Eskimo Empire Podcast episode 41 stars Esks alum Jed Roberts
Episode #41 of the Eskimo Empire Podcast is now online: This time out , guesting is Jed Roberts, 13-year Eskimo veteran and all-time Edmonton special teams tackles record holder.
Jed joins the boys to talk about the unique challenges in playing football adn being deaf and how he had to adapt his game. With his dad having played in the Grey Cup as an Ottawa Rough Rider, Jed describes what that means to him and what he is ready to expose his own boys to.
Of course, he has fantastic stories and it wouldn't be an alumni episode without an impression ... and this time it’s the Giz. Also check out his hilarious story on his first CFL game that he told on the Periscope prior to recording; click here to view it on Facebook.
After Jed, it's time to catch up with returning featured fan Chris: He shares his thoughts on the team's offseason and what he is looking forward to this year. The boys discuss the upcoming Esks mini-camp (April 17-19) and who they hope to see more of. And finally, Andrew goes over the new rules for this season, prompting Uncle Tim and Chris to weigh in on what they like and don't like.
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– written by Andrew Hoskins