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TRANSACTIONS | Edmonton inks Casher

TRANSACTIONS | Edmonton inks Casher

Elks also announce release of Brian Walker

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks have signed defensive lineman Chris Casher.

Casher's addition was announced Monday, as the Elks prepare for a Tuesday night matchup with the Ottawa RedBlacks in the nation's capital (5:30 p.m. MT / 7:30 p.m. ET).

The Faulkner University product was most recently with the B.C. Lions, and was released as part of the club's final training camp cuts back in July.

Prior to his time in B.C., Casher played two seasons with the Calgary Stampeders, including 2019 when he appeared in 16 games, recording  34 defensive tackles, seven sacks, and one forced fumble.

Casher has been moved to the suspended list for the purpose of COVID-19 quarantine.

Also announced Monday was the release of defensive back Brian Walker.

Walker spent 2019 with Edmonton, appearing in 14 games for the Green and Gold. This season, the Fayetteville State product appeared in two games, playing Weeks 3 and 5.


ROSTER MOVES

ADDED TO SUSPENDED LIST:

RELEASED:

  • Brian Walker | AMER | DB | 5'9 | 184 LBS | 1995-11-07 | Charlotte, NC | Fayetteville State
Evan Daum
Evan Daum Manager, Communications & Media Relations, Edmonton Elks Football Club
About The Edmonton Elks Football Club

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

The club, officially renamed the Elks in June of 2021, has a tradition of excellence having won 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015). Since its founding, the club has been community-owned and remains focussed on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.

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