2014 Edmonton Eskimos season

The 2014 Edmonton Eskimos season was the 57th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 66th overall. The Eskimos successfully improved upon their 4–14 record from 2013 after earning their fifth win in their sixth game. The Eskimos qualified for the playoffs and won the West Semi-Final over the Saskatchewan Roughriders, hosting their first playoff game since 2011. However, their season came to a close after they lost the West Final to the Calgary Stampeders, who defeated the Eskimos in all four meetings this season.

2014 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coachChris Jones
General managerEd Hervey
Home fieldCommonwealth Stadium
Results
Record12–6
Division place2nd, West
Playoff finishLost West Final
Team MOPAdarius Bowman, WR
Team MOCEddie Steele, DT
Team MORDexter McCoil, LB
Uniform
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OffseasonEdit

CFL DraftEdit

The 2014 CFL Draft took place on May 13, 2014.

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 6 Devon Bailey WR St. Francis Xavier
2 15 Aaron Milton RB Toronto
4 30 Raye Hartmann DB St. Francis Xavier
6 48 Zackary Medeiros P/K Montreal
7 57 Michael Dadzie DL Regina

Notable transactionsEdit

Date Type Incoming Outgoing Team
May 13, 2014 Trade Tony Washington (OL)
Otha Foster (DB)
Negotiation list player
1st round pick in 2014 CFL Draft - Devon Bailey (WR)
2nd round pick in 2014 CFL Draft - Aaron Milton (RB)
Negotiation list player
1st round pick in 2014 CFL Draft - Anthony Coombs (RB)
3rd round pick in 2014 CFL Draft - Jaskaran Dhillon (DL)
Toronto Argonauts
September 2, 2014 Trade Steve Myddelton (OL) 6th round pick in 2015 CFL Draft - Everett Ellefsen (DL)
*4th round pick in 2016 CFL Draft - David Onyemata (DL)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats

*Later traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results TV Venue Attendance Summary
Score Record
A Bye
B Fri, June 13 7:00 p.m. MDT vs. BC Lions L 11–14 0–1 TSN Commonwealth Stadium 25,963 Recap
C Fri, June 20 7:00 p.m. MDT at Saskatchewan Roughriders W 19–14 1–1 None Mosaic Stadium 15,353 Recap

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Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

West Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary Stampeders 18 15 3 0 511 347 30 Details
Edmonton Eskimos 18 12 6 0 492 340 24 Details
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 10 8 0 399 441 20 Details
BC Lions 18 9 9 0 380 365 18 Details
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 7 11 0 397 481 14 Details

Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results TV Venue Attendance Summary
Score Record Stk
1 Sat, June 28 4:00 p.m. MDT at BC Lions W 27–20 1–0 W1 TSN/RDS2 BC Place 24,524 Recap
2 Fri, July 4 8:00 p.m. MDT vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats W 28–24 2–0 W2 TSN Commonwealth Stadium 30,714 Recap
3 Fri, July 11 8:00 p.m. MDT vs. Ottawa Redblacks W 27–11 3–0 W3 TSN/RDS/ESPN2 Commonwealth Stadium 31,521 Recap
4 Thur, July 17 6:30 p.m. MDT at Winnipeg Blue Bombers W 26–3 4–0 W4 TSN/RDS2/ESPN2 Investors Group Field 30,976 Recap[permanent dead link]
5 Thur, July 24 7:00 p.m. MDT vs. Calgary Stampeders L 22–26 4–1 L1 TSN/ESPN2 Commonwealth Stadium 40,066 Recap
6 Bye
7 Fri, Aug 8 5:00 p.m. MDT at Montreal Alouettes W 33–23 5–1 W1 TSN/RDS Molson Stadium 20,054 Recap
8 Fri, Aug 15 5:30 p.m. MDT at Ottawa Redblacks W 10–8 6–1 W2 TSN/RDS2 TD Place Stadium 24,291 Recap
9 Sat, Aug 23 2:00 p.m. MDT vs. Toronto Argonauts W 41–27 7–1 W3 TSN Commonwealth Stadium 33,767 Recap
10 Mon, Sept 1 2:30 p.m. MDT at Calgary Stampeders L 13–28 7–2 L1 TSN McMahon Stadium 35,400 Recap
11 Sat, Sept 6 5:00 p.m. MDT vs. Calgary Stampeders L 34–41 7–3 L2 TSN/RDS2 Commonwealth Stadium 40,852 Recap
12 Fri, Sept 12 7:00 p.m. MDT vs. Montreal Alouettes W 33–16 8–3 W1 TSN/RDS Commonwealth Stadium 27,833 Recap[permanent dead link]
13 Sat, Sept 20 5:00 p.m. MDT at Hamilton Tiger-Cats L 23–25 8–4 L1 TSN Tim Hortons Field 18,135 Recap
14 Fri, Sept 26 8:00 p.m. MDT vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders W 24–0 9–4 W1 TSN Commonwealth Stadium 42,161 Recap
15 Sat, Oct 4 2:00 p.m. MDT at Toronto Argonauts L 32–33 9–5 L1 TSN Rogers Centre 16,276 Recap
16 Mon, Oct 13 2:30 p.m. MDT vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers W 41–9 10–5 W1 TSN/RDS2 Commonwealth Stadium 28,065 Recap[permanent dead link]
17 Sun, Oct 19 2:00 p.m. MDT at Saskatchewan Roughriders W 24–19 11–5 W2 TSN/ESPN2 Mosaic Stadium 32,421 Recap
18 Bye
19 Sat, Nov 1 5:00 p.m. MDT vs. BC Lions W 37–3 12–5 W3 TSN/RDS2 Commonwealth Stadium 26,388 Recap
20 Sat, Nov 8 5:00 p.m. MST at Saskatchewan Roughriders L 17–24 12–6 L1 TSN/RDS2 Mosaic Stadium 20,139 Recap[permanent dead link]

Total attendance: 301,367
Average attendance: 33,485 (59.5%)

Post seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Kickoff Opponent Results TV Venue Attendance Summary
Score Record
West Semi-Final Sun, Nov 16 2:30 p.m. MST vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders W 18–10 1–0 TSN/RDS2/ESPN2 Commonwealth Stadium 26,237 Recap
West Final Sun, Nov 23 2:30 p.m. MST at Calgary Stampeders L 18–43 1–1 TSN McMahon Stadium 31,004 Recap

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TeamEdit

RosterEdit

Coaching staffEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2014 Schedule". Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2014-02-18.