TRANSACTIONS | McGirt, Nelson added to practice roster

Linemen signed on October 20

EDMONTON – Emanuel McGirt (OL) and Chris Nelson (DL) have been added to the Edmonton Elks practice roster.

The pair were signed back on October 20th and will be on the field Sunday, as the Elks return to practice for the first time since concluding their Week 12 bye.

Edmonton's next game is scheduled for Friday, October 29 against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium. Kickoff is 7:45 p.m. MT.



  • Emanuel McGirt | AMER | OL | 6'6 | 305 LBS | Durham, NC | NC State
  • Chris Nelson | AMER | DL | 6'1 | 315 LBS | 1995-01-23 | Lakeland, FL | Texas
Evan Daum

Evan Daum

VP, Marketing and Fan Engagement, 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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