Season Summary

  • 11 wins, 7 losses, 0 ties
  • Finished 1st (in tiebreaker) in the West Division
  •  
  • West Division Final
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result TV
A
Thu Jun 23 9:30 PM
CFLAS 15 @ EDM 4 L  
B
Tue Jul 5 9:30 PM
EDM 44 @ CGY 25 W  
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result TV
1
Thu Jul 14 9:30 PM
CGY 0 @ EDM 33 W TSN
2
Sat Jul 23 8:00 PM
EDM 15 @ SSK 26 L CBC
3
Wed Jul 27 7:30 PM
EDM 35 @ OTT 28 W CFN
4
Thu Aug 4 9:30 PM
SSK 27 @ EDM 43 W CBC
5
Fri Aug 12 8:00 PM
EDM 14 @ HAM 22 L CFN
6
Fri Aug 19 9:00 PM
WPG 21 @ EDM 46 W CFN
7
Thu Aug 25 10:30 PM
EDM 10 @ BC 28 L TSN
8
Thu Sep 1 9:30 PM
BC 9 @ EDM 17 W CFN
9
Mon Sep 5 3:00 PM
EDM 27 @ CGY 11 W CBC
10
Sun Sep 11 4:00 PM
HAM 13 @ EDM 37 W CFN
11
Sun Sep 18 4:00 PM
TOR 21 @ EDM 38 W CFN
12
Sun Sep 25 1:30 PM
EDM 22 @ TOR 35 L  
13
Sun Oct 2 4:00 PM
OTT 12 @ EDM 40 W CFN
14
Mon Oct 10 3:00 PM
EDM 17 @ WPG 21 L CBC
15
Sun Oct 16 4:00 PM
EDM 32 @ CGY 29 W  
16
Sun Oct 23 3:00 PM
BC 35 @ EDM 15 L CBC
17
Sat Oct 29 10:30 PM
EDM 16 @ BC 51 L TSN
18
Sun Nov 6 4:00 PM
CGY 19 @ EDM 20 W CFN
Week Date/Time (EST ) Result TV
Final
Sun Nov 20 4:30 PM
BC 37 @ EDM 19 L CFN
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 48 40 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 11 7 0 22 477 408 W1 3-3-0
    Home 9 8 1 0 16 289 157 W1 5-1-0
    Visitor 9 3 6 0 6 188 251 L1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 12 228 235 W1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 249 173 L1 4-2-0

Full 1988 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) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (2-1-0) 8 (6-2-0) 6 (2-4-0) 4 (3-1-0)
After 2nd 7 (7-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 10 (8-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 3rd 6 (6-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 10 (9-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 4th 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.478 4-1-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.472 4-0-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
BC Lions (4) 0.556
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.333
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.611
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.500
Ottawa RedBlacks (2) 0.111
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.778
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.500
19881987 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.17 -10.78
Average Winning Score 33.45 -7.64
Average Losing Score 15.57 -8.00
Average Home Score 32.11 -7.67
Average Visitor Score 20.89 -7.89
Average Margin of Victory 16.18 -3.18
Average Margin of Loss 15.57 +7.29
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Edmonton 289 (32.1) 188 (20.9) 477 (26.5)
Opponent 251 (27.9) 157 (17.4) 408 (22.7)
1st Edmonton 41 (4.6) 52 (5.8) 93 (5.2)
Opponent 37 (4.1) 18 (2.0) 55 (3.1)
2nd Edmonton 75 (8.3) 44 (4.9) 119 (6.6)
Opponent 74 (8.2) 61 (6.8) 135 (7.5)
3rd Edmonton 70 (7.8) 31 (3.4) 101 (5.6)
Opponent 51 (5.7) 46 (5.1) 97 (5.4)
4th Edmonton 103 (11.4) 61 (6.8) 164 (9.1)
Opponent 89 (9.9) 32 (3.6) 121 (6.7)
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Gary Durchik – Offensive line
  • Mike Faragalli – Receivers
  • Don Sutherin – Defensive secondary
  • Mark Coflin – Linebackers
  • Mike Roach – Defensive line
  • Brian Dickinson – Special teams assistant
Edmonton Eskimos 1988 Stars of the Week
Offensive Star
  • 2 – Tracy Ham
  • 1 – Jim Sandusky
Defensive Star
  • 2 – Danny Bass
  • 1 – Ron Howard
  • 1 – Stanley Blair
Lineman Star
  • 1 – Blake Dermott
  • 1 – Brett Williams
1988 Player Awards and Nominations
1988 Most Outstanding
1988 Other Awards
Edmonton Eskimos 1988 All-Star Selections
3 All-Canadian Selections
DT Brett Williams
MLB Danny Bass
CB Stanley Blair
7 All-Division Selections
T Hector Pothier
DT Brett Williams
MLB Danny Bass
CB Stanley Blair
S Don Wilson
P Jerry Kauric
ST Henry “Gizmo” Williams

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1988 Edmonton Eskimos Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–8 (8)   Brian Forde (LB) Washington State
2–8 (16)   Branko Vincic (DE) Eastern Michigan
3–8 (24)   Greg Nyte (S) Simon Fraser
4–8 (32)   Todd Middleton (LB) Dickinson State
5–8 (40)   Greg Kratzer (WR) Dickinson State
6–8 (48)   Terry Ainge (HB) British Columbia (UBC)
7–8 (56)   Stephen Kasowski (K) Alberta
8–8 (64)   Neil Ferguson (DB) Alberta

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