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Eskimo Empire Podcast

Covering the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos football team. We will talk about everything surrounding the team: the good, the bad and the ugly. New fan will join in the conversation each week! Weekly during the football season.
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Now displaying: September, 2016
Sep 30, 2016

The boys call Darrin Bauming from TSN 1290 radio in Winnipeg (@DarrinBauming) to talk Bombers and Esks this Friday night. Scott Cloman (@ScottCloman81) joins in on the call and hear Darrin's take on what he thinks of the way the Bombers have roared into contention after a 1-4 start gave way to a 7-game winning streak.

Andrew, UT and Superfan Mike chime in with their ideas on the keys to the game for the Esks and who they will be watching come game time at IGF Stadium. Do they think the Esks have what it takes to win? Do they think the Bombers start another win streak? Tune in to find out!

Sep 29, 2016

Andrew, UT and Superfan Mike welcome former 2004 Eskimo Scott Cloman into the Turf District. Scott talks about his time with the Eskimos and Blue Bombers in the CFL, but also his time in the Arena Football League, The NFL, NFL Europe and the XFL!

The boys all discuss the exciting victory over the Lions last week, and hand out game balls and talk about the things they liked in this game and the other CFL games this week.

All this, Pick 'em, and a lot of laughs too!

Sep 27, 2016

The boys welcome Jeffrey Orridge, the Commissioner of the CFL, into the Turf District to discuss all things CFL football! The Commish talks about the league and his experience over the last 17 months.

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Sep 22, 2016

The guys welcome back the Firetrucker Queen Chantelle (@JediChick79) and talk BC Lions with one of the original CFL Podcasters: Brian Wawryshyn from @BCLionsDen. The gang talks the upcoming game vs BC at Commonwealth and what it will take for the Good Guys to pull off the upset win.

The boys and Chantelle chime in with their own opinions on the upcoming tilt and who they'll be watching on Friday. Don't forget to join us behind Section G at halftime for the last Westivus before November!

Sep 21, 2016

The Original Firetrucker Queen Chantelle (@JediChick79) returns to the Turf District to help break down last week's OT loss. Andrew, UT and Superfan Mike get a grammar lesson to start off the show that will prove useful as we listen!

Another heartbreaking loss in overtime for the Green & Gold, but we look at the good and the bad as we breakdown what we think went wrong and what went right. We hand out our game balls, discuss the 3 other games this week, and share our pick'em choices.

Don't forget to check out our YouTube channel and look back and past Periscope guests! As always we have our Esks History spot, an Empire Points update, and reveal the winner of two tickets for Friday's game vs BC that we talked about in the pre-game periscope!

Buckle up those chin straps and enjoy!

Sep 16, 2016

The boys welcome back Featured Fan Paul from Vancouver Island as they chat with Belton Johnson (@BJizzle56) about the season so far in Saskatchewan and what he thinks it's going to take to turn the ship around there (give you a hint: Andrew is NOT happy with his suggestion!)

Andrew, UT, Superfan Mike and Paul all put in their 2 cents about what they think it will take to sweep the season series with the Roughriders and who they will be watching in the Eskimos final game at Mosaic Stadium. Buckle up and enjoy!

Sep 14, 2016

The boys discuss back-to-back losses against their arch-rivals down in Calgary as featured fan Paul, all the way from Vancouver Island, comes to visit the Turf District.

We've got a jam-packed episode full of analysis on the past week's games, we look forward to the coming week's tilts, Discuss the Drew Willy trade to Toronto and another Esks History segment.

Buckle up for another fun-filled episode, and finally learn the most important difference between a Lutz and a Salchow (results not guaranteed).

Sep 9, 2016

After a loss to their southern rivals, the Eskimos look to rebound in the second round of the Battle of Alberta at Commonwealth this Saturday. Andrew, UT, Superfan Mike and featured fan Doug talk with Ryan from the CFL Horsemen podcast (now on iTunes!) about what it will take for each team to grit out a win.

Let's keep our chin up and look forward to the Fan March before the game, and try to pack home turf and cheer on the boys!

Sep 7, 2016

A tough loss this past week in the Labour Day Classic as former co-host Doug McLean returns to the Turf District as a Featured Fan! The boys all discuss the loss at McMahon Stadium and what we might expect at the return game on Saturday.

This Week in Esks History says farewell to an Eskimo (and Stampeder) legend, as we pay tribute to the Honourable Normie Kwong who passed away this past week. We look at all 5 games that took place to kick off the second half of the season, and give you our predictions for this weekend's tilts.

Sep 2, 2016

Edmonton heads to Calgary in the Battle of Alberta on Labour Day! Andrew, UT, Superfan Mike and special guest Phil from Esksfans.com talk to Connie aka @Newfiehun, the Stamps Superfan herself. The boys try to make her see the error of her ways, but in the end she sticks by her Stamps and talks about why she thinks things will go her way on Monday.

Get your Screech poured and let's play the Rod Black drinking game!

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