2005 Edmonton Eskimos season

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2005 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coach Danny Maciocia
General manager Paul Jones
Home field Commonwealth Stadium
Results
Record 11–7–0
Division place 3rd, West
Playoff finish Won Grey Cup
Team MOP Ricky Ray, QB
Team MOC Kelly Wiltshire, DB
Team MOR Tony Tompkins, WR/KR
Uniform
CFL EDM Jersey 2005.png
Timeline
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The 2005 Edmonton Eskimos finished 3rd in the West division with an 11–7–0 record and won the Grey Cup. This was the last season in their 34 year streak of making the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

CFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
3 22 Timothy O'Neill OL Calgary
4 31 Anthony Posteraro K/P Graceland
5 40 Robert Leblanc SB McGill

Transactions[edit]

Date Type Incoming Outgoing Team
April 19, 2005 Trade Joe Montford (DL) Dan Comiskey (OL) Hamilton Tiger-Cats
April 22, 2005 Trade Sandy Annunziata (OL) Future considerations Toronto Argonauts
April 28, 2005 Trade William Loftus (DB) Terry Vaughn (SB)
6th round pick in 2005 CFL DraftAdam Eckert (WR)
Montreal Alouettes
July 31, 2005 Trade Kwame Cavil (SB) Clinton Wayne (DL) Montreal Alouettes

Preseason[edit]

Schedule[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance Record Pts
A June 10 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 20–20 Edmonton Eskimos 37,246 0–0–1 1
B June 16 Edmonton Eskimos 10–3 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28,013 1–0–1 3

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Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

West Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Y-BC Lions 18 12 6 0 550 444 24 Details
X-Calgary Stampeders 18 11 7 0 529 443 22 Details
X-Edmonton Eskimos 18 11 7 0 453 421 22 Details
X-Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 9 9 0 441 433 18 Details
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 5 13 0 474 558 10 Details

Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance Record Pts
1 June 24 Ottawa Renegades 16–41 Edmonton Eskimos 36,912 1–0–0 2
2 June 30 Edmonton Eskimos 27–8 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 22,087 2–0–0 4
3 July 8 Edmonton Eskimos 29–32 Montreal Alouettes 20,202 2–1–0 4
4 July 15 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 12–14 Edmonton Eskimos 37,455 3–1–0 6
5 July 21 Edmonton Eskimos 29–21 Ottawa Renegades 17,607 4–1–0 8
6 July 30 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30–36 Edmonton Eskimos 38,018 5–1–0 10
7 Aug 5 Edmonton Eskimos 19–25 BC Lions 35,568 5–2–0 10
8 Bye 5–2–0 10
9 Aug 20 Toronto Argonauts 22–18 Edmonton Eskimos 38,927 5–3–0 10
10 Aug 26 Montreal Alouettes 26–36 Edmonton Eskimos 44,624 6–3–0 12
11 Sept 5 Edmonton Eskimos 25–23 Calgary Stampeders 35,652 7–3–0 14
12 Sept 9 Calgary Stampeders 16–11 Edmonton Eskimos 42,654 7–4–0 14
13 Sept 18 Edmonton Eskimos 36–37 Saskatchewan Roughriders 25,226 7–5–0 14
14 Sept 24 BC Lions 20–37 Edmonton Eskimos 48,048 8–5–0 16
15 Sept 30 Edmonton Eskimos 14–40 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27,582 8–6–0 16
16 Oct 10 Edmonton Eskimos 17–13 Toronto Argonauts 34,116 9–6–0 18
17 Oct 15 Saskatchewan Roughriders 18–19 Edmonton Eskimos 53,216 10–6–0 20
18 Bye 10–6–0 20
19 Oct 28 BC Lions 19–22 Edmonton Eskimos 37,554 11–6–0 22
20 Nov 6 Edmonton Eskimos 23–43 Calgary Stampeders 31,017 11–7–0 22

Total attendance: 377,408
Average attendance: 41,934 (69.8%)

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance
Division Semi-Final Nov 13 Edmonton Eskimos 33–26 Calgary Stampeders 26,799
Division Final Nov 20 Edmonton Eskimos 28–23 BC Lions 37,337
Grey Cup Nov 27 Montreal Alouettes 35–38 Edmonton Eskimos OT 59,157

West Semi-Final[edit]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Edmonton Eskimos 0 12 4 17 33
Calgary Stampeders 9 14 0 3 26

West Final[edit]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Edmonton Eskimos 14 7 0 7 28
BC Lions 3 7 11 2 23

Grey Cup[edit]

Main article: 93rd Grey Cup
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Total
Montreal Alouettes 1 0 17 10 7 35
Edmonton Eskimos 3 7 10 8 10 38

Awards and records[edit]

All-Star selections[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CFL.ca". Archived from the original on 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2009-08-13.