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Eskimo Offence Stumbles in Loss to Alouette’s
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Eskimo Offence Stumbles in Loss to Alouette’s

The Eskimos defeated the Montreal Alouette’s in the first week of the season 32-25. The offence put up 447 yards passing, 161 yards rushing and had the ball for over 34 minutes. That was then…and this is now! The Montreal Alouette’s are not the same team the Eskimos faced in week one and they were...

Ricky Ray to go on the Wall of Honour
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Ricky Ray to go on the Wall of Honour

When Ricky Ray arrived in Edmonton back in 2002, he was listed as the third string quarterback behind incumbent Jason Maas and Bart Hendricks. As I watched that training camp, there was one thing that was clear. Ricky Ray had a ‘touch’ that allowed him to put the ball where only his receiver could get...

Eskimos Open Season with a Win
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Eskimos Open Season with a Win

If there was one question I had during training camp, it was how long would it take for the Eskimo offense to get on track? A brand new quarterback and brand new receivers learning a new system often takes weeks for everyone to get on the same page.  I was pleasantly surprised to see Trevor...

Training Camp – Day 3
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Training Camp – Day 3

The Edmonton Eskimos were the busiest team when ‘free agency’ started back in February. Already knowing Mike Reilly would be returning to the B.C. Lions, they went out and signed QB Trevor Harris, SB Greg Ellingson, WR DaVaris Daniels, OL SirVincent Rogers, LB Larry Dean, LB Don Unamba, LB Jovan Santos-Knox and CB Anthony Orange....

Eskimos Lose Third Straight
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Eskimos Lose Third Straight

The Edmonton Eskimos have not played well since beating the Calgary Stampeder’s in the Labour Day rematch 48-42. After that game, fans optimistically had thoughts of making a run at first place only to have the team fall flat on their face the next two games and fall to a 7-7 record tied for fourth place in the Western Conference standings.  On the other side of the field, the Roughriders are on a roll; winning six of their last seven games and in second place at 9-5.