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TRANSACTIONS | Karl, Pittman released

TRANSACTIONS | Karl, Pittman released

Elks entering Week 12 bye

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks have released wide receiver Hunter Karl and linebacker Brandon Pittman from the club's practice roster.

Karl was in his first season with the Elks after being selected by Edmonton in the seventh round of the 2019 CFL Draft. He appeared in four games for the Green and Gold this season.

Pittman was in his third season with the Elks after spending both 2018 and 2019 with the team. He appeared in two games in 2018, before spending 2019 on the practice roster. This season in four games, he recorded three special teams tackles.

Edmonton returns to the field on Friday, October 29 when they host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium.



  • Hunter Karl | NAT | WR | 6'1 | 185 LBS | 1996-03-06 | Okotoks, AB | Calgary
  • Brandon Pittman | AMER | LB | 6'2 | 236 LBS | 1993-06-06 | Raleigh, NC | NC State
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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