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 12–6
Division place 3rd, West
Playoff finish TBD
Team MOP Mike Reilly
Team MOC Matt O'Donnell
Team MOR Kwaku Boateng
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 Christophe Mulumba-Tshimanga 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
Y–Calgary Stampeders 18 13 4 1 27 523 349 7–3 L3 Details
X–Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 12 6 0 24 554 492 6–4 W1 Details
X–Edmonton Eskimos 18 12 6 0 24 510 495 5–5 W5 Details
X–Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 10 8 0 20 510 430 4–6 L1 Details
BC Lions 18 7 11 0 14 469 501 3–7 L1 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 W 37–26 5–0 TSN/RDS2/ESPN2 Commonwealth Stadium 32,837 Recap
7 Fri, Aug 4 7:30 p.m. MDT vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats W 33–28 6–0 TSN/ESPN2 Commonwealth Stadium 27,078 Recap
8 Thurs, Aug 10 5:30 p.m. MDT at Ottawa Redblacks W 27–20 7–0 TSN/RDS TD Place Stadium 23,851 Recap
9 Thurs, Aug 17 6:30 p.m. MDT at Winnipeg Blue Bombers L 26–33 7–1 TSN Investors Group Field 30,554 Recap
10 Fri, Aug 25 7:30 p.m. MDT vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders L 31–54 7–2 TSN Commonwealth Stadium 41,738 Recap
11 Mon, Sept 4 1:00 p.m. MDT at Calgary Stampeders L 18–39 7–3 TSN McMahon Stadium 33,731 Recap
12 Sat, Sept 9 7:00 p.m. MDT vs. Calgary Stampeders L 22–25 7–4 TSN Commonwealth Stadium 34,312 Recap
13 Sat, Sept 16 2:00 p.m. MDT at Toronto Argonauts L 26–34 7–5 TSN BMO Field 13,182 Recap
14 Bye
15 Sat, Sept 30 7:30 p.m. MDT vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers L 19–28 7–6 TSN/RDS2 Commonwealth Stadium 30,524 Recap
16 Mon, Oct 9 12:00 p.m. MDT at Montreal Alouettes W 42–24 8–6 TSN/RDS Molson Stadium 18,849 Recap
17 Sat, Oct 14 8:00 p.m. MDT vs. Toronto Argonauts W 30–27 9–6 TSN/RDS2 Commonwealth Stadium 26,738 Recap
18 Sat, Oct 21 8:00 p.m. MDT at BC Lions W 35–29 (OT) 10–6 TSN BC Place 19,816 Recap
19 Sat, Oct 28 5:00 p.m. MDT vs. Calgary Stampeders W 29–20 11–6 TSN Commonwealth Stadium 30,601 Recap
20 Sat, Nov 4 5:00 p.m. MDT at Saskatchewan Roughriders W 28–13 12–6 TSN Mosaic Stadium 31,627 Recap

[3][4][5][6]

Post-season

Schedule

Game Date Kickoff Opponent Results TV Venue Attendance Summary
Score Record
West Semi-Final Sun, Nov 12 2:30 p.m. MST at Winnipeg Blue Bombers W 39–32 1–0 TSN/RDS/ESPN2 Investors Group Field 27,244 Recap
West Final Sun, Nov 19 2:30 p.m. MST at Calgary Stampeders TSN/RDS/ESPNews McMahon 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 2017-08-30
Depth chartTransactions
48 Active, 1 injured, 20 six-game,
8 practice, 0 suspended

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Coaching staff

Edmonton Eskimos Staff
Front Office
  • President and CEO – Len Rhodes
  • Vice-President Football Operations & General manager – Brock Sunderland
  • 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 c 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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