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John MacKinnon: Eskimos tight-lipped about future of head coach Chris Jones

Expect the unexpected, head coaches and managers often say, and speculation about Grey Cup champion head coach Chris Jones defecting from the Eskimos to the Saskatchewan Roughriders certainly qualifies. 791 more words


Celebrating with family made Eskimos' Grey Cup win that much sweeter

Winning the Grey Cup on Sunday was even sweeter for the Edmonton Eskimos because family members were close at hand. Head coach Chris Jones even brought his two daughters, Jackson, 13, and Austin, 10, up on the dais with him for post-game interviews. 809 more words


Coach's challenge played a crucial role in Eskimos' Grey Cup win

After failing to win a single coach’s challenge during the Canadian Football League regular season, Edmonton Eskimos head coach Chris Jones had success when it mattered most. 634 more words


Saskatchewan Roughriders president-CEO Craig Reynolds shows that he means business

Saskatchewan Roughriders president-CEO Craig Reynolds has been proactive following a sickly season that was even tougher on the eyes than the CFL’s new, and allegedly improved, logo. 616 more words

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John MacKinnon: Eskimos Grey Cup was a long time coming says Calvin McCarty

Calvin McCarty, the longest-serving Eskimos player, has often spoken about his long, strange, nine-year CFL trip to nowhere.

Not anymore. Not after McCarty and the Eskimos rode a Mike Reilly-led fourth-quarter surge on Sunday to beat the Ottawa Redblacks 26-20 and capture their first Grey Cup since 2005, the 14th in franchise history. 995 more words


It would be surprising to see Grey Cup-winning head coach Chris Jones leave the Edmonton Eskimos

The 2015 Saskatchewan Roughriders were not proficient at takeaways. Could the off-season signal a change?

Speculation is swirling that the Roughriders would like to woo Edmonton Eskimos head coach Chris Jones, who guided his team to Sunday’s 26-20 Grey Cup victory over the Ottawa Redblacks. 405 more words

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John MacKinnon: Eskimos get down to get loose on eve of 103rd Grey Cup game in Winnipeg

Winnipeg — For the Edmonton Eskimos, the Grey Cup eve walk-through ritual was a time, in the words of the late soul singer Teddy Pendergrass, to “Get up, get down, get funky, get loose.” 908 more words