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What Eskimos fans learned about the Green and Gold from the CFL West Division final

Really resilient

Everyone already knew these Edmonton Eskimos were a resilient bunch because of all their fourth-quarter comebacks this Canadian Football League season.

The Eskimos showed resiliency again, but in a different manner, in winning Sunday’s West Division final 45-31 over the Calgary Stampeders at Commonwealth Stadium.  741 more words


Rottier hopes to overcome injury to play in West Division final

Simeon Rottier, an Edmonton Eskimos injured offensive lineman, was able to practise Wednesday at Commonwealth Stadium.

“Today was a big step,” said Rottier, who suffered a lower leg injury in the final game of the regular season on Nov. 402 more words


Experienced Stampeders playing at home will be tough to beat in West Division semifinal

The Edmonton Eskimos say it doesn’t matter which team they play in the West Division final on Nov. 22 at Commonwealth Stadium.

“At this point, we don’t care,” said Eskimos defensive end Odell Willis.  403 more words


Eskimos return from 10-day break with fresh legs to prepare for West Division final

Odell Willis doesn’t know if a 20-day break before the West Division final will be too long, but playing 17 Canadian Football League regular season games without a bye week was undoubtedly too much. 667 more words


Eskimos players to get away from football during 10-day break

Odell Willis led a bunch of teammates, including receiver Adarius Bowman and kick-returner Kendial Lawrence, into the stands at Commonwealth Stadium after the Edmonton Eskimos wrapped up their Canadian Football League regular season on Sunday. 396 more words


John MacKinnon: First-place Edmonton Eskimos overcome sloppiness, penalties and the Lions, win 26-23 in 2OT

You would call it a heroic Eskimos victory if it hadn’t been such an incontinent performance, start to finish.

Yes, Edmonton won 26-23, overcoming a late-game B.C. 839 more words


Eskimos defence on target for one of CFL's all-time best seasons

J.C. Sherritt wants to be known “as a linebacker on one of the best defences to ever play” in the Canadian Football League, but would gladly settle for fourth- or fifth-best if the Edmonton Eskimos were to win the Grey Cup. 672 more words