The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1988 Season

Season Summary

1988 Full Schedule and 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

Edmonton Eskimos 1988 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

More 1988 Attendance Numbers

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
Week Game Date Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
A 1 Thu. June 23 9:30 PM CFLAS 15 @ EDM 4 L 27,573
B 7 Tue. July 5 9:30 PM EDM 44 @ CGY 25 W 16,676
1 10 Thu. July 14 9:30 PM CGY 0 @ EDM 33 W 27,889 TSN
2 16 Sat. July 23 8:00 PM EDM 15 @ SSK 26 L 22,682 CBC
3 17 Wed. July 27 7:30 PM EDM 35 @ OTT 28 W 19,947 CFN
4 22 Thu. Aug. 4 9:30 PM SSK 27 @ EDM 43 W 35,383 CBC
5 27 Fri. Aug. 12 8:00 PM EDM 14 @ HAM 22 L 13,127 CFN
6 31 Fri. Aug. 19 9:00 PM WPG 21 @ EDM 46 W 30,172 CFN
7 34 Thu. Aug. 25 10:30 PM EDM 10 @ BC 28 L 33,825 TSN
8 40 Thu. Sept. 1 9:30 PM BC 9 @ EDM 17 W 34,157 CFN
9 42 Mon. Sept. 5 3:00 PM EDM 27 @ CGY 11 W 27,768 CBC
10 48 Sun. Sept. 11 4:00 PM HAM 13 @ EDM 37 W 29,984 CFN
11 52 Sun. Sept. 18 4:00 PM TOR 21 @ EDM 38 W 33,549 CFN
12 55 Sun. Sept. 25 1:30 PM EDM 22 @ TOR 35 L 24,101
13 60 Sun. Oct. 2 4:00 PM OTT 12 @ EDM 40 W 28,052 CFN
14 64 Mon. Oct. 10 3:00 PM EDM 17 @ WPG 21 L 26,298 CBC
15 67 Sun. Oct. 16 4:00 PM EDM 32 @ CGY 29 W 29,430
16 72 Sun. Oct. 23 3:00 PM BC 35 @ EDM 15 L 30,030 CBC
17 74 Sat. Oct. 29 10:30 PM EDM 16 @ BC 51 L 32,334 TSN
18 80 Sun. Nov. 6 4:00 PM CGY 19 @ EDM 20 W 27,499 CFN
Playoffs Week 2 84 Sun. Nov. 20 4:30 PM BC 37 @ EDM 19 L 27,055 CFN