2013 Edmonton Eskimos season

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2013 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coach Kavis Reed
General manager Ed Hervey
Home field Commonwealth Stadium
Results
Record4–14
Division place4th, West
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Team MOP Fred Stamps, SB
Team MOC Shamawd Chambers, WR
Team MOR Eric Samuels, LB
Uniform
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The 2013 Edmonton Eskimos season was the 56th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 65th overall. The Eskimos finished the season in 4th place in the West Division with a 4–14 record and failed to make the playoffs.

The 2013 Canadian Football League season was the 60th season of modern Canadian professional football. Officially, it was the 56th season of the league.

Edmonton Eskimos Canadian Football League team

The Edmonton Eskimos are a professional Canadian football team based in Edmonton, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Eskimos play their home games at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium and are the third-youngest franchise in the CFL. The Eskimos were founded in 1949, although there were clubs with the name Edmonton Eskimos as early as 1895. The Eskimos are arguably the most successful CFL franchise of the modern era, having won the league's Grey Cup championship fourteen times, second overall only to the Toronto Argonauts who have won seventeen. This includes a three-peat between 1954 and 1956 and an unmatched five consecutive wins between 1978 and 1982, and most recently in 2015.

Canadian Football League Professional Canadian football league

The Canadian Football League is a professional sports league in Canada. The CFL is the highest level of competition in Canadian football. The league consists of nine teams, each located in a city in Canada. They are divided into two divisions: four teams in the East Division and five teams in the West Division.

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Offseason

CFL Draft

The 2013 CFL Draft took place on May 6, 2013. The Eskimos had seven selections in the seven-round draft after trading their first round pick to Montreal for Brody McKnight and acquiring additional third and fourth round picks. [1]

The 2013 CFL Draft took place on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM ET on TSN. 60 players were chosen from among eligible players from Canadian Universities across the country, as well as Canadian players playing in the NCAA. The Montreal Alouettes had the most selections with nine, followed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats with eight. Each of the West Division teams had seven picks while Winnipeg had six. The defending Grey Cup champion Toronto Argonauts had five picks and Ottawa chose four players from NCAA schools that would play another year. A total of 16 trades were made involving draft picks from this year, including two made on draft day itself, with 12 being made by the Edmonton Eskimos. Of the 60 draft selections, 44 players were drafted from Canadian Interuniversity Sport institutions, which is the highest number of CIS players taken since the 1987 CFL Draft when 50 of 72 were taken. It is also the highest percentage (73.3%) of CIS players taken since 2009.

Montreal Alouettes Canadian Football team

The Montreal Alouettes are a professional Canadian football team based in Montreal, Quebec. Founded in 1946, the team has folded and been revived twice. The Alouettes compete in the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and last won the Grey Cup championship in 2010. Their home field is Percival Molson Memorial Stadium for the regular season and as of 2014 also home of their playoff games.

Brody McKnight is a Canadian football punter. He is a free agent.

RoundPickPlayerPositionSchool/Club Team
210 Stefan Charles DT Regina
324 Kyle Norris LB Saint Mary's
326 Christopher Mercer OL Regina
431 Jorgen Hus LB Regina
434 Taylor Servais OL Ottawa
651 Elie Ngoyi DE Bishop's
755 Smith Wright FB Alberta

Notable transactions

DateTypeIncomingOutgoingTeam
January 31, 2013Trade Mike Reilly (QB)
*2nd round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Brent Urban (DL)
2nd round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Seydou Junior Haidara (WR)
2nd round pick in 2014 CFL Draft - Tchissakid Player (OL)
BC Lions
February 5, 2013Trade**6th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Thomas Spoletini (LB) Jerome Messam (RB) Montreal Alouettes
February 5, 2013Trade Nathan Kanya (LB)
Carson Rockhill (OL)
Greg Wojt (OL)
Jeremiah Masoli (QB)
Simoni Lawrence (LB)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
February 27, 2013Trade2nd round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Stefan Charles (DT)
3rd round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Kyle Norris (LB)
Hasan Hazime (DL)
2nd round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Brent Urban (DL)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
March 1, 2013Trade***5th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Alex Anthony (WR)
***5th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Levi Steinhauer (DL)
Brody McKnight (P/K)
6th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Thomas Spoletini (LB)
Saskatchewan Roughriders
March 22, 2013Trade3rd round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Christopher Mercer (OL) Jermaine Reid (DL)
***5th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Alex Anthony (WR)
***5th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Levi Steinhauer (DL)
Toronto Argonauts
May 6, 2013Trade4th round pick in 2013 CFL Draft - Taylor Servais (OL) Étienne Légaré (DT) Calgary Stampeders

*Later traded to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
**Later traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders
***Later traded back to the Saskatchewan Roughriders

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Canadian Football League team from Hamilton, Ontario

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a professional Canadian football team based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. They are currently members of the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Tiger-Cats play their home games at Tim Hortons Field. They were founded in 1869 as the Hamilton Football Club. In 1950, the Tigers merged with cross-town upstart Hamilton Wildcats and adopted the nickname "Tiger-Cats".

Saskatchewan Roughriders professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Roughriders play in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Preseason

#DateVisitorScoreHomeOTAttendanceRecord
AFri, June 14 Saskatchewan Roughriders 31–24Edmonton Eskimos26,6230–1
BFri, June 21Edmonton Eskimos27–22 BC Lions 26,7331–1

Regular season

Season standings

West Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Y- Calgary Stampeders 18144054941328 Details
X- Saskatchewan Roughriders 18117051939822 Details
X- BC Lions 18117050446122 Details
Edmonton Eskimos 1841404215198 Details

Season schedule

#DateVisitorScoreHomeOTAttendanceRecordPtsTV
1Sat, June 29 Saskatchewan Roughriders 39–18Edmonton Eskimos35,8690–10 TSN/ESPN2
2Sun, July 7Edmonton Eskimos30–20 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 12,6121–12TSN/RDS2/ESPN3
3Sat, July 13 BC Lions 17–3Edmonton Eskimos31,3101–22TSN/RDS2/ESPN2
4Sat, July 20Edmonton Eskimos21–31BC Lions26,6231–32TSN/RDS2/ESPN3
5Thurs, July 25Edmonton Eskimos27–32 Montreal Alouettes 23,0211–42TSN/RDS/ESPN3
6Fri, Aug 2Hamilton Tiger-Cats30–29Edmonton Eskimos31,0061–52TSN/RDS2/NBCSN
7Bye
8Sun, Aug 18Edmonton Eskimos33–36 Toronto Argonauts 19,6561–62TSN/RDS2/ESPN3
9Sat, Aug 24Saskatchewan Roughriders30–27Edmonton Eskimos41,8681–72TSN/ESPN3
10Mon, Sept 2Edmonton Eskimos34–37 Calgary Stampeders 32,2171–82TSN/NBCSN
11Fri, Sept 6Calgary Stampeders22–12Edmonton Eskimos33,6541–92TSN/RDS2/NBCSN
12Sat, Sept 14 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7–25Edmonton Eskimos29,4992–94TSN/ESPN3
13Fri, Sept 20Edmonton Eskimos35–27Winnipeg Blue BombersOT28,8593–96TSN/RDS2/ESPN2
14Sat, Sept 28Toronto Argonauts34–22Edmonton Eskimos29,5693–106TSN/RDS2/ESPN3
15Sat, Oct 5Montreal Alouettes47–24Edmonton Eskimos28,4553–116TSN/RDS/ESPN3
16Sat, Oct 12Edmonton Eskimos9–14Saskatchewan Roughriders35,5793–126TSN/ESPN3
17Fri, Oct 18Calgary Stampeders27–13Edmonton Eskimos27,6333–136TSN/NBCSN
18Fri, Oct 25Edmonton Eskimos29–43BC Lions24,5453–146TSN/ESPN3
19Sat, Nov 2Edmonton Eskimos30–26Saskatchewan Roughriders32,7014–148TSN/RDS2/ESPN3

Total attendance: 288,863
Average attendance: 32,096 (57.0%, capacity 56,302)

Team

Roster

Coaching staff

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