Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Mon Jul 5
EDM 17 @ BC 15 W 22,816  
A
Fri Jul 9
OTT 5 @ EDM 1 L 14,768  
C
Fri Jul 16
CGY 21 @ EDM 24 W 16,000  
C
Mon Jul 19 10:00 PM
EDM 24 @ SSK 21 W 12,197  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 27
EDM 11 @ OTT 22 L 19,959  
1
Thu Jul 29 8:00 PM
EDM 15 @ HAM 17 L 22,786 CTV
2
Wed Aug 4
BC 19 @ EDM 20 W 19,816  
3
Wed Aug 11 11:00 PM
CGY 31 @ EDM 1 L 23,049 CTVW
4
Wed Aug 18
EDM 1 @ BC 11 L 32,454  
5
Wed Aug 25 11:00 PM
WPG 40 @ EDM 31 L 20,149 CTVW
6
Wed Sep 1 11:00 PM
TOR 16 @ EDM 15 L 22,261 CTVW
7
Mon Sep 6
EDM 7 @ CGY 23 L 23,616  
8
Sat Sep 11 9:00 PM
EDM 14 @ WPG 26 L 22,553 CBCW
9
Sat Sep 18 11:00 PM
SSK 19 @ EDM 3 L 22,474 CBCW
10
Sun Sep 26 4:00 PM
EDM 14 @ SSK 28 L 19,018 CTVW
11
Wed Sep 29 11:00 PM
MTL 11 @ EDM 12 W 13,346 CTVW
12
Sun Oct 10 5:00 PM
WPG 14 @ EDM 22 W 18,762 CTVW
13
Sat Oct 16 11:00 PM
EDM 9 @ BC 4 W 27,207 CTVW
14
Sat Oct 23 5:00 PM
EDM 34 @ CGY 12 W 19,549 CBCW
15
Sun Oct 31 5:00 PM
SSK 12 @ EDM 28 W 19,549 CTVW
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 66 62 W2 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 6 10 0 12 237 305 W5 5-1-0
    Home 8 4 4 0 8 132 162 W3 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 105 143 W2 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 5 7 0 10 184 239 W4 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 53 66 W1 1-3-0

Full 1971 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 13 (3-10-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (2-6-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (3-9-0)
After 3rd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (3-8-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.516 3-3-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.518 1-1-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.594
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.469
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.429
Ottawa RedBlacks (1) 0.429
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.714
19711970 +/-
Average Combined Score 33.88 -1.69
Average Winning Score 20.83 -0.72
Average Losing Score 11.20 -1.37
Average Home Score 16.50 -0.88
Average Visitor Score 13.13 -4.75
Average Margin of Victory 8.83 -0.94
Average Margin of Loss 12.10 -1.19
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 361046 273663 203454 492574 132 (16.5)105 (13.1)237 (14.8)
Opponent 385290 352863 512273 384179 143 (17.9)162 (20.3)305 (19.1)
Head Coach
  • Ray Jauch (Dec. 15, 1969 – Dec. 31, 1976)
Assistant Coaches
  • Al Benecick – Line
  • Joe Zaleski – Backfield
1971 Player Awards and Nominations
1971 Most Outstanding
Edmonton Eskimos 1971 All-Star Selections
1 All-Canadian Selections
DB Dick Dupuis
3 All-Division Selections
DT John LaGrone, III
OLB Dave Gasser (Tie)
DB Dick Dupuis*

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1971 Edmonton Eskimos Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4)   Mel Smith (E) Alberta
1–8 (8) [CGY] Cam Innes (C) Queen's
2–4 (13)   Pat Lett (T) Guelph
3–4 (22)   Gene Wolkowski (E) Guelph
4–4 (31)   Dick Flynn (G) New Brunswick
5–4 (40)   Don Tallas (QB) Alberta
6–4 (49)   Bob Rowe (LB) Calgary
7–4 (58)   Jack Buchan (E) Toronto
8–4   Pass
9–4   Pass

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