2002 Edmonton Eskimos season

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2002 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coach Tom Higgins
General manager Tom Higgins
Home field Commonwealth Stadium
Results
Record 13–5–0
Division place 1st, West
Playoff finish Lost Grey Cup
Team MOP John Avery, RB
Team MOC Sean Fleming P/K
Team MOR Kelvin Powell, LB
Uniform
CFL EDM Jersey 2002.png

The 2002 Edmonton Eskimos finished 1st in the West division with a 13–5–0 record, but lost the Grey Cup at Commonwealth Stadium to the Montreal Alouettes.

Offseason[edit]

CFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
3 24 Dahrran Diedrick RB Nebraska
5 42 Olanzo Jarrett DE Toledo
6 51 Andrew Dubiellak WR UNLV

Preseason[edit]

Schedule[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance
A Bye
B June 14 Edmonton Eskimos 24–27 Saskatchewan Roughriders 19,614
C June 20 Calgary Stampeders 52–41 Edmonton Eskimos 33,107

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

West Division
Team GP W L T OTL PF PA Pts
Edmonton Eskimos 18 13 5 0 0 516 450 26 Details
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 12 6 0 0 566 421 24 Details
BC Lions 18 10 8 0 0 480 399 20 Details
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 8 10 0 2 435 393 18 Details
Calgary Stampeders 18 6 12 0 2 438 509 14 Details

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Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance Record Pts
1 June 28 Edmonton Eskimos 27–21 Calgary Stampeders 33,584 1–0–0 2
2 July 4 Ottawa Renegades 24–40 Edmonton Eskimos 30,152 2–0–0 4
3 July 13 Toronto Argonauts 17–31 Edmonton Eskimos 33,108 3–0–0 6
4 July 19 Edmonton Eskimos 11–45 Saskatchewan Roughriders 25,149 3–1–0 6
5 July 26 BC Lions 27–37 Edmonton Eskimos 32,844 4–1–0 8
6 Aug 2 Edmonton Eskimos 14–37 Montreal Alouettes 20,002 4–2–0 6
7 Aug 7 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 5–33 Edmonton Eskimos 38,852 5–2–0 10
8 Aug 15 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 32–35 Edmonton Eskimos 32,174 6–2–0 12
9 Aug 23 Edmonton Eskimos 30–7 Toronto Argonauts 23,642 7–2–0 14
10 Sept 2 Edmonton Eskimos 28–20 Calgary Stampeders 35,967 8–2–0 16
11 Sept 6 Calgary Stampeders 11–45 Edmonton Eskimos 61,481 9–2–0 18
12 Sept 13 Edmonton Eskimos 18–23 BC Lions 21,886 9–3–0 18
13 Sept 21 Saskatchewan Roughriders 25–31 Edmonton Eskimos 44,480 10–3–0 20
14 Sept 29 Edmonton Eskimos 34–33 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16,054 11–3–0 22
15 Oct 6 Edmonton Eskimos 37–34 Ottawa Renegades 20,576 12–3–0 24
16 Oct 14 Montreal Alouettes 48–30 Edmonton Eskimos 36,255 12–4–0 24
17 Bye 12–4–0 24
18 Oct 25 Saskatchewan Roughriders 21–27 Edmonton Eskimos 34,101 13–4–0 26
19 Nov 2 Edmonton Eskimos 8–20 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28,780 13–5–0 26

Total attendance: 343,447
Average attendance: 38,161 (63.5%)

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance
Division Final Nov 17 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30–33 Edmonton Eskimos 34,322
Grey Cup Nov 24 Montreal Alouettes 25–16 Edmonton Eskimos 62,531

West Final[edit]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Winnipeg Blue Bombers  ?  ?  ?  ? 30
Edmonton Eskimos  ?  ?  ?  ? 33

Grey Cup[edit]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Montreal Alouettes 1 10 0 14 25
Edmonton Eskimos 0 0 10 6 16

Awards and records[edit]

All-Star selections[edit]

References[edit]