2012 Edmonton Eskimos season

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2012 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coach Kavis Reed
General manager Eric Tillman - Fired Nov 3rd, 2012
Home field Commonwealth Stadium
Results
Record 7–11
Division place 4th, West
Playoff finish Lost East Semi-Final
Team MOP J. C. Sherritt
Team MOC Ted Laurent
Team MOR Shamawd Chambers
Uniform
CFL EDM Jersey.png
Timeline
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The 2012 Edmonton Eskimos season was the 55th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 64th overall. The Eskimos finished in 4th place in the West Division with a 7–11 record but still managed to make the playoffs for the second straight season via the CFL's "crossover" rule. The Eskimos played the Toronto Argonauts in the East Semi-Final and lost 42–26.

Offseason[edit]

CFL Draft[edit]

The 2012 CFL Draft took place on May 3, 2012 live at 1:00 PM MDT. The Eskimos had five selections in the six-round draft, including two in the first round after trading Ricky Ray to the Toronto Argonauts.[1]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 4 Austin Pasztor OL Virginia
1 6 Shamawd Chambers WR Wilfrid Laurier
2 14 Justin Capicciotti DL Simon Fraser
5 36 Hasan Hazime DE Akron
5 38 Ryan King LB Saint Mary's

Notable transactions[edit]

Date Type Incoming Outgoing Team
December 12, 2011 Trade Steven Jyles (QB)
Grant Shaw (K/P)
*1st round pick in 2012 CFL DraftJabar Westerman (DL)
Ricky Ray (QB) Toronto Argonauts
February 23, 2012 Trade Future considerations Eric Wilbur (K/P) Winnipeg Blue Bombers
April 23, 2012 Trade **6th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Shane Bergman (OL) Xavier Fulton (OL) Saskatchewan Roughriders
May 3, 2012 Trade 1st round pick in 2012 CFL DraftAustin Pasztor (OL)
2nd round pick in 2012 CFL DraftJustin Capicciotti (DL)
5th round pick in 2012 CFL DraftRyan King (LB)
1st round pick in 2012 CFL DraftJabar Westerman (DL)
3rd round pick in 2012 CFL DraftMichael Atkinson (DL)
BC Lions
May 25, 2012 Trade Merrill Johnson (LB) Conditional 6th round pick in 2014 CFL Draft Winnipeg Blue Bombers
September 5, 2012 Trade Matt O'Donnell (OL)
4th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Jorgen Hus (LB)
Greg Carr (WR)
***5th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Alex Anthony (WR)
Saskatchewan Roughriders
September 12, 2012 Trade Brody McKnight (K) Derek Schiavone (P/K)
1st round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Mike Edem (LB)
4th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Nicolas Boulay (LB)
Montreal Alouettes
September 13, 2012 Trade Darcy Brown (FB) Ricardo Colclough (DB)
6th round pick in 2015 CFL Draft
Hamilton Tiger-Cats

*Later traded to the BC Lions
**Later traded to the Calgary Stampeders
***Later traded back to the Saskatchewan Roughriders

Preseason[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home Attendance Record
A Fri, June 15 Edmonton Eskimos 17–20 Calgary Stampeders 23,629 0–1
B Thurs, June 21 BC Lions 24–16 Edmonton Eskimos 30,891 0–2

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

West Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Y-BC Lions 18 13 5 0 481 354 26 Details
X-Calgary Stampeders 18 12 6 0 534 431 24 Details
X-Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 8 10 0 457 409 16 Details
X-Edmonton Eskimos 18 7 11 0 422 450 14 Details

Season schedule[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance Record Pts
1 Sat, June 30 Toronto Argonauts 15–19 Edmonton Eskimos 35,538 1–0 2
2 Sun, July 8 Edmonton Eskimos 1–17 Saskatchewan Roughriders 31,459 1–1 2
3 Fri, July 13 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 10–42 Edmonton Eskimos 32,067 2–1 4
4 Fri, July 20 Edmonton Eskimos 27–14 BC Lions 28,335 3–1 6
5 Thurs, July 26 Edmonton Eskimos 22–23 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29,533 3–2 6
6 Bye 3–2 6
7 Fri, Aug 10 Saskatchewan Roughriders 20–28 Edmonton Eskimos 43,178 4–2 8
8 Fri, Aug 17 Montreal Alouettes 38–25 Edmonton Eskimos 32,760 4–3 8
9 Mon, Aug 27 Edmonton Eskimos 26–17 Toronto Argonauts 22,912 5–3 10
10 Mon, Sept 3 Edmonton Eskimos 30–31 Calgary Stampeders 32,102 5–4 10
11 Fri, Sept 7 Calgary Stampeders 20–18 Edmonton Eskimos 39,363 5–5 10
12 Sat, Sept 15 Edmonton Eskimos 8–51 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24,162 5–6 10
13 Sat, Sept 22 BC Lions 19–18 Edmonton Eskimos 35,578 5–7 10
14 Fri, Sept 28 Edmonton Eskimos 15–39 Calgary Stampeders 29,290 5–8 10
15 Fri, Oct 5 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20–35 Edmonton Eskimos 30,557 6–8 12
16 Sat, Oct 13 Saskatchewan Roughriders 20–37 Edmonton Eskimos 38,678 7–8 14
17 Fri, Oct 19 Edmonton Eskimos 19–39 BC Lions 30,102 7–9 14
18 Sun, Oct 28 Edmonton Eskimos 25–27 Montreal Alouettes 23,312 7–10 14
19 Fri, Nov 2 Calgary Stampeders 30–27 Edmonton Eskimos 21,147 7–11 14

Total attendance: 308,866
Average attendance: 34,318 (57.6%)

Roster[edit]

Edmonton Eskimos roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Slotbacks

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Injured List

9-Game Injured List

Practice Roster

Suspended List

Disabled List


Italics indicate Import player
Roster updated 2012-11-10
Depth ChartTransactions
46 Active

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Coaching staff[edit]

Edmonton Eskimos Staff
Front Office
  • President and CEO – Len Rhodes
  • Director of Football Operations – Vacant
  • General Manager – Vacant
  • Assistant General Manager and Director of Player Personnel – Paul Jones
  • Manager of Football Operations and Canadian Scouting – Vacant
  • Head Scout – Edward Hervey
  • Head Canadian Scout - Rob Ralph

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams Coordinator – Marcello Simmons
  • Special Teams Assistant - Terry Eisler

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning Trainer – Mike Cook


Coaching Staff
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Playoffs[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance Result
East Semi-Final Sun, Nov 11 Edmonton Eskimos 26–42 Toronto Argonauts 25,792 Loss

East Semi-Final[edit]

Edmonton at Toronto
1 2 3 4 Total
Eskimos 7 0 3 16 26
• Argonauts 0 31 1 10 42


References[edit]