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Eskimos still holding mini-camp in Las Vegas

Life goes on for the Edmonton Eskimos following the firing of general manager Ed Hervey one week ago.

And while the search for his replacement commences, it’s business as usual for football operations, which announced Thursday this year’s mini-camp will be held in Las Vegas April 30-May 2. 623 more words


Eskimos continue looking within when it comes to CFL free agency

What’s the big deal, anyway?

Odell Willis won’t be glued to his television screen to watch CFL free agency kick off Tuesday (10 a.m., TSN1, 3 and 5). 886 more words


Eskimos notes: Snow much for good weather ... Eyeing Odell ... Life in the fast Laing ... Buried feelings

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


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


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


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


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