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: Edge Add Offensive Talent

December 6, 2016 - Bloomington, IL - The Bloomington Edge have signed three offensive additions to the team: WR Niko Lester, OL DT Thornton, and OL Darius Crosby. Lester (6'2, 205) comes to the Edge for his rookie season in the United States after having experience throughout Europe playing for teams such as the New Yorker Lions, the Cologne Falcons, and the Seinajoki Crocodiles. He found success with the Crocodiles in 2016 when he had 560 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns. He looks to prove himself against American competition this upcomin... Full Story

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Edge Continue to Build Defense with Acquisition of Ridley, Billups

November 30, 2016 - Bloomington, IL - The Edge are continuing to expand defensive roles with the acquisition of defensive backs Kenneth Ridley Jr. and Shawn Billups Jr., the team announced today. Both men were on the roster of the Green Bay Blizzard last season. Ridley (5'10, 190), the New Jersey Native, played at Morgan State, where he recorded 20 solo tackles with 10 passes defended and a team-high four interceptions before signing with the Green Bay Blizzard last season. In eight appearances for the Blizzard, Ridley made 21 tackles, 18 of... Full Story

Edge Ink Pair of Veteran Receivers

November 21, 2016 - Bloomington, IL - The Bloomington Edge have signed a pair of veteran indoor football players to the team: wide receivers Marcus "Bones" Barnett and Greg Betterson. Barnett (6'2, 185 - Cincinnati) comes to the Edge with half a decade of professional experience, with teams the Omaha Beef, Nebraska Danger, Billings Wolves, and Cleveland Gladiators. With the Danger, Barnett held over 250 yards receiving in the past two seasons, along with 4 touchdowns, while also proving to be a solid threat with the Billings Wolves of the In... Full Story

Edge Sign Indoor Football Standout

November 14, 2016 - Bloomington, IL - The Edge have signed wide receiver Maurice Dupree, the team announced today. Dupree, the Jacksonville state alum, was a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2009 and has played professionally for the Alabama Hammers, Jacksonville Sharks, and Columbus Lions, where he was the 2012 Professional Indoor Football League Offensive Player of the Year. "I'm blessed for the opportunity to join a great organization such as the Bloomington Edge," Dupree said. "I'm looking forward to getting to town and helping brin... Full Story

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League: Champions Indoor Football
Home: Bloomington, Illinois
Class: Indoor
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