March 1, 2023

Elks Tracks March

Elks load up for 2023

The 2023 CFL season is now just over three months away, and the Elks have been busy assembling their roster, making a number of free-agent signings, including the 2022 East Division Most Outstanding Player Eugene Lewis. The work continues at the upcoming CFL Draft Combine, which is coming to Edmonton for the first time at the end of March, when the Elks can get an up-and-close at personal look at their top draft targets.

Plot lines

  • Double E load up at receiver, signing Steven Dunbar Jr., Eugene Lewis and Kyran Moore.
  • CFL National Combine coming to Edmonton for the first time.
  • Elks add Indoor Football League Championship MVP JaQuan Artis and former NFL wide receiver Sammie Coates Jr..
  • Green and Gold reminisce about 1981 exhibition basketball game at Northlands Coliseum against the Super Bowl Champions Oakland Raiders.

The month ahead

  • Mar 22-26: CFL Combine presented by New Era

Elks in the Community

  • Mar. 4: Strathcona County Wolverines Winter Camp #2
  • Mar. 11: Sherwood Park Rams Winter Workout #1
  • Mar. 14 & 16: Telus EndBullying Presentations Wild Rose School division 
  • Mar. 14: Horizons Student Leadership Conference – Breakout Room Leader
  • Mar. 18 & 25: Leduc Cats Winter Camp #1 & #2

For all Elks community inquiries contact Ryan Bird at (ryan.bird@goelks.com)

February Moves

It was a busy February for the Double E, as they signed 15 players, released three and made two trades. View all transactions here.