2017 Edmonton Eskimos season

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2017 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coach Jason Maas
General manager Brock Sunderland
Home field Commonwealth Stadium
Results
Record 4–0
Division place 1st, West
Playoff finish TBD
Uniform
CFL EDM Jersey.png

The 2017 Edmonton Eskimos season is the 60th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 69th overall. The Eskimos will attempt to win their 15th Grey Cup championship. This is the second season under head coach Jason Maas and the first season under new general manager, Brock Sunderland. The team's former general manager, Ed Hervey, was fired on April 7, 2017.[1]

Offseason

CFL Draft

The 2017 CFL Draft took place on May 7, 2017.[2]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team Hometown
1 5 Nathaniel Behar WR Carleton London, ON
2 14 Jean-Simon Roy OL Laval Quebec City, QC
3 22 Chris Mulumba LB Maine Montreal, QC
4 31 Jordan Hoover DB Waterloo Sault Ste. Marie, ON
5 40 Justin Senior OL Mississippi State Montreal, QC
5 41 Kwaku Boateng DL Wilfrid Laurier Milton, ON
6 49 Kwabena Asare OL Carleton Brampton, ON
8 67 Mark Mackie DL McMaster London, ON

Preseason

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results TV Venue Attendance Summary
Score Record
A Sun, June 11 5:00 p.m. MDT vs. Calgary Stampeders L 35–36 0–1–0 TSN Commonwealth Stadium 25,723 Recap
B Thurs, June 15 6:30 p.m. MDT at Winnipeg Blue Bombers T 38–38 0–1–1 None Investors Group Field 24,934 Recap

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Regular season

Season standings

Team GP W L T Pts PF PA Div Stk
Edmonton Eskimos 4 4 0 0 8 107 95 1–0 W4 Details
BC Lions 5 4 1 0 8 164 129 1–1 W4 Details
Calgary Stampeders 4 2 1 1 5 126 110 1–0 L1 Details
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4 2 2 0 4 128 139 1–2 L1 Details
Saskatchewan Roughriders 3 1 2 0 2 93 80 0–1 W1 Details

Season schedule

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results TV Venue Attendance Summary
Score Record
1 Sat, June 24 8:00 p.m. MDT at BC Lions W 30–27 1–0 TSN/ESPN2 BC Place 19,175 Recap
2 Fri, June 30 8:00 p.m. MDT vs. Montreal Alouettes W 23–19 2–0 TSN/RDS Commonwealth Stadium 31,828 Recap
3 Bye
4 Fri, July 14 8:00 p.m. MDT vs. Ottawa Redblacks W 23–21 3–0 TSN Commonwealth Stadium 36,260 Recap
5 Thurs, July 20 5:30 p.m. MDT at Hamilton Tiger-Cats W 31–28 4–0 TSN/RDS2 Tim Hortons Field 23,531 Recap
6 Fri, July 28 7:30 p.m. MDT vs. BC Lions TSN/RDS2/ESPN2 Commonwealth Stadium
7 Fri, Aug 4 7:30 p.m. MDT vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats TSN/ESPN2 Commonwealth Stadium
8 Thurs, Aug 10 5:30 p.m. MDT at Ottawa Redblacks TSN/RDS TD Place Stadium
9 Thurs, Aug 17 6:30 p.m. MDT at Winnipeg Blue Bombers TSN Investors Group Field
10 Fri, Aug 25 7:30 p.m. MDT vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders TSN Commonwealth Stadium
11 Mon, Sept 4 1:00 p.m. MDT at Calgary Stampeders TSN McMahon Stadium
12 Sat, Sept 9 7:00 p.m. MDT vs. Calgary Stampeders TSN Commonwealth Stadium
13 Sat, Sept 16 2:00 p.m. MDT at Toronto Argonauts TSN BMO Field
14 Bye
15 Sat, Sept 30 7:30 p.m. MDT vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers TSN/RDS2 Commonwealth Stadium
16 Mon, Oct 9 12:00 p.m. MDT at Montreal Alouettes TSN/RDS Molson Stadium
17 Sat, Oct 14 8:00 p.m. MDT vs. Toronto Argonauts TSN/RDS2 Commonwealth Stadium
18 Sat, Oct 21 8:00 p.m. MDT at BC Lions TSN BC Place
19 Sat, Oct 28 5:00 p.m. MDT vs. Calgary Stampeders TSN Commonwealth Stadium
20 Sat, Nov 4 5:00 p.m. MST at Saskatchewan Roughriders TSN Mosaic Stadium

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Team

Roster

Edmonton Eskimos roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

1-Game Injured List

6-Game Injured List

Practice Roster

Suspended List


Italics indicate international player
Roster updated 2017-03-08
Depth chartTransactions
57 active

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Coaching staff

Edmonton Eskimos Staff
Front Office
  • President and CEO – Len Rhodes
  • Vice-President Football Operations & General manager – Paul Jones
  • Executive director of player personnel – Paul Jones
  • Director of Canadian Scouting – Rob Ralph
  • Football Operations Coordinator - Kris Hagerman
  • Football Operations Coordinator - Nick Pelletier

Head Coach

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Coaching staff
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References

  1. ^ Eskimos part ways with GM Ed Hervey
  2. ^ Marquee moments highlight 2017 CFL schedule in Canada's 150th year
  3. ^ a b 2017 Schedule
  4. ^ Marquee moments highlight 2017 CFL schedule in Canada's 150th year
  5. ^ 2017 RDS CFL Schedule
  6. ^ CFL, ESPN unveil 2017 U.S. broadcast schedule
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