The Edmonton Eskimos 1978 Season

Edmonton Eskimos 1978 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 99 58 W1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 10 4 2 22 452 301 L2 2-3-1
    Home 8 4 3 1 9 193 146 L2 3-2-1
    Visitor 8 6 1 1 13 259 155 L1 4-1-1
   Divisional opponent 12 7 3 2 16 291 236 L2 2-3-1
   Non-divisional opponent 4 3 1 0 6 161 65 W3 3-1-0

Full 1978 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 6 (4-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (2-0-1) 10 (7-2-1) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (2-2-1)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-3-1) 8 (6-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (10-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-3-1)
After 3rd 6 (4-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-1-1) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-1-1) 12 (10-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-2-2)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (10-0-0) 2 (0-0-2) 4 (0-4-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Tue Jun 13 10:00 PM
EDM 19 @ CGY 25 L 22,155  
B
Sat Jun 17 9:30 PM
TOR 14 @ EDM 26 W 25,007  
C
Sat Jun 24 8:00 PM
EDM 8 @ HAM 18 L 20,056  
D
Tue Jul 4 9:30 PM
BC 1 @ EDM 46 W 22,795  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Jul 12 9:30 PM
CGY 17 @ EDM 33 W 25,277  
2
Tue Jul 18 9:00 PM
EDM 29 @ WPG 28 W 25,973 CBCW
3
Wed Jul 26 10:00 PM
EDM 46 @ SSK 11 W 19,587  
4
Tue Aug 1 9:30 PM
OTT 24 @ EDM 23 L 25,000 CTV
6
Wed Aug 16 8:00 PM
EDM 40 @ TOR 3 W 49,168 CTV
7
Wed Aug 23 9:30 PM
WPG 8 @ EDM 14 W 24,962 CTVW
8
Wed Aug 30 9:30 PM
BC 10 @ EDM 18 W 42,768  
9
Mon Sep 4 4:00 PM
EDM 28 @ CGY 28 T 26,888 CBC
10
Sun Sep 10 4:30 PM
HAM 16 @ EDM 56 W 42,763 CBCW
11
Sun Sep 17 4:30 PM
EDM 25 @ SSK 20 W 21,149  
12
Sun Sep 24 4:30 PM
CGY 20 @ EDM 20 T 42,778 CBCW
13
Sun Oct 1 2:00 PM
EDM 42 @ MTL 22 W 54,652 CBC
14
Mon Oct 9 4:30 PM
BC 15 @ EDM 3 L 42,673 CTV
15
Sun Oct 15 3:30 PM
EDM 38 @ WPG 10 W 28,080 CTVW
17
Sun Oct 29 4:30 PM
SSK 36 @ EDM 26 L 42,673 CTV
18
Sat Nov 4 11:00 PM
EDM 11 @ BC 33 L 20,822 CTVW
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sat Nov 18 4:00 PM
CGY 13 @ EDM 26 W 42,673 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Nov 26 1:00 PM
EDM 20 vs MTL 13 W 54,386 CTV, CBC

Edmonton Eskimos 1978 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.500 3-2-1 (6) 4-1-1 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.453 1-1-0 (2) 2-0-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.656
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.281
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.563
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.344
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.531
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.688
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.250

Team Scoring

19781977 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.06 +1.31
Average Winning Score 34.10 +4.50
Average Losing Score 15.75 -3.58
Average Home Score 24.13 -2.75
Average Visitor Score 32.38 +7.75
Average Margin of Victory 19.60 +5.50
Average Margin of Loss 11.25 +3.08

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 494594 6693159 385088 4071111 193 (24.1)259 (32.4)452 (28.3)
Opponent 173855 702898 164662 434386 155 (19.4)146 (18.3)301 (18.8)

Coaches

Head Coach

Edmonton Eskimos 1978 Player Awards and Nominations

1978 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tom Wilkinson (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — Dave Fennell (Winner)
  • Offensive Lineman — Bill Stevenson (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Dave Fennell (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Warren Moon (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1978 All-Star Selections

9 All-Canadian Selections
QB Tom Wilkinson
SB Tom Scott
G Bill Stevenson
DT Dave Fennell
MLB Dan Kepley
DB Gregg Butler
DB Joe Hollimon
P Hank Ilesic
K Dave Cutler
12 All-Division Selections
QB Tom Wilkinson
SB Tom Scott
G Bill Stevenson
DT Dave Fennell*
DE Ron Estay
MLB Dan Kepley
OLB Tom Towns
DHB Ed “Too Small” Jones
DHB Gregg Butler
CB Joe Hollimon
P Hank Ilesic
K Dave Cutler

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Edmonton Eskimos 1978 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–8 (8)   Rick Dundas (LB) Whitworth
2–8 (17)   Richard Bellamy (OG) Wilfrid Laurier
3–6 (24) [BC] Gerald Palmer (DB) Carleton
3–8 (26)   Paul Watson (K) Washington State
4–8 (35)   Jim Hole (OT) Alberta
5–8 (44)   Richard Foggo (DB) Calgary
6–8 (53)   Mark Coflin (OG) Alberta
7–8 (62)   Dave Zacharko (LB) Alberta
8–8 (71)   Wes McHarg (DB) Alberta

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