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TRANSACTIONS | Elks trim roster

TRANSACTIONS | Elks trim roster

Nine Americans and two nationals released

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks announced the release of 11 players on Tuesday, as the team continues preparations for the 2022 season under new general manager and head coach Chris Jones.

10 of the 11 players suited up for the Elks in 2021, including eight Americans and two nationals.

CFL free agency opens February 8, while Edmonton's pre-season schedule opens May 27 on the road against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.


RELEASED:

  • Martin Bedard | NAT | LS | 6'3 | 239 LBS | 1984-03-23 | Quebec City, QC | University of Connecticut
  • Chris Casher | AMER | DL | 6'4 | 257 LBS | 1993-12-30 | Mobile, AL | Faulkner University
  • Derek Dennis | AMER | OL | 6'3 | 348 LBS | 1988-11-28 | Queens, NY | Temple
  • Armanti Edwards | AMER | WR | 5'11 | 183 LBS | 1988-03-08 | Greenwood, SC | Appalachian State
  • Earnest Edwards | AMER | WR | 5'10 | 175 LBS | 1998-03-30 | Rochester, NY | Maine
  • Afolabi Laguda | AMER | DB | 6'1 | 205 LBS | 1995-07-28 | Atlanta, GA | Colorado
  • SirVincent Rogers | AMER | OL | 6'4 | 319 LBS | 1986-05-09 | Jasper, TX | Houston
  • Jonathan Rose | AMER | DB | 6'1 | 190 LBS | 1993-07-19 | Leeds, AL | Nebraska
  • James Tuck | NAT | FB | 6'0 | 230 LBS | 1990-06-12 | Aurora, ON | York
  • Herb Waters | AMER | DB | 6'2 | 194 LBS | 1992-11-10 | Florida City, FL | Miami
  • Terry Williams | AMER | RB | 5'9 | 207 LBS | 1992-03-11 | Morristown, NJ | Kutztown
Evan Daum
Evan Daum Manager, Communications & Media Relations, Edmonton Elks Football Club
About The Edmonton Elks Football Club

The Edmonton Elks are proud members of the Canadian Football League, playing their home games at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta. 

The club, officially renamed the Elks in June of 2021, has a tradition of excellence having won 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015). Since its founding, the club has been community-owned and remains focussed on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.

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