January 3, 2024

TRANSACTION | Elks release Steven Dunbar Jr. (WR)

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks have released American Steven Dunbar Jr. (WR), the club announced Wednesday.

Dunbar Jr. played in 13 games for the Elks last season, totalling 39 receptions for 536 yards and finished first on the team with five receiving touchdowns. He would finish the season on the six-game injured list after suffering an upper-body injury in Week 14 against the Calgary Stampeders.

The Houston product signed with the Elks in February of 2023 after spending two seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, where he was named a CFL East All-Star in 2022.

The Edmonton Elks will return to the field in 2024 for the club’s 75th CFL season.



  • Steven Dunbar Jr. | AMER | WR | 6’3 | 202 LBS | 1995-12-19 | New Orleans, LA | Houston


The Edmonton Elks are proud members of the Canadian Football League, playing their home games 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 focused on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.

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