TRANSACTIONS | Elks sign Guthrie (OL) and Sonnier (DB)
Sonnier added to active roster in advance of game in Montreal
EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks signed American defensive back Malik Sonnier and Canadian offensive lineman Jaylan Guthrie on Tuesday in advance of their Week 6 matchup with the Montreal Alouettes at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium on Thursday.
Sonnier joins the active roster. The first-year pro returns to the Elks after being released on June 27. He played one game with the Elks, registering three defensive tackles in Edmonton's season-opening loss to the B.C. Lions.
Guthrie joins the practice roster. A fourth-round draft pick of the Calgary Stampeders in 2019, Guthrie has dressed for two games with one start in his CFL career, as a member of the Ottawa RedBlacks last season.
The Elks practice at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium on Tuesday from 11:25 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. before departing for Montreal on Wednesday.
ADDED TO ACTIVE ROSTER
- Malik Sonnier | AMER | DB | 6'2 | 225 LBS | 1997-12-26 | Houston, TX | Midwestern State
ADDED TO PRACTICE ROSTER
- Jaylan Guthrie | NAT | OL | 6'5 | 315 LBS | 1994-08-17 | Scarborough, ON | Guelph