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1979 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head Coach Hugh Campbell
Home Field Commonwealth Stadium
Results
Record 12–2–2
Place 1st, West
Playoff Finish Won 67th Grey Cup
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1978 1980

The 1979 Edmonton Eskimos finished in 1st place in the Western Conference with a 12–2–2 record and repeated as Grey Cup champions after winning the 67th Grey Cup.

Pre-seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Visitor Score Home Attendance
A June 12 BC Lions 32–27 Edmonton Eskimos 41,326
B June 19 Edmonton Eskimos 31–16 Toronto Argonauts 35,742
B June 24 Ottawa Rough Riders 30–27 Edmonton Eskimos 41,379
C June 29 Edmonton Eskimos 53–20 Saskatchewan Roughriders 17,460

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Regular seasonEdit

Season StandingsEdit

Western Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Edmonton Eskimos 16 12 2 2 495 219 26
Calgary Stampeders 16 12 4 0 382 278 24
BC Lions 16 9 6 1 328 333 19
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 4 12 0 283 340 8
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 2 14 0 194 437 4

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Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Visitor Score Home Attendance Record Pts
1 July 10 Edmonton Eskimos 28–10 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24,024 1–0–0 2
2 July 17 Saskatchewan Roughriders 20–52 Edmonton Eskimos 43,321 2–0–0 4
3 Bye 2–0–0 4
4 July 31 Calgary Stampeders 9–44 Edmonton Eskimos 42,887 3–0–0 6
5 Aug 7 Edmonton Eskimos 14–14 BC Lions 30,137 3–0–1 7
6 Aug 14 Edmonton Eskimos 24–24 Ottawa Rough Riders 27,050 3–0–2 8
7 Aug 21 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13–41 Edmonton Eskimos 42,778 4–0–2 10
8 Aug 28 Toronto Argonauts 13–28 Edmonton Eskimos 42,778 5–0–2 12
8 Sept 3 Edmonton Eskimos 27–1 Calgary Stampeders 34,825 6–0–2 14
9 Sept 9 Saskatchewan Roughriders 0–40 Edmonton Eskimos 40,231 7–0–2 16
10 Sept 16 BC Lions 8–40 Edmonton Eskimos 42,776 8–0–2 18
11 Sept 23 Edmonton Eskimos 22–21 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18,186 9–0–2 20
12 Sept 30 Edmonton Eskimos 19–26 Calgary Stampeders 33,245 9–1–2 20
13 Oct 8 Montreal Alouettes 6–47 Edmonton Eskimos 42,778 10–1–2 22
14 Oct 14 Edmonton Eskimos 25–26 Saskatchewan Roughriders 20,042 10–2–2 22
15 Bye 10–2–2 22
16 Oct 28 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 11–19 Edmonton Eskimos 42,778 11–2–2 24
17 Nov 3 Edmonton Eskimos 25–17 BC Lions 26,575 12–2–2 26

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Total attendance: 340,327
Average attendance: 42,541 (99.4%)

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance
Division Final Nov 18 Calgary Stampeders 7–19 Edmonton Eskimos 43,033
Grey Cup Nov 25 Edmonton Eskimos 17–9 Montreal Alouettes 65,113

Grey CupEdit

Teams 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q Final
Edmonton Eskimos 7 0 10 0 17
Montreal Alouettes 0 6 3 0 9
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Awards and honoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

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