The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1982 Season

Season Summary

Edmonton Eskimos 1982 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1982 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 83 85 W1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 11 5 0 22 544 323 W8 6-0-0
Home 8 6 2 0 12 255 124 W4 5-1-0
Visitor 8 5 3 0 10 289 199 W4 4-2-0
Intra-division 8 4 4 0 8 244 191 W4 4-2-0
Inter-division 8 7 1 0 14 300 132 W5 5-1-0

Full 1982 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1982 Opponent Appearances

Opponent@ EDMEDM @
BC Lions (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Calgary Stampeders (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Ottawa Rough Riders (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2)0-1-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Toronto Argonauts (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2)0-1-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Montreal Concordes (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)

Coaches

Head Coach

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1982 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 59,912
  • High: 59,979
  • Avg: 57,901 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Variance over 1981 Avg: +13,007
  • Low: 54,622
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 96.64
  • Variance from League Avg: +28,522

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Team Scoring

19821981 +/-
Average Combined Score 54.19 0.88 +
Average Winning Score 38.45 1.74 +
Average Losing Score 24.20 3.80 -
Average Home Score 31.88 9.13 -
Average Visitor Score 36.13 5.13 +
Average Margin of Victory 24.00 1.93 +
Average Margin of Loss 8.60 1.40 -

Stadium

  • 1982 home stadium: Commonwealth Stadium
  • Capacity: 59,912
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1982 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 4663109 7086156 5587142 8453137 255 (31.9)289 (36.1)544 (34.0)
Opponent 203353 316293 273865 4666112 199 (24.9)124 (15.5)323 (20.2)

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 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 11 (9-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0)
After 2nd 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 12 (10-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 11 (10-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0)

Edmonton Eskimos 1982 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Warren Moon
  • 1 – Brian Kelly
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Joe Hollimon
    • 1 – James Parker
    • 1 – Gary Hayes

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Tom Tuinei
  • 1 – Hector Pothier

Edmonton Eskimos 1982 Player Awards and Nominations

1982 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tom Scott (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — James “Quick” Parker (Winner)
  • Offensive Lineman — Leo Blanchard (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Brian Fryer (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Rod Connop (Team Nominee)
1982 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — David Boone, Jr. (Winner)

Edmonton Eskimos 1982 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9) Rod Connop (OT) Wilfrid Laurier
2–1 (10) [TOR] Harry Doering (DE) Guelph
2–6 (15) [WPG] Derek Faggiani (DT) Simon Fraser
2–9 (18) Mark Debrueys (TE) Western Ontario
3–9 (27) Peter Janiuk (OG) York
4–9 (36) David Suave (DE) Harvard
5–9 (45) Barry Quarrel (DB) Wilfrid Laurier
6–9 (54) Rick Paulitsch (RB) Alberta
Week Game Details (UTC
A 3
Thu. June 10
EDM 22 @ BC 19 W 19,392
B 9
Sat. June 19
1:00 AM
EDM 27 @ SSK 34 L 24,732
C 13
Fri. June 25
CGY 23 @ EDM 18 L 49,723
D 18
Fri. July 2
WPG 9 @ EDM 16 W 25,000
1 22
Sun. July 11
5:30 PM
EDM 55 @ OTT 7 W 21,435 CTV
2 25
Sun. July 18
1:30 AM
TOR 12 @ EDM 31 W 55,974 CBC
3 30
Sun. July 25
9:00 PM
EDM 28 @ BC 38 L 28,329 CTV
4 34
Sun. Aug. 1
8:00 PM
WPG 32 @ EDM 26 L 57,596 CTV
5 37
Sun. Aug. 8
12:00 AM
EDM 22 @ TOR 30 L 37,985 CBC
6 42
Sun. Aug. 15
8:00 PM
MTL 8 @ EDM 46 W 56,374 CTV
8 50
Sun. Aug. 29
8:00 PM
SSK 32 @ EDM 25 L 59,723 CBC
9 54
Mon. Sept. 6
5:30 PM
EDM 20 @ CGY 32 L 33,577 CTV
10 58
Sun. Sept. 12
8:00 PM
OTT 11 @ EDM 47 W 54,622 CBC
11 62
Sun. Sept. 19
5:30 PM
EDM 32 @ HAM 14 W 21,625 CBC
12 66
Sun. Sept. 26
8:00 PM
CGY 17 @ EDM 36 W 59,836 CTV
14 72
Sun. Oct. 10
8:00 PM
BC 1 @ EDM 30 W 59,979 CBC
15 75
Sat. Oct. 16
5:30 PM
EDM 53 @ MTL 39 W 16,375 CBC
16 80
Sat. Oct. 23
8:00 PM
EDM 33 @ WPG 17 W 18,748 CTV
17 84
Sun. Oct. 31
1:30 AM
HAM 11 @ EDM 14 W 59,104 CTV
18 90
Sun. Nov. 7
7:30 PM
EDM 46 @ SSK 22 W 27,830
P2 94
Sun. Nov. 21
9:15 PM
WPG 21 @ EDM 24 W 51,111 CTV
GC 95
Sun. Nov. 28
6:30 PM
EDM 32 @ TOR 16 W 54,741 CTV, CBC