The Edmonton Eskimos’ 2016 Season

Season Summary

Edmonton Eskimos 2016 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 2016 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 48 24 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 18 10 8 0 20 549 496 W2 5-1-0
Home 9 5 4 0 10 282 259 W2 4-2-0
Visitor 9 5 4 0 10 267 237 W1 3-3-0
Intra-division 10 5 5 0 10 282 293 L1 2-4-0
Inter-division 8 5 3 0 10 267 203 W5 5-1-0

Full 2016 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 2016 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.000 3-2-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.000 4-2-2 (8) 3-2-0 (5)
BC Lions (2) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.861
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.278
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.611
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.389
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.389
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.278
Ottawa RedBlacks (2) 0.472

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Mike Benevides – Defensive Coordinator
  • Mike Gibson – Offensive line
  • Cory McDiarmid – Special Teams Coordinator
  • Demetrious Maxie – Linebackers
  • Mike Benevides – Assistant Head Coach
  • Mike Gibson – Running Game Coordinator
  • Casey Creehan – Defensive line
  • Carson Walch – Receivers
  • Tim Prinsen – Running backs
  • Barron Miles – Defensive backs
  • Jordan Maksymic – Quarterbacks

2016 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 56,302
  • High: 37,168
  • Avg: 30,998 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Variance over 2015 Avg: +30,998
  • Low: 25,902
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 55.06
  • Variance from League Avg: +6,306

More 2016 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

20162015 +/-
Average Combined Score 58.06 13.22 +
Average Winning Score 33.80 4.87 +
Average Losing Score 26.38 11.13 +
Average Home Score 31.33 0.67 -
Average Visitor Score 29.67 9.89 +
Average Margin of Victory 11.40 1.53 -
Average Margin of Loss 7.63 6.38 -

Stadium

  • 2016 home stadium: Commonwealth Stadium
  • Capacity: 56,302
  • Playing surface: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 2015 – Artificial turf replacement

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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 503585 9497191 5174125 7658134 282 (31.3)267 (29.7)549 (30.5)
Opponent 375693 6064124 752499 6587152 237 (26.3)259 (28.8)496 (27.6)

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 4 (2-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 6 (4-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 9 (4-5-0)
After 2nd 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 9 (7-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 8 (3-5-0)
After 3rd 7 (5-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 12 (9-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 9 (9-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 5 (0-5-0)
After OT1 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0)
After OT2 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)

Edmonton Eskimos 2016 Top Performers of the Week

Top Performer of the Week

  • 3 – Mike Reilly
  • 2 – John White
  • 1 – Shakir Bell
  • 1 – James Franklin
  • 1 – Deon Lacey

Edmonton Eskimos 2016 Player Awards and Nominations

2016 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Mike Reilly (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Almondo Sewell (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Justin Sorensen (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Sean Whyte (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Brandon Zylstra (Team Nominee)
  • Special Teams Player — Sean Whyte (Team Nominee)
2016 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Grant Shaw (Team Nominee)
  • Jake Gaudaur Veteran's Award — Grant Shaw (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 2016 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (8) Tevaun Smith (WR) Iowa
2–9 (17) Arjen Colquhoun (DB) Michigan State
5–9 (44) Josh Woodman (DB) Western Ontario
6–9 (53) Doug Corby (WR) Queen's
7–9 (61) Doug Parrish (LB) Western Oregon
8–9 (70) DJ Lalama (LB) Manitoba

All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
R Derel Walker
R Adarius Bowman
DT Almondo Sewell
4 All-Division Selections
R Derel Walker
R Adarius Bowman
C Justin Sorensen
DT Almondo Sewell

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (UTC
A 4
Sun. June 12
1:00 AM
EDM 23 @ CGY 13 W 28,367
B 9
Sat. June 18
8:00 PM
SSK 11 @ EDM 25 W 29,416
1 12
Sat. June 25
11:00 PM
OTT 45 @ EDM 37 OT L 27,846 TSN, RDS, ESPN2
3 21
Sat. July 9
2:00 AM
SSK 36 @ EDM 39 OT W 34,196 TSN, RDS, ESPN2
4 23
Fri. July 15
12:30 AM
EDM 20 @ WPG 16 W 24,007 TSN, RDS
5 28
Sat. July 23
11:00 PM
HAM 37 @ EDM 31 L 32,083 TSN
6 30
Fri. July 29
1:00 AM
WPG 30 @ EDM 23 L 25,902 TSN, RDS, ESPN2
7 37
Sat. Aug. 6
11:00 PM
EDM 20 @ OTT 23 L 24,560 TSN
8 38
Fri. Aug. 12
1:00 AM
MTL 12 @ EDM 23 W 26,061 TSN, RDS, ESPN2
9 44
Sat. Aug. 20
8:00 PM
EDM 46 @ TOR 23 W 15,157 TSN
10 48
Sat. Aug. 27
2:00 AM
SSK 25 @ EDM 33 W 37,168 TSN, RDS, ESPN2
11 53
Mon. Sept. 5
7:00 PM
EDM 24 @ CGY 45 L 31,440 TSN
12 57
Sat. Sept. 10
11:00 PM
CGY 34 @ EDM 28 OT L 35,278 TSN
13 62
Sun. Sept. 18
8:30 PM
EDM 23 @ SSK 26 OT L 30,328 TSN
14 64
Sat. Sept. 24
2:00 AM
BC 23 @ EDM 27 W 26,934 TSN, RDS
15 67
Sat. Oct. 1
12:30 AM
EDM 40 @ WPG 26 W 24,706 TSN, RDS
16 73
Mon. Oct. 10
5:00 PM
EDM 40 @ MTL 20 W 20,512 TSN, RDS
18 82
Sat. Oct. 22
11:00 PM
EDM 25 @ BC 32 L 22,831 TSN
19 83
Fri. Oct. 28
11:00 PM
EDM 29 @ HAM 26 W 24,031 TSN
20 89
Sat. Nov. 5
8:00 PM
TOR 17 @ EDM 41 W 33,514 TSN
P1 91
Sun. Nov. 13
6:00 PM
EDM 24 @ HAM 21 W 24,182 TSN, RDS, ESPN2
P2 93
Sun. Nov. 20
6:00 PM
EDM 23 @ OTT 35 L 24,248 TSN, RDS, ESPNN