1977 Edmonton Eskimos Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-6 20
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: Hugh Campbell (10-6)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1977 Edmonton Eskimos Roster
The Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League ended the 1977 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses for 20 points, finishing first in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.
Offensively, Edmonton paced the league with 412 points. On the other side of the ball, the defense allowed 320 points. Tom Wilkinson tossed for 1,900 yards, and Bruce Lemmerman took a significant amount of snaps also. Jim Germany paced pass catchers, snagging 46 passes, while Stu Lang accumulated 540 receiving yards. Howard Strickland, Don Warrington and George McGowan each provided receiving help, too.
Jim Germany ran for a team-best 1,004 yards for the Eskimos.
The ball-hawking defense pounced on 62 turnovers, topping in the league. Larry Highbaugh and Joe Hollimon each picked off 5 opponent throws.
Hugh Campbell coached the team. The 1977 Edmonton Eskimos lost in the Grey Cup.
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Regular Season Points For: 412
Regular Season Points Against: 320
|July 18, 1977||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29 at Edmonton Eskimos 26||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|July 27, 1977||Edmonton Eskimos 43 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13||W||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|August 2, 1977||Saskatchewan Roughriders 9 at Edmonton Eskimos 34||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|August 9, 1977||Edmonton Eskimos 24 at BC Lions 18||W||1-1-0||2-0-0||3-1-0|
|August 16, 1977||Calgary Stampeders 19 at Edmonton Eskimos 32||W||2-1-0||2-0-0||4-1-0|
|August 24, 1977||Edmonton Eskimos 22 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27||L||2-1-0||2-1-0||4-2-0|
|August 30, 1977||Montreal Alouettes 25 at Edmonton Eskimos 20||L||2-2-0||2-1-0||4-3-0|
|September 5, 1977||Edmonton Eskimos 22 at Calgary Stampeders 8||W||2-2-0||3-1-0||5-3-0|
|September 17, 1977||BC Lions 20 at Edmonton Eskimos 18||L||2-3-0||3-1-0||5-4-0|
|September 24, 1977||Edmonton Eskimos 13 at BC Lions 30||L||2-3-0||3-2-0||5-5-0|
|October 1, 1977||Edmonton Eskimos 17 at Ottawa Rough Riders 34||L||2-3-0||3-3-0||5-6-0|
|October 10, 1977||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24 at Edmonton Eskimos 31||W||3-3-0||3-3-0||6-6-0|
|October 16, 1977||Edmonton Eskimos 33 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 31||W||3-3-0||4-3-0||7-6-0|
|October 23, 1977||Toronto Argonauts 12 at Edmonton Eskimos 16||W||4-3-0||4-3-0||8-6-0|
|October 30, 1977||Edmonton Eskimos 23 at Calgary Stampeders 21||W||4-3-0||5-3-0||9-6-0|
|November 6, 1977||Saskatchewan Roughriders 0 at Edmonton Eskimos 38||W||5-3-0||5-3-0||10-6-0|
|November 20, 1977||BC Lions 1 at Edmonton Eskimos 38||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||Western Final|
|November 27, 1977||Edmonton Eskimos 6 at Montreal Alouettes 41||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0||Grey Cup #65 Montreal|