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WR Ashley’s First Trip to Canada Could Last a While

May 23, 2022 | Brian Swane
The call came on Sunday. On Monday, he got his passport expedited. He arrived on Wednesday, and was signed by Thursday. And now that he’s spent a few days in Canada, Ka’Ron Ashley hopes to stay a ...

Positive Dynamic Between Elks Veteran and Rookie QBs

May 22, 2022 | Brian Swane
The veteran-rookie quarterback dynamic is proving harmonious thus far at the Edmonton Elks training camp, which is now entering its second week at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium. Take, ...

Speedy USC Product Davis Looks to Crack Elks Roster

May 21, 2022 | Brian Swane
In their classic song about choosing fight over flight, Runnin’, The Pharcyde rap that you “can’t keep running away”. Being they were a bit before his time, 25-year-old Dominic Davis likely never ...

Ford and Robichaud Represent Canadian QB Evolution

May 19, 2022 | Brian Swane
The Canadian Quarterback Internship Program, a joint venture between U Sports and the Canadian Football League, debuted in 2010 and become mandatory in 2012, requiring each CFL team to include a ...

Huskies RB Alex Gayle Chasing CFL Dream with Elks

May 18, 2022 | Brian Swane
Alex Gayle remembers it well. He was in Kindergarten or Grade 1 when the hulking lineman with the grizzly beard talked to his class at Sherwood elementary school in west Edmonton. Gayle, all of 5 ...

Punter Crough Giving CFL One More Shot At Age 41

May 17, 2022 | Brian Swane
Canadian Football League punters are almost always in the 40s. Average yards per punt, that is. Scott Crough also hopes CFL punters can be in their 40s. Age demographic, that is. The 41-year-old ...

Freeman’s Unlikely Journey Leads to Shot With Elks

May 14, 2022 | Brian Swane
It’s no easy task to go from rookie camp late addition to earning a spot on the Edmonton Elks roster, but after what Fulani Freeman has come through, this is practically child’s play to the proud ...

Elks Women’s Dinner Will Honour Pam’s Hero for 2022

April 30, 2022 | Brian Swane
Each spring since 2007, the Green and Gold community comes together for The Edmonton Elks Women’s Dinner, presented by James H. Brown & Associates, Injury Lawyers. Gathering in memory of Pam ...

Elks OL David Beard Looks Back on Draft Night Experience

April 27, 2022 | Brian Swane
Every player has a draft story. Oftentimes happy, sometimes not, but never dull. Take the tale of David Beard, for example. It’s just past the dinner hour in Edmonton on May 12, 2015, and in his ...

Elks Will Set the Tone for 2022 CFL Draft

April 26, 2022 | Brian Swane
The 2022 CFL Draft on May 3 will see the CFL’s nine clubs make 74 selections over eight rounds. Seventy-three of those picks will be decided on the fly, as teams choose from the unpredictable ...

Elks’ Ceresna Honours Late Mother by Making the Most of Life

April 25, 2022 | Brian Swane
Elks defensive lineman Jake Ceresna returned to Edmonton last week, eager to get a jump start on his third campaign with the Green and Gold. This offseason has been unlike any other for the ...

Bowden Brings Baseball Background, 2015 memories to EE

April 12, 2022 | Brian Swane
There’s a lore about Opening Day in baseball. Spring is in the air; the dark of winter has passed and anticipation is just beginning for summer. Opening Day represents rebirth and offers hope. As ...

Elks Great Jed Roberts’ Sketches Kept Locker Room in Stitches

April 1, 2022 | Brian Swane
For more than a decade, any opponent fielding a punt or kickoff at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium knew the only path to daylight meant staying out of the crosshairs of Jed Roberts. Once ...

Young Bucks: Walter Fletcher

November 16, 2021 | Michael Arcuri
The Elks continue to wrap up their 2021 CFL season on the road tonight against the Toronto Argonauts. While the games will unfortunately not mean much when it comes to end of the season standing, ...

Young Bucks: Taylor Cornelius

November 13, 2021 | Michael Arcuri
The future is now when it comes to the Edmonton Elks, who have embarked on a unprecedented three games in seven days road trip. While the CFL playoffs are unfortunately out of grasp, there is ...

2020 CFL Draft Prospects

April 29, 2020 | Norm Cowley
Preparing for the 2020 CFL Draft has been drastically altered by social distancing protocols created by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the actual event itself won’t be much different. The CFL Draft, ...

EE Football Team builds stronger team through CFL Draft

April 28, 2020 | Norm Cowley
If a strong group of Canadian players is considered the lifeblood of a CFL team, then the Eskimos are in good shape. The Eskimos have been developing a good Canadian base out of the CFL Draft in ...

Beaulieu anxious before 2018 CFL Draft

April 27, 2020 | Norm Cowley
Jordan Beaulieu was feeling a lot of emotions coming into the 2018 CFL Draft, but mostly he was feeling anxious. He didn’t know what to expect – “You don’t know what the teams want and need,” he ...

Postional Breakdowns – Quarterbacks

April 24, 2020 | Norm Cowley
There’s no question about who the Eskimos’ starting quarterback will be this season. Trevor Harris, a CFL free agent signed in February 2019, passed for 4,027 yards and 16 touchdowns in a little ...

Hoover ‘black sheep’ of 2017 CFL Draft

April 23, 2020 | Norm Cowley
There are so many special milestones defensive back Jordan Hoover says he’ll never forget from the first three years of his CFL career: Getting selected in the fourth round, 31st overall, of the ...
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