The Edmonton Eskimos 1998 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1998 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 45 29 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 9 9 0 18 396 450 W1 2-4-0
    Home 9 5 4 0 10 212 203 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 4 5 0 8 184 247 L1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 10 5 5 0 10 214 226 W1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 4 4 0 8 182 224 W1 2-4-0

Full 1998 League Standings

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 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (3-2-0) 6 (4-2-0) 3 (1-2-0) 9 (4-5-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 10 (8-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)
After 3rd 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 10 (9-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 8 (8-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Fri Jun 19 9:30 PM
EDM 22 @ SSK 3 W 17,999  
B
Thu Jun 25 9:00 PM
CGY 26 @ EDM 23 L 38,114  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Jul 2 10:30 PM
EDM 20 @ BC 12 W 16,212  
2
Fri Jul 10 9:00 PM
BC 10 @ EDM 15 W 31,582  
3
Thu Jul 16 9:30 PM
EDM 14 @ SSK 28 L 21,686  
4
Thu Jul 23 7:30 PM
EDM 30 @ TOR 27 OT W 15,106  
5
Fri Jul 31 9:00 PM
MTL 10 @ EDM 22 W 30,813  
6
Fri Aug 7 9:00 PM
HAM 39 @ EDM 10 L 22,588  
7
Thu Aug 13 7:00 PM
EDM 23 @ HAM 48 L 16,399  
8
Fri Aug 21 9:00 PM
WPG 16 @ EDM 25 W 29,123  
9
Thu Aug 27 10:00 PM
SSK 13 @ EDM 35 W 31,894  
10
Mon Sep 7 4:00 PM
EDM 8 @ CGY 26 L 37,611  
11
Fri Sep 11 9:00 PM
CGY 30 @ EDM 23 L 50,856  
12
Sat Sep 19 10:00 PM
EDM 27 @ BC 21 W 13,380  
13
Sat Sep 26 9:00 PM
TOR 30 @ EDM 29 L 31,923  
14
Sun Oct 4 1:00 PM
EDM 3 @ MTL 34 L 16,152  
15
Mon Oct 12 4:00 PM
EDM 40 @ WPG 20 W 19,448  
16
Sun Oct 18 3:30 PM
BC 31 @ EDM 7 L 30,362  
17
Sun Oct 25 5:00 PM
EDM 19 @ CGY 31 L 27,984  
18
Sun Nov 1 3:30 PM
SSK 24 @ EDM 46 W 28,470  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 8 4:00 PM
BC 33 @ EDM 40 W 26,102 CBC
P2
Sun Nov 15 4:00 PM
EDM 10 @ CGY 33 L 31,121 CBC

Edmonton Eskimos 1998 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.483 3-2-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.514 2-2-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
BC Lions (4) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.667
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.278
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.694
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.694
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.167

Team Scoring

19981997 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.00 -1.83
Average Winning Score 28.89 -2.78
Average Losing Score 15.11 -1.39
Average Home Score 23.56 -10.22
Average Visitor Score 20.44 +1.00
Average Margin of Victory 11.89 -2.03
Average Margin of Loss 17.89 +3.22

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 673198 5858116 532881 346498 212 (23.6)184 (20.4)396 (22.0)
Opponent 424082 6075135 393675 6296158 247 (27.4)203 (22.6)450 (25.0)

Coaches

Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Mike Bender – Offensive line
  • Rich Stubler – Defensive Coordinator
  • Brad Miller – Defensive assistant
  • Scott Fawcett – Special teams

Edmonton Eskimos 1998 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – David Archer

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Kavis Reed
  • 1 – Malikia Griffin
  • 1 – Rio Wells
  • 1 – Willie Pless

Lineman Star

  • 2 – Malvin Hunter

Edmonton Eskimos 1998 Player Awards and Nominations

1998 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Malvin Hunter (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Malvin Hunter (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Bruce Beaton (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Don Blair (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Robert Brown (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1998 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
LB Willie Pless
4 All-Division Selections
G Bruce Beaton
DE Leroy Blugh
DE Malvin Hunter
LB Willie Pless*

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Edmonton Eskimos 1998 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5)   Philippe Girard (DB) Mount Allison
2–5 (11)   Samir Chahine (OG) McGill
3–5 (17)   Scott Deibert (RB) Minot State
4–5 (25)   Chris Evraire (SB) Ottawa
5–5 (33)   Jim Cooper (OL) British Columbia (UBC)
6–5 (40)   Adam Kossack (OL) Hastings

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