The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1989 Season

Season Summary

Edmonton Eskimos 1989 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1989 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 65 38 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 16 2 0 32 644 302 W7 6-0-0
Home 9 9 0 0 18 343 156 W9 6-0-0
Visitor 9 7 2 0 14 301 146 W3 5-1-0
Intra-division 10 9 1 0 18 362 201 W3 5-1-0
Inter-division 8 7 1 0 14 282 101 W7 6-0-0

Full 1989 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1989 Opponent Appearances

Opponent@ EDMEDM @
BC Lions (4)2-0-0 (2)2-0-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3)1-0-0 (1)2-0-0 (2)
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 (3)2-0-0 (2)0-1-0 (1)
Toronto Argonauts (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Don Sutherin – Defensive secondary
  • Don Matthews – Linebackers
  • Gary Durchik – Offensive line
  • Mike Faragalli – Receivers
  • Brian Dickinson – Special assistant

1989 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 60,081
  • High: 41,327
  • Avg: 30,815 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Variance over 1988 Avg: +69
  • Low: 27,242
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 51.29
  • Variance from League Avg: +5,398

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Team Scoring

19891988 +/-
Average Combined Score 52.56 3.39 +
Average Winning Score 37.00 3.55 +
Average Losing Score 26.00 10.43 +
Average Home Score 38.11 6.00 +
Average Visitor Score 33.44 12.56 +
Average Margin of Victory 22.44 6.26 +
Average Margin of Loss 8.50 7.07 -

Stadium

  • 1989 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 7453127 9491185 7094164 10563168 343 (38.1)301 (33.4)644 (35.8)
Opponent 363470 384684 311344 5153104 146 (16.2)156 (17.3)302 (16.8)

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) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 10 (10-0-0) 5 (5-0-0) 3 (1-2-0)
After 2nd 8 (8-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 15 (15-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0)
After 3rd 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 8 (7-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 16 (15-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (1-0-0)
After 4th 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 16 (16-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0)

Edmonton Eskimos 1989 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Tracy Ham
  • 1 – Jerry Kauric
  • Defensive Star

    • 2 – Don Wilson
    • 2 – Danny Bass
    • 1 – Enis Jackson
    • 1 – Stanley Blair
    • 1 – Mark Mathis

Lineman Star

  • 3 – Hector Pothier
  • 2 – Brett Williams
  • 1 – Stewart Hill

Edmonton Eskimos 1989 Player Awards and Nominations

1989 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tracy Ham (Winner)
  • Defensive Player — Danny Bass (Winner)
  • Offensive Lineman — Rod Connop (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Larry Wruck (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Enis Jackson (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1989 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) Michael Soles (RB) McGill
1–7 (7) [BC] Leroy Blugh (LB) Bishop's
2–5 (13) Randy Bec (SB) Calgary
3–5 (21) Derek Schumann (S) Bishop's
4–5 (29) Lou Olsacher (OG) Saint Mary's
5–5 (37) Brent Korte (DE) Alberta
6–5 (45) Rob Davidson (DT) Toronto
7–5 (53) Mike Hildebrand (DB) Calgary
8–5 (61) Bruce McDonald (S) British Columbia
Week Game Details (MDT
A 3
Wed. June 28
7:30 PM
EDM 24 @ SSK 28 L 18,988
B 9
Wed. July 5
7:30 PM
CGY 10 @ EDM 41 W 37,192
1 12
Thu. July 13
7:30 PM
BC 15 @ EDM 20 W 30,041 CFN
2 17
Fri. July 21
7:30 PM
EDM 54 @ CGY 4 W 21,235 CFN
3 20
Thu. July 27
5:30 PM
EDM 17 @ TOR 21 L 34,840 CBC
4 24
Thu. Aug. 3
7:30 PM
TOR 21 @ EDM 22 W 28,238 CBC
5 27
Wed. Aug. 9
8:30 PM
EDM 33 @ BC 13 W 32,158 TSN
6 32
Thu. Aug. 17
5:30 PM
EDM 39 @ OTT 4 W 21,413 CBC
7 36
Wed. Aug. 23
7:30 PM
HAM 14 @ EDM 37 W 28,861 TSN
8 40
Wed. Aug. 30
7:30 PM
SSK 19 @ EDM 45 W 31,667 CFN
9 43
Mon. Sept. 4
1:30 PM
EDM 31 @ CGY 14 W 33,139 TSN
10 46
Fri. Sept. 8
7:30 PM
CGY 27 @ EDM 38 W 41,327 CFN
11 53
Sun. Sept. 17
1:00 PM
EDM 35 @ SSK 48 L 24,776 CBC
12 57
Sun. Sept. 24
1:00 PM
BC 25 @ EDM 32 W 30,173 CBC
13 58
Fri. Sept. 29
5:30 PM
EDM 33 @ HAM 12 W 16,387 CFN
14 65
Mon. Oct. 9
1:00 PM
WPG 7 @ EDM 45 W 28,869 CBC
15 69
Sun. Oct. 15
1:30 PM
OTT 11 @ EDM 55 W 30,920 TSN
16 72
Sun. Oct. 22
12:30 PM
EDM 34 @ WPG 11 W 23,590 CFN
17 74
Sat. Oct. 28
8:30 PM
EDM 25 @ BC 19 W 27,115 CFN
18 81
Sun. Nov. 5
1:00 PM
SSK 17 @ EDM 49 W 27,242 CBC
P2 85
Sun. Nov. 19
2:30 PM
SSK 32 @ EDM 21 L 35,112 CFN