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Edmonton Eskimos ground game gaining traction

The Edmonton Eskimos passing game is no longer on a record-setting pace.

And that might not be a bad thing.

Over their first six games of 2016, just 366 of their 2,546 total yards came on the ground, working out to 14%. 253 more words

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Former Edmonton Eskimos running back on the attack for Calgary Stampeders in Labour Day series

At six-foot-three and 254 pounds, there is one player on the Calgary Stampeders roster that could single-handedly mess ’em up on Saturday.

Running back Jerome Messam is a Canadian commodity that the Edmonton Eskimos know only too well, having employed the Graceland product in 2011 and ’12 on his way to a most outstanding Canadian title. 694 more words

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5 things we learned from the Stampeders' Labour Day Classic victory

The Labour Day Classic was a classic in name only.

The Calgary Stampeders once again erased a lot of the intrigue with a dominant first quarter that saw the hosts build up an 18-0 lead. 667 more words

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Stampeders sprint to early lead in 45-24 runaway win over Eskimos

Jamar Wall has got his mitts on a lot of footballs this season.

On Monday, he decided to keep a few.

The Calgary Stampeders defensive back came up with a pair of key interceptions to help the Red & White blow out the Edmonton Eskimos 45-24 in the Labour Day Classic. 659 more words

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Eskimos unable to overcome fast Stampeders start in 45-24 loss

CALGARY – Unofficially, it was the Normie Kwong Bowl.

Two days following the death of the 86-year-old former Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, the only thing greater than the hype surrounding the annual Labour Day back-to-back set was the symbolism of the legendary CFLer having played for both the Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stampeders. 762 more words

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Eskimos vs. Stampeders notes: Hard feelings carry over ... Labour Day replay ... Running back gets right

CALGARY – There was no love lost between the Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stampeders heading into Monday’s Labour Day Classic.

Not after the last time these two teams met, anyway. 863 more words

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Stampeders linebacker ready to shoot from the lip

If you’re on the field, Deron Mayo will be in your ear.

He doesn’t care what number you’re wearing.

You could be the water boy for all he cares. 665 more words

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