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The Elks launched a complete of 11 gamers through the bye week and signed 5 of them

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks launched six gamers from the observe roster, 4 gamers from the energetic roster and one participant from the suspended listing.

In addition they added 5 gamers to their squad on Friday.

The roster strikes come because the Elks wrap up their bye week in Week 8 and start getting ready for his or her Aug. 6 matchup with the BC Lions at BC Place.

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Receivers Caleb Holley and Mike Jones, linebacker Ben Holmes, operating again Jamel Lyles, defensive again Jeavon Taylor and kicker Matt Mengel make up the six gamers who’ve left the crew’s energetic roster.

Offensive lineman Sherman Bady, receiver Ente Eguavoen, linebacker Nate Hamilin and defensive lineman Pharoah McKeever have been launched from the observe roster. Linebacker Reggie Walker is off the crew’s suspended listing.

Holley, 31, performed in two video games for the Elks this season and had eight catches for 101 yards. Jones joined the Elks in 2021 and has eight catches for 100 yards in seven video games this season.

The Elks added All-Individuals Devin Wynn (RB), Dillon Mitchell (WR) and Toriano Roundtree Jr. (OL) and Nationwide Greg Hutchins (Ok) to the observe roster, whereas Nationwide Jamie Harry (DB) joined the energetic roster.

Harry was launched by the Lions on July 19 after he was cleared to play in two video games this season. The 28-year-old native of Lachine, Que., performed in 13 video games over three seasons with B.C., recording seven defensive tackles and two particular groups tackles. Harry performed three 4 seasons of U SPORTS soccer on the College of Ottawa from 2015-2018, totaling 70 tackles, a cross breakup and 11 interceptions.

Winn performed 50 video games over 5 seasons of school soccer at Furman College, totaling 2,960 yards, 31 speeding, 483 receiving yards and 5 touchdowns. He was an All-Southern Convention crew choice in 2019, ending second within the convention with 14 tackles. As a fifth-year senior in 2021, the Greensboro native captained the Paladins.

Mitchell was chosen 239th total within the 2019 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings and hung out on the Vikings observe squad in 2019 and 2020. Mitchell performed collectively in Oregon. In 2018, Mitchell completed with 10 touchdowns and 1,184 yards in a season, incomes Redbox Bowl Offensive MVP, AP Pac-12 All-Convention Second Group and Coaches Pac-12 All-Convention Second Group honors.

Hutchins was on the Inexperienced and Gold’s observe roster in 2019 and joined the Elks for a 3rd stint in Edmonton earlier than signing with the Lions later that season. He was launched by the Lions earlier than the beginning of the 2021 season and signed with the Elks this January. The previous UBC and New Mexico State kicker was launched by Edmonton after the 2022 preseason.

The six-foot-tall Roundtree junior performed within the 2021 indoor soccer league earlier than signing with the Jacksonville Sharks this yr. Roundtree’s NCAA profession included three seasons at Louisville, the place he was sacked by 2019 NFL MVP Lamar Jackson earlier than transferring to Colorado State for his senior yr and incomes Lindy All-Mountain West first-team honors in 2018.

After buying and selling Nationals punter John Ryan through the bye week, the veteran made his first look with a brand new crew on Friday.

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