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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

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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

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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

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Eskimos veterans remember coach Richard Harris ahead of showdown vs. Winnipeg

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. 757 more words

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Zach's not back: Injured Ticats QB will miss Saturday's game against Eskimos

The good news for Zach Collaros is he won’t have to leave early in yet another game against the Edmonton Eskimos due to injury.

The bad news for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback is he’s not even expected to play. 210 more words

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Esk-citement the name of the game under Jason Maas

It’s not supposed to be this exciting.

Not all the time, at least.

After all, Jason Maas is not contractually obligated to ensure that Edmonton Eskimos games are offence-filled thrillers that go right down to the wire. 516 more words

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Eskimos new-look defence a work in progress so far

Forget the old grey mare, this Edmonton Eskimos defence ain’t what it used to be.

Not yet, anyway.

Especially compared to that ol’ Grey Cup championship one from last year, which dominated the CFL in surrendering just 18.9 points a game, only to come out of the gates this season averaging a league worst 40.5 points-against. 468 more words

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