The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1988 Season

Season Summary

Edmonton Eskimos 1988 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1988 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 48 40 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 11 7 0 22 477 408 W1 3-3-0
Home 9 8 1 0 16 289 157 W1 5-1-0
Visitor 9 3 6 0 6 188 251 L1 2-4-0
Intra-division 10 6 4 0 12 228 235 W1 4-2-0
Inter-division 8 5 3 0 10 249 173 L1 4-2-0

Full 1988 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1988 Opponent Appearances

Opponent@ EDMEDM @
BC Lions (4)1-1-0 (2)0-2-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (4)2-0-0 (2)2-0-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Ottawa Rough Riders (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Toronto Argonauts (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Mike Roach – Defensive line
  • Don Sutherin – Defensive secondary
  • Mark Coflin – Linebackers
  • Gary Durchik – Offensive line
  • Mike Faragalli – Receivers

1988 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 60,081
  • High: 35,383
  • Avg: 30,746 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Variance over 1987 Avg: -2,834
  • Low: 27,499
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 51.17
  • Variance from League Avg: +6,517

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Team Scoring

19881987 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.17 10.78 -
Average Winning Score 33.45 7.64 -
Average Losing Score 15.57 8.00 -
Average Home Score 32.11 7.67 -
Average Visitor Score 20.89 7.89 -
Average Margin of Victory 16.18 3.18 -
Average Margin of Loss 15.57 7.29 +

Stadium

  • 1988 home stadium: Commonwealth Stadium
  • Capacity: 60,081
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1983 – 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 415293 7544119 7031101 10361164 289 (32.1)188 (20.9)477 (26.5)
Opponent 183755 6174135 465197 3289121 251 (27.9)157 (17.4)408 (22.7)

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) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (2-1-0) 8 (6-2-0) 6 (2-4-0) 4 (3-1-0)
After 2nd 7 (7-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 10 (8-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 3rd 6 (6-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 10 (9-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 4th 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)

Edmonton Eskimos 1988 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Tracy Ham
  • 1 – Jim Sandusky
  • Defensive Star

    • 2 – Danny Bass
    • 1 – Ron Howard
    • 1 – Stanley Blair

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Brett Williams
  • 1 – Blake Dermott

Edmonton Eskimos 1988 Player Awards and Nominations

1988 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Danny Bass (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Danny Bass (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Blake Dermott (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Tom Richards (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Dave Richardson (Team Nominee)
1988 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Hector Pothier (Winner)

Edmonton Eskimos 1988 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–8 (8) Brian Forde (LB) Washington State
2–8 (16) Branko Vincic (DE) Eastern Michigan
3–8 (24) Greg Nyte (S) Simon Fraser
4–8 (32) Todd Middleton (LB) Dickinson State
5–8 (40) Greg Kratzer (WR) Dickinson State
6–8 (48) Terry Ainge (HB) British Columbia
7–8 (56) Stephen Kasowski (K) Alberta
8–8 (64) Neil Ferguson (DB) Alberta
Week Game Details (CDT
A 1
Thu. June 23
8:30 PM
CFLAS 15 @ EDM 4 L 27,573
B 7
Tue. July 5
8:30 PM
EDM 44 @ CGY 25 W 16,676
1 10
Thu. July 14
8:30 PM
CGY 0 @ EDM 33 W 27,889 TSN
2 16
Sat. July 23
7:00 PM
EDM 15 @ SSK 26 L 22,682 CBC
3 17
Wed. July 27
6:30 PM
EDM 35 @ OTT 28 W 19,947 CFN
4 22
Thu. Aug. 4
8:30 PM
SSK 27 @ EDM 43 W 35,383 CBC
5 27
Fri. Aug. 12
7:00 PM
EDM 14 @ HAM 22 L 13,127 CFN
6 31
Fri. Aug. 19
8:00 PM
WPG 21 @ EDM 46 W 30,172 CFN
7 34
Thu. Aug. 25
9:30 PM
EDM 10 @ BC 28 L 33,825 TSN
8 40
Thu. Sept. 1
8:30 PM
BC 9 @ EDM 17 W 34,157 CFN
9 42
Mon. Sept. 5
2:00 PM
EDM 27 @ CGY 11 W 27,768 CBC
10 48
Sun. Sept. 11
3:00 PM
HAM 13 @ EDM 37 W 29,984 CFN
11 52
Sun. Sept. 18
3:00 PM
TOR 21 @ EDM 38 W 33,549 CFN
12 55
Sun. Sept. 25
12:30 PM
EDM 22 @ TOR 35 L 24,101
13 60
Sun. Oct. 2
3:00 PM
OTT 12 @ EDM 40 W 28,052 CFN
14 64
Mon. Oct. 10
2:00 PM
EDM 17 @ WPG 21 L 26,298 CBC
15 67
Sun. Oct. 16
3:00 PM
EDM 32 @ CGY 29 W 29,430
16 72
Sun. Oct. 23
2:00 PM
BC 35 @ EDM 15 L 30,030 CBC
17 74
Sat. Oct. 29
9:30 PM
EDM 16 @ BC 51 L 32,334 TSN
18 80
Sun. Nov. 6
3:00 PM
CGY 19 @ EDM 20 W 27,499 CFN
P2 84
Sun. Nov. 20
3:30 PM
BC 37 @ EDM 19 L 27,055 CFN