The Edmonton Eskimos’ 2017 Season

Season Summary

Edmonton Eskimos 2017 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 2017 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 1 1 1 73 74 T1 0-1-1
Regular Season 18 12 6 0 24 510 495 W5 5-1-0
    Home 9 6 3 0 12 247 248 W2 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 6 3 0 12 263 247 W3 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 10 5 5 0 10 275 294 W3 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 7 1 0 14 235 201 W2 5-1-0

Full 2017 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 2017 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.586 2-3-0 (5) 3-2-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.368 4-0-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.389
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.556
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.667
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.333
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.500
Ottawa RedBlacks (2) 0.472

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Mike Benevides – Defensive Coordinator
  • Mike Benevides – Assistant Head Coach
  • Mike Gibson – Offensive line
  • Mike Gibson – Running Game Coordinator
  • Cory McDiarmid – Special Teams Coordinator
  • Tim Prinsen – Running backs
  • Barron Miles – Defensive backs
  • Jordan Maksymic – Quarterbacks
  • Demetrious Maxie – Linebackers
  • Casey Creehan – Defensive line until Dec. 8, 2017
  • Carson Walch – Receivers until March 5, 2018
  • Carson Walch – Offensive Coordinator until March 5, 2018
  • Dave Jackson – Special teams assistant

2017 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 55,614
  • Total: 291,916
  • High: 41,738
  • Avg: 32,435 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2016 Avg: +1,751
  • Low: 26,738
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 58.32
  • Diff from League Avg: +7,790

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Team Scoring

20172016 +/-
Average Combined Score 55.83 2.22 -
Average Winning Score 30.67 3.13 -
Average Losing Score 23.67 2.71 -
Average Home Score 27.44 3.89 -
Average Visitor Score 29.22 0.44 -
Average Margin of Victory 7.17 4.23 -
Average Margin of Loss 11.83 4.21 +

Stadium

  • 2017 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 375289 6959128 493180 92115207 247 (27.4)263 (29.2)510 (28.3)
Opponent 444690 6294156 6469133 7838116 247 (27.4)248 (27.6)495 (27.5)

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

Edmonton Eskimos 2017 Top Performers of the Week

Top Performer of the Week

  • 2 – Mike Reilly
  • 2 – Brandon Zylstra

Edmonton Eskimos 2017 Player Awards and Nominations

2017 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Mike Reilly (Winner)
  • Defensive Player — Kenny Ladler (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Matt O'Donnell (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Matt O'Donnell (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Kwaku Boateng (Team Nominee)
  • Special Teams Player — Chris Mulumba-Tshimanga (Team Nominee)
2017 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Adarius Bowman (Winner)
  • Jake Gaudaur Veteran's Award — Matt O'Donnell (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 2017 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) Nathaniel Behar (WR) Carleton
2–5 (14) Jean-Simon Roy (OL) Laval
3–5 (22) Chris Mulumba-Tshimanga (LB) Maine
4–5 (31) Jordan Hoover (DB) Waterloo
5–5 (40) Justin Senior (OL) Mississippi State
5–6 (41) [WPG] Kwaku Boateng (DL) Wilfrid Laurier
6–5 (49) Kwabena Asare (OL) Carleton
8–5 (67) Mark Mackie (DL) McMaster

Edmonton Eskimos 2017 All-Star Selections

5 All-Canadian Selections
QB Mike Reilly
R Brandon Zylstra
OG Matt O'Donnell
DT Almondo Sewell
CoLB Kenny Ladler
5 All-Division Selections
QB Mike Reilly
R Brandon Zylstra
OG Matt O'Donnell
DT Almondo Sewell
CoLB Kenny Ladler

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 5
Sun. June 11
7:00 PM
CGY 36 @ EDM 35 L 25,723 TSN
B 7
Thu. June 15
8:30 PM
EDM 38 @ WPG 38 T 24,934
1 12
Sat. June 24
10:00 PM
EDM 30 @ BC 27 W 19,175 TSN, ESPN2
2 16
Fri. June 30
10:00 PM
MTL 19 @ EDM 23 W 31,828 TSN, RDS
4 24
Fri. July 14
10:00 PM
OTT 21 @ EDM 23 W 36,260 TSN
5 27
Thu. July 20
1:30 PM
EDM 31 @ HAM 28 W 23,531 TSN, RDS2
6 32
Fri. July 28
9:30 PM
BC 26 @ EDM 37 W 32,837 TSN, RDS2, ESPN2
7 37
Fri. Aug. 4
9:30 PM
HAM 28 @ EDM 33 W 27,078 TSN, ESPN2
8 39
Thu. Aug. 10
7:30 PM
EDM 27 @ OTT 20 W 23,851 TSN, RDS
9 43
Thu. Aug. 17
8:30 PM
EDM 26 @ WPG 33 L 30,554 TSN
10 48
Fri. Aug. 25
9:30 PM
SSK 54 @ EDM 31 L 41,738 TSN
11 53
Mon. Sept. 4
3:00 PM
EDM 18 @ CGY 39 L 33,731 TSN
12 58
Sat. Sept. 9
9:00 PM
CGY 25 @ EDM 22 L 34,312 TSN
13 60
Sat. Sept. 16
4:00 PM
EDM 26 @ TOR 34 L 13,182 TSN
15 70
Sat. Sept. 30
9:30 PM
WPG 28 @ EDM 19 L 30,524 TSN, RDS2
16 74
Mon. Oct. 9
2:00 PM
EDM 42 @ MTL 24 W 18,849 TSN, RDS
17 78
Sat. Oct. 14
7:00 PM
TOR 27 @ EDM 30 W 26,738 TSN, RDS2
18 81
Sat. Oct. 21
10:00 PM
EDM 35 @ BC 29 OT W 19,816 TSN
19 86
Sat. Oct. 28
7:00 PM
CGY 20 @ EDM 29 W 30,601 TSN
20 89
Sat. Nov. 4
7:00 PM
EDM 28 @ SSK 13 W 31,627 TSN
P1 92
Sun. Nov. 12
4:30 PM
EDM 39 @ WPG 32 W 27,244 TSN, RDS, ESPN2
P2 94
Sun. Nov. 19
4:30 PM
EDM 28 @ CGY 32 L 30,116 TSN, RDS, ESPNN