TRANSACTIONS | Elks release defensive lineman Willoughby

Edmonton adds Theren Churchill (OL) to practice roster

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks announced Tuesday that they have released American Marcus Willoughby (DL) and added National Theren Churchill (OL) to the practice roster.

Willoughby signed with Double E on Nov. 14, 2022, and appeared in two games during the 2023 preseason, recording four defensive tackles.

The Elks returned to practice at the Commonwealth Field House Tuesday in preparation for Saturday's away game against the B.C. Lions.



  • Marcus Willoughby | AMER | DE | 6’3 | 253 LBS | 1998-07-26 | Durham, NC | Elon University


  • Theren Churchill | NAT | OL | 6’6 | 295 LBS | 1994-10-12 | Stettler, AB | Regina


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Hernan Salas

Hernan Salas

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

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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 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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