TRANSACTIONS | Elks extend Gibbon

Edmonton release Dennis Bardwell (OL)

EDMONTON - Jesse Gibbon has signed a two-year contract extension with the Edmonton Elks.

The deal announced Tuesday morning keeps the offensive lineman in Edmonton through the 2024 season.

In his third CFL season, Gibbon was acquired by the Double E in a trade with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Sept. 2, and has suited up in five games for the Elks. The Waterloo product appeared in 42 games with the Ti-Cats after being selected second overall in the 2019 CFL draft.

In addition, the Elks released Dennis Bardwell (OL). Bardwell did not see any game action with Edmonton after being signed on Sept. 1.

The Elks return to action on Saturday, when they take on the Toronto Argonauts at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium.



  • Jesse Gibbon | NAT | OL | 6’3 | 300 LBS | 1997-01-14 | Hamilton, ON | Waterloo


  • Dennis Bardwell | AMER | OL | 6’6 | 305 LBS | 1999-03-05 | Huffman, TX | Houston
Hernan Salas

Hernan Salas

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


Get updates in your mailbox

By clicking "Subscribe" I confirm I have read and agree to the Privacy Policy.

About The Edmonton Elks Football Club

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.


Commonwealth Stadium 11000 Stadium Road Edmonton, AB T5H 4E2