1949 Edmonton Eskimos season

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1949 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coach Annis Stukus
Home field Clarke Stadium
Results
Record 4–10–0
Division place 3rd, WIFU
Playoff finish Did not qualify

The 1949 Edmonton Eskimos season was the first season in the current franchise's history after several other Edmonton teams played under the same moniker but were unrelated. The team finished in 3rd place in the WIFU with a 4–10–0 record and missed the playoffs.

Pre-season

  • No preseason games were played for this season.

Regular season

Season Standings

Western Interprovincial Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary Stampeders 14 13 1 0 270 77 26
Regina Roughriders 14 9 5 0 235 102 18
Edmonton Eskimos 14 4 10 0 93 235 8
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14 2 12 0 74 258 4

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Season schedule

Week Date Visitor Score Home Attendance Record Pts
1 Sept 5 Calgary Stampeders 20–6 Edmonton Eskimos 11,123 0–1–0 0
2 Sept 10 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 11–14 Edmonton Eskimos 6500 1–1–0 2
2 Sept 12 Regina Roughriders 12–0 Edmonton Eskimos 6000 1–2–0 2
3 Sept 17 Edmonton Eskimos 1–13 Regina Roughriders 4000 1–3–0 2
3 Sept 19 Edmonton Eskimos 10–3 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4000 2–3–0 4
4 Sept 24 Edmonton Eskimos 5–41 Calgary Stampeders 9000 2–4–0 4
5 Oct 1 Calgary Stampeders 12–8 Edmonton Eskimos 10,000 2–5–0 4
6 Oct 8 Edmonton Eskimos 6–8 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4000 2–6–0 4
6 Oct 10 Edmonton Eskimos 12–11 Regina Roughriders 3000 3–6–0 6
7 Oct 15 Edmonton Eskimos 6–31 Calgary Stampeders 8000 3–7–0 6
8 Oct 22 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6–13 Edmonton Eskimos 7000 4–7–0 8
8 Oct 24 Regina Roughriders 29–11 Edmonton Eskimos 5000 4–8–0 8
9 Oct 29 Edmonton Eskimos 0–27 Calgary Stampeders 6700 4–9–0 8
9 Oct 31 Calgary Stampeders 11–1 Edmonton Eskimos 4–10–0 8

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References

  1. ^ http://cfl.ca/standings/1949/reg
  2. ^ https://www.cfl.ca/schedule/year/1949/time_zone/0
  3. ^ http://www.profootballarchives.com/1949wifuedm.html
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