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1981 Edmonton Eskimos Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 14-1-1 29
Finishing 1st in the CFL's West Division
Postseason: 2-0 Won Grey Cup
Coach: Hugh Campbell (14-1-1)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1981 Edmonton Eskimos Roster
1981 Edmonton Eskimos Results

The Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League ended the 1981 season with a record of 14 wins and 1 losses and 1 ties for 29 points, finishing first in the CFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-0.

On offense, the Eskimos accumulated 576 points, most in the league. Defensively, Edmonton conceded 277 points, the lowest total in the circuit. Warren Moon triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,959 yards. Brian Kelly snagged 74 passes for 1,665 yards. Waddell Smith and Tom Scott contributed to the receiving game also.

Jim Germany ran for a team-best 861 yards.

The ball-hawking defense led the way with 72 turnovers. Ed Jones and Larry Highbaugh each seized 7 opponent throws. James Parker topped the defensive unit with 18.5 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 72 sacks.

Hugh Campbell coached the team. The 1981 Edmonton Eskimos won the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Warren Moon37823762.7395910.5277.1123.291108.6
Tom Wilkinson1518858.312938.685.342.64392.9
Brian Broomell9333.3374.100.0222.2177.4


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Germany1578615.544 18
Warren Moon502986.027 3
Neil Lumsden582664.631 3
Sean Kehoe341394.130 0
Angelo Santucci291274.423 1
Waddell Smith38428.054 0
Tom Wilkinson13171.320 1
Brian Broomell273.50
Craig Mallender133.00
Totals34718025.254 26


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Brian Kelly74166522.591 11
Tom Scott73124017.046 8
Waddell Smith65107716.650 9
Marco Cyncar4054113.528 1
Jim Germany312869.219 1
Neil Lumsden211858.818 4
Stu Lang1216413.734 1
Angelo Santucci6569.313 0
Sean Kehoe44511.222 0
Craig Mallender11919.019 0
Brian Fryer11111.011 0
Totals328528916.191 35


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Dave Cutler636298.4483368.81189521058.5903175


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Hank Ilesic115525245.7887
Gary Hayes13030.0300

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Hayes716018.552 0
Emilio Fraietta523957.651 0
Marco Cyncar66410.718 0
Hank Ilesic12020.020 0
Larry Highbaugh231.50
Totals13210838.252 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Hayes920923.250 0
Joe Hollimon816720.929 0
Sean Kehoe59519.032 0
Larry Highbaugh46215.530 0
Emilio Fraietta46215.517 0
Mike McLeod12525.025 0
Bill Manchuk133.00
Marco Cyncar221.00
Hank Ilesic100.00
Waddell Smith200.00
Totals3762516.950 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Highbaugh7284.029 0
Ed Jones7284.011 0
Danny Kepley68414.030 0
Mike McLeod5316.218 0
Joe Hollimon5275.416 0
Pete Lavorato36321.037 0
Dale Potter25125.540 1
Gary Hayes23919.539 0
Dave Fennell12323.023 1
Totals383749.840 2


Player No. Yds Avg.
James Parker18.50.00.0
Dave Boone14.50.00.0
Ronnie Estay10.00.00.0
Dave Fennell7.00.00.0
Danny Kepley6.00.00.0
Dale Potter4.50.00.0
Tom Towns4.00.00.0
Ed Jones2.50.00.0
Gary Hayes2.00.00.0
Dan Kearns2.00.00.0
Emilio Fraietta1.00.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Dave Cutler336214175
Jim Germany181000114
Brian Kelly1100066
Waddell Smith090000156
Tom Scott800048
Neil Lumsden3400042
Warren Moon300018
Hank Ilesic000077
Dale Potter100006
Stu Lang10006
Tom Wilkinson10006
Angelo Santucci100006
James Parker10006
Joe Hollimon0010006
Dave Fennell100006
Marco Cyncar1000006


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