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Montreal confirmed the release of Khalif Mitchell this afternoon. is tracking all of today's roster moves as teams are required to reduce their roster to 46 active players.
Posted: June 22, 2015
In the final pre-season game Edmonton Eskimos improved to 2-0 after defeating the BC Lions 18-13 at David Sidoo Field at Thunderbird Stadium.
Posted: June 20, 2015
The Lions welcome back Travis Lulay under centre as they square off against the Esks at David Sidoo Field at UBC. It is the final pre-season game for both teams.
Posted: June 19, 2015
After landing with the Edmonton Eskimos at age 22, Aaron Grymes has rediscovered his love of the game. Grymes is now entering his third season with the Double E.
Posted: June 18, 2015
Two weeks of pre-season are in the books and camps are set to close league-wide, but not before final dress rehearsals this weekend. Checking Down has the latest.
Posted: June 17, 2015
CFL pre-season games usually involve a few quirks, but as's Rod Pedersen writes, the Eskimos' and Riders' clash in Fort McMurray was truly one of a kind.
Posted: June 15, 2015
Jabari Arthur, Tino Sunseri and Alex Suber headline some of the cuts from Sunday. is tracking roster moves all day long as teams adjust to get under the 65-player mark.
Posted: June 14, 2015
Derel Walker hauled in a 36-yard TD pass with 2:18 left in the game to give Edmonton a 31-24 come-from-behind win over Saskatchewan in pre-season action.
Posted: June 14, 2015
Darian Durant returns to quarterback for the Roughriders as they face off against the Eskimos in pre-season action in Fort McMurray.
Posted: June 13, 2015
Chad Simpson, signed by Edmonton after losing John White for the year, is the 'next guy up' for the Eskimos. He's been waiting for the opportunity.
Posted: June 10, 2015
In light of John White’s season-ending injury, the Edmonton Eskimos have signed international running back Chad Simpson.
Posted: June 09, 2015
Eskimos running back John White sustained a ruptured left Achilles tendon during Sunday's practice. He will miss the 2015 season.
Posted: June 08, 2015
Through nearly a week of training camp the Eskimos are starting to simulate game situations, and head coach Chris Jones is pleased with the progress.
Posted: June 07, 2015
Hometown product David Beard is relishing in the experience of his first training camp. The rookie offensive lineman has been taking first-team snaps.
Posted: June 06, 2015
Sometimes change can be a bad thing. With few major moves this off-season, Edmonton looks poised to contend in the West once again.
Posted: June 02, 2015
After the first day of training camp, head coach Chris Jones liked what he saw from his group, and QB Mike Reilly was also pleased with how his rehabbed foot held up.
Posted: May 31, 2015
After veterans reported on Saturday, all nine CFL squads hit the practice field today to mark the official opening of Training Camp as the quest for the 103rd Grey Cup begins.
Posted: May 31, 2015
Vets reported Saturday and Checking Down brings you news and notes from around the league as Training Camp sets to open Sunday morning.
Posted: May 30, 2015
Saturday, the Edmonton Eskimos announced the contract extension of Head Coach Chris Jones, keeping him in Green and Gold through 2016.
Posted: May 30, 2015
After ascending near the top of the CFL standings last season, one team continues to stand in the Eskimos' way: The Calgary Stampeders. Is this the year things change?
Posted: May 25, 2015
With a week remaining before CFL training camps kick off, we check in on the latest news across all nine CFL cities with the latest edition of Checking Down.
Posted: May 22, 2015
With a clear focus on the long-term development of offensive lineman, Eskimos GM Ed Hervey was quite happy to land David Beard and Danny Groulx with his team's top two picks.
Posted: May 18, 2015
The most exciting day on the CFL off-season calendar is over and done with. Training camp awaits as we check in and around the CFL following Tuesday's draft.
Posted: May 15, 2015
The Edmonton Eskimos made some post-draft moves on Thursday, announcing the release of international receiver AJ Guyton and Chris Mercer to go with two signings.
Posted: May 14, 2015
The Edmonton Eskimos added some depth at receiver on Monday, striking a trade with the Saskatchewan Roughriders to acquire national slotback Cory Watson.
Posted: May 11, 2015
With the CFL Draft just one day away, the fans have weighed in through a series of polls with their 2015 Fan Mock Draft. Do you agree with the picks?
Posted: May 11, 2015
As player signings, cuts and even a couple of trades continue to filter in, checks in on the latest happenings around the league in Checking Down.
Posted: May 08, 2015
Despite an off-season rule change, Chris Jones and Ed Hervey have no plans to change their philosophy of targeting bigger, more physical defensive backs.
Posted: May 06, 2015
With seven of eight CFL mini-camps in the books, we check in with three takeaways from each team after hitting the field for the first time in 2015.
Posted: May 02, 2015
After a busy week of mini-camps across the CFL, only the draft stands between now and the start of training camp. We're Checking Down on the latest.
Posted: May 01, 2015
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