The Edmonton Eskimos 1973 Season

Edmonton Eskimos 1973 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 71 80 L1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 9 5 2 20 329 284 W1 3-1-2
    Home 8 5 1 2 12 155 124 W1 4-0-2
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 174 160 L1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 7 3 2 16 248 193 W1 3-1-2
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 81 91 W1 2-2-0

Full 1973 League Standings

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

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 (1-1-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (4-0-1) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 5 (3-2-0) 2 (1-0-1) 9 (5-3-1)
After 2nd 4 (3-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-0-1) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 9 (7-1-1) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (2-3-1)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 2 (0-0-2) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 8 (7-1-0) 2 (0-0-2) 6 (2-4-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 2 (0-0-2) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (9-0-0) 2 (0-0-2) 5 (0-5-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Fri Jul 6
MTL 14 @ EDM 25 W 19,662  
B
Wed Jul 11
EDM 16 @ OTT 25 L 14,728  
C
Wed Jul 18
CGY 15 @ EDM 17 W 19,176  
D
Tue Jul 24
EDM 13 @ BC 26 L 18,874  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 31
EDM 33 @ WPG 22 W 24,526  
2
Mon Aug 6
WPG 3 @ EDM 10 W 19,801  
3
Tue Aug 14
EDM 11 @ BC 30 L 23,139  
4
Wed Aug 22
EDM 24 @ CGY 4 W 27,188  
5
Wed Aug 29
TOR 24 @ EDM 16 L 22,265  
6
Mon Sep 3
EDM 27 @ SSK 28 L 22,265  
7
Sat Sep 8
MTL 18 @ EDM 23 W 22,637  
8
Sat Sep 15
CGY 22 @ EDM 33 W 22,919  
9
Sat Sep 22 2:00 PM
EDM 20 @ OTT 32 L 20,306 CBC
9
Mon Sep 24 8:00 PM
EDM 22 @ HAM 17 W 27,978 CTV
10
Sun Sep 30
SSK 13 @ EDM 17 W 21,429  
11
Mon Oct 8
WPG 14 @ EDM 14 T 21,841  
12
Sat Oct 13
EDM 27 @ BC 13 W 21,377  
13
Sat Oct 20
BC 14 @ EDM 14 T 20,688  
14
Sat Oct 27
EDM 10 @ CGY 14 L 21,055  
15
Sun Nov 4
SSK 16 @ EDM 28 W 21,234  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sun Nov 18 4:30 PM
SSK 23 @ EDM 25 W 20,021 CBC
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Nov 25 1:00 PM
EDM 18 vs OTT 22 L 36,653 CTV, CBC

Edmonton Eskimos 1973 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.414 4-0-2 (6) 3-3-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.563 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.625
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.281
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.536
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.643
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.571

Team Scoring

19731972 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.31 -8.44
Average Winning Score 24.11 -4.89
Average Losing Score 16.80 +1.80
Average Home Score 19.38 -6.38
Average Visitor Score 21.75 +0.00
Average Margin of Victory 9.89 +1.49
Average Margin of Loss 8.80 -3.20

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 202848 344882 602787 4171112 155 (19.4)174 (21.8)329 (20.6)
Opponent 163046 352560 305585 435093 160 (20.0)124 (15.5)284 (17.8)

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Ray Jauch (Dec. 15, 1969 – Dec. 31, 1976)
Assistant Coach
  • Vic Rapp – Offensive Coordinator

Edmonton Eskimos 1973 Player Awards and Nominations

1973 Most Outstanding
  • Player — George McGowan (Winner)
  • Lineman — Bob Howes (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Dave Cutler (Division Finalist)
  • Rookie — Sam Britts (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1973 All-Star Selections

4 All-Canadian Selections
RB Roy Bell
WR George McGowan*
T Charlie Turner
DB Larry Highbaugh
8 All-Division Selections
RB Roy Bell*
WR George McGowan*
C Bob Howes (Tie)
T Charlie Turner
DT John LaGrone, III
DE Ron Estay
OLB Sam Britts
DB Larry Highbaugh

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Edmonton Eskimos 1973 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–7 (7) [OTT] Dave McGillis (HB) Calgary
1–9 (9) [HAM] Wayne Allison (QB) Waterloo Lutheran
3–4 (22)   Bill Sherwood (G) Ottawa
4–4 (31)   Gerry Blacker (RB) Waterloo Lutheran
5–4 (40)   Dan Syratiuk (T) Western Ontario
6–4 (48)   Gary Duffy (QB) Wisconsin State-La Crosse
7–4 (56)   Brian Jones (DE) Alberta
8–4 (64)   Doug Keene (RB) Eastern Michigan
9–4 (71)   Dave Campbell (DB) Queen's

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