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Edmonton Eskimos trade veteran defensive end Odell Willis

The City of Edmonton is in need of a new mayor of Commonwealth.

On Friday afternoon, the Edmonton Eskimos announced they had traded popular star defensive end, Odell Willis, to the Ottawa Redblacks in exchange for international defensive lineman, Jake Ceresna. 187 more words


Edmonton Eskimos pass rusher's batteries recharged for rematch

While practice might make perfect, resting from practice between the Labour Day series games made for a better Odell Willis.

That was the idea, anyway, behind Edmonton Eskimos head coach Jason Maas’s decision to sit his defensive captain in the days leading up to Saturday’s rematch at Commonwealth Stadium. 681 more words


Terry Jones: Edmonton Eskimos getting healthy for rematch with Calgary Stampeders

Hope, which takes many forms, is the No. 1 thing to sell in sport.

A coach gets fired. A coach gets hired. A trade gets made. 832 more words

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Terry Jones: Defensive line need to turn up the heat

There were great expectations last week when Almondo Sewell returned to the lineup and John Chick joined the team in a trade from Hamilton. The Edmonton Eskimos defensive line would be whole again. 589 more words

Edmonton Eskimos

Willis has grown since leaving Saskatchewan

EDMONTON — Time has changed Odell Willis.

The veteran defensive end has matured since making his CFL debut in 2009 with the Calgary Stampeders. Willis would go on to have stints with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2009-2011) and Saskatchewan Roughriders (2012) before signing with the Edmonton Eskimos as a free agent in 2013. 267 more words

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Roughriders facing another West test

EDMONTON — The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ road show has been a horror show.

The Riders are winless in 15 road games against CFL West Division foes since beating the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30-24 on Sept. 711 more words

Saskatchewan Roughriders

New Eskimo John Chick practises with team for the first time

John Chick is happy to be in Edmonton, and the Eskimos are happy to have the big defensive end acquired over the weekend from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. 472 more words