Looking back and what's to come for the Green and Gold
Elks busy to kick off the New Year
The Elks were busy to start 2023, re-signing seven veterans, adding eight players through free-agency, and making one release in January. 2022 CFL All-Star Jake Ceresna is returning for another season in Green and Gold, while Lucious Purifoy joins the Elks after an All-Star campaign with the B.C. Lions.
- February is off to a hot start as the Double E load up on the defensive line signing A.C. Leonard and re-signing Christian Rector.
- Elks hope cupids arrow finds a match when free agency opens on Feb. 14.
- Elks secondary locked and loaded with experience. Defensive back Aaron Grymes returning from injury to join recently re-signed Ed Gainey and free agent addition Loucheiz Purifoy in veteran defensive backfield.
- New Elks free agent signing Jordan Lucas rooting on ex-teammates in Super Bowl LVII. Lucas was a member of the 2019 Kansas City Chiefs, who won Super Bowl LIV and remains close with many former teammates who are part of the Chiefs team that will take on the Philadelphia Eagles on Feb. 12.
The month ahead
- Feb. 14: CFL free-agency opens (10:00 a.m. MT)
Elks in the Community
- Feb. 4: Sherwood Park Wolverines Winter Camp #1
- Feb. 12: Elks Superbowl Watch Party
- Feb. 20: Elks Family Day Football Drop In @ Commonwealth Fieldhouse
- Feb. 24: Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games
For all Elks community inquiries contact Ryan Bird at ([email protected])
American defensive lineman Nick Andrews signed
American linebacker Nyles Morgan extended through 2024
American defensive back Scooby Carter Jr. released
American defensive back Ed Gainey signed
National defensive back Jamie Harry signed
National wide receiver Danny Vandervoort signed
National running back Ante Litre signed
American wide receiver Emmanuel Arceneaux signed
American defensive lineman Jake Ceresna signed
American offensive lineman Toryque Bateman signed
American defensive back Kai Gray signed
American defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy signed
American defensive back Rashard Causey Jr. signed
Global kicker Rafael Gaglianone signed
American wide receiver CJ Sims signed