
Points Off Turnovers 100
Punts/Net Avg.4/48.06/48.2
Penalties/Yards3/275/43
Individual
PASSING

BCPIERCE: 25/40, 378 YDS, 3 TD, 0 INT; EDMRAY: 24/33, 369 YDS, 3 TD, 0 INT;

RUSHING

BCROBERTS: 20/102 YDS, 2 TD; PIERCE: 5/22 YDS, 0 TD; MCCALLUM: 1/9 YDS, 0 TD; JACKSON: 5/8 YDS, 0 TD; EDMRAY: 5/23 YDS, 0 TD; HARRIS: 5/9 YDS, 1 TD;

RECEIVING

BCJACKSON: 8/127 YDS, 1 TD; SIMON: 7/126 YDS, 2 TD; GRICE-MULLEN: 3/52 YDS, 0 TD; ROBERTS: 3/43 YDS, 0 TD; COLEMAN: 2/14 YDS, 0 TD; GREEN: 1/10 YDS, 0 TD; WILSON: 1/6 YDS, 0 TD; EDMPETERSON: 6/119 YDS, 0 TD; CAMPBELL: 4/76 YDS, 1 TD; MANN: 4/71 YDS, 1 TD; NOWACKI: 4/69 YDS, 0 TD; MCCARTY: 5/31 YDS, 1 TD; BERTRAND: 1/3 YDS, 0 TD;


Lions coach: Wally Buono (W)
Eskimos coach: Danny Maciocia (L)

Lions (10-6-0) Next vs Argonauts Oct 26
Eskimos (9-7-0) Next @ Roughriders Oct 25


Scoring summary, team and individual statistics courtesy of the CFL.

Game Extra

Lead Changes (Experimental)
  • Total: 7
  • Times BC held lead: 4
  • Times tied: 3
  • Times EDM held lead: 1
Lead/Trailed and Time in Lead
BCEDM
Largest Lead / Deficit+15 / -8+8 / -15
Final+15-15
BCTiedEDM
Time in Lead27:4615:0417:10
Consecutive Points
BC7 7 3 3 23
EDM 7 7 7 7 

Stadium Conditions at Kickoff

Mostly Cloudy, 13°C, wind 5 km/h from NE

Kickoff stadium and field conditions courtesy the CFL.

Game Time Weather in Edmonton, AB

October 17th Hourly Weather Summary for Edmonton
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Edmonton Municipal CR10 7:00 PM Clear 9.1°C NNE (260°) at 2 km/h 72% 100.99 kPa
Edmonton Municipal CR10 8:00 PM Partly Cloudy 7.3°C NNE (290°) at 8 km/h 81% 100.97 kPa
Edmonton Municipal CR10 9:00 PM Partly Cloudy 7.2°C NNE (300°) at 7 km/h 78% 100.90 kPa
Edmonton Municipal CR10 10:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 6.5°C NNE (330°) at 0 km/h 78% 100.89 kPa

Conditions at Edmonton Municipal CR10 (3.94 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Data from Dark Sky. Contains supplemental data (Conditions, Wind direction, Wind speed, Visibility, Pressure, Cloud cover) from Dark Sky estimated conditions.

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

CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR

Contributors

  • Steve Daniel/CFL

Notices

  • Data is verified (Data Complete)