- 1954 - 1955 - 1956 - 1975
- 1978 - 1979 - 1980 - 1981 - 1982
- 1987 - 1993 - 2003 - 2005
Edmonton played its first series of organized games with the formation of the Alberta Rugby Football Union in 1895. In 1897 the name Esquimaux was adopted. In 1910 the club was officially named the Edmonton Eskimos, with the current incarnation beginning play in 1949. Since 1978 the Eskimos have played their home games in The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium. ...
The 103rd Grey Cup was a Canadian football game that was played on November 29, 2015, between the East Division champion Ottawa Redblacks and the West Division champion Edmonton Eskimos to decide the Canadian Football League (CFL) championship for the 2015 season. The game was played at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Shaw Communications was the presenting sponsor of ...
Grey Cup 1954 The 42nd Grey Cup football game was played on November 27, 1954, before a full house (27,321 in attendance) at Varsity Stadium Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The underdog Edmonton Eskimos won a contest over the Montreal Alouettes by the score of 26 to 25. The game, replete with record performances and a touch of controversy, is considered one of the finest Grey Cup games ...
Grey Cup 1978 The 66th Grey Cup was played on November 26, 1978, before 54,695 fans at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto. The Edmonton Eskimos defeated the Montreal Alouettes in a close game, 20-13. Grey Cup 1979 The 67th Grey Cup was played on November 25, 1979, before 65,113 fans at Olympic Stadium in Montreal. The Edmonton Eskimos defeated the Montreal ...
Grey Cup 1987 The 75th Grey Cup was the 1987 Canadian Football League championship game that was played at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Toronto Argonauts. The Eskimos defeated the Argonauts 38-36, on Jerry Kauric’s last-second field goal. Grey Cup 1993 The 81st Grey Cup was the 1993 Canadian Football League championship game played between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Winnipeg Blue ...
History of the Eskimos
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.
On June 1, 2021, it was formally announced that the new Edmonton team name would be the Edmonton Elks, a name used by the Edmonton football club of 1922.
1958 – Present / Canadian Football League
2021 - Present / Edmonton Elks
2021 / Edmonton Football Team
1949 - 2020 / Edmonton Eskimo
Eskimos - The Edmonton Eskimos are named for the Eskimo, or Inuit, of northern Canada. The original name used in Edmonton was Esquimaux from 1897 to 1908 but not affiliated with the current team, from the archaic French spelling.
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2015, 2005, 2003, 1993, 1987, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1975, 1956, 1955, 1954
1978 - Present / The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium
1949 - 1978 / Clarke Stadium
1949 - Present / Community - Widely Held
To qualify as a greatest player for this team, the player must have played one season for this team. If not, we will remove the player.
*Blue is this team’s history