Eskimos should drop Kerry Joseph

Veteran Eskimos quarterback Kerry Joseph has been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons (Amber...

Veteran Eskimos quarterback Kerry Joseph has been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons (Amber Bracken, Edmonton Sun).

GERRY MODDEJONGE, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:49 AM ET

EDMONTON - It all came down to one play on Saturday, and it represented the Edmonton Eskimos season in a microcosm.

With Mike Reilly coming into his own over the past three weeks and playing at an elite level, the team went toe-to-toe with the league’s best, only to have their shot at victory fumbled away with their starting quarterback on the bench.

Sure, it ultimately went down as a turnover against Reilly when he came back in to throw an interception on second-and-goal from the four yard-line, and again with one last gasp only to drop the ball following a helmet-to-helmet hit from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back Weldon Brown.

But he never should have been in those positions in the first place. The play that turned the tide in a game where the first team to make a mistake would lose, happened after Reilly made a tremendous 35-yard toss to wide receiver Cary Koch, who hauled the ball down before going out of bounds at the two yard-line.

And the sta


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