The Edmonton Eskimos 1986 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1986 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 41 40 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 13 4 1 27 540 365 W1 4-1-1
    Home 9 8 1 0 16 328 180 W6 6-0-0
    Visitor 9 5 3 1 11 212 185 T1 3-2-1
   Divisional opponent 10 9 1 0 18 326 178 W1 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 4 3 1 9 214 187 T1 3-2-1

Full 1986 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 5 (5-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (1-0-1) 4 (2-2-0) 8 (7-1-0) 4 (3-0-1) 6 (3-3-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (3-1-1) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 10 (8-1-1) 3 (2-1-0) 5 (3-2-0)
After 3rd 8 (7-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (3-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 13 (10-2-1) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (3-2-0)
After 4th 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0) 13 (13-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Mon Jun 9 8:30 PM
EDM 7 @ WPG 22 L 21,526  
B
Mon Jun 16 9:30 PM
SSK 18 @ EDM 34 W 29,604  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jun 24 9:30 PM
EDM 21 @ CGY 20 W 27,120 CTVW
2
Thu Jul 3 9:30 PM
BC 13 @ EDM 36 W 32,757 CBCW
3
Sat Jul 12 9:00 PM
EDM 31 @ SSK 19 W 16,498 CBC
4
Thu Jul 17 10:30 PM
OTT 39 @ EDM 49 W 33,922 CBCW
6
Fri Aug 1 9:30 PM
TOR 35 @ EDM 34 L 38,672 CTV
7
Thu Aug 7 9:30 PM
EDM 6 @ MTL 17 L 11,203 CBCE
8
Fri Aug 15 9:30 PM
WPG 5 @ EDM 33 W 40,617  
9
Sat Aug 23 7:30 PM
EDM 20 @ TOR 26 L 28,833  
10
Mon Sep 1 4:00 PM
EDM 42 @ CGY 19 W 33,626 CTV
11
Sun Sep 7 4:00 PM
MTL 22 @ EDM 37 W 37,332  
13
Fri Sep 19 10:00 PM
EDM 32 @ BC 3 W 59,478 CTV
14
Fri Sep 26 9:30 PM
BC 13 @ EDM 31 W 41,570 CTVW
15
Sat Oct 4 7:30 PM
EDM 24 @ HAM 23 W 17,352 CBC
16
Fri Oct 10 9:30 PM
HAM 9 @ EDM 28 W 38,385  
17
Sun Oct 19 3:00 PM
CGY 30 @ EDM 38 W 53,504 CTV
18
Sat Oct 25 9:30 PM
EDM 20 @ WPG 42 L 32,946  
19
Sat Nov 1 1:30 PM
EDM 16 @ OTT 16 OT T 14,058 CTV
20
Sun Nov 9 4:00 PM
SSK 14 @ EDM 42 W 44,121 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 16 4:30 PM
CGY 18 @ EDM 27 W 24,065 CBC
P2
Sun Nov 23 4:30 PM
BC 5 @ EDM 41 W 32,490 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Nov 30 4:00 PM
HAM 39 vs EDM 15 L 59,621 CTV, CBC

Edmonton Eskimos 1986 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.578 5-0-0 (5) 4-1-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.375 3-1-0 (4) 1-2-1 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.361
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.611
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.528
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.222
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.194
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.556

Team Scoring

19861985 +/-
Average Combined Score 50.28 -0.03
Average Winning Score 34.15 +4.45
Average Losing Score 20.00 -2.50
Average Home Score 36.44 +5.82
Average Visitor Score 23.56 +0.18
Average Margin of Victory 16.54 +2.54
Average Margin of Loss 10.00 -3.50

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 503484 10261163 9044134 8673159 328 (36.4)212 (23.6)540 (30.0)
Opponent 282149 6656122 194564 6763130 185 (20.6)180 (20.0)365 (20.3)

Coaches

Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Paul Boudreau – Offensive line
  • Steve Goldman – Offensive backfield
  • Denny Creehan – Defensive line
  • Don Sutherin – Defensive secondary
  • Mike Roach – Linebackers

Edmonton Eskimos 1986 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Matt Dunigan
  • 1 – Tom Richards

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Danny Bass
  • 1 – Cliff Toney
  • 1 – Craig Shaffer

Lineman Star

  • 3 – Stewart Hill
  • 1 – James Zachery
  • 1 – Rudy Phillips
  • 1 – Tom Tuinei

Edmonton Eskimos 1986 Player Awards and Nominations

1986 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Stewart Hill (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Stewart Hill (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Leo Blanchard (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Chris Skinner (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Tom Richards (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1986 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
G Leo Blanchard
T Rudy Phillips
MLB Danny Bass
6 All-Division Selections
G Leo Blanchard
T Rudy Phillips
DT James Zachery
DE Stewart Hill*
MLB Danny Bass
P Tom Dixon

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Edmonton Eskimos 1986 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6)   John Coflin (OL) Simon Fraser
2–6 (15)   Jeff Volpe (DB) Guelph
2–8 (17) [HAM, TOR] Blaine Schmidt (DE) Guelph
3–6 (24)   Greg McCormack (DL) Simon Fraser
4–6 (33)   Michael Pauls (RB) Simon Fraser
5–6 (42)   Andrew Stephan (OG) Alberta
6–6 (51)   Dale Mounzer (DL) Alberta
7–6 (60)   Stuary Bundy (OL) Western Kentucky
8–6 (69)   Gerald Tilidetski (LB) Alberta

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