2014 Edmonton Eskimos season

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2014 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head coach Chris Jones
General manager Ed Hervey
Home field Commonwealth Stadium
Results
Record12–6
Division place2nd, West
Playoff finishLost West Final
Team MOP Adarius Bowman, WR
Team MOC Eddie Steele, DT
Team MOR Dexter McCoil, LB
Uniform
CFL EDM Jersey 2014.png

The 2014 Edmonton Eskimos season was the 57th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 66th overall. The Eskimos successfully improved upon their 4–14 record from 2013 after earning their fifth win in their sixth game. The Eskimos qualified for the playoffs and won the West Semi-Final over the Saskatchewan Roughriders, hosting their first playoff game since 2011. However, their season came to a close after they lost the West Final to the Calgary Stampeders, who defeated the Eskimos in all four meetings this season.

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

The 2014 CFL Draft took place on May 13, 2014.

RoundPickPlayerPositionSchool/Club Team
16 Devon Bailey WR St. Francis Xavier
215 Aaron Milton RB Toronto
430 Raye Hartmann DB St. Francis Xavier
648 Zackary Medeiros P/K Montreal
757 Michael Dadzie DL Regina

Notable transactions

DateTypeIncomingOutgoingTeam
May 13, 2014Trade Tony Washington (OL)
Otha Foster (DB)
Negotiation list player
1st round pick in 2014 CFL Draft - Devon Bailey (WR)
2nd round pick in 2014 CFL Draft - Aaron Milton (RB)
Negotiation list player
1st round pick in 2014 CFL Draft - Anthony Coombs (RB)
3rd round pick in 2014 CFL Draft - Jaskaran Dhillon (DL)
Toronto Argonauts
September 2, 2014Trade Steve Myddelton (OL)6th round pick in 2015 CFL Draft - Everett Ellefsen (DL)
*4th round pick in 2016 CFL Draft - David Onyemata (DL)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats

*Later traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders

Preseason

WeekDateKickoffOpponentResultsTVVenueAttendanceSummary
ScoreRecord
ABye
BFri, June 137:00 p.m. MDT vs. BC Lions L 11–140–1 TSN Commonwealth Stadium 25,963 Recap
CFri, June 207:00 p.m. MDTat Saskatchewan Roughriders W 19–141–1NoneMosaic Stadium15,353 Recap

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Regular season

Season standings

West Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Calgary Stampeders 18153051134730 Details
Edmonton Eskimos 18126049234024 Details
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18108039944120 Details
BC Lions 1899038036518 Details
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18711039748114 Details

Season schedule

WeekDateKickoffOpponentResultsTVVenueAttendanceSummary
ScoreRecordStk
1Sat, June 284:00 p.m. MDTat BC Lions W 27–201–0W1 TSN/RDS2 BC Place 24,524 Recap
2Fri, July 48:00 p.m. MDTvs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats W 28–242–0W2TSN Commonwealth Stadium 30,714 Recap
3Fri, July 118:00 p.m. MDTvs. Ottawa Redblacks W 27–113–0W3TSN/RDS/ESPN2 Commonwealth Stadium31,521 Recap
4Thur, July 176:30 p.m. MDTat Winnipeg Blue Bombers W 26–34–0W4TSN/RDS2/ESPN2 Investors Group Field 30,976 Recap
5Thur, July 247:00 p.m. MDTvs. Calgary Stampeders L 22–264–1L1TSN/ESPN2Commonwealth Stadium40,066 Recap
6Bye
7Fri, Aug 85:00 p.m. MDTat Montreal Alouettes W 33–235–1W1TSN/RDS Molson Stadium 20,054 Recap
8Fri, Aug 155:30 p.m. MDTat Ottawa RedblacksW 10–86–1W2TSN/RDS2 TD Place Stadium 24,291 Recap
9Sat, Aug 232:00 p.m. MDTvs. Toronto Argonauts W 41–277–1W3TSNCommonwealth Stadium33,767 Recap
10Mon, Sept 12:30 p.m. MDTat Calgary StampedersL 13–287–2L1TSN McMahon Stadium 35,400 Recap
11Sat, Sept 65:00 p.m. MDTvs. Calgary StampedersL 34–417–3L2TSN/RDS2Commonwealth Stadium40,852 Recap
12Fri, Sept 127:00 p.m. MDTvs. Montreal AlouettesW 33–168–3W1TSN/RDSCommonwealth Stadium27,833 Recap
13Sat, Sept 205:00 p.m. MDTat Hamilton Tiger-CatsL 23–258–4L1TSN Tim Hortons Field 18,135 Recap
14Fri, Sept 268:00 p.m. MDTvs. Saskatchewan Roughriders W 24–09–4W1TSNCommonwealth Stadium42,161 Recap
15Sat, Oct 42:00 p.m. MDTat Toronto ArgonautsL 32–339–5L1TSN Rogers Centre 16,276 Recap
16Mon, Oct 132:30 p.m. MDTvs. Winnipeg Blue BombersW 41–910–5W1TSN/RDS2Commonwealth Stadium28,065 Recap
17Sun, Oct 192:00 p.m. MDTat Saskatchewan RoughridersW 24–1911–5W2TSN/ESPN2 Mosaic Stadium 32,421 Recap
18Bye
19Sat, Nov 15:00 p.m. MDTvs. BC LionsW 37–312–5W3TSN/RDS2Commonwealth Stadium26,388 Recap
20Sat, Nov 85:00 p.m. MSTat Saskatchewan RoughridersL 17–2412–6L1TSN/RDS2Mosaic Stadium20,139 Recap

Total attendance: 301,367
Average attendance: 33,485 (59.5%)

Post season

Schedule

GameDateKickoffOpponentResultsTVVenueAttendanceSummary
ScoreRecord
West Semi-FinalSun, Nov 162:30 p.m. MSTvs. Saskatchewan Roughriders W 18–101–0TSN/RDS2/ESPN2 Commonwealth Stadium 26,237 Recap
West FinalSun, Nov 232:30 p.m. MSTat Calgary Stampeders L 18–431–1TSN McMahon Stadium 31,004 Recap

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Team

Roster

Coaching staff

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