TRANSACTIONS | Elks sign linebacker Sheldon

American joins club after stint with Argos

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks have signed American Brady Sheldon (LB), the club announced Tuesday.

image courtesy Ferris State University
image courtesy Ferris State University

Sheldon most recently played with the Toronto Argonauts, appearing in one game at the end of the 2021 season, recording three tackles against the Elks on Nov. 16.

Prior to joining the Argos, the six-foot-five native of Novi, Mich., spent four seasons in the NFL, appearing in two games with the Oakland Raiders in 2017, one game with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2019 and two games with the New York Jets in 2020. He additionally was part of the Green Bay Packers practice roster in 2018.

Sheldon attended Ferris State University from 2011 to 2016 and played 33 games, recording 111 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, a sack, and an interception. He was undrafted ​ in 2016.

The Elks continue training camp at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium in preparation for their preseason finale against the Calgary Stampeders on Friday at 7 p.m. MDT.



  • Brady Sheldon | AMER | LB | 6'5 | 230 LBS | 1993-02-23 | Novi, MI | Ferris State University


Brian Swane

Brian Swane

Coordinator, Communications and Community Relations, Edmonton Elks Football Club


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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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