Menu
Features

Off-season Update – Vontae Diggs

February 12, 2020 | Esks Staff
What have you been up to this off season? I’ve been working out, training hard, trying to become more agile. Have you gone on any exciting trips or done anything cool? I’m in Boston training and ...

Eskimos Free Agent Greats – Trevor Harris

February 10, 2020 | Norm Cowley
The Eskimos didn’t waste any time going after quarterback Trevor Harris on the opening day of CFL free agency on Feb. 12, 2019. With previous QB Mike Reilly having already decided to join the BC ...

Eskimos Free Agent Greats – Adarius Bowman

February 9, 2020 | Norm Cowley
Adarius Bowman had one of the greatest seasons by an Eskimos receiver in 2016, but it required a lot of patience by both the player and the team for that to happen. The six-foot-three, 215-pound ...

Eskimos Free Agent Greats – Terry Vaughn

February 7, 2020 | Norm Cowley
Slotback Terry Vaughn did two things extremely well in the CFL: He helped his teams win – the Eskimos, Calgary Stampeders, Montreal Alouettes and Hamilton Tiger-Cats were a collective 40 games ...

Eskimos Free Agent Greats – Willie Pless

February 6, 2020 | Norm Cowley
Middle linebacker Willie Pless was part of a six-player trade package the Toronto Argonauts sent to the BC Lions to acquire quarterback Matt Dunigan in 1990. It may have been the only time in his ...

Eskimos Free Agent Greats – Tom Wilkinson

February 5, 2020 | Norm Cowley
No one expected much from Tom Wilkinson when he signed with the Eskimos midway through training camp in 1972. He was a short (five-foot-10-1/2-inches), slightly overweight player who didn’t look ...

Esks Off-Season Updates – OL Matt O’Donnell

February 5, 2020 | Esks Staff
What have you been up to this off season? My first child, Elizabeth, was born on Jan. 12. We’ve stayed pretty close to home and stayed in while we waited for her to arrive – she was three ...

Eskimos Free Agent Greats – Larry Highbaugh

February 4, 2020 | Norm Cowley
Larry Highbaugh could do it all. A college track-and-field athlete who excelled in sprints, he played defensive back, wide receiver and returned kicks for Edmonton while also selling Eskimos ...

From Funky Town to E-Town

September 20, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
About a minute into the discussion about his bicep tattoos, Phillip Hunt breaks into song. “Won’t you take me to,” Hunt warbled right on tune. “Funkytown.” Lipps Inc., the group that released the ...

Sherritt on His Leadership Role

August 15, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
As far as difference-makers go, there’s no need to look any further than Edmonton Eskimos linebacker JC Sherritt. Now in his sixth season with the Eskimos, Sherritt has earned a well-deserved ...

Getzlaf: We have a great thing brewing

August 3, 2016 | Esks Staff
Terry Jones   Chris Getzlaf didn’t go out and get an ‘EE’ logo tattooed on his arm. But it didn’t take much time for Getzlaf to make the transition to becoming an Edmonton Eskimo, especially ...

No Place Like Home

August 2, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
There’s no place like home. Those were the thoughts of Neil King, who signed with the team he grew up cheering for two days after free agency this year. After spending the first three years of ...

Greaves Career Comes Full Circle

July 19, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
Chris Greaves would be hard pressed to time his arrival to the Edmonton Eskimos roster any better. Heading west in a September trade after nearly five seasons with Winnipeg, the durable offensive ...

Leading By Example

July 6, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
Marcell Young still gets a charge out of football. Going into his sixth CFL season, Young is starting his fourth season as a defensive half for the Edmonton Eskimos. At 28, he jokes that he’s ...

Introducing Cord Parks

June 28, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
Cord Parks had plenty of time to think about his future. He may have been restoring classic cars, thinking about the kids football camp he helped run in Atlanta with a couple of Edmonton Eskimos ...

Maas: Edmonton has always held a special place in my heart

June 8, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
Family and football. Sometimes it can happen. Other times it can be a lonely existence. When Edmonton Eskimos head coach Jason Maas’s playing days were done in 2010 and a budding coaching career ...

Steele: Rising to Opportunity

April 26, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
When Eddie Steele reports to training camp in late May, he’ll be one ring up on his teammates. Steele will be well-rested after spending his honeymoon with his new bride Stephanie on the Mayan ...