The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1996 Season

Season Summary

1996 Full Schedule and Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1996 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 49 57 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 18 11 7 0 22 459 354 W1 4-2-0
Home 9 7 2 0 14 232 145 W1 5-1-0
Visitor 9 4 5 0 8 227 209 W1 2-4-0
Intra-division 10 7 3 0 14 274 213 W5 5-1-0
Inter-division 8 4 4 0 8 185 141 L3 2-4-0

Full 1996 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1996 Opponent Appearances

Opponent@ EDMEDM @
BC Lions (3)1-0-0 (1)2-0-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3)2-0-0 (2)0-1-0 (1)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Montreal Alouettes (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)0-1-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2)0-1-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Brad Miller – Defensive
  • Greg Newhouse – Defensive Coordinator
  • Ron “R.D.” Lancaster, Jr. – Offensive
  • Bill Macdermott – Offensive line
  • Jim Sandusky – Special teams

Edmonton Eskimos 1996 Attendance

  • Capacity: 60,081
  • High: 40,727
  • Avg: 29,817 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Variance over 1995 Avg: -1,656
  • Low: 25,773
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 49.63
  • Variance from League Avg: +7,572

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Team Scoring

19961995 +/-
Average Combined Score 45.17 8.06 -
Average Winning Score 30.55 7.92 -
Average Losing Score 17.57 2.23 -
Average Home Score 25.78 12.33 -
Average Visitor Score 25.22 3.22 -
Average Margin of Victory 15.18 7.43 -
Average Margin of Loss 8.86 1.94 -

Stadium

  • 1996 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 424183 11477191 364581 4064104 232 (25.8)227 (25.2)459 (25.5)
Opponent 263460 434083 306999 4666112 209 (23.2)145 (16.1)354 (19.7)

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

Edmonton Eskimos 1996 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Sean Fleming
  • 1 – Jim Sandusky

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Singor Mobley
  • 2 – Willie Pless
  • 1 – Glenn Rogers

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Bennie Goods
  • 1 – Leroy Blugh
  • 1 – Malvin Hunter
Week Game Date Time (CDT ) Result Attendance TV
B 5 Fri. June 14 9:30 PM EDM 18 @ SSK 23 L 25,632
9 Fri. June 21 8:30 PM WPG 34 @ EDM 31 L 34,091
1 12 Thu. June 27 9:30 PM EDM 28 @ BC 14 W 29,425
2 17 Fri. July 5 8:30 PM MTL 13 @ EDM 16 W 26,211 TSN, RDS
3 20 Wed. July 10 8:30 PM EDM 24 @ SSK 27 L 21,014
4 25 Wed. July 17 8:30 PM WPG 27 @ EDM 16 L 28,751
5 29 Thu. July 25 6:30 PM EDM 34 @ OTT 18 W 13,323
6 35 Sat. Aug. 3 8:30 PM OTT 2 @ EDM 30 W 25,773 TSN
7 38 Thu. Aug. 8 6:30 PM EDM 21 @ TOR 24 L 20,030 TSN
8 45 Sat. Aug. 17 6:00 PM SSK 8 @ EDM 25 W 36,011 TSN, RDS
9 48 Fri. Aug. 23 8:30 PM HAM 8 @ EDM 35 W 27,202
10 54 Mon. Sept. 2 3:00 PM EDM 13 @ CGY 31 L 35,314 CBC
11 55 Fri. Sept. 6 8:30 PM CGY 19 @ EDM 20 W 40,727 TSN
12 62 Sun. Sept. 15 6:00 PM EDM 14 @ HAM 20 L 17,301 TSN
13 63 Fri. Sept. 20 7:30 PM EDM 41 @ WPG 12 W 28,744 TSN
14 70 Sun. Sept. 29 3:00 PM BC 12 @ EDM 32 W 28,784 TSN
15 71 Fri. Oct. 4 6:30 PM EDM 18 @ MTL 32 L 17,886 TSN, RDS
16 75 Sat. Oct. 12 5:30 PM EDM 34 @ BC 31 W 18,031 TSN
17 82 Sun. Oct. 20 2:00 PM TOR 24 @ EDM 17 L 27,567 CBC
18 86 Sun. Oct. 27 3:00 PM CGY 32 @ EDM 41 W 27,332 TSN, RDS
Playoffs Week 1 92 Sun. Nov. 10 3:00 PM WPG 7 @ EDM 68 W 13,472 CBC
Playoffs Week 2 94 Sun. Nov. 17 3:00 PM EDM 15 @ CGY 12 W 17,693 CBC
Grey Cup 95 Sun. Nov. 24 5:30 PM EDM 37 vs TOR 43 L 38,595 CBC