Ed Philion

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Ed Philion
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date of birth (1970-03-27) March 27, 1970 (age 46)
Place of birth Windsor, Ontario
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status National
Position(s) DT
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 273 lb (124 kg)
College Ferris State
CFL draft 1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11
Drafted by Calgary Stampeders
Career history
As coach
2013 Toronto Argonauts (DL coach)
20142015 Edmonton Eskimos (DL coach)
2016–present Saskatchewan Roughriders (DL coach)
As player
1994 Calgary Stampeders*
1994–1995 Buffalo Bills (NFL)
1998 Rhein Fire (NFL Europe)
19992006 Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
CFL East All-Star 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Career stats

Edmond Paul Philion (born March 27, 1970 in Windsor, Ontario) is the defensive line coach of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. A former Canadian Football League defensive tackle who played eight seasons for the Montreal Alouettes, he won the 90th Grey Cup in 2002 and was an East Division All-Star from 2003 through 2006. Philion was a hockey player for the Essex 73's Jr.C. team in the mid-1980s.

Philion was the defensive line coach for the Toronto Argonauts in 2013, and then for the Edmonton Eskimos from 2014 to 2015.[1] He became the DL coach of the Edmonton Eskimos in January 2014.[2]


  1. ^ "Philion joins Grey Cup champs". The Windsor Star. 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-02-05. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Eskimos unveil the new coaching staff who will join head coach Chris Jones". Edmonton Sun. 2014-01-28. Retrieved 2014-01-29.