The Edmonton Eskimos 1983 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1983 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 94 121 L1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 8 8 0 16 450 377 L2 2-4-0
    Home 8 4 4 0 8 222 204 L1 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 228 173 L3 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 204 215 L1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 246 162 L1 3-3-0

Full 1983 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 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 7 (6-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 8 (1-7-0)
After 2nd 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (7-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 3rd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 6 (4-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 10 (7-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Fri Jun 10
BC 52 @ EDM 20 L 42,196  
B
Sat Jun 18 9:00 PM
EDM 9 @ SSK 20 L 22,095  
C
Wed Jun 22 9:30 PM
WPG 17 @ EDM 34 W 38,951  
D
Wed Jun 29 9:30 PM
EDM 31 @ CGY 32 L 21,838  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Sat Jul 9 5:00 PM
EDM 35 @ HAM 32 W 17,211 CBC
2
Fri Jul 15 7:30 PM
WPG 20 @ EDM 18 L 39,742 CTV
4
Thu Jul 28 8:00 PM
EDM 44 @ OTT 4 W 18,622  
5
Fri Aug 5 7:30 PM
SSK 21 @ EDM 36 W 51,448 CTV
6
Fri Aug 12 7:30 PM
BC 43 @ EDM 13 L 52,765 CTV
7
Sat Aug 20 5:30 PM
EDM 28 @ MTL 15 W 20,126 CBC
8
Fri Aug 26 7:30 PM
OTT 17 @ EDM 14 L 49,880 CTV
9
Mon Sep 5 2:00 PM
EDM 15 @ CGY 18 L 30,481 CBC
10
Sun Sep 11 2:00 PM
HAM 21 @ EDM 50 W 51,428 CTV
11
Sun Sep 18 1:30 PM
EDM 46 @ SSK 21 W 28,377  
12
Sun Sep 25 3:00 PM
EDM 30 @ BC 31 L 52,430 CBC
13
Sun Oct 2 2:00 PM
CGY 28 @ EDM 31 W 52,255 CTV
14
Sun Oct 9 1:30 PM
EDM 15 @ TOR 19 L 27,746 CBC
15
Sat Oct 15 7:30 PM
MTL 32 @ EDM 45 W 49,074 CTV
16
Sun Oct 23 2:00 PM
EDM 15 @ WPG 33 L 24,206 CBC
17
Sat Oct 29 7:30 PM
TOR 22 @ EDM 15 L 53,577 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 13 4:00 PM
EDM 22 @ WPG 49 L 31,379 CTV

Edmonton Eskimos 1983 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.516 2-2-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.484 2-2-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.688
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.500
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.563
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.344
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.750
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.344

Team Scoring

19831982 +/-
Average Combined Score 51.69 -2.50
Average Winning Score 39.38 +0.92
Average Losing Score 16.88 -7.33
Average Home Score 27.75 -4.12
Average Visitor Score 28.50 -7.62
Average Margin of Victory 17.63 -6.38
Average Margin of Loss 8.50 -0.10

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 354075 7573148 5058108 6257119 222 (27.8)228 (28.5)450 (28.1)
Opponent 424486 7834112 503787 345892 173 (21.6)204 (25.5)377 (23.6)

Coaches

Head Coaches

Edmonton Eskimos 1983 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Warren Moon

Defensive Star

  • 1 – James Parker
  • 1 – Larry Highbaugh

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Leo Blanchard
  • 1 – Tom Tuinei

Edmonton Eskimos 1983 Player Awards and Nominations

1983 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Warren Moon (Winner)
  • Defensive Player — Joe Hollimon (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Leo Blanchard (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Brian Fryer (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Paul Hickie (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1983 All-Star Selections

No Edmonton Eskimos Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1983.

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Edmonton Eskimos 1983 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4) [HAM] Peter Bos (OG) British Columbia (UBC)
1–9 (9)   Tony Lawson (DE) McGill
2–7 (16) [WPG] Dale Kinney (DE) St. Francis Xavier
2–9 (18)   Stew McAndrews (LB) Alberta
3–9 (27)   Rick Makos (OG) Toronto
4–9 (36)   Steve Hall (WR) Guelph
5–9 (45)   Jerry Philip (DB) York
6–9 (54)   Paul Hickie (K) Saskatchewan
7–9 (63)   Gord Reinich (SB) Alberta
8–9 (72)   Jamie Crawford (QB) Alberta

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