1987 Edmonton Eskimos season

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1987 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coach Jackie Parker, Joe Faragalli
Home field Commonwealth Stadium
Results
Record 11–7–0
Division place 2nd, West
Playoff finish Won 75th Grey Cup
Uniform
CFL EDM Jersey 1987.png

The 1987 Edmonton Eskimos finished in 2nd place in the Western Conference with an 11–7–0 record and defeated the Toronto Argonauts to win the 75th Grey Cup.

Pre-season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Visitor Score Home Attendance
A June 6 Calgary Stampeders 33–39 Edmonton Eskimos 34,501
C June 16 Edmonton Eskimos 31–15 BC Lions 28,384

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Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

West Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
BC Lions 18 12 6 0 502 370 24
Edmonton Eskimos 18 11 7 0 617 462 22
Calgary Stampeders 18 10 8 0 453 517 20
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 5 12 1 364 529 11

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Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance Record Pts
1 June 27 Calgary Stampeders 16–54 Edmonton Eskimos 29,930 1–0–0 2
2 July 5 Edmonton Eskimos 36–33 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 15,720 2–0–0 2
3 July 12 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 40–30 Edmonton Eskimos 32,265 2–1–0 4
4 July 18 Edmonton Eskimos 18–26 BC Lions 43,772 2–2–0 6
5 July 24 Edmonton Eskimos 42–28 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29,260 3–2–0 6
6 Aug 1 Saskatchewan Roughriders 28–38 Edmonton Eskimos 30,399 4–2–0 8
7 Aug 7 Edmonton Eskimos 20–23 Toronto Argonauts 30,264 4–3–0 8
8 Bye 4–3–0 8
9 Aug 23 Ottawa Rough Riders 45–24 Edmonton Eskimos 32,167 5–3–0 10
10 Aug 28 Edmonton Eskimos 39–13 Saskatchewan Roughriders 24,000 6–3–0 12
11 Sept 7 Edmonton Eskimos 20–29 Calgary Stampeders 33,842 6–4–0 14
12 Sept 12 Toronto Argonauts 20–42 Edmonton Eskimos 40,486 7–4–0 16
13 Sept 19 Saskatchewan Roughriders 13–34 Edmonton Eskimos 31,862 8–4–0 16
14 Bye 8–4–0 16
15 Oct 2 Ottawa Rough Riders 19–34 Edmonton Eskimos 31,331 9–4–0 18
16 Oct 12 Edmonton Eskimos 20–38 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24,999 9–5–0 18
17 Oct 18 Edmonton Eskimos 25–34 Saskatchewan Roughriders 24,282 9–6–0 18
18 Oct 25 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24–39 Edmonton Eskimos 33,376 10–6–0 20
19 Nov 1 BC Lions 33–32 Edmonton Eskimos 40,414 10–7–0 20
20 Nov 7 Edmonton Eskimos 39–21 Ottawa Rough Riders 15,107 11–7–0 22

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Total attendance: 302,230
Average attendance: 33,581 (55.9%)

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance
Division Semi-Final Nov 15 Calgary Stampeders 16–30 Edmonton Eskimos 26,809
Division Final Nov 22 Edmonton Eskimos 31–7 BC Lions 44,385
Grey Cup Nov 29 Toronto Argonauts 36–38 Edmonton Eskimos 59,478

Grey Cup[edit]

Teams 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q Final
Toronto Argonauts 3 21 3 9 36
Edmonton Eskimos 10 7 4 17 38

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Awards and honours[edit]

References[edit]