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OTTAWA – The weather played a key factor in Sunday’s East Division final.

With a mix of rain and snow blowing through TD Place Stadium while the temperature hovered around freezing, the wet conditions were far from perfect pigskin weather. 788 more words

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Talk is cheap to Henry Burris, but one Eskimos defender has plenty to sell

OTTAWA – Before a winner is decided in Sunday’s East Division final, the Edmonton Eskimos and Ottawa Redblacks will be taking out the trash.

Make that, talking it out. 278 more words

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Blown calls not slowing Edmonton Eskimos down ahead of East Division final

They blew it.

Once again, the CFL acknowledged the wrong call was made, this time on a couple of close plays during a snap in Sunday’s East Division semifinal. 675 more words

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Eskimos DE Odell Willis beating the rush for permanent Canadian residency

The results of Tuesday’s U.S. election may have left some people scrambling for the border.

But it doesn’t change anything for Odell Willis.

The Alabama-born Edmonton Eskimos defensive end already knew he wanted to be a Canadian citizen long before Donald Trump tossed his hat in the presidential ring. 317 more words

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Live mic games offer plenty of secrets for football foes

What’s the big deal about putting live microphones on the gridiron anyway?’

It’s not like hearing the odd ‘Omaha’ or ‘Blue 32’ makes that big a difference in a football game. 286 more words

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Eskimos gate-crash B.C. Lions' introduction party

VANCOUVER – The Edmonton Eskimos had trouble getting out of the gates Saturday.

In more ways than one.

They went scoreless in the first quarter and only managed five first-half points on the way to a 32-25 loss to the B.C. 543 more words

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'It's on again': Former Swaggerville pass-rush duo reunited on Eskimos

The Edmonton Eskimos didn’t just go under the hood to bump up the horsepower of their pass rush, they went car shopping.

And they found plenty of high-performance muscle on a used NFL lot in the form of defensive end Phillip Hunt. 570 more words

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