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Gass: Labour Day Classic Memories

September 2, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
There’s something in the air at this time of year that smells like football. For 54 first Mondays of September since 1949, the Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stampeders have kicked off the second ...

Watkins: Everything is all about the team

August 30, 2016 | Esks Staff
By Terry Jones Pat Watkins won a Grey Cup in his first year in the CFL. With the one in his fourth year last season he’s batting .500. Not bad. Usually the first time is the best because there is ...

White Back At It

July 26, 2016 | Esks Staff
Terry Jones   Last season was supposed to be his breakout year — the year John White would become a big time CFL star as the featured running back of the Edmonton Eskimos. White had played ...

Chemistry and Continuity

June 28, 2016 | Esks Staff
Terry Jones PostMedia Until further notice, there will be no ‘Name The Offensive Line’ contest. The subject came up late last season. “But we don’t need or want a nickname. We just want to be ...

Willis: I’m all about Eskimos football

June 2, 2016 | Esks Staff
When the CFL season kicks off with a Grey Cup rematch June 25 at Commonwealth Stadium, Odell Willis will have reached a milestone of sorts. This will be his fourth season with the Edmonton ...

Reilly Back At It

May 30, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
Mike Reilly has been too busy this off-season to shave off his playoff beard. The Edmonton Eskimos quarterback has been front-and-centre as one of the team’s models for the classic-look ...

Getzlaf: “I can’t wait”

May 29, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
At a stage in his career where most players like to say they’d like to play out their careers with the team they’re on, Chris Getzlaf is excited about getting a fresh start. The older brother of ...

Totally Unconventional and a Touch Unbelievable

April 27, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
When you think about the incredible journey Simeon Rottier took before becoming a Grey Cup champion, it proved one point. It’s never too late to get in the game. In 2014, he was the Edmonton ...

The Next Step For JC Sherritt

April 20, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
When it comes to setting records, nobody can take a back seat to JC Sherritt. In 2012, Sherritt set a CFL record with an incredible 130 tackles. When it came to working out a new two-year ...