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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


'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


Provincial rivalry reignited between two most recent Grey Cup champs

It’s not just, ‘Game on,’ for the Edmonton Eskimos in Monday’s Labour Day Classic, it’s, ‘Rivalry back on.’

When they take to McMahon Stadium for the inaugural Battle of Alberta of 2016, they’ll be riding a three-game win streak over the Calgary Stampeders. 618 more words


Back to school for new Edmonton Eskimos getting their first taste of Labour Day Classic

You don’t have to be from Edmonton or Calgary to understand the Battle of Alberta.

You don’t even need to have heard of either city before to realize the importance placed on the provincial rivalry, especially with the annual Labour Day Classic Monday at McMahon Stadium marking the first time the Edmonton Eskimos will face the host Calgary Stampeders since winning the 2015 Grey Cup. 551 more words

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Eskimos notes: Madden-ing conversation ... Esks duck the rain ... White sitting out

It’s the kind of trash talk you’d expect to see during a Labour Day series.

Instead, the league-wide mouth spouting taking place on Monday revolves around a game that’s not even real. 602 more words


Alouettes defenders still struggling with CFL's new rules

It might have been a game for the ages for Billy Parker — and the Alouettes’ veteran defensive back accomplished it all without taking an illegal-contact penalty. 886 more words


Memories of late coach still resonate with Edmonton Eskimos' veterans Adarius Bowman and Odell Willis

The Edmonton Eskimos core leadership group has certainly grown together over the years.

But it’s the Winnipeg Blue Bombers that a couple of its members have to thank for helping them grow up early on. 753 more words