Edmonton Eskimos 33 @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30

Game Details

  • Week 1
  • 1st Game of Regular Season (10th Overall)
  • Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 8:30 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, MB
    • Surface: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
    • Field condition: Dry
    • Attendance: 25,458
    • Capacity: 33,022
  • Broadcasters:
    • TSN in HD (PG)
    • RDS2 in HD
    • ESPN2 in HD

Game Notes

Thursday Night Football Concert Series — The Reklaws

Kickoff at Investors Group Field was at 7:38 p.m. CT, and the total of the two delays was two hours 58 minutes. The total time of the game was five hours and 42 minutes.

In Thursday's game, the first delay lasted 83 minutes, after play was stopped with 8:41 left in the second quarter with Edmonton ahead 17-7.

It re-started at 9:55 p.m., but lightning started flashing across the sky again and the game was stopped with 1:24 remaining in the second with the Eskimos up 19-14.

After a 92-minute delay, the game continued at 11:52 p.m. Halftime was cancelled.

Eskimos edge Bombers in CFL's 2nd-longest game in history – The Canadian Press on CBC.ca
2017 and 2018 Winnipeg and Edmonton Matchups
2017Week BEDM 38 @ WPG 38
Week 9EDM 26 @ WPG 33
Week 15WPG 28 @ EDM 19
Division Semi-FinalEDM 39 @ WPG 32
2018Week BEDM 13 @ WPG 33
Week 1EDM 33 @ WPG 30
Week 16WPG 30 @ EDM 3
Week 21WPG 24 @ EDM 33

Blue Bombers record vs Eskimos (Regular Season)

Last decade (2008 to 2017)
  • at Winnipeg 5–6–0 (0.455)
  • at Edmonton 3–8–0 (0.273)
  • Winnipeg Total 8–14–0 (0.364)
All-time (through 2018)
  • at Winnipeg 54–43–1 (0.556)
  • at Edmonton 35–60–2 (0.371)
  • Winnipeg Total 89–103–3 (0.464)

Streaks as of June 14, 2018 (Regular Season)

Blue Bombers streak at home vs Eskimos
Blue Bombers streak overall vs Eskimos

Boxscore

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter

1. EDM: Touchdown WALKER (101 yard pass from REILLY ) 11:32
  EDM: Convert Kick WHYTE 11:14
2. EDM: Field Goal WHYTE (45 yards) 9:19
3. WPG: Touchdown DRESSLER (16 yard pass from STREVELER ) 5:57
  WPG: Convert Kick MEDLOCK 5:39
4. EDM: Touchdown REILLY (1 yard) 0:16
  EDM: Convert Kick WHYTE 0:00

2nd Quarter

5. EDM: Safety touch MEDLOCK conceded (6 yards) 6:27
6. WPG: Touchdown ADAMS (23 yard pass from STREVELER ) 1:24
  WPG: Convert Kick MEDLOCK 15:00
7. WPG: Touchdown FOGG (110 yard Missed Field Goal return) 0:00
  WPG: 2-point convert by STREVELER failed 15:00

3rd Quarter

9. WPG: Touchdown WOLITARSKY (20 yard pass from STREVELER ) 11:26
  WPG: Convert Kick MEDLOCK 11:08
10. EDM: Field Goal WHYTE (25 yards) 0:00

4th Quarter

11. WPG: Field Goal MEDLOCK (26 yards) 12:25
12. EDM: Touchdown REILLY (1 yard) 1:22
  EDM: 2-point convert BEHAR (3 yard pass from REILLY ) 1:22
13. EDM: Field Goal WHYTE (38 yards) 0:08

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 17 2 3 11 33
Blue Bombers 7 13 7 3 30
Statistics
EDMWPG
First Downs
(Pass/Rush/Penalty)
27
(13/12/2)
18
(9/8/1)
Net Rushing79137
Net Passing408178
Net Offence487315
Pass Att/Com32/46
69.6%
15/29
51.7%
Interceptions by21
Fumbles Lost02
Turnovers on Downs01
2nd Down Conversions 13/289/22
Two and Out 45
Points Off Turnovers 60
Punts/Net Avg.7/43.06/45.0
Penalties/Yards9/1005/37
Time of Possession34:4025:20
Individual
PASSING

EDMREILLY: 32/46, 408 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT; WPGSTREVELER: 15/28, 178 YDS, 3 TD, 2 INT; ROSS: 0/1, 0 YDS, 0 TD, 0 INT;

RUSHING

EDMREILLY: 11/43 YDS, 2 TD; GABLE: 9/40 YDS, 0 TD; WALKER: 1/-4 YDS, 0 TD; WPGHARRIS: 14/77 YDS, 0 TD; STREVELER: 7/30 YDS, 0 TD; DEMSKI: 2/20 YDS, 0 TD; DRESSLER: 2/10 YDS, 0 TD;

RECEIVING

EDMWALKER: 8/176 YDS, 1 TD; WILLIAMS: 4/74 YDS, 0 TD; STAFFORD: 5/69 YDS, 0 TD; HAZELTON: 4/37 YDS, 0 TD; BEHAR: 3/29 YDS, 0 TD; MCCARTY: 2/11 YDS, 0 TD; SMITH: 1/9 YDS, 0 TD; GABLE: 5/3 YDS, 0 TD; WPGDRESSLER: 4/74 YDS, 1 TD; ADAMS: 3/46 YDS, 1 TD; DEMSKI: 4/32 YDS, 0 TD; WOLITARSKY: 1/20 YDS, 1 TD; HARRIS: 3/6 YDS, 0 TD;


Eskimos coach: Jason Maas (W)
Blue Bombers coach: Mike O'Shea (L)

Eskimos (1-0-0) Next vs Tiger-Cats Jun 23
Blue Bombers (0-1-0) Next @ Alouettes Jun 22


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

Game Extra

Game Duration: 5:42
Lead Changes (Experimental)
  • Total: 4
  • Times EDM held lead: 2
  • Times tied: 2
  • Times WPG held lead: 1
Lead/Trailed and Time in Lead
EDMWPG
Largest Lead / Deficit+12 / -8+8 / -12
Final+3-3
EDMTiedWPG
Time in Lead27:0804:1328:39
Consecutive Points
EDM10 9 3 11
WPG 7 20 3 

Stadium Conditions at Kickoff

Mostly Cloudy, 27°C, wind 16 km/h from NW , Field: Dry

Kickoff stadium and field conditions courtesy the CFL.

Game Time Weather in Winnipeg, MB

June 14th Hourly Weather Summary for Winnipeg
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
Winnipeg the Forks 7:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 26.5°C N (100°) at 4 km/h 37% 28 97.57 kPa
Winnipeg the Forks 8:00 PM Overcast 17.9°C NNE (330°) at 18 km/h 90% 98.04 kPa
Winnipeg the Forks 9:00 PM Overcast 17.5°C N (30°) at 10 km/h 94% 97.89 kPa
Winnipeg the Forks 10:00 PM Overcast 16.7°C N (70°) at 13 km/h 93% 97.80 kPa
Winnipeg the Forks 11:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 17.3°C N (50°) at 13 km/h 91% 97.44 kPa

Conditions at Winnipeg the Forks (9.03 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

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

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

Regular Season
CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Longest Pass – Play 37th 37th 101 yards Michael Reilly
to Derel Walker (TD)
Longest Reception – Play 37th 37th 101 yards Derel Walker
from Michael Reilly (TD)

Sources

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Contributors

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