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Bowman’s again! Eskimos get set to face Stampeders on Labour Day – Edmonton

After an prolonged break, the Edmonton Eskimos have been again on the sector Thursday to put together for Monday’s Labour Day Classic in Calgary in opposition to the Stampeders.

Some excellent news on the damage entrance — head coach Jason Maas says receiver Adarius Bowman ought to to be good to go for Monday.

“Yeah, he’s off the six-game (injured list), he’s going to get back into the lineup and hopefully do great things.”

Bowman has been out since July 14 with a decrease-physique damage. He has recorded 153 yards receiving and two touchdowns.

Maas says Bowman shall be a welcome addition to his lineup.

“No question, to have one of your playmakers back in the lineup and a guy you have relied on for many years here in Edmonton,” Maas stated. “It’s always great to have someone like him back.”

READ MORE: Edmonton Eskimos battle the injured record 

Bowman says being out of the lineup was tough however it allowed him to change into a mentor to the youthful gamers. When it comes to the Labour Day Classic on Monday, it’s an enormous recreation for the Eskimos who’ve misplaced two straight video games and sit in third place within the Western Division at 7-2, only a level again of the 7-1-1 Stampeders for first place.

Bowman has additionally defined what Labour Day means to the brand new gamers. The finest manner to describe Labour Day, says Bowman, is to consider your most heated rival in school soccer.

“You remember those college rivals? That’s how I feel. The Labour Day Classic gives me those same kind of feeling,” Bowman stated. “It lasts through the whole year no matter how your season ends up at the end, everybody remembers Labour Day. For us, it’s been tough. I’ve been here seven years now so it’s been tough when we go down there so we are really trying to make a change this year.”

Listen under: Eskimos receiver Adarius Bowman is happy about returning to the lineup on Monday.

The Eskimos have misplaced their final 5 Labour Day Classic video games and have gained simply twice of their final 11 conferences. At current, the Eskimos are attempting to shake a two-recreation dropping streak. They fell 54-31 to the Saskatchewan Roughriders final Friday. Quarterback Mike Reilly threw for 160 yards passing and was intercepted twice, each returned for touchdowns. Reilly says watching the movie of the loss wasn’t simple.

“My performance wasn’t good enough in general of course but that type of stuff trickles down to the rest of the team.” Reilly stated. “It was hard watch but once moved on from that it kinda lit a little bit of a fire. I think I always play a little bit better pissed off.”

Edmonton Eskimos lose their first at dwelling to the Roughriders

Linebacker Adam Konar was a full participant on Thursday as his stint on the six-recreation injured record seems to be to be coming to an finish. Receiver Vidal Hazelton is on the one-recreation injured record and was a partial participant in apply. Offensive lineman Simeon Rottier practised for the primary time since struggling an damage again on July 20 in Hamilton. Linebacker Terrance Bullitt and defensive again Arjen Colquhoun didn’t apply, each have been injured within the loss final week to the Riders.

Kick-off Monday from McMahon Stadium in Calgary for the Labour Day Classic is at 1 p.m. 630 CHED could have Countdown to Kick-off beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The Eskimos made a roster transfer on Thursday, signing National fullback James Tuck, who was a fourth spherical choose of the Montreal Alouettes within the 2014 CFL Draft. Tuck has performed 33 profession video games for the Alouettes, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Toronto Argonauts, recording 19 particular groups tackles and one defensive deal with. He was launched by the Argos on Aug. 21 after enjoying 4 video games this season.

Concerns about flooding within the Houston space

The devastation of Hurricane Harvey ,which has brought about large flooding in Houston, Texas and surrounding areas, has been seen by so many individuals world wide. Eskimos linebacker Kevin Jackson grew up in close by Cypress, Texas and attended University at Sam Houston State. Jackson says his aunt lives within the space and has been affected by the flooding.

“She hasn’t been back to her house yet,” Jackson stated. “She works for a nursing home and they needed 24-hour care for the people so they put them all in hotels. She hasn’t checked on her house yet.”

Mike Reilly’s sister and household reside in Corpus Christi, Texas and have evacuated.

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