February 18, 2016 1:54 pm

Edmonton Eskimos open 2016 season with Grey Cup rematch

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EDMONTON – The Edmonton Eskimos 2016 season will start the same way the 2015 campaign ended: competing against the Ottawa REDBLACKS.

The Esks will host the REDBLACKS June 25 in a rematch of the Grey Cup, which Edmonton won 26-20.

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The battle of Alberta will resume Sept. 5 when Edmonton visits Calgary in their annual Labour Day match up. The two teams will go head-to-head again five days later in Edmonton.

The Eskimos will be home to the Saskatchewan Roughriders  July 8 and Aug. 26, then will visit Saskatchewan Sept. 18.

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The 104th Grey Cup is in Toronto Sunday, Nov. 27.

 

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