TRANSACTION | Elks release Dwayne Thompson II (DB)

Defensive back recorded 27 defensive tackles in 8 games

Dwayne Thompson \ Edmonton Elks
Dwayne Thompson \ Edmonton Elks

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks have released American Dwayne Thompson II (DB), the club announced Monday.

Thompson started eight games for the Green and Gold this season, registering 27 defensive tackles. The Michigan native signed with the Elks on April 23.

Following a bye in Week 17, the Elks will return to action against the Toronto Argonauts at BMO Field on Oct. 6 at 5:00 p.m. MT.



  • Dwayne Thompson II | AMER | DB | 6’1 | 195 LBS | 2000-06-21 | Farmington Hill, MI | Valdosta State


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Hernan Salas

Hernan Salas

Coordinator, Communications (Media Relations), Edmonton Elks Football Club

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The Edmonton Elks are proud members of the Canadian Football League, playing their home games at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta. 

The club has a tradition of excellence with 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015) and 52 members of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Since its founding, the club has been community-owned and remains focused on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.


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