TRANSACTIONS | Elks release Polite (DL)

Edmonton preparing for the Labour Day Rematch

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks announced Wednesday that they have released American Jachai Polite (DL).

Polite, 25, signed back on August 10, appearing in three games for the Double E, recording one tackle against the Ottawa RedBlacks in Week 11.

The Elks return to action on Saturday when they host the Calgary Stampeders at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium for the annual Labour Day rematch. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.



  • Jachai Polite | AMER | DL | 6'3 | 260 LBS | 1997-03-30 | Daytona Beach, FL | Florida
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 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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