The Edmonton Eskimos

Meta

  • Location/name history of team:
    • Located in Edmonton, AB
      • From Jan. 1, 1949 to Present as the Edmonton Eskimos
      • From Jan. 1, 1928 to Dec. 31, 1939 as the Edmonton Eskimos
  • Member of:
  • Regular Season Division/League Penants: (24) – 1928, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2015
  • Grey Cup Appearances: (23) – 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1960, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1996, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2015
  • Grey Cup Championships: (14) – 1954, 1955, 1956, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015

Edmonton Eskimos Regular Season Head-to-Head Record (Experimental)

Opponent GP W L T OTL PF PA
BC (Since 1954) 190 108 78 4 5 4429 3956
Calgary (Since 1945) 223 125 95 3 3 5205 4809
Hamilton (Since 1909) 91 57 33 1 1 2362 2085
Montreal (Since 1946) 74 43 29 2 0 1876 1670
Ottawa (Since 1909) 66 41 23 2 1 1986 1460
Saskatchewan (Since 1910) 215 121 92 2 3 5074 4443
Toronto (Since 1909) 92 49 42 1 2 2428 2123
Winnipeg (Since 1913) 190 101 86 3 1 4250 3872
Other 31 10 21 0 0 198 330
USA 15 13 2 0 0 486 235

Best and Worst Regular Season Records

Edmonton Eskimos Best Seasons
Year(s) GP W L T Pct
1 1989 18 16 2 0 0.889
2 1981 16 14 1 1 0.906
3 1957, 1955 16 14 2 0 0.875
4 2015 18 14 4 0 0.778
5 1986 18 13 4 1 0.750
6 1980 16 13 3 0 0.813
7 2003, 2002, 1995, 1994 18 13 5 0 0.722
8 1979 16 12 2 2 0.813
9 1975, 1953 16 12 4 0 0.750
10 2014, 1997, 1993 18 12 6 0 0.667
1991 18 12 6 0 0.667
Edmonton Eskimos Worst Seasons
Year(s) GP W L T Pct
1 1938 8 0 8 0 0.000
2 1929 6 1 5 0 0.167
3 1930 5 1 4 0 0.200
4 1931 4 1 3 0 0.250
5 1963 16 2 14 0 0.125
6 1932 4 2 2 0 0.500
7 1939 11 3 8 0 0.273
8 2013 18 4 14 0 0.222
9 1964 16 4 12 0 0.250
10 1949 14 4 10 0 0.286

Stadium

  • Current home: Commonwealth Stadium
  • Capacity: 56,302
  • Playing surface: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Last stadium change: 2015 – Artificial turf replacement

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Coaches

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Historical Attendance

Database Stats

Edmonton Eskimos Scoring Records

Regular Season

Most Points, Game
Most Points, Quarter

Regular Season Games Played Leaders

  • 274 – Rod Connop
  • 269 – Sean Fleming
  • 254 – Dave Cutler
  • 236 – Chris Morris
  • 213 – Blake Dermott
  • 213 – Larry Wruck
  • 200 – Henry Williams
  • 196 – Roger Nelson
  • 196 – Howie Schumm
  • 192 – Hector Pothier
  • 191 – Bill Stevenson
  • 185 – Leroy Blugh

Record Streaks for the Edmonton Eskimos Regular Season

Winning Streak
Overall
  • 14
    (Oct. 16, 1954 — Sept. 26, 1955)
  • 9
    (Sept. 24, 1989 — July 18, 1990)
  • 9
    (Sept. 12, 1982 — July 9, 1983)
Home
  • 17
    (Oct. 4, 1954 — Sept. 22, 1956)
  • 16
    (Nov. 6, 1988 — Sept. 21, 1990)
  • 11
    (Oct. 15, 1956 — Aug. 18, 1958)
Visitor
  • 7
    (Sept. 19, 1982 — Aug. 20, 1983)
  • 7
    (Oct. 18, 1954 — Sept. 26, 1955)
  • 6
    (Nov. 3, 1979 — Sept. 13, 1980)
Unbeaten Streak
Overall
  • 15
    (July 26, 1981 — July 17, 1982)
  • 14
    (Oct. 16, 1954 — Sept. 26, 1955)
  • 11
    (July 10, 1979 — Sept. 23, 1979)
Home
  • 17
    (Oct. 4, 1954 — Sept. 22, 1956)
  • 16
    (Nov. 6, 1988 — Sept. 21, 1990)
  • 11
    (Oct. 15, 1956 — Aug. 18, 1958)
Visitor
  • 9
    (Oct. 16, 1977 — Oct. 15, 1978)
  • 7
    (Sept. 19, 1982 — Aug. 20, 1983)
  • 7
    (July 26, 1981 — July 11, 1982)
Losing Streak
Overall
  • 13
    (Sept. 21, 1963 — Aug. 28, 1964)
  • 9
    (Sept. 2, 1938 — Aug. 25, 1939)
  • 8
    (July 13, 2013 — Sept. 6, 2013)
Home
  • 6
    (Nov. 2, 2012 — Sept. 6, 2013)
  • 6
    (Aug. 6, 1999 — Oct. 17, 1999)
  • 6
    (Sept. 8, 1962 — Aug. 5, 1963)
Visitor
  • 20
    (Sept. 28, 1929 — Sept. 17, 1949)
  • 10
    (Aug. 12, 1963 — Aug. 17, 1964)
  • 7
    (Nov. 6, 2005 — Sept. 16, 2006)
Winless Streak
Overall
  • 13
    (Sept. 21, 1963 — Aug. 28, 1964)
  • 9
    (Sept. 2, 1938 — Aug. 25, 1939)
  • 8
    (July 13, 2013 — Sept. 6, 2013)
Home
  • 6
    (Nov. 2, 2012 — Sept. 6, 2013)
  • 6
    (Aug. 6, 1999 — Oct. 17, 1999)
  • 6
    (Sept. 8, 1962 — Aug. 5, 1963)
Visitor
  • 20
    (Sept. 28, 1929 — Sept. 17, 1949)
  • 10
    (Aug. 12, 1963 — Aug. 17, 1964)
  • 7
    (Nov. 6, 2005 — Sept. 16, 2006)

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