TRANSACTIONS | Elks sign Marcus Lewis (DB)

Defensive back took part in Elks training camp

Marcus Lewis with the Elks in training camp (2023)
Marcus Lewis with the Elks in training camp (2023)

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks have signed American Marcus Lewis (DB), the club announced Monday. ​

Lewis returns to the Elks after spending time with the Green and Gold during training camp before being released May 16.

The Washington, D.C., native played four games for the Ottawa Redblacks in 2021, recording nine total tackles. Last season Lewis appeared in six games for the Philadelphia Stars of the USFL, recording 13.5 tackles (11 solo, 5 assists).

Collegiately Lewis played two seasons with the University of Maryland (2018-19), racking up 44 total tackles, two interceptions, six pass breakups, and one fumble recovery in 15 games for the Terrapins. Lewis played his freshman and sophomore years with Florida State before transferring for his junior year.

Additionally the Elks have moved American Ed Gainey (DB) to the 6-game injured list.




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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