Edmonton Eskimos add offensive line coach

The Edmonton Eskimos introduced Jonathan Himebauch, formerly of the Toronto Argos, as their new...

The Edmonton Eskimos introduced Jonathan Himebauch, formerly of the Toronto Argos, as their new offensive line coach. (CRAIG ROBERTSON/QMI Agency)

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The Edmonton Eskimos announced Jonathan Himebauch as their offensive line coach.

It took a day short of a month since head coach Chris Jones’s first group of assistant coaches were named on Jan. 28, but the Eskimos have managed to fill the position to lead what will once again be the most scrutinized unit heading into training camp.

“I’ve known Himey for a long time,” Jones told TSN 1260 radio’s Dave Jamieson. “He knows the league as much as any offensive line coach out there and he’s been very successful.”

Himebauch was thought to be a possible candidate for the same position with the Toronto Argonauts. Interestingly, Argos boss Scott Milanovich originally named the former offensive lineman to his staff along with Jones after Milanovich was hired away from the Montreal Alouettes where he was offensive co-ordinator under Marc Trestman. Himebauch also coached with the Als (2009-11), but didn’t stay with Milanovich and Jones in Toronto, instead taking a job at Wake F


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