Page 44 of 49 FirstFirst ... 344243444546 ... LastLast
Results 1,291 to 1,320 of 1463

Thread: 2019 Season Thread

  1. #1291
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Posts
    7,879
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    121

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Without Harris:

    Expectations: 0/10
    Faith: 10/10

  2. #1292
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Victoria, BC
    Posts
    12,529
    vCash
    4666
    Rep Power
    1035

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Bobby View Post
    Without Harris:

    Expectations: 0/10
    Faith: 10/10
    Sounds about right.
    "No dress rehearsal, this is our life" - Gord Downie

  3. #1293
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Edmonton
    Posts
    25,438
    vCash
    3057
    Rep Power
    162

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    With Maas
    Expectations 0/10
    Faith 0/10
    Belief that there will penalties o' plenty 10/10
    "Of all the so-called virtues, the most over-rated is faith" - Christopher Hitchens

  4. #1294
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Edmonton Area
    Posts
    44,706
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    180

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Whelp isn't that awesome. I have zero faith Kilgore can do anything. I hope they consider getting another QB Bridge, frankin, Ray....

    - - - Updated - - -

    So Harris is eligible to return to if we advance to the division finals. We ain't getting there with Killgore/Briscoe.

  5. #1295
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Campbell River BC
    Posts
    7,760
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    720

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Esks4ever View Post
    Whelp isn't that awesome. I have zero faith Kilgore can do anything. I hope they consider getting another QB Bridge, frankin, Ray....
    I'm in the same boat but if you brought in anyone else at this point, outside of Ricky Ray, it would take time to learn the playbook.
    #PizStrong

  6. #1296
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Posts
    444
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    25

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    It is curious that the team didn't look ahead on this one. If they would of put Harris on the 6 game 1 week earlier, then he would have been eligible to come off for the playoffs and we still would have been in line for the cap savings.

    They still could have taken him off.

  7. #1297
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Campbell River BC
    Posts
    7,760
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    720

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by wildwest View Post
    It is curious that the team didn't look ahead on this one. If they would of put Harris on the 6 game 1 week earlier, then he would have been eligible to come off for the playoffs and we still would have been in line for the cap savings.

    They still could have taken him off.
    surprises me as well, unless he had a major set back.
    #PizStrong

  8. #1298
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Posts
    1,623
    vCash
    19182
    Rep Power
    136

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by wildwest View Post
    It is curious that the team didn't look ahead on this one. If they would of put Harris on the 6 game 1 week earlier, then he would have been eligible to come off for the playoffs and we still would have been in line for the cap savings.

    They still could have taken him off.
    I'm not putting much stock into it. For right now, they are just doing it and committing to it. Guaranteed if 10 days from now the doctors cleared him, he be removed within minutes of receiving the diagnosis. The only reason they didn't last week is to allow him some reps this week to see if he can get back in. Obviously he can't, and they feel he isn't good enough to practice next week, so might as well bump him to 6.

  9. #1299
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Campbell River BC
    Posts
    7,760
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    720

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by bone View Post
    I'm not putting much stock into it. For right now, they are just doing it and committing to it. Guaranteed if 10 days from now the doctors cleared him, he be removed within minutes of receiving the diagnosis. The only reason they didn't last week is to allow him some reps this week to see if he can get back in. Obviously he can't, and they feel he isn't good enough to practice next week, so might as well bump him to 6.
    Fair point about the practicing, forgot about that.
    #PizStrong

  10. #1300
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Spruce Grove
    Posts
    7,292
    vCash
    100
    Blog Entries
    5
    Rep Power
    164

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    And with Ray's injury...he will NEVER set foot on the field again.
    Sorry everyone for not contributing anything to this board... My bad?

  11. #1301
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Lethbridge, AB
    Posts
    2,524
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    92

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    I just really hope that fans don’t let this team and coaching staff off the hook because Harris got injured. This team has more problems then just their starting qb being injured.

    The teams with the 3 best records in the league have all seen considerable time without their starting qbs, and the 4th and 5th best have different guys that have become the starter but weren’t projected to be at the beginning of the year.

  12. #1302

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by wildwest View Post
    It is curious that the team didn't look ahead on this one. If they would of put Harris on the 6 game 1 week earlier, then he would have been eligible to come off for the playoffs and we still would have been in line for the cap savings.

    They still could have taken him off.
    I could be wrong but I seem to recall a rule change with the new CBA that allowed players placed on the 6 game IR to retroactively count games on the 1 game IR as part of their 6 game stint if it was determined late that they’d be out longer than initially projected.

    Does that ring a bell for anyone else or am I making sh!t up?

  13. #1303
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Posts
    1,623
    vCash
    19182
    Rep Power
    136

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by T-BONE View Post
    I just really hope that fans don’t let this team and coaching staff off the hook because Harris got injured. This team has more problems then just their starting qb being injured.

    The teams with the 3 best records in the league have all seen considerable time without their starting qbs, and the 4th and 5th best have different guys that have become the starter but weren’t projected to be at the beginning of the year.
    My opinion on Maas/Brock will be completely based off how they do over this stretch. If they miss playoffs, with the current position they are in, that's all on coaching/personnel and I'd be ready for at least one of them to pay with their job, in this case, likely Maas.

    If they are backing into the playoffs with a 1-4 or 2-3 record with one of the wins due to Saskatchewan resting starters, I'd look at the same way and Maas should go unless he can take them to the Grey Cup game as that would be a pretty tough feat through the East.

    That said, if they go 3-2 or 4-1 down the stretch without one of the wins being against a short staffed Saskatchewan, I'd be pretty impressed.

  14. #1304
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Medicine Hat, AB
    Posts
    9,972
    vCash
    0
    Rep Power
    350

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by writfiler View Post
    There’s no cost-saving unless he’s on for the whole 6 games & there are only 5 games left....


    Are we sure there are no cap savings?
    #PizStrong

  15. #1305
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    4,613
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    85

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by ben_the_eskimo View Post
    I could be wrong but I seem to recall a rule change with the new CBA that allowed players placed on the 6 game IR to retroactively count games on the 1 game IR as part of their 6 game stint if it was determined late that they’d be out longer than initially projected.

    Does that ring a bell for anyone else or am I making sh!t up?
    Not ringing a bell for me, but it could be buried somewhere in the fine print of the CBA. I seem to recall this question being asked on here some months ago, but I can’t remember the response!
    If so, it would also apply to Santos-Knox as he was on the 1-game for the first 2 games of the season & has been on the 6-game since.
    Maybe one of our intrepid local media types could ask BS sometime....

    - - - Updated - - -

    Quote Originally Posted by Section N View Post


    Are we sure there are no cap savings?
    I thought that cap relief came only with guys on the 6-game IR?

  16. #1306
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    275
    vCash
    2000
    Blog Entries
    3
    Rep Power
    19

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Esks4ever View Post
    Whelp isn't that awesome. I have zero faith Kilgore can do anything. I hope they consider getting another QB Bridge, frankin, Ray....

    - - - Updated - - -

    So Harris is eligible to return to if we advance to the division finals. We ain't getting there with Killgore/Briscoe.
    I'd definately try getting Franklin back with the promise of him being the starter next year and try to trade Harris if not than release him ,in my opinion he will never take us to the cup ,so just cut out losses and set him free along with Ellington,Orange and unamba ,we are better without them .

  17. #1307
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Posts
    1,623
    vCash
    19182
    Rep Power
    136

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by writfiler View Post
    Not ringing a bell for me, but it could be buried somewhere in the fine print of the CBA. I seem to recall this question being asked on here some months ago, but I can’t remember the response!
    If so, it would also apply to Santos-Knox as he was on the 1-game for the first 2 games of the season & has been on the 6-game since.
    Maybe one of our intrepid local media types could ask BS sometime....
    Based on JSKs situation I don't think this rule exists. He got put on the 6 game for Game 3 and wasn't extended until Game 9, so it must be a full 6 games from when you are placed and it isn't retroactive.

  18. #1308
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Victoria, BC
    Posts
    12,529
    vCash
    4666
    Rep Power
    1035

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by bone View Post
    Based on JSKs situation I don't think this rule exists. He got put on the 6 game for Game 3 and wasn't extended until Game 9, so it must be a full 6 games from when you are placed and it isn't retroactive.
    Would a missed (potential) playoff game count as the sixth game?
    "No dress rehearsal, this is our life" - Gord Downie

  19. #1309
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Edmonton Area
    Posts
    44,706
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    180

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by dealerd View Post
    I'd definately try getting Franklin back with the promise of him being the starter next year and try to trade Harris if not than release him ,in my opinion he will never take us to the cup ,so just cut out losses and set him free along with Ellington,Orange and unamba ,we are better without them .
    rofl....

  20. #1310
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    I'm not entirely sure myself...
    Posts
    6,311
    vCash
    2500
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    87

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by dealerd View Post
    I'd definately try getting Franklin back with the promise of him being the starter next year and try to trade Harris if not than release him ,in my opinion he will never take us to the cup ,so just cut out losses and set him free along with Ellington,Orange and unamba ,we are better without them .
    Is that you, Mookie?
    "Here comes the rush...Ray looking endzone, Fred. Stamps. TOUCHDOWN!" - Fred Stamps' TD with 8 seconds left against the Stampeders in 2009

  21. #1311
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    4,613
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    85

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by dealerd View Post
    I'd definately try getting Franklin back with the promise of him being the starter next year and try to trade Harris if not than release him ,in my opinion he will never take us to the cup ,so just cut out losses and set him free along with Ellington,Orange and unamba ,we are better without them .
    Sorry, but this is one of the silliest posts on here in some time....

  22. #1312
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    451
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    34

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by writfiler View Post
    Sorry, but this is one of the silliest posts on here in some time....
    I think Harris had been playing hurt for longer and than anyone let on. As much as him being out leaves the Esks a bit shy on experience, it is the right thing to try to get him healthy. It probably should have happened sooner.

    And as much as people may not have faith in Kilgore, he was OK against Hamilton, but the whole team again had a slow start.

  23. #1313
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Squamish, BC
    Posts
    15,593
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    274

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    A lot of replacement QB's this season looked horrible in their first appearance. Remember Evans, who threw for over 300 yards in the first half against the Bombers last night.

    Then there's also Davis. So it can go both ways. But Kilgore helped to dig us out of a hole to get us within an inch against the top team in the league. That ought to count for something.

    Not saying that he's GOING to be great. Just saying we shouldn't write him off too soon.
    Out of my mind; back in five minutes.

  24. #1314
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    3,277
    vCash
    2000
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    139

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by glenvb View Post
    A lot of replacement QB's this season looked horrible in their first appearance. Remember Evans, who threw for over 300 yards in the first half against the Bombers last night.

    Then there's also Davis. So it can go both ways. But Kilgore helped to dig us out of a hole to get us within an inch against the top team in the league. That ought to count for something.

    Not saying that he's GOING to be great. Just saying we shouldn't write him off too soon.
    One of the things that concerns me about Kilgore is his arm strength. He seems to be short on a lot of his throws. Maybe I'm mistaken and its more a matter of ball replacement which may improve with more experience. We'll see. You are right though Dane Evans has improved dramatically with experience.
    “RUN THE DANG BALL!" -Leigh Anne Tuohy character from the film The Blind Side

    "Next time, take a case of Pil into the huddle. If you don't get a beer, get the hell off the field!" -New special teams coach for the Riders

    "When the Eskimos are out on defense it looks like there are two or three number 47s out there." -Duane Ford

    "...I guess we'll have to agree to disagree, I enjoy the banter though ..." -Looner

  25. #1315
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Edmonton Area
    Posts
    44,706
    vCash
    2000
    Rep Power
    180

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by adb View Post
    One of the things that concerns me about Kilgore is his arm strength. He seems to be short on a lot of his throws. Maybe I'm mistaken and its more a matter of ball replacement which may improve with more experience. We'll see. You are right though Dane Evans has improved dramatically with experience.
    well I guess a few more weeks of no throws over 15 yards won't hurt since we've watched that for most of the season

  26. #1316
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    275
    vCash
    2000
    Blog Entries
    3
    Rep Power
    19

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by writfiler View Post
    Sorry, but this is one of the silliest posts on here in some time....
    That's YOUR silly opinion ,but that's how I see it and would definately consider it as well I would get rid of gable and his contract too

  27. #1317
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    2,567
    vCash
    3407
    Rep Power
    193

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by ben_the_eskimo View Post
    I could be wrong but I seem to recall a rule change with the new CBA that allowed players placed on the 6 game IR to retroactively count games on the 1 game IR as part of their 6 game stint if it was determined late that they’d be out longer than initially projected.

    Does that ring a bell for anyone else or am I making sh!t up?
    Quote Originally Posted by Hugoagogo View Post
    Would a missed (potential) playoff game count as the sixth game?
    If a player has been 1-gamed & is then 6-gamed, the 6-game cannot be applied retroactively. The only exception to this is if there is no game played by the team in between being placed on 1-game & then 6-gamed.

    The playoffs count, so the division semi-final would be game 6 in Harris’ case - if he stays on it that long. For the life of me I can’t figure out why BS didn’t 6-game him either before or after the LD rematch. Based on his symptoms, there was not going to be a quick (1-week) recovery....plus, you could pull him off the 6-game sooner if able/necessary.

    This isn’t 20/20 hindsight at all. The guy couldn’t grip the ball.

  28. #1318

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Smartie123 View Post
    If a player has been 1-gamed & is then 6-gamed, the 6-game cannot be applied retroactively. The only exception to this is if there is no game played by the team in between being placed on 1-game & then 6-gamed.

    The playoffs count, so the division semi-final would be game 6 in Harris’ case - if he stays on it that long. For the life of me I can’t figure out why BS didn’t 6-game him either before or after the LD rematch. Based on his symptoms, there was not going to be a quick (1-week) recovery....plus, you could pull him off the 6-game sooner if able/necessary.

    This isn’t 20/20 hindsight at all. The guy couldn’t grip the ball.
    Ah thanks, could have sworn I read something in relation to that back in the spring but couldn’t remember any details.

    I guess the only real reason to do it now is to get the team out of this limbo state they’ve been in the last few weeks and just focus solely on Kilgore until Harris is ready.

    I agree it was a mistake not to 6 game him right after the LDR.

  29. #1319
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Victoria, BC
    Posts
    12,529
    vCash
    4666
    Rep Power
    1035

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    For anyone who missed the tv presentation of Globals 2019 version of "All In" with video footage via Eskimo fans here's a link

    https://globalnews.ca/news/5955565/g...documentary-2/

    Lots of familiar faces in that video.
    "No dress rehearsal, this is our life" - Gord Downie

  30. #1320
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Posts
    5,854
    vCash
    1864
    Rep Power
    101

    Re: 2019 Season Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by glenvb View Post
    A lot of replacement QB's this season looked horrible in their first appearance. Remember Evans, who threw for over 300 yards in the first half against the Bombers last night.

    Then there's also Davis. So it can go both ways. But Kilgore helped to dig us out of a hole to get us within an inch against the top team in the league. That ought to count for something.

    Not saying that he's GOING to be great. Just saying we shouldn't write him off too soon.
    You've seen his stats, right? His TD-to-INT ratio is atrocious. I wouldn't be counting on him for any miracles while Harris is out.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •