Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
B
Fri Jun 14 9:00 PM
EDM 25 @ SSK 28 L 20,552 CTVW
B
Mon Jun 17 9:30 PM
BC 17 @ EDM 16 L 44,878 CTVW
C
Mon Jun 24 9:30 PM
WPG 22 @ EDM 7 L 19,781  
D
Fri Jun 28 9:30 PM
EDM 34 @ CGY 33 W 12,732 CTVW
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Jul 5 9:30 PM
TOR 23 @ EDM 25 W 40,373 CTV
2
Sat Jul 13 10:00 PM
EDM 10 @ BC 25 L 38,055 CBC
3
Thu Jul 18 7:30 PM
EDM 19 @ OTT 41 L 20,000 CBC
4
Thu Jul 25 9:30 PM
WPG 23 @ EDM 25 W 41,173 CBC
5
Fri Aug 2 9:30 PM
OTT 14 @ EDM 49 W 42,323  
6
Fri Aug 9 7:30 PM
EDM 23 @ TOR 43 L 29,056 CTV
8
Fri Aug 23 9:30 PM
SSK 42 @ EDM 34 L 45,894 CTV
9
Mon Sep 2 4:00 PM
EDM 34 @ CGY 28 W 18,000 CTV
10
Sun Sep 8 4:00 PM
HAM 17 @ EDM 27 W 39,144 CTV
11
Sun Sep 15 1:30 PM
EDM 27 @ SSK 15 W 26,205 CBC, R/C
12
Sat Sep 21 9:30 PM
CGY 6 @ EDM 17 W 39,327 CTV
14
Sat Oct 5 7:30 PM
EDM 17 @ HAM 12 W 15,512 CBC, R/C
15
Sat Oct 12 4:00 PM
MTL 1 @ EDM 39 W 39,822 CBC, R/C
16
Fri Oct 18 8:30 PM
EDM 37 @ WPG 18 W 29,162 CTV
17
Sun Oct 27 4:00 PM
BC 42 @ EDM 29 L 48,193 CBC
18
Sun Nov 3 1:00 PM
EDM 20 @ MTL 23 L 15,765 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 10 3:30 PM
EDM 15 @ WPG 22 L 29,191 CTV
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
   Divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 213 199 L1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 219 174 L1 4-2-0

Full 1985 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 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 8 (3-5-0)
After 2nd 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 6 (5-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 8 (4-4-0)
After 3rd 3 (3-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 7 (6-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.516 2-2-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.453 4-0-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.813
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.188
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.750
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.500
Ottawa RedBlacks (2) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.375
19851984 +/-
Average Combined Score 50.31 -6.38
Average Winning Score 29.70 -5.52
Average Losing Score 22.50 +1.50
Average Home Score 30.63 -3.75
Average Visitor Score 23.38 -0.25
Average Margin of Victory 14.00 +0.33
Average Margin of Loss 13.50 -1.07
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 6536101 4864112 523890 8049129 245 (30.6)187 (23.4)432 (27.0)
Opponent 4162103 653196 194968 4363106 205 (25.6)168 (21.0)373 (23.3)
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Paul Boudreau – Offensive line
  • Steve Goldman – Offensive backfield
  • Dan Kepley – Linebackers
  • Denny Creehan – Defensive line
  • Don Sutherin – Defensive secondary
Edmonton Eskimos 1985 Stars of the Week
Offensive Star
  • 1 – Matt Dunigan
Defensive Star
  • 1 – Danny Bass
Lineman Star
  • 1 – James Zachery
1985 Player Awards and Nominations
1985 Most Outstanding
Edmonton Eskimos 1985 All-Star Selections
1 All-Canadian Selections
QB Matt Dunigan
4 All-Division Selections
QB Matt Dunigan
G Leo Blanchard
MLB Danny Bass
P Tom Dixon

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1985 Edmonton Eskimos Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5)   Peter Emsky (OL) Washington State
3–5 (23)   Mark Horvath (DB) McMaster
3–7 (25) [BC] Renzo Passaretti (LB) Saint Mary's
4–5 (32)   Clorindo Grilli (RB) McMaster
5–5 (41)   Tom Richards (RB) Alberta
6–5 (50)   Harold Reimer (OL) Alberta
7–5 (59)   Bill Starke (WR) Western Ontario
8–5 (68)   Dana Donald (DB) Alberta
9–5 (77)   Mike McLean (LB) Alberta

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