36 Results for tag: Edmonton Eskimos

Former ODU quarterback Thomas DeMarco returns to campus as an athletic fund raiser

  By Ed Miller The Virginian-Pilot Aug 16, 2017   Old Dominion’s first quarterback is returning to campus. Thomas DeMarco, who played for the Monarchs from 2009-2011 and for four years in the Canadian Football League, has been hired as a development officer for the Old Dominion Athletic Foundation, focusing on bringing in major ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 8

Gainey, Reilly and Glenn named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, August 15, 2017 — ​TORONTO (August 15 2017) – Ed Gainey, Mike Reilly and Kevin Glenn were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 8 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their selections to the CFL ... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 7

Thursday, August 10, 2017 — TORONTO (August 10, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Edmonton Eskimos receiver Vidal Hazelton was fined for a tourist hit on Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back Don Unamba. BC Lions linebacker Micah Awe was fined for a reckless and dangerous tackle on Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver ... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 6

Four players fined following Week 6 Thursday, August 3, 2017 — TORONTO (August 3, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Montreal Alouettes defensive back Chris Ackie was fined for a high hit on Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols. Montreal Alouettes running back Stefan Logan was fined for comments that were ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – JULY

Reilly, Ellingson and Butler named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, August 2, 2017 — TORONTO (August 2nd, 2017) – Mike Reilly, Greg Ellingson and Victor Butler were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Month for July of the CFL’s 2017 season. Performer of the Month for July includes all appearances from Week 1 to Week ... More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Hector Pothier

Hector Pothier was an outstanding offensive lineman who played his entire 12-year CFL career with the Edmonton Eskimos.  Between 1978 and 1989, Pothier was a key component of the Eskimos offensive line that constantly dominated defensive lineman. During his time with the Green and Gold, Pothier won six Grey Cup championships, including five-in-a-row ... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 5

Four players fined following Week 5 Wednesday, July 26, 2017 — TORONTO (July 26, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Montreal Alouettes linebacker Chip Cox was fined for grabbing Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Brad Sinopoli’s facemask in a reckless and unsafe manner. Montreal Alouettes defensive back Daryl Townsend was ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 5

  Messam, Reilly and Hughes named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, July 26, 2017 — TORONTO (July 26th, 2017) – Jerome Messam, Mike Reilly and Charleston Hughes were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 5 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... More

CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE SUSPENDS PETERS FOR CONTACTING AN OFFICIAL

Sunday, July 23, 2017 — TORONTO (July 23, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today that Edmonton Eskimo Garry Peters has been suspended for one game for contacting an official following play #64 in game 27 last Thursday, July 20 in Hamilton. "Making contact with an official is clearly beyond the acceptable standards of conduct in ... More

Chatham Sports Hall of Fame to add five inductees

By Mark Malone, Chatham Daily News Friday, July 7, 2017  Brothers Dan and John Comiskey played one season together on the Edmonton Eskimos' offensive line. They'll be reunited in the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame after both former CFLers were named to the Class of 2017 in the athlete-modern category Thursday. Hockey player Brian Hind ... More