Edmonton Eskimos seasons (1980–89)

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From 1980 to 1989, the Edmonton Eskimos won four Grey Cups. During the decade, the Eskimos compiled a record of 127 wins, 56 losses, and 2 ties. One of the highlights of the decade was the emergence of Matt Dunigan. From 1984–87, the Esks record improved with Dunigan at the helm. Avenging a loss to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 1986 Grey Cup, the Eskimos once again reigned supreme and captured the Cup in 1987.[1]

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1983Edit

1983 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coachPete Kettela, Jackie Parker
Home fieldCommonwealth Stadium
Results
Record8–8
Division place3rd, West
Playoff finishLost West Semi-Final

The Eskimos offense had 472 points for, while the defense had 426 points allowed. Warren Moon finished his career in the CFL in 1983. He was the league's leading passer with 380 completions of 664 attempts for 5,648 yards and 31 touchdowns. He was also named to the West All-Star team, the CFL All-Star team and won the Schenley Most Outstanding Player Award.[1]

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

PostseasonEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

Player statsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Games Played Attempts Completions Yards Pct. Interceptions Long Touchdowns
Matt Dunigan[1] 16 26 14 239 53.9 2 54 4
Warren Moon[1] 16 664 380 5648 57.2 19 48 31

RushingEdit

Player Rushes Yards Long Touchdowns
Warren Moon[1] 85 527 25 3

Awards and honorsEdit

1984Edit

1984 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coachJackie Parker
Home fieldCommonwealth Stadium
Results
Record9–7
Division place3rd, West
Playoff finishLost West Semi-Final

The Eskimos offense had 484 points for, while the defense had 498 points allowed. In 1984, Matt Dunigan captured the Molson Toughest Yard Award given to the player that exemplified heart, desire, determination, toughness, and the will to win by going the extra yard.[1]

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

PostseasonEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

Player statsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Games Played Attempts Completions Yards Pct. Interceptions Long Touchdowns
Matt Dunigan[1] 13 412 220 3273 53.4 19 81 21

Awards and honorsEdit

1985Edit

1985 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coachJackie Parker
Home fieldCommonwealth Stadium
Results
Record10–6
Division place3rd, West
Playoff finishWon Grey Cup

The Eskimos offense had 447 points for, while the defense had 395 points allowed

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

PostseasonEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

Player statsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Games Played Attempts Completions Yards Pct. Interceptions Long Touchdowns
Matt Dunigan[1] 14 405 242 3410 59.7 22 89 19

Awards and honorsEdit

1986Edit

1986 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coachJackie Parker
Home fieldCommonwealth Stadium
Results
Record13–4–1
Division place1st, West
Playoff finishLost Grey Cup

The Eskimos offense had 623 points for, while the defense had 427 points allowed

ScheduleEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

PostseasonEdit

Week Opponent Final Score Record

Player statsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Games Played Attempts Completions Yards Pct. Interceptions Long Touchdowns
Matt Dunigan[1] 18 485 275 3648 56.7 14 68 25

Punt ReturnsEdit

Player Games Played Number Yards Long Touchdowns
Henry Gizmo Williams[2] 8 37 423 74 1

Kickoff ReturnsEdit

Player Games Played Number Yards Long Touchdowns
Henry Gizmo Williams[1] 8 9 210 35 0

Awards and honorsEdit

1987Edit

1988Edit

1989Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-28. Retrieved 2017-08-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-05. Retrieved 2015-09-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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