The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1991 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1991 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 52 35 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 12 6 0 24 671 569 W2 5-1-0
Home 9 7 2 0 14 350 271 W1 4-2-0
Visitor 9 5 4 0 10 321 298 W2 3-3-0
Intra-division 10 6 4 0 12 400 351 W1 4-2-0
Inter-division 8 6 2 0 12 271 218 W3 4-2-0

Full 1991 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1991 Opponent Appearances

Opponent@ EDMEDM @
BC Lions (3)0-1-0 (1)1-1-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3)2-0-0 (2)0-1-0 (1)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Ottawa Rough Riders (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Saskatchewan Roughriders (4)1-1-0 (2)2-0-0 (2)
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
  • Rich Stubler – Defensive Coordinator
  • Denny Creehan – Defensive line
  • Bill Diedrick – Offensive Coordinator
  • Ron Smeltzer – Offensive line

Edmonton Eskimos 1991 Attendance

  • Capacity: 60,081
  • High: 57,843
  • Avg: 33,265 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Variance over 1990 Avg: -2,492
  • Low: 23,128
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 55.37
  • Variance from League Avg: +5,460

More 1991 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

19911990 +/-
Average Combined Score 32.89 3.56 +
Average Winning Score 38.08 2.92 -
Average Losing Score 35.67 10.42 +
Average Home Score 38.89 1.89 +
Average Visitor Score 35.67 4.67 +
Average Margin of Victory 38.08 2.92 -
Average Margin of Loss 41.17 10.79 +

Stadium

  • 1991 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 7343116 11988207 8257139 76126202 350 (38.9)321 (35.7)671 (37.3)
Opponent 5649105 6971140 4492136 10186187 298 (33.1)271 (30.1)569 (31.6)

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) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 10 (8-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (4-4-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 9 (8-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 3rd 9 (7-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (3-2-0) 12 (8-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (3-2-0)
After 4th 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 11 (11-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (0-5-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)

Edmonton Eskimos 1991 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Reggie Taylor
  • Defensive Star

    • 2 – Willie Pless
    • 1 – Danny Bass

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Rod Connop
  • 1 – Brett Williams

Edmonton Eskimos 1991 Player Awards and Nominations

1991 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Blake Marshall (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Willie Pless (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Rod Connop (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Blake Marshall (Winner)
  • Rookie — Eddie Lee Thomas (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1991 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) [OTT] Dan Murphy (DB) Acadia
2–7 (15) Christian Masotti (SB) McGill
3–7 (23) John Davis (DB) Western Ontario
4–1 (25) [HAM] Gordon Walker (DB) Manitoba
4–6 (30) [CGY] Ron Herman (OG) Queen's
4–7 (31) Cam Brosseau (LB) Eastern Illinois
5–7 (39) Mike Purcell (DL) Calgary
6–7 (47) Mark Houlder (LB) York
7–7 (55) Todd Herget (LB) Brigham Young
8–7 (63) James Gardner (WR) Simon Fraser
Week Details (CDT
A 5
Thu. June 27
8:30 PM
BC 10 @ EDM 31 W 31,029
B 7
Tue. July 2
8:30 PM
EDM 21 @ CGY 25 L 32,469
1 12
Fri. July 12
8:30 PM
EDM 34 @ SSK 25 W 20,582 TSN
2 14
Wed. July 17
8:30 PM
OTT 33 @ EDM 40 W 35,511 TSN
3 20
Thu. July 25
9:30 PM
EDM 36 @ BC 37 L 31,747 TSN
4 22
Wed. July 31
8:30 PM
SSK 24 @ EDM 54 W 28,183 TSN
5 29
Sat. Aug. 10
6:30 PM
EDM 38 @ HAM 13 W 15,107 TSN
6 31
Thu. Aug. 15
6:30 PM
EDM 35 @ OTT 36 L 25,884
7 34
Wed. Aug. 21
8:30 PM
TOR 39 @ EDM 53 W 43,826 TSN
8 40
Wed. Aug. 28
8:30 PM
SSK 44 @ EDM 41 L 26,825 TSN
9 44
Mon. Sept. 2
2:00 PM
EDM 36 @ CGY 48 L 32,511 CBC
10 46
Fri. Sept. 6
8:30 PM
CGY 37 @ EDM 51 W 57,843 TSN
11 52
Sun. Sept. 15
2:00 PM
EDM 41 @ SSK 36 W 24,166
12 54
Sat. Sept. 21
6:30 PM
EDM 28 @ TOR 47 L 34,895 CBC
13 58
Fri. Sept. 27
8:30 PM
WPG 15 @ EDM 31 W 30,212
14 62
Fri. Oct. 4
8:30 PM
HAM 17 @ EDM 18 W 23,128 TSN
15 67
Sat. Oct. 12
9:30 PM
EDM 45 @ BC 38 OT W 54,108
16 73
Sun. Oct. 20
2:30 PM
BC 39 @ EDM 38 OT L 30,472 TSN
17 77
Sun. Oct. 27
2:30 PM
CGY 23 @ EDM 24 W 23,391
18 80
Sun. Nov. 3
2:00 PM
EDM 28 @ WPG 18 W 24,240
P2 85
Sun. Nov. 17
3:30 PM
CGY 38 @ EDM 36 L 30,142 CBC