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2001 Edmonton Eskimos season
Head Coach Tom Higgins
General Manager Tom Higgins
Home Field Commonwealth Stadium
Results
Record 9–9–0–1
Place 1st, West
Playoff Finish Lost East Final
Uniform
CFL EDM Jersey 1996
Timeline
Previous season Next season
2000 2002

The 2001 Edmonton Eskimos finished 1st in the West division with a 9–9–0–1 record, but lost the East Final to the Calgary Stampeders. This season's Eskimos became the first West division team in CFL history to finish first in the division with only a .500 record.

OffseasonEdit

CFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 5 Randy Chevrier DT McGill
2 13 Fabian Burke CB Toledo
3 21 Glenn Carson OL Saskatchewan
5 37 Guillaume Petit DL Alberta
6 45 William Wright DB Bishop's

PreseasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance
A June 20 Edmonton Eskimos 34–10 Calgary Stampeders 29,090
B June 27 Saskatchewan Roughriders 24–9 Edmonton Eskimos 28,579

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

West Division
Team GP W L T OTL PF PA Pts
Edmonton Eskimos 18 9 9 0 1 439 463 19 Details
Calgary Stampeders 18 8 10 0 1 478 476 17 Details
BC Lions 18 8 10 0 0 417 445 16 Details
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 6 12 0 0 308 416 12 Details

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Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance Record Pts
1 July 7 Edmonton Eskimos 28–35 BC Lions OT 18,125 0–1–0–1 1
2 July 13 Saskatchewan Roughriders 11–13 Edmonton Eskimos 32,722 1–1–0–1 3
3 July 20 Calgary Stampeders 23–33 Edmonton Eskimos 33,524 2–1–0–1 5
4 July 26 Edmonton Eskimos 6–34 Montreal Alouettes 19,541 2–2–0–1 5
5 Aug 2 Edmonton Eskimos 24–14 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17,107 3–2–0–1 7
6 Aug 11 Edmonton Eskimos 39–42 BC Lions 18,171 3–3–0–1 7
7 Aug 17 BC Lions 35–17 Edmonton Eskimos 35,394 3–4–0–1 7
8 Aug 24 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20–12 Edmonton Eskimos 37,666 3–5–0–1 7
9 Sept 3 Edmonton Eskimos 33–32 Calgary Stampeders 35,967 4–5–0–1 9
10 Sept 7 Calgary Stampeders 34–33 Edmonton Eskimos 48,279 4–6–0–1 9
11 Sept 17 Edmonton Eskimos 22–23 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 26,144 4–7–0–1 9
12 Sept 21 Toronto Argonauts 22–23 Edmonton Eskimos 28,687 5–7–0–1 11
13 Sept 29 Edmonton Eskimos 35–19 Saskatchewan Roughriders 18,086 6–7–0–1 13
14 Oct 5 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 37–33 Edmonton Eskimos 29,659 6–8–0–1 13
15 Oct 12 BC Lions 22–28 Edmonton Eskimos 30,518 7–8–0–1 15
16 Oct 19 Edmonton Eskimos 25–22 Toronto Argonauts OT 15,438 8–8–0–1 17
17 Oct 27 Edmonton Eskimos 3–12 Saskatchewan Roughriders 20,917 8–9–0–1 17
18 Nov 4 Montreal Alouettes 26–32 Edmonton Eskimos 43,123 9–9–0–1 19

Total attendance: 319,572
Average attendance: 35,510 (59.1%)

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance
Division Final Nov 18 Calgary Stampeders 34–16 Edmonton Eskimos 42,156

Awards and recordsEdit

All-Star selectionsEdit

ReferencesEdit


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