TRANSACTIONS | Elks sign Marshall and Powell

Edmonton preparing to host Ottawa on Aug. 27

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks announced Tuesday that the club has signed Americans Jalin Marshall (WR) to the active roster and Drew Powell (QB) to the practice roster.

Edmonton Elks: Jalin Marshall
Edmonton Elks: Jalin Marshall

Marshall returns to Edmonton after being released by the Elks on June 27. The veteran of three CFL seasons appeared in Edmonton's Week 1 loss to the B.C. Lions, racking up 165 total yards (16 receiving, 37 punt returns, 112 kick returns). The Ohio State product spent ​ 2019 and 2021 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, helping the Ti-Cats make back-to-back Grey Cup appearances.

Powell is fresh off being named Most Valuable Player of the Indoor Football League for a second consecutive season and third time overall. As a member of the Arizona Rattlers in 2022, the 27-year-old pivot led the league in passing yards (2,630), passing touchdowns (63) and QB efficiency rating (182.5). He also ranked fourth in the IFL with 27 rushing touchdowns and fifth with 734 rushing yards.

The Elks also announced that American Justin Renfrow (OL) has been released. Renfrow, who has played 26 games in his CFL career including eight with the Elks last season, has not dressed for any games in 2022.

Additionally, Jacob Plamondon (DL) was moved from the active roster to practice roster, and Jeremie Dominique (DB) moves from the practice roster to the active roster.

Veteran Manny Arceneaux (WR) has been placed on the six-game injured list, while James Wilder Jr. (RB) has been extended on the six-game injured list.

The Elks return to practice at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium today in preparation for Saturday's home game against the Ottawa RedBlacks.



  • Jalin Marshall | AMER | WR | 5'10 | 200 LBS | 1995-07-21 | Middletown, OH | Ohio State
  • Drew Powell | AMER | QB | 6'2 | 220 LBS | 1994-12-08 | Upper Marlboro, MD | Livingstone


  • Justin Renfrow | AMER | OL | 6'3 | 315 LBS | 1989-12-23 | Philadelphia, PA | Miami


  • Manny Arceneaux | AMER | WR | 6'2 | 210 LBS | Alexandria, LA | Alcorn State
Hernan Salas

Hernan Salas

Coordinator, Communications (Media 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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