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Ed
Gainey
#6 Defensive Back
Ed
Gainey
#6 Defensive Back
Height 5'11
Weight 193 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-06-06 (32)
Born Winston-Salem, NC
School Appalachian State
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 39
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 1
Sacks 0

NEED TO KNOW:

  • Acquired: Free agent (Feb. 8, 2022)
  • CFL experience (Elks): 9 (0)
  • College: Appalachian State (2008-11)
  • Highlights:
    • Nine-year CFL vet with time spent in Montreal (2012-13), Hamilton (2014-15), and Saskatchewan (2016-21).
    • Led the CFL in interceptions with 10 in 2017. Set a Riders record with four interceptions in a game versus the B.C. Lions on Aug. 13, 2017.
    • Two-time CFL All-Star (2017, 2018).

YEAR BY YEAR:

  • 2021: (Saskatchewan) Played in 12 regular season games, recording 37 tackles, three interceptions and one forced fumble. Gainey had three interceptions in the Riders two playoff games.
  • 2019: (Saskatchewan) Appeared in all 18 regular season games, setting a career high in tackles with 56 and two interceptions.
  • 2018: (Saskatchewan) In 18 regular season games, Gainey recorded 51 tackles, one sack, three interceptions, one forced fumble and a touchdown.
  • 2017: (Saskatchewan) Appeared in all 18 regular season games, making 48 tackles, scoring a touchdown and led the CFL in interceptions with 10. Gainey also set a Riders record with four interceptions in one game.
  • 2016: (Saskatchewan) Played in 17 games, recording 49 defensive tackles, 7 special teams tackles, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and a touchdown.
  • 2014-2015: (Hamilton)  In two seasons (22 games) with the Tiger-Cats, Gainey recorded 56 defensive tackles, 14 special teams tackles and two interceptions.
  • 2012-2013: (Montreal) In two seasons (21 games) with the Alouettes, Gainey recorded 12 defensive tackles, 11 special tackles and scored his first CFL touchdown on July. 12, 2013, against the Calgary Stampeders.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2012
MTL 5 0 3 0 0 0 0
2013
MTL 16 12 8 0 0 1 0
2014
HAM 11 10 14 0 2 0 1
2015
HAM 11 46 0 0 0 0 0
2016
SSK 17 49 7 0 3 1 2
2017
SSK 18 48 1 0 10 1 0
2018
SSK 18 51 2 1 3 1 1
2019
SSK 18 56 0 0 2 0 0
2021
SSK 12 37 1 0 3 0 1
2022
EDM 15 39 0 0 1 0 2
Total
141 348 36 1 24 4 7

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-11
1 BC 3 0 0 0 0 0
06-18
2 SSK 5 0 0 0 0 0
06-25
3 CGY 4 0 0 0 0 1
07-01
4 HAM 2 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
5 CGY 4 0 0 0 0 0
07-14
6 MTL 3 0 0 1 0 0
07-22
7 WPG 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-06
9 BC 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-13
10 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
11 OTT 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-27
12 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-05
13 CGY 2 0 0 0 0 0
09-10
14 CGY 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-16
15 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
10-01
17 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 1
Total
39 0 0 1 0 2