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Edmonton Eskimos defensive players Willis, Sewell hold D-line camp for kids

With 143 days still left until the 2016 CFL regular-season kicks off, a couple of Edmonton Eskimos are looking to share their championship knowledge with 30 young football players from the area. 293 more words

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Edmonton Eskimos DE Odell Willis doesn't expect much activity from team in free agency

As reigning Grey Cup champions, the success of the Eskimos’ 2016 season doesn’t necessarily hinge on the record-level free-agent free-for-all that shackles the other teams in the CFL. 808 more words

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CFL fines Edmonton Eskimos GM Ed Hervey for comments about tampering

Edmonton Eskimos vice-president of football operations and general manager Ed Hervey was fined $1,500 on Thursday by the Canadian Football League for comments that “bring the league into disrepute.” 430 more words

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Eskimos special teams star, defensive standout Deon Lacey ready to play

Winnipeg — Deon Lacey said he cried a little after rolling over his ankle during Thursday’s closed practice at Investors Group Field.

“I couldn’t believe what happened. 658 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

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Eskimos' miserable 2013 season helped make team into what it is now

Winnipeg — It may seem like a long time ago now, but the Edmonton Eskimos are only two seasons removed from being a 4-14 Canadian Football League club. 928 more words

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Eskimos' Odell Willis still fun to be around, but serious when it comes to playing football

Winnipeg — An older and more mature Odell Willis has been in huge demand since he arrived in Winnipeg on Tuesday.

“It was fun,” Willis said about his days as the Mayor of Swaggerville, when he played with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and led the Canadian Football League with 13 quarterback sacks in 2011. 756 more words

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